"...But maybe someday when we've learned, the Cherokee Nation will return" The Raiders
The Bobcat: 1898 Indian Territory- Will Firemaker is a Cherokee blacksmith who is finding out that the ancient legends of the Tribe are true, and they are leading him to a world he never could have imagined
Will Firemaker has been chosen as a Guardian of his people and a Defender of the common good. His newly formed persona as The Bobcat is going to be tested by those who would prey upon others in this expanding frontier. Friendship will drive him to risk life and limb in an attempt to protect his neighbor's property and thwart foul plans.
An Outlaw rides into town bringing worry and speculation about his intentions. Sheriff Whitekiller and his Deputies are called upon to investigate a crime that has the lawmen baffled. Certain that they may have the culprits within their grasp, they quickly find that things are not always as they appear.
Elijah Venables once again shows that he is a man to be feared as he maneuvers to gain control of things that he longs to possess, but are presently beyond his grasp. The Bobcat must intervene to help maintain the balance of power in Cherokee County.
Unexpected Allies appear to aid Will with his newly ordained task of assuming the role that The Great Cat had occupied for so many years
CREATION TEAM : HOSTLER-MEHSLING
James Hostler is the Creator and Writer of 'The Bobcat' Saga. He is an Oklahoma native and a member of The Cherokee Tribe. James draws from his experiences in the former Indian Territory, as well as actual accounts and events of his family and predecessors. His people are Cowboys and Indians. James has been an avid fan and collector of the comic world as well as a huge Sci-fi/Fantasy buff. Many elements of the comic universe will appear in this tale.
Jim Mehsling is an Award-Winning Artist,Creator, and Animator who works across diverse Genres. Jim is a Topps Trading Card Artist who has worked on many Star Wars titles including: Star Wars: Rogue One, Star Wars: 40th Anniversary, Star Wars: Galactic Files, and several of The Walking Dead. Jim has also won 'Best Animated Feature' from Lucasfilm for his animated short 'Bounty Hunter: Pit of Carkoon'. Jim has brought the story and characters to life in 'The Bobcat' with his signature style of illustration and color use. Jim is a big fan of the Western Genre as well as the Sci-fi/Fantasy realm. We are quite fortunate to have Jim's great work on this project
NEWSFLASH: The Bobcat Saga Trade Paperback from Caliber Comics coming this Fall!
We are thrilled and very proud to announce our newly forged relationship with the iconic Caliber Comics Publishing Group! Caliber first brought you the legendary series The Crow and Deadworld, as well as many other classic titles. It is such an honor to be a part of this rebirth of one of the original Indie Comic Publishers that has given so much to the Comic world! The Trade Paperback will have the collected first trilogy (Issues 1,2,3) of The Bobcat as well as bonus material and art from The Bobcat universe. The TPB will have Nationwide distribution and can be ordered through Caliber directly, Amazon, etc. Of course you can grab one at your Local Comic Shop and support the guys that keep us all connected! Be on the lookout for our 4th Kickstarter Campaign featuring The Bobcat Vol 1 TPB in August 2018
Risks and challenges
Timing is everything! We are working overtime to get Issue 3 completed so that we can begin assembling The Bobcat Trade Paperback which will be published by Caliber comics and distributed by Diamond this Fall
You will not want to miss it! Thank you all for your support and we look forward to having you all on board for Issue #3 :)
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