An important announcement from our talented and courageous friend Bosch Fawstin:
I recently released the first chapter of my graphic novel, The Infidel, as a digital comic book (which can be read on computers and most eBook readers). The Infidel is my artistic response to the atrocity of 9/11. It is a story about twin brothers Killian Duke and Salaam Duka, whose Muslim background comes crashing to the forefront of their lives on 9/11. Killian responds by creating a comic book featuring a pigskin-clad superhero named Pigman, who takes on Jihad. Salaam’s response is full submission to Islam. Pigman’s battle against his arch-enemy, SuperJihad, echoes the escalating conflict between the twins.
Nearly ten years after 9/11, The Infidel #1 is the first comic that has taken on jihad in a significant way. I believe today”s pop culture has to show and tell the truth about what we are facing in the post-9/11 world; it has to bring it to the enemy the way the culture of the WWII generation did. My part in this is The Infidel, and I hope it is only the beginning of a larger trend. If you agree, check out The Infidel #1.