This is a piece of work done with a variety of materials, watercolour pencils, pens, markers, and then touched up on the computer. If the op's feel that it is in the wrong categories, please, by all means, feel free to move it, just please to GOD dont delete it, please? x_x
Kaspar Hauser from 'War of the Ghosts', my upcoming entry for the UK and Ireland Rising Stars of Manga competition. I was just really excited about the entire storyline (which I won't be telling) and what happens (which I wont be saying) and the characters (this is all youll be seeing for now) that I wanted to do an art on it.
Kaspar Hauser, btw, was someone of great mystery, supposedly an actual person, and many strange events and happenings occured in his presence and when finally, he just disappeared off of the map, as far as I can recall. Do some research! -Tells self that as well- .. -_-
Re-research Kaspar Hauser. Ahem.
Anyway, its all very.. wierd, Matrixy, Head-F**k-like, and you dont really get whats going on, but by the end, you see that every teeny tiny detail makes sense. Every clock in the comic is going back an hour, rooms are identical and mirrored with other rooms, some rooms are upside down, the building itself being like a kindof lab-rat maze.
Kaspar, in the story, we aren't sure what he is, but he has a special power which strangely, the rest of the asylum staff have not noticed yet. He keeps one eye covered, because it is monstrously deformed, and shrieks loudly when uncovered, exploding, blowing apart, or opening doors that would otherwise remain locked, as well as seeing illusions for what they are.
Think Horus and the "Eye of Truth".
Anyway, I can tell a lot of where the ideas come from - through the looking glass, the matrix, headf**k, kaspar hauser himself, and a lot more, but I won't go into all that for now. And I've also got a secret weapon - something NO other manga has EVER used in its pages before, making 'War of the Ghosts' possibly one of the newest and most originally designed manga yet.
-Toot toot goes my own horn-
But ssssh. You'll just have to wait and see. : 3