Welcome everybody to this brand new blog!!
Let me introduce ourselves:
My name's Sarah Burrini and I live in Cologne, Germany where I work as an illustrator and cartoonist. Amongst others I've published my work in the German edition of the MAD magazine, in the anthology "Panik Elektro", in Comicgate Magazine #3 as well as in the fanzines we publish with our lovely group Pony-X-Press. Besides I have a webcomic on the German site Comicgate.
My cousin's name is Camilla Martini. She studied Communication and Advertising in Vienna and currently lives in London, UK where she got her master's degree in screenwriting at the University of Westminster.
Obviously we just HAD to do a project together where we not only could live out our creativity but also indulge in our passion for mystery and horror stories!
By means of this blog I'd like you to accompany the process of developing a comic book story and we'll be very happy to get a lot of constructive feedback on it!!!
At the moment we're planning to do an introductive issue of 22 pages which we're very excited about!
But let's get to the story now...
Lightning is a supernatural mystery-thriller comic, featuring a 16 year-old college student named Florence as the central character and heroine.
Mother dead and father unknown, Florence is rescued from orphanage by a mystery man who pays for her to attend a prestigious boarding school in Geneva.
Coming from a working class environment, Florence feels out of place at the exclusive Dénoirdieu College, where the student body consists of the children of the international elite. During her escape attempt from the college she is hit by a direct bolt of lightning, and miraculously survives, but her life dramatically changes.
In fact, as a consequence of the lightning strike Florence develops clairvoyant abilities, perceiving information about future events and approaching dangers that involve people around her. Besides, Florence can now sense an evil presence lurking inside the college…
That's it for now. In the next days I'm going to publish more about the background of the story and the characters.
For those of you who come and visit, thanks in advance. I hope you enjoy it.