The Piper A graphic novel series born in 1997 with the 3rd issue released in 2000, The Piper is a blend of genres and themes containing aspects horror, fantasy, action and drama. The main character, Jack, a heroin addicted army veteran, dealing with his addition to opiates and a difficult life living with an artificial leg caused by a land mine in Vietnam. A ill-planned robbery leads him and his friend into a shootout with police. Jack, lay dying on the streets of Detroit, while his spirit enters the realm of The Piper... an unknown entity guiding Jack on a spiritual journey into a realm of nightmares. In this land called 'Somewhere' strange characters enter the story. A talking bat with a key, a riddle and some helpful advice, an old man carting away a landscape of endless corpses, and the dead from Jack's past manifesting into horrid realities! With a path ahead filled with obstacles of fantastic horrors, Jack has a limited time to make it to a bridge of the Fortress, where The Piper awaits. Will Jack find out how to escape this land of death and despair. Who is The Piper?
Book 1: Life and Death Book 2: Somewhere Book 3: The Fortress Book 4: Beyond the Fortress Walls (unfinished)
Created by Doug Crill, Chadwick St. John and Francis Lyon