SciFi Diner Podcast Ep. 180
Our Interview with J.W. Holmes and Mark Brayer
(Creators of the comic book The Nordic)
A 2012 Parsec Finalist
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Tonight Scott chats with J.W. Holmes and Mark Brayer (Creators of the comic book The Nordic).
J.W. Holmes began his career as a writer in the 1990’s working as a freelance reporter for various papers around the upper mid-west. He began working on his first novel “A Riff of His Own” in 1998. Throughout the 1990’s he published several poetry and short-story chapbooks while building up his novel writing. Since then, Holmes has published the comedic screenplay”Getting Even With Heaven”, the novelette”Nissehistorier: A Gnome Army”, and a poetry collection”Vanilla Rains”. His main and only series’ now are “The Nordic”, “The Paul Hawkinson Mysteries” and “Holy Moon”.
Taking place in the UK in a town called Sunbury,”The Nordic” is a story of William Davidson, who discovers his genetic make-up is far closer to those of the Nordic alilen race than anyone else’s
on Earth. Because of his near perfect DNA, he has been sought out and befriended by a liaison of the Nordics named Bertil, to mentor and prepare him for announcing the truth of human history on Earth and how we came to be. But first, William and Bertil must work together to find out what that true history is!
Beaten down constantly, William must persever through the annoying trials given to him by his political power-hungry aunt, out run the real Men in Black, as well as outhink, although sometimes ally with, the U.S. military who are trespassing on UK soil to keep William quiet about whatever truths he finds, and battle back nefarious aliens who also have reasons to keep William quiet, all the while somehow keeping his personal life somewhat balanced.
Mark has had over 25 years of experience in the business from designing characters, art and design for advertising, to comic strips and comic books. His clients include ad agencies, publishers, and any business who wants to use illustrated art to bring fresh attention to their products. His illustration has been used for editorial, marketing and promotional campaigns, animation, web design and merchandise.
Find out more about Mark at Light Speed Studios Online.