TITLE: topiel/the gulf
SYNOPSIS: A woman's quest for the legendary sword is about to end.
ADDITIONAL INFO: 'The gulf' was my first digitally coloured comics.
GENRE: fantasy, questing, medival-esque fantasy,
NUMBER of pages: 6
TITLE: Strych/Attic
SUMMARY: after damaging his grandmother's favourite wooden figurine, Jacob makes a deal with a Monster living at the attic to fix it. the catch? He has to find the Monster's missing thumb before the end of summer vacation.
"Attic" is a 8-pages long story pitch for a horror-esque,coming-of-age story for teenagers to be expanded to a ~48-pages long comics.
TITLE: It's a dog's life
SYNOPSIS: a short story about a dog and it's owner.
ADDITIONAL INFO: the project was drawn for comics competition accompanying the international comics festival Salon Stripa in Serbia and was part of the post-contest exhibition during the festival.
GENRE: Slice of life
NUMBER of pages: 3
TITLE: Spirit guide
SYNOPSIS: a short story about a girl taking a shortcut through the graveyard.
ADDITIONAL INFO: the project was drawn for comics competition accompanying the international comics festival Salon Stripa in Serbia and was part of the post-contest exhibition during the festival.
GENRE: slice of life, supernatural/ghosts
NUMBER of pages: 4
TITLE: 805km SYNOPSIS: The newly crowned king of Zachnrad, Eisenrost Ausfeilen, and his wife Anssi Korjata-Ausfeilen, princess of Henki, travel to the Sacred Spring for ceremonial ablution as the last part of their wedding rites. GENRE: road novel/road fiction, romance, slice-of-life, fantasy STATUS: on-going
TITLE: Miazmatyczna Teoria Chorób/Miasma Theory SYNOPSIS: MIASMA THEORY is a post-apocalyptic, coming-of-age story with a Slavic vibe about a teenager who searches for his family during a pandemic of the deadly disease. GENRE: road fiction, post-apocalypse STATUS: On-going
TITLE: first contact
SYNOPSIS: "First contact" is the first meeting of two cultures previously unaware of one another.
ADDITIONAL INFO: the project was developed for comics competition held by Fumetto comics festival.
GENRE: Science fiction
NUMBER of pages: 4
TITLE: Asfalt/asphalt
SYNOPSIS: "before you start to complain about condition of road surfaces ask yourself this question: is it really road workers' fault?"
ADDITIONAL INFO: the story was inspired by something my father said in regards to Silesian folklore.
GENRE: horror, supernatural/Silesian folklore
NUMBER of pages: 8
TITLE: spotkanie przy kawie/coffee klatch
ADDITIONAL INFO: a short story about a teen who took a dare to wander around the haunted graveyard
THEMES: horror, supernatural, ghosts, folklore
NUMBER of pages: 8
TITLE: Zbysiu
SYNOPSIS: "only an exceptional actor is able to play a fool as if he truly was one"
ADDITIONAL INFO: Zbysiu is a diminutive form of the Slavic name Zbigniew (Zbygniew).
GENRE: supernatural/imaginary friends
NUMBER of pages: 3
TITLE: Nocka/night-shift
SYNOPSIS: the most peculiar clientèle of convenience stores comes at the break of dawn.
ADDITIONAL INFO: Along with 26 other titles, "Night shift" is a part of a comics anthology - Darmozin - which was published in celebration of free comics day in Poznan.
GENRE: slice of life, supernatural/monsters
NUMBER of pages: 3
"if you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change" - anonym

one day a girl who moves to a new flat with her dad. Soon after she learns that in her wardrobe dwells a monster!
the initial idea for this short comic book was to create a tale-like quality of storytelling. I was greatly inspired by common fear of the dark as well as such works like brothers Grimm tales.
Wardrobe is a comics executed as an annex to my master's thesis.
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various comics projects - for more information read descriptions below individual files.

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Celina Cyganik
comics artist, sculptor Mikołów, Poland