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APEX Kickstarter Launch Date Revisited

Hello everybody! I know that we announced the hard launch date for the Kickstarter for APEX: Collected Edition yesterday. When we announced that, we felt pretty sure we were ready to roll, but we had a significant amount of feedback on the campaign. Because of how the...

APEX Kickstarter Launch Date!

Okay folks! We finally have news. We're planning to launch the APEX: Collected Edition on Tuesday, December 10th. Here's a preview of the campaign that you can check out before launch!...

Final 20 Hours of The Jötunn War Issue 02 Kickstarter!

The Jötunn War Issue 02 just reached it's primary funding goal on Kickstarter! We're now at the final 20 hours of the campaign and we're hoping to raise funds for issue three! Thank you all so much for your continued support! The Jötunn War is a FOUR ISSUE graphic...

Apex Kickstarter Update

Hello everybody! A quick update on the status of the upcoming Apex Theropod: Deckbuilding Game Collected Edition Kickstarter. We had expected to launch the Kickstarter last week, but it took a little longer than we anticipated to get all the details in from the...

Outland Stock Art on Patreon

Hello folks! We just launched a stock art initiative on Patreon! Outland Entertainment has provided thousands of images to publishers over the years, ranging from black/white quarter page illustration to full color covers, interior artwork, and graphic design. Over...

Outland Entertainment Partners with KickCTRL

Hello folks! I know that things have been a bit quiet most of the last year, but things have been grinding along! We've been looking into ways to correct some of our past mistakes, namely, the extreme mismanagement of our crowdfunding campaigns. We KNOW we have really...

Apex Theropod Collected Edition Kickstarter

Hello everybody! We just wanted to share the news that the Apex Theropod: Deck Building Game will be launching on Kickstarter next week. Right now, we're planning to call this the "Collected Edition." This version of the game includes a new box with all new box...

Ian Stuart Sharpe on the Jotunn War Cover Process

One of the ideas that fascinates me most as an author are the symbols we use throughout history. For example, the cover of the latest issue of the Jötunn War is a pastiche of a well known WWI poster. We have subverted the Army Air Service American Eagle and added in a...

The Santa Myth…

...And Why Pit Such a Cheery Legend Against the Horror of Zombies? by John Mayer Although this very question sounds paradoxical, the horror genre has always been at its best when it injects the shocking, the gruesome, the profane, the unknown, the ugly with the...

Storytime with Ian: Who are the Jötnar?

“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth”. See, that’s where the Christianity has it all wrong. All good Vikings knew the real story of how it all really began. The same way it will all end. With giants. Ginnungagap was the great emptiness before there...

KIKUSAN 

SYNOPSIS:
The young warrior elf Kiku San rescues Jackie Thimble, another elf who takes him to a hidden kingdom below New York where other elves live under the evil rule of King Shard. Kiku is captured by the King and forced to fight in his Game of Death. With the help of Jackie and others, he escapes again to the city. Harm finds Kiku and his friends again. After Jackie is murdered, Kiku fights an assassin sent by the elves of the Orient to kill him, he returns to the Down Under, defeats King Shard when he obtains the powers of key summoned by Master Mydge.

CHARACTERS:
Limy — An elf scalper that works for the Seargent.

Spangle — An elf scalper that works for the Seargent.

3rd Scalper — An elf scalper that works for the Seargent.

Kiku San — An elf who is a member of the River Dragon clan. Originally from Tokyo, he made is way from LA to New York.

Jackie Thimble — Nicknamed Jack, an elf who lives below New York City in what is known as the “Down Under.”

Seargent — A corrupt, heavy set policeman who under the command of the equally corrupt DA commands a squad of elf scalpers.

Ms. Liberty — A heavyset human woman who lives in the Down Under and dresses like the Statue of Liberty.

DA — The evil boss of the city about the Down Under, who commands Seargent and wants Chen captured to help him with his problems in the city.

King Shard — The ruler of the Down Under who cruelly treats the other elves in the kingdom.

Ferrit — King Shard’s loyal elfin sidekick.

Barbwire — King Shard’s sexy and flirtatious concubine who is intrigued by Kiku.

Whambo — King Shard’s champion in the Game of Death, who Rennie is able to defeat with Kiku’s assistance.

Rennie Two Penny — Contestant in the Game of Death, who escapes with Kiku back to the city only to be killed later by Chen.

Chen — An assassin that works for the Elves in the Orient and is hunting Kiku San.

Master Mydge — An old, bearded warlock who summons a special key, which also brings forth the Dark Prince.

Dark Prince — An oversized demon with four eyes who cripples Master Mydge and holds him hostage for his powers.