Warren Ellis’s new Whitechapel message board hasn’t yet evolved into the kind of runaway train that his previous forums have — perhaps the simple, glacial interface helps to maintain that. However, Ellis is promoting it more on his mailing list, and he urged indie creators to show off their work in a recent thread. You can quickly scroll down 50 posts or so, and get a kind of kinescopic view of what people are doing, wishing and hoping for. Most of the stuff is what could be called either “d.i.y.”, charitably, or “hobbyist” uncharitably, but there is some gold among the dross. We rather liked this cover for
FALL OF CTHULU DOMINION #4 by Tim Hamilton.
We would also like someone to take K. Thor Jensen up on this:
And here is a preview image from my next book, “Cloud Stories,” out when I can hoodwink somebody into paying to print a 100-page book about clouds, cloud-like forms and cloud-influenced behavior.
But then, you knew that.