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 The premise of The Fist series is simple but intriguing, especially for those interested in post WW1 history and the history of Philadelphia. It's the story of Riley Reece, a disgruntled working class World War 1 veteran with an alcohol problem and a broken marriage who, for reason yet to be revealed, sports a black hood and becomes a menacing vigilante 

Shot from issue #1
Shot from issue #1

 Issue #1 opened with an enraged Riley Reece, acting as The Fist, unintentionally killing a corrupt murdering police officer named Eugene McConnell who was acquitted for murder. The discovery of McConnell's body,and the rumors of a masked mystery killer, sets off a chain of violence and mayhem throughout the city . 

We also get a peak into the life of Riley Reece meeting his young son, quick witted and snarky wife and his warm hearted but impressionable brother. 

Those who haven't read issue #1 can do so here free of charge 

Dinner with the Reece family in issue #2
Dinner with the Reece family in issue #2

 Issue #2 will pick up where #1 left off with the city in shambles and we will be introducing  new sub plots . We will meet Sabetto , a former Italian mob boss turned corporate stooge and hired "problem solver". A respected face who acts as a keeper of the peace between conflicting crime factions. After learning of McConell's death, Sabetto launches a private investigation into the matter with the help of a brutish Turkish mercenary named Osman Gazi (nicknamed Cindercrank)

This is page from issue #1 from our colorist to give you an idea of what a finalized issue 2 will look like
This is page from issue #1 from our colorist to give you an idea of what a finalized issue 2 will look like

In issue # 2 we will also see the return of familiar characters from issue #1. Sasha Cheese, the underground journalist , squatter and anarchist (one of my personal favorites) will return and launch her own investigation into the killing of Eugene McConnell 

Shot from Front Street during the construction of the EL train
Shot from Front Street during the construction of the EL train
A sign from the often referenced Corporation. Who are they? What is their role in all this? Read to find out
A sign from the often referenced Corporation. Who are they? What is their role in all this? Read to find out
Variant Cover of issue #2
Variant Cover of issue #2
One of my favorite shots from issue #1
One of my favorite shots from issue #1
Brandon Bitros, Writer/Creator
Brandon Bitros, Writer/Creator

 Brandon is an award nominated Philly based writer who specializes in dark satire and transgressive fiction. He is the writer/creator of The Fist and James vs The New World Order. Future titles include Escape from Hell and Werewolf at Burning Man

Fernando Jimenez (the left)
Fernando Jimenez (the left)

Fernando Jimenez is a illustrator/comic book artist. He's a lego illustrator for Funky Fig Cards , Artist for James vs The New World Order and The Fist and creator of The Gurdian 

Breakdown of our funding
Breakdown of our funding

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