Flight of the Binturong

Aug 11, 2014

Another project we’ve been working on for the last couple years is a webcomic called Flight of the Binturong from writer Sal Crivelli.  Outland was hired to handle the art for this project.  Here’s a little bit about the project –

IT’S THE FUTURE

But don’t worry. A lot’s still the same.

No evil Empire. No oppressive theocracy. No galactic struggle. The government’s too bureaucratic for all that noise.

The Binturong is a mechanic ship with a crew of four. In the heyday of interstellar repairs, if your ship needed fixing, rigs like The Binturong would come to you, make repairs, and send you on your way.  Nowadays, newer ships (along with most technology made in the last few years) have self-diagnosing AI that assesses, isolates, and self-repairs. It makes for safer, further space travel (and longer unemployment lines).

Flight of the Binturong is a once-a-week comic, which will update every Tuesday.

Inspired by the works of James Cameron, John Carpenter, and Joss Whedon, we’re hoping to bring you a comic that invokes that old feeling of cool, gritty space, while hopefully taking you on some new, exciting adventures.

Looking over the project, I decided it might be best to bring in somebody really good with hard sci-fi.  So I suggested Nicolas Giacondino to come in and handle the pencils and inks.  For colors, I pulled in Pedro Figue.  I have to say – these two make a formidable team!  Nic knows his stuff and Pedro did a stellar job on the colors – the pages really turned out great!  See for yourself!

Be sure to head over to the site and check it out!  The webcomic is ongoing and updates weekly!

JM

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