Rust and Water
By: Justin Currie and GMB Chomichuk
Separated from his kind, a robot travels to a mysterious, underwater machine.
The robot, Tune, embarks on a treacherous journey across the ocean floor in order to fulfill his mission. On his way through this alien environment, Tune meets Nara, a curious mermaid, who becomes his guide through this unfamiliar world. Tune comes to recognize the beauty and wonder within Nara’s ocean home. Nara learns, perhaps too late, that her new robotic friend may mean to end her world as she knows it.
Award-winning graphic novelist Justin Currie (Cassie and Tonk, Quackers Wants to Fly), GMB Chomichuk (Cassie and Tonk, Midnight City, Infinitum) present an all ages undersea odyssey that explores the furthest reaches of the ocean and the deepest depths of friendship. 3D robotic reference by Kevin Salki.
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ISBN: 978-1-989423-34-9 (softcover)
Publisher: Mythos & Ink
Publication Date: June 30, 2021
Dimensions: 11″ x 8.5″
Justin Currie is an illustrator who combines techniques from graphic design training and traditional painting in the coined style, “shattered vector painting.” He is an internationally recognized artist who has worked with Blizzard, Warhammer, Nickelodeon, Disney, Marvel, and Netflix, and he is a regular guest at comic conventions across Canada and the United States. His first creator-owned project, Cassie and Tonk, won the Manitoba Book Award for graphic novels.
GMB Chomichuk is an award-winning writer and illustrator whose work has appeared in film, television, books, comics and graphic novels. His most recent work with HighWater Press, Will I See?, was a collaboration with writer David A. Robertson and singer/songwriter Iskwē. He writes and/or illustrates occult suspense stories like Midnight City, science fiction works like Red Earth, or inspirational all-ages adventure stories like Cassie and Tonk. He is the host of Super Pulp Science a podcast about how genre gets made. His newest full length graphic novel Apocrypha: The Legend of Babymetal was featured on The Hollywood Reporter, The Nerdist, and Billboard Magazine.