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Dead Genesis Split Series #5 – Eronen <3 Rönkkö

ISBN 978-952-67792-8-7 // DG-014
32 pages // Black-and-white // In Finnish (with translation in English)
Soft-cover // 160 x 240 mm
5 €

The solitary, or should one say, sole, publication for this Fall is the fifth installment of the Dead Genesis Split Series. The latest # features Roope Eronen and Heikki Rönkkö. Roope is an old dog in the comics scene, a person who never fails to deliver. Heikki is a relative newcomer in the comics scene who sometimes fails to deliver. Nevertheless, the # kicks arse.

Roope Eronen (b. 1982) introduces Melissa from Helsinki. Melissa is a punk, a tramp, and a hobo but first and foremost an android. And a thief. Melissa does indeed end up in prison, where only a soulmate can save her. Tough shit! – The battery is running out and there is no charger about. What to do? This funny and touching scifi-comic deals about individual rights, duties, and freedoms, not forgetting friendship.

Heikki Rönkkö’s (b. 1983) A:nor Castle is an existentialist adventure game in the spirit of Kafka and Super Mario. A puny anonymous main character, “You”, advances troublesomely in a vast landscape that resembles both the everyday and a sadistic platfomer facing complex tasks and fierce opponents. Is the predestination arbitrary, even impossible? Why pursuing it cannot be halted? Is there any space in the world for others than assistants and foes? Could there not be some other content in life than constant progress? What is it so important in the castle? And who’s that asking all these questions, anyway?


“SKULLZ” Poster

Presenting the latest entry in the Dead Genesis catalogue, “SKULLZ” poster by Tuomas Tiainen:

Laser print on 180 g/m² matt paper
500 x 700 mm
20 €
A very limited edition!

New Releases!

This just in: We have two (2) new DEAD GENESIS releases!

DG-02 is a t-shirt “Stay Puft”, a white, ecological Earth Positive brand shirt with silk screen-printed image by Tuomas Tiainen. The red is BRIGHT, let me tell ya! A very limited batch, limited sizes, so order fast! 20 €, this.

DG-03 is a xeroxed comics zine “Torrefatsioone Korrelatsioone” featuring three wacky stories by Tuomas Tiainen. Includes anarchy, carnal love, slime, weird creatures, post-apocalyptic crust punks, and general mayhem. Also limited edition, act fast! Assorted cover colors. 44 pages, 3 €.

Orders by email: info (ä)

EDIT: L and ladyfit S”Stay Puft” sizes left and the Finnish language zine is sold out. There’s a few copies left of the English language version of Torre available, however. Get ‘em while the stock lasts!