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Tapastic's 3rd annual Holiday Collab has started. Over 50+ indie comics across 4 weeks, including The J-Man on December 12th. Click the title above the image to learn more about it and how The J-Man is involved. Click the image to go to the Holiday Collab's main hub.
With Thanksgiving weekend on the horizon, what better way to celebrate family and forgiveness then with a little Disney magic? I took a look at all 9 major animated films from the Renaissance of 1989 to 1999 and listed from my least to most favorite. Take a look and see how much we agree and disagree.
After a freak accident at a Empire Labs, NYC youth Jonny Regionson Jr. is infected with a healthy dose of , Jaintium. Strangely, it has granted him superhuman abilities. Taking up the (not-so-good) name of "The J-Man", Jonny plans to take down the mysterious "Big-Man of crime" and help his police captain father. But this kind of life won't be easy, as this will pit him against supervillians, the police, dangerous conspiracy, and his own warping mind.
Book 1: An Origin Story (August 26th, 2014 - November 11th, 2014)
After freak accident at Empire Labs, Jonny Regionson Jr. becomes the J-Man, dedicated to finding the mysterious "Big-Man".
J-Man must survive an attack from a newly powered-up Sergei Sternoff. Book 3: Partners (April 3rd, 2015 - July 31st, 2015)
Sleepy Bear, a cyborg teddy bear, helps J-Man find the dangerous Dr. Mechtavias, but can he be trusted. Book 4: Between Two Fires Pt1 (September 18th, 2015 - September 1st, 2016)
Mr. Stone hires fire controlling hitman "Heat-Wave" to trap the J-Man in Empire Labs and finish him for good. Short 1: Movie Night (September 16th, 2016 - October 14th, 2016)
Can J-Man fight the Star Gang fast enough to meet up with his friends before movie night ends? Book 5: Between Two Fires Pt2 (October 21st, 2016 - )
Trapped in Empire Labs and dangerously wounded, J-Man has to make a plan to defeat the enraged Heat-Wave before he burns him to a crisp.
Short 2: The J-Man Christmas Spectacular (Coming December 12th, 2016)
The Regionson's trip to the famous Radio City Music Hall for Christmas may be ruined by some mad men with a giant robotic Santa Claus. This is part of the Tapastic 2016 Holiday Collab.
Upon finding a lost tomb in the Seattle forest, timid teen Val Mobela discovers the Valve of Order and Chaos, a powerful artifact with a great power. To save herself from Shadow Demons, she accidentally activates the Valve; giving her it’s power as well as releasing a dangerous force onto the unsuspecting city. This force, The Seven Eyes, are creating monsters, and if they all join it will bring an end to all light on Earth. Now Val aka The Valve must work with a secret organization dedicated to fighting the supernatural to keep Seattle, and the whole world, safe; while proving herself worthy of the title.
Book 1: Origin Story Pt1: Release (March 16th, 2015 - June 13th, 2015) (SPECIAL EDITION AVAILABLE!)
Seattle born Valentina Mobela and friend Sonny Akurpan stumble upon the Lost Tomb of the Original Valve, which holds a dangerous artifact.
Now gifted the powers of The Valve, Val must find ans stop a new magical threat known as "The Roach"
Book 3: Origin Story Pt 3: Dietroloiga (August 8th, 2016 -)
The time has come for Val to see the OOL HQ hidden under Seattle. Too bad it couldn't be under better circumstances, as recent events shake the relationship between her brother PG and her OOL teacher Officer Dutch.
Tales from the Other Side is an anthology series where each issue will be it's own self contained story. It can be anything from alternate versions of J-Man and Valve, to reinterpretations of fairy tales and old stories, to completely original stories. There will also be occasional short stories.
Book 1: J-Man 1933 (August 5th, 2015-July 28th, 2016)
A short look into an alternate world where the J-Man existed in 1933's NYC, "Detective J" must figure out who's been impersonating "Lady-M" before it's too late.
Book 2: Cinderella (August 10th, 2016 - November 30th, 2016)
A psychological retelling of the famous fairy tale, Cinderella's fear of being envied could keep her away from her dreams.
Story 1: iNSTANT: A sci-fi written short (February 27th 2016)
Everyman Jeff McDougal lives in a future where your cell phone can literally teleport you anywhere you want.
Story 2: Tortoise and the Hare (Coming Soon)
Story 3: The Lion Stinky (Coming Soon)
Story 4: My Dad: A short bio comic (Coming Soon)