Hot on the heels of their excellent Plainer Jane #1, Broken Face Comics has announced that issue #2 is coming soon.
A real world comic book set in modern day Manchester.
PLAINER JANE is the darkly comic story of Jane Pearson, a seemingly ordinary teenage girl who becomes a brutally efficient killer for hire. With no training, no special skills, just her own cunning, brutality, and fearlessness, Jane leaves a trail of bodies behind her, ultimately going head to head with the feared and secretive criminal gang, The Nexus, in a war that could ultimately cost not only her life but the lives of everyone she loves. Issue 1 was released via in November 2020. Since then it has sold all over the world to fantastic reviews. Issue 2 will be released on March 1st 2021. The Kickstarter campaign can be found here:
David Wilburn (Writer, Creator): After spending 20 years working as a Guinness World Record-breaking escapologist, sword swallower, and stuntman (David Straitjacket, look him up!), he decided to return to his first loves, music and comics. Starting his own publishing company firstly to release his own work, and then later the work of other talented writers and artists. He is very proud to say that he is still famous enough to have been a question on a recent episode of The Chase. He is Manchester born and based and focuses on creating work that celebrates the city he loves.
Wayne Lowden (Sequential art, Plainer Jane): Our sequential art genius has been working in comics for years. Notably drawing and inking Akio, Nocturne, Abyssal Albion, and Sharks on a Train. His own book, Noliverlowdy Dribbles and Scribbles Vol 1 is available on Amazon. He describes himself as a big music fan and a reluctant early morning dog walker.
Tim West (Logos, lettering, print layout, Plainer Jane): Tim has been working in indie comics for over a decade. Designing amazing logos, writing, lettering, editing, blogging, and more. He has published his own book, ‘Get Woke’, as well as the indie anthology Killer Bytes.
Ralf Singh (Covers, Colourist Plainer Jane): In 2014 Ralf dropped out of university to pursue his passion for drawing comics. Since then he has published comics for numerous publishers in Germany, the USA, and Italy. Among them is his very own comic Zinnober which sold 8,000 copies worldwide. Today, Ralf is an accomplished author, colourist, and letterer with international experience in numerous genres.
Donna A Black (Rear Covers): Donna is a mixed media artist specialising in comic art and covers. Originally trained as a photographer she uses her skill with lighting and composition to give her mixed media artworks a very unique look and feel. She has had been involved in many group shows and major solo shows across Ireland and the UK, she has been interviewed by popular newspapers and magazines about her work and had a documentary made about one of her art shows in Ireland. She now works every day in her Belfast studio, drinking coffee, making comics and creating art.