Introducing Volume One. Your journey starts here. 7 interconnected books. Dynamic character-driven stories from diversified voices. Independently produced. Highly-curated storytelling experience. Chapters. Not issues. Welcome to the Mayke Universe.
“[Mayke] looks to be making their mark in comics and telling some good stories along the way.”
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“…what this creative team does, more than shifts the paradigm, it changes the game.”
MEET VOLUME ONE
VOLUME ONE | CHAPTER ONE
JOHN HENRY: A TALE OF IRON & MAGIC
Visited by a mysterious figure from his past, John Henry is asked to seek out and train Earth’s 1st generation of Artisans to usher in a new age. Will he rise to the task? Find out as the Mayke universe begins.
VOLUME ONE | CHAPTER TWO
On the run from a league of assassins with a bounty on her family’s head, a queer Black mother receives a chance to face her past with the help of a legendary tall-tale figure. Now she must choose between a life of running or a life that only exists to save others before herself and the person she loves most, her 8-year-old son.
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VOLUME ONE | CHAPTER THREE
JOHN HENRY: THE PASSING
A culturally-relevant story that reintroduces American legends and marries myth with social commentary. Witness the event that will change our world forever and give humanity access to magic that brings super powers into a world unprepared to handle them.
Remastering for 2019
VOLUME ONE | CHAPTER FOUR
CROW: SOMETHING WICKED
Across the globe people are suffering from a disease unlike any other found in the modern medical books. Its origins are mysterious, its symptoms deadly and above all else it’s contagious. Enter Crow, a scientist in the shadows, he’s now on the case and seeking a deeper truth behind the origins of “the Timeless Death.”
VOLUME ONE | CHAPTER FIVE
Who are you? For Artavious Cartwright, he’s always been unsure of who he truly is. When he decides to go to Africa in search of his identity, it soon becomes an exciting journey of self-discovery, family and a world he never knew existed.
VOLUME ONE | CHAPTER SIX
In such a callous world, sometimes being a hero means having a stout heart and a caring attitude. Through his lived experiences with both visible and invisible disabilities, Solace brings awareness to the realities of living with mental health, mental illnesses and Tetra-amelia syndrome in one of the most powerful stories the Mayke universe ever had to tell.
VOLUME ONE | CHAPTER SEVEN + END