Author Archives: Marco Sumayao


Establishing shot of a dark alley at night. We loom overhead, watching a man run in from the street. Police sirens sound off in the distance, howling over the big city traffic. Close-up on the man’s upper body, but we … Continue reading

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Ghosts of the Revolution

December 29, 1896 Steps echoed in the darkness of Pepe’s cell, an odd occurrence considering his guard had already tossed dinner onto the floor. He peeked out from between the bars to see who was coming. A hooded friar was … Continue reading

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Rapture: Beyond Thunderdome

By the time you read this, the world will have ended. Humanity will have fallen into chaos, demons will rise from the depths, and the Earth as you know it will be a forsaken wasteland where all manner of horror … Continue reading

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Questions, Part 2

Prologue and Part 1 | Part 2 Of all the universal truths within the grasp of human comprehension, the one that Henry Santos knew most intimately was this: waking up with a hangover was an absolute bitch. In his experience, … Continue reading

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Questions, Prologue and Part 1

Here’s my entry to the Game Show challenge! Part of it, anyway. This is still a work in progress, but I figured one massive post will be too tiresome to read. Instead, I’ll be submitting several parts over the course … Continue reading

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Drop Dead Dangerous Issue #1 at This Year’s Komikon!

A few months back, our buddies at Comicgasm previewed Drop Dead Dangerous, an independent comic project from creators Chad Cabrera and Mike Banting. Issue #0 showed a lot of promise – the scripting was tight and witty (better than most … Continue reading

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H.P. Lovecraft and Why We’re Here

Back in the day, long before Fonzie jumped the shark and loaves of bread came out of their packages pre-sliced, our grandparents and great-grandparents read pulp magazines. It was a really affordable form of mass entertainment to produce – the pulp … Continue reading

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