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Steel Harvest


I keep a small notebook full of comic ideas, Steel Harvest is meant to be a story about a kid who doesn't want to take over the family farm so he tries and fails to modernize the farm with automation so he can go off and be an engineer. I came up with it after playing mechwarrior 5 and realizing a lot of the missions had me stomping through farms, and I wondered what it would be like for the farmers. I created this cover for practice as well as for use in the future pitching the idea to a publisher. While I was working on it a lot of people were asking if I would make it into a game, because who doesn't want to have a farm simulator where you drive around a mech and have to battle off enemy robots trying to bankrupt the farm so you will be forced to sell to the mega farm corporation. I think it would be a good project with a good team, with comic style cut scenes and top down gameplay.

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I would 100% read every issue of that comic. I really hope you get to make it some day <3

Real nice artwork, it really fits the pitch if you end up making the comic. It definitely has volume one cover art vibes.

I am going to farm iron now

Really a good idea, we will watch your carrer with greatest interest.

Top-notch job with the line art and coloring! Great composition with the central themes centered in the cover, with your noted inspiration perched in the background. The story definitely has potential, and I can easily see a lot of themes (i.e. coming of age, traditions, blending of the old and new) used well in either comic or game form.

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4.68 / 5.00

Jul 11, 2021
3:09 PM EDT
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2534 x 3800 px
7.3 MB

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