The Aphelion Arc

An Illustrated Anthology Series 
A collection of original stories in science fiction and fantasy, skillfully written and beautifully illustrated.

Adam's Eve Trailer

Check out the preview trailer for the new tale, Adam's Eve on the new website, currently under construction.

NOTICE: The Aphelion Arc website is under construction, but is accepting visitors. Stop by and catch a glimpse of what's in the works.  

Use the lower left button array on the StorIes page to navigate between issues.

Sample pages from the magazine (Click on image for larger view)
A tear sheet from this issue's NERD'S APPENDIX (Click on image for larger view)
BACK COVER listing some of the upcoming stories (Click on image for larger view)

A panel from story, "On Target." The moment of epiphany for a medical research scientist pursuing the cure to a devastating plague that is ravaging the land.
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Fig. i (click on image for larger view)
  Fig. ii Pristine, it's not (click image for larger view).

The Illustration of Story Portal and STORIES link page added a used feel to the 
retro-future look I was going for.

It takes a lot of time and hard, focused work preparing these things for the web. Not only do they need to look good, they also need to function. The Buttons and lights, in particular were challenging. 
To see how the CRT illustration was created, link to PROCESS STUDY page
Fig. iv The Cathode Ray Tube (CRT)

Marketing and Branding Devices



  1. Nice, nice work Steve. LOVE the art and of course the typeface! What's the name of the typeface please? K

    1. Thank you Karla! I so appreciate the accolades.

      The font is called Komika and comes in a variety of faces. I like it, however the one thing that annoys me to no end is the lower case f. It is same as the CAP F! It's very distracting to the point I can't help but wonder if it was an error. I will probably make a change on the final printed editions. At some point, I will build my own hand-drawn font.

  2. Oh, your stuff is priceless. Is there anyway you could draw a donkey hacking up a pantsuit??? :)


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