After ages of interstellar imperialism, a race of humanoid bugs finds themselves defeated and scattered to the brink of extinction. We follow a young queen and her weathered protector as they attempt to peacefully obtain the souls their colony's eggs require for reincarnation if their species is to survive.

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PRAISE FOR COLONIAL SOULS

"This is a deep, enjoyable story with so many aspects and thoughts running through it you have to applaud the creative team."

— Michael Nimmo, 3 Million Years

"It subverts expectations every time there is an expectation to subvert."

— Chris Sims, War Rocket Ajax

"...a science fiction comic book in its finest form."

— Daniel Stransky, Confessions of a Jersey Geek

"Super f***ing stylized, the writing's awesome, the interaction between these two characters is f***ing funny... I f***ing love this... if Image were to put something like this out I would be f***ing reading it every single month, the first thing I read. Nothing like this is coming out."

— The Death of Comics Podcast

PHASE ONE: EGG // $2.49

Which came first-- the beginning or the end? Once mighty conquerors, a race of reincarnating bugs found themselves nearly blown out of universe by the many enemies whose very souls they had murderously stolen. A new Queen looks to save her race by attempting a new and dangerous tactic to provide them with the souls they will need if her people are to last another day... let alone for another generation.

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PHASE TWO: LARVA // $2.49

Out in the open and unprotected, the bug Queen and her guardian continue to track down souls for their ever-expanding family despite unceasing threats. As old enemies begin to track them across the stars, the only hope for the bugs may be a pair of ghoul exterminators.

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Preview pages on Comicosity.


PHASE THREE: PUPA // $2.49

After resting in the comfort of the current hive, the Queen and her warrior protector decide that the greatest potential for maternal souls might be in the most obviously haunted of locations: the ruins of their previous empire.

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PHASE FOUR: ADULT // $2.49

Eggs hatch into larvae. Larvae harden into pupae. And pupae hatch once more. What will the Queen learn from this cycle? See for yourself in the final issue of Colonial Souls.

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