What comes before a first issue of a new comic?
…An issue Zero!
Peter Duncan – the editor of the upcoming Splank! comic – has decided to publish a “Zero” issue ahead of Splank #1, and so for that I drew up Ethel Death’s family tree:
I have fun sometimes reading all the full names out, like “Hepzibeth Death” (I’m easily amused). And a few people have asked me about Jeff.
Well, Jeff is the keeper of the Nether Scrolls. He’s a bit of a technophobe. And as for Jean Michel Jarreth, he’s Ethel’s estranged uncle who moved to France to pursue a career in experimental electronic music.
Aaaand… I made a T-shirt too:
You can read more about Splank! here.