The first arc of Mike Garley and Joshua Sherwell’s The Kill Screen introduced us to their digital dystopian world where corrupted computer user ran rampant across a broken near future and those who were unaffected by the event known as The Kill Screen battled for survival. Well, now they’re back with a new format and an origin story for the world they have created, but will it be another high tech hit or should it be sent to the trash?

kickstarter_of_the_weekCharles is a private eye, but not just any PI – he’s a robot, and so thanks to his machine logic he struggles to comprehend the emotional complexities of the crimes of passion he is required to solve. Plus, like any good PI he does this while drinking and smoking – not because he enjoys, just because that’s what PIs do!  This is the awesome central premise of this week’s Kickstarter Of The Week – PI Charles from The Kill Screen’s Joshua Sherwell. The mix of classic crime noir with a sci-fi twist has really piqued our interest and should make this collection of 5 short stories an essential read.

The Kill ScreenCult UK indie sensation The Kill Screen topped our list of the best ComiXology Submit title of 2015, and earned itself a spot in our illustrious top digital comics of 2015 poll – coming a valiant 3rd. We catch up with the creators of this dystopian sic-fi horror, Mike Garley Joshua Sherwell and Mike Stock to find out which of them would be followers and which would be survivors!