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About this project

Mazscara is a horror/fantasy webcomic that I've been doing religiously on the web since 2007, updating every Sunday. It deals with the supernatural, religion, the occult, magic, demons, angels, and the hidden worlds around us, some ugly, some beautiful.  It has developed a small following since then, my goal now is to take it to the next level and put it out there in the physical world.

The tombstones are now open!

Think of Mazscara as Spawn meeting Batman on a head on collision with Hellraiser and a small bit of Harry Potter.

Mazscara is a unique and timeless creation that the Universe has given me, and that I give the world. My goal is to print all 13 Novels (64 pages each) into paperback graphic novel comic books, B/W, saddle stitched..." Though it's subject matter may embrace a dark and gloomy appearance, it's true nature is meant to inspire, entertain and educate. It is about the hidden nightmares within ourselves that are always seeking our attention. My long term goals for Mazscara is to communicate this story through all forms of multi-media, such as the gaming arts, comics, music, TV and film. The seed has been planted, and now it grows, to belong to the world. Mazscara is dead, long live Mazscara!

 "My main objective for Mazscara is to bring something fresh, original and new into the realm of entertainment. A new breed of epic story telling for present and future generations to call their own." 

Take a look at the great gifts we have put together and thanks again to all the wonderful supports of Mazscara & Kickstarter and all they stand for, and with you the adventures of Mazscara will live on!

Graphic Novels 1-13 are all 64 pages, 6.5 x 10.25 paper size, saddle stitched, with softcover. Color front/back with black and white interior.

In printed and digital format.

Book #1

Book #2 

Book #3 

Book #4 

Book #5 

Book #6 

Book #7 

Book #8 

Book #9 

Book #10 

Book 11

Book #12 

Book #13

Buttons :

Tung, Mazscara and the Title.

Stickers : Mazscara
Stickers : Mazscara
Stickers : Tung Fei Bang
Stickers : Tung Fei Bang
Stickers : Title Logo
Stickers : Title Logo

 Posters : 

Mazscara Lust (18x20)
Mazscara Lust (18x20)
Mazscara Goddess (18x24)
Mazscara Goddess (18x24)
Mazscara: Blood of Skulls (14x10) pinup
Mazscara: Blood of Skulls (14x10) pinup

T-shirts :

Bloody Red, Light and Dark

Special Editions :

Agonyworks Volume One is a 80 page limited softcover edition of collected prose written by Victoria Starfield (Mazscara), accompanied by Illustrations.

Here are some sample pages from Mazscara Books 1-13.

MAZSCARA HISTORY AND BIO 

REAL NAME : Victoria Kelly Strauss, Victoria Starfield, OCCUPATION :  Hollywood Actress, Celebrity, IDENTITY : Resurrected human with supernatural abilities.

PLACE OF BIRTH : Pasadena, California, MARITAL STATUS : Divorced, KNOWN RELATIVES : Gregory Strauss (Father, deceased) Thaddeus Strauss (Brother, only living relative) GROUP AFFILIATIONS: Crowd Control, BASE OF OPERATIONS : Watts, Los Angeles, CA, ENEMIES : Tung Fei Bang, Peter Stasium, Cozy Ditch (Isabel), Capital Corp Entertainment.

POWERS/ABILITIES: Mazscara has no blood vessels, or circulatory system, in it's place has been substituted 250 feet of indestructible barbedwire. This same barbed wire that was used in her suicide, the flow of the wire is in constant circulation through the entire make up of her body. The wire shoots out through cross shaped slits on her wrists, sometimes at incredible speeds up to 150 mph. The wire is extremely durable and can bend, twist, coil and straighten at will depending on how she uses the muscles in her wrists.

Mazscara's skin is made up of three layers, a transparent outer coating called Satanium that she can shift from 2 dimension to 3rd dimension in the physical world, and from 4th dimension to 6th dimension in the spiritual realms. The second layer contains an unworldly element called NoirToxen, which appears as stitching all over her body. The NoirToxen allows for travel to the lower worlds and has a regenerating component which can rejoin limbs when detached from her body or destroyed in heated places such as a fire. This makes Mazscara totally indestructible. The last layer of skin is her real skin, which is bathed in a preserving substance similar to phemaldehyde, that destroys bacteria and regulates body temperature. Mazscara also has the ability to transfer herself through any likeness of Victoria Starfield,via video, photos, audio, by soul imprintation.Victoria Starfield earned a black belt at 5 years of age in karate, taught by her Father Gregory Strauss, this knowledge was also carried over with Mazscara as she knows highly advanced karate and kickboxing skills.

HISTORY: After being signed by her father to an exclusive contract with Capital Corp Entertainment at the age of Five, Victoria Starfield is catapulted to worldwide stardom, but it came at a price. The 250 page contract controlled every action she would make in her life up to her suicide, hanging herself on 250 feet of barbedwire. This would complete the cycle of 250 young celebrity deaths to close out the 20th century giving Capital Corp owners, occultist Peter Stasium, Tung Fei Bang and the entity “The Man Upstairs” infinite power to control the freewill of every soul on Earth. However, Victoria is saved by her animal spirit, Warden, who posed asher adoptive pet cat on Earth. This action was from Victoria’s heart and not dictated in the contract. This in turn breaks the cycle and delays Capital Corp’s possession of Earth. Tung then join forces with a fallen angel named Isabel,who steals twenty magical runes from an angelic organization known as Crowd Control, and targets five unknown children in Los Angeles, who play a role in the positive evolution of Earth. Crowd Control, knowing of Isabel’s plan, cannot interfere in the freewill of man themselves, use Victoria for a project known as “Reaper”. The "thought form” of the barbedwire she used to kill herself with is fused into her soul, as well as other supernatural abilities. Victoria is resurrected back on Earth, code named Mazscara, to protect her fans, and any child in LA targeted by Tung. With every one she saves, she nullifies a clause in the contract until she is completely free of Capital Corp.

Original Art, signed:

Three Original Art Prints :

Mazscara: Queen of Los Angeles (7x4)
Mazscara: Queen of Los Angeles (7x4)
Mazscara Portrait (4.8 x 4.6)
Mazscara Portrait (4.8 x 4.6)
Tung Portrait (4.8 x 4.6)
Tung Portrait (4.8 x 4.6)

Figures :

  Protoype Mazscara figurine, work in progress by artist Maria McCloud.

Risks and challenges

There are no risks and challenges that come with completing this project, I have completed all 13 novels and have the printing and other gifts ready to order from our selected suppliers and should no problems delivering them by the dates listed.

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