Issue 1 originally had a different opening scene, which we’ll talk about later. When it came time to print the trade, we decided to ditch the old intro and write a new one that better set up the opposing worldviews (and thus the underlying conflict). These first four pages of Issue 1 are the result.
Black Rose is a weekly webcomic that depicts a fantasy world entering an industrial revolution, a world facing war between the magic-using nation of Ishtakar and the steampunk country of Athelica. The character-driven story follows a brother and sister through the tumultuous evolution of their world. Click here to learn more!