Page 135: Sacre

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One interrogation scene leads to another, and we finally catch up with some of the characters we last saw in the final chapter of HELM Book #1. Speaking of Book #1, did you know it will be released as a trade paperback volume in just over 30 days? See what I did there? Har har har. Pre-order HELM Book 1 here

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Page 134: Who?

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In case you haven't heard, HELM Book #1 (that's Chapters 1 through 5, including extras like concept art, sketches, and a new map) is now available as a trade paperback book for pre-order. The easiest way for you to order a copy is through Amazon. Pre-order HELM Book 1 here

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Page 133: Dragooned Debriefing

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Dapes turns his attention to his other captive... one of the legionnaires we last saw in Chapter 4. 

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Page 132: Crack or Splinter

The interrogation continues. Dapes is getting closer to piecing together exactly what Luna is up to. How long will Rusty be able to tolerate the pain? Will he crack, or will he splinter? 

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Page 131: Ruins of the Red Spire

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Heeey... look who's back. It's him, and him, and oh... Mr. Six-Guns too!

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Title Page: Arcanum

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Not much of an update this week but I felt this would be a good spot to insert our title page for the second book (Chapters 6-10), similar to what we did here. The Red Spire is where we'll be spending the next few pages. At least one more surprise awaits.

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Page 129: What Shall I Call You?

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Surprise! 

Next week, we zip across to another scene taking place on the western edge of the Midlands (you can find the Map of the Midlands at the bottom of this page). Spoiler alert -- more blood awaits us.

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Page 128: Three Masters

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Nothing like curling up in front of a fire with a nice cup of hot tea. Here's introducing Master Galen and Master Virgil (who may not be just any Master, apparently). Tune in next week to find out more. ;)

Also, a random question for readers -- what are you most interested in seeing and learning more about in HELM? I have multiple concepts for future story arcs and rough outlines for several issues/books; however, I'm about a third of the way into writing the script for HELM #7 and tend to leave the page-by-page details off until I begin writing a new chapter. I'd love to get opinions on what readers want more of, so it can help inform some of the details in upcoming pages in #7 and beyond.

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Page 127: An Eventful Night

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We kick things off with a few new characters. Introducing Mr. Quint and Master Kuzo. Let's head downstairs next week to see who else might await us. :)

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Page 126: A Bump in the Night

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Impeccable penmanship, wouldn't you say? Well, that's Mr. Quint for you.

That's right... another one of *these* pages. Similar to the first page of the first chapter of the first book. Just setting the stage for what's about to come. :)

If you'd like to read the full text of the journal entry here, you can check it out by downloading the entire Chapter 6 script which is available on our Patreon here. You can also find completed pages (up to 10 so far) from Chapter 6 there, as well.

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Cover: Old Ghosts

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Aaaanddd.... we're finally back! 

At least a couple things have changed since we went on hiatus last year...

1. HELM Book #1: Harbinger is available for sale as single issues and as a collected trade paperback volume (available September 18, 2018). Visit your favorite comic/book retailer, order print copies of HELM on Amazon, or find us on Comixology if you want to add this series to your digital library.

2. We're posting new pages at a pace of 1 page a week. I'd love to do more but HELM can be an expensive hobby so unless we garner enough support (and please show your support for us on Patreon), we'll be limited to posting 1 page every Tuesday.

3. If you don't want to wait a week for an update, you can stay up to date on our latest progress (concepts, sketches, scripts, in progress and final pages) every week by pledging on Patreon. You can even read the entire Chapter 6 script now... before any of the pages are posted. :)

If you're a new reader (or just want a refresher), I recommend scrolling through our About page before you get started. 

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