Part of the Hull Maritime City Project, I was commissioned by Hull Museums to develop a short comics tale that looked at the possible origins of the #HullKraken” invasion of the city a Giant Tentacle spectacular that ended up drawing a lot of tourists to the city to participate in the event.
You can find the full comic here - https://maritimehull.co.uk/uploads/images/The-Strange-Case-Comic.pdf
And the write up of the wider project here - https://maritimehull.co.uk/whats-happening/news/news-monstrous-maritime-mystery-draws-people-back-into-hull-following-pandemic-lockdown
The comic featured Lily and Jacob, two switched on kids who decide to do a little reading and uncover the mystery. The book has dozens of “Easter eggs” relating to the history of Hull and its maritime heritage.
I have just finished a second instalment of the comic featuring Lily and Jacob looking at a particular painting and the interlocking mythologies of its main subject…