Gothic Blend is excited to share an update to our previous review of MASKS. MASKS is a dark story with stunning visuals written and illustrated by Aaron Rintoul and published by Septagon Studios. After the successful Free digital release of MASKS #1, Septagon Studios has gone on to release the full MASKS mini series digitally along with the hardcover graphic novel and 5 Bonuses.
MASKS is a photographic poem and exploration into the nature of
identity. The story takes place inside the psyche of a girl named Sara.
Sara sees pieces of the past lives of others and memories of her own as
she follows a phantom killer and his victims through a distorted
MASKS #1 was one of the most downloaded and popular indie comics on Wowio. Since then MASKS has built a cult following and has garnered some spectacular reviews such as:
“MASKS is very much a feast for the eyes…you’ll kick yourself if you miss this one.” –Ain’t It Cool News
“This is by far one of the most breathtaking graphic novels I have seen.” –Gothic Blend
“Masks is visually entrancing and the story reads like a poem.” –Herospy.com
“For fans of Dave McKean or film-maker Guillermo Del Toro, writer/artist Aaron Rintoul’s debut effort is a class act.” –Comic Book Jesus
“The images are at once beautiful, evocative and haunting.” –Comics And…Other Imaginary Tales
MASKS creator Aaron Rintoul says, “my intention with MASKS was to make something highly original that I had never seen done in comics before and a book the reader would want to open up more than just once. Hope you enjoy it!”
|Masks Comic Trailer from Septagon Studios Inc on Vimeo.|
MASKS also has one of the most unique and creative comic trailers
the industry has to offer. It is a combination of live action,
animation and comic art woven together seamlessly with an original
soundtrack to capture the tone and mood of MASKS. The trailer was produced by Philip Carrer with Bleeding Apple film collective.
“It’s been a pleasure collaborating with talented artists like Aaron and Philip and we are excited to share the full series of Masks with comic fans,” said Nick Defina, president of Septagon Studios.