At an undefined time in Earth's future, humanity is on the brink of extinction. An event the remnants of humanity know as 'the burn off' has all but destroyed the ozone layer - Earth's surface is little more than a dust bowl. Humans live underground,
struggling to eke out an existence using hydroponic farms to create food. Only FarmBots Cyril and Celia venture above ground. Their purpose - to breed UV-resistant plants capable of surviving on the inhospitable surface. But Cyril and Celia are old, and beginning
Originally written as a competition entry, 'Minding Mama' felt very visual right from the word 'go', and I my original plan was to create an animated short film. Practical, time and financial considerations dictated that a different
approach was needed: so it was decided that a graphic novel/comic book series would be the way to go.
Stage 1 - the creation of a live-action trailer to head the crowdfunding campaign - complete
Stage 2 - crowdfunding in progress
Stage 3 - production & printing of issue 1, 2 & 3
Above, you can see one of Amanda's first costume designs for Mama - as befits the world she inhabits, Mama's clothing is a mish-mash of available fabrics.
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