Comics tagged with 'contemporary setting'

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    Damsels Don't Wear Glasses
    Damsels Don't Wear Glasses
    Creator(s): J. Alice Bown
    Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Comedy, Urban Fantasy
    Content Warnings: none listed
    Update Schedule: Tuesdays

    Summary: Damsels Don't Wear Glasses is an action/urban fantasy series set in a city populated by mythical creatures and magic. It follows a tough, dry-humored woman named Lave Faraday, who spends her days investigating and occasionally fighting rogue magic-users and necromancers. After taking down a horde of zombies (slightly unusual for a Monday), Lave is tasked with looking after a 12-year-old boy named Jake for reasons no-one will tell her.
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    Spare Keys for Strange Doors
    Spare Keys for Strange Doors
    Creator(s): Lucy Lyall
    Genre(s): Comedy, Horror, Slice of Life, Urban Fantasy
    Content Warnings: body horror, death
    Update Schedule: Biweekly

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    Puppeteer
    Puppeteer
    Creator(s): Eightfish
    Genre(s): Drama, Urban Fantasy
    Content Warnings: none listed
    Update Schedule: Sundays

    Summary: A self-proclaimed minor goddess offers Eli the ability to leave his body and take control of people.
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    Black Market Magic
    Black Market Magic
    Creator(s): Emily Brady
    Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Urban Fantasy
    Content Warnings: fantasy violence, hate speech
    Update Schedule: Sporadic

    Summary: Kim is a human unregistered magic user. As the government of England uses its state-sponsored magical girl army "The Soldiers of Fortune" to persecute non-humans, she, her girlfriend, her grouchy Fey mentor, and a Werewolf girl who just wants to order pizza form an unlikely resistance cell in the suburbs of London. A dark satire of the magical-girl genre, set in a contemporary dystopia.
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    October 20
    October 20
    Creator(s): Marius Hjelseth
    Genre(s): Drama, Horror, Mystery
    Content Warnings: blood/gore, intoxication, nudity, sexual content, substance abuse, violence
    Update Schedule: Mondays

    Summary: Everything is falling apart.

    After a decade of fighting the curse that has befallen them, Catherine and Raimundo have their backs to the wall. The last of their allies have been claimed by the monster that comes for them every year on October the 20th, and now, they may face the horror alone, isolated on the Icelandic tundra.

    Can they survive the day? Can they go on, even if they lose everything? And can they find the man called Shields McKloskey, who seems to hold all the answers?
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    Corner the Maze
    Corner the Maze
    Creator(s): Morgan Lees
    Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Urban Fantasy
    Content Warnings: blood/gore, violence
    Update Schedule: Completed - no more updates

    Summary: Corner the Maze is a black-and-white urban fantasy comic following Chimalli Ram?rez Zapotitla, a racing driver who finds himself stranded in another dimension after veering off track during a sudden rain storm. He's not sure whether he hit the wall or actually went through the strange glowing green portal, but either way, he's determined to fight his way back home and finish the race. The second volume deals with the aftermath of the first.
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    River City
    River City
    Creator(s): Colin Moore
    Genre(s): Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
    Content Warnings: abuse, self harm, sex, tobacco, trauma, use of alcohol, violence
    Update Schedule: Sporadic

    Summary: Crawford Stone will do anything to protect his younger brother. From bailing him out of jail in the middle of the night to standing up to their corrupt politician of a father--the only person in the world he truly fears. They have remained hidden from him for years. But as the man's search closes in on them both, Crawford and his friends must also take on the king of the city's underworld. How much more is he willing to sacrifice?