The Great Strange Nation Refund Offer of 2014

Hey, guys! Strange nation writer Paul Allor here, writing to you from beautiful Kokomo, Indiana.

Strange Nation is a book that artist Juan Romera and I are very proud of. A madcap story about a journalist who gets caught up in a conspiracy involving aliens, doomsday cults and UFO’s, the book has earned a small but loyal readership. The folks who read it truly seem to like it, and I couldn’t be more proud of that. But — I’ll be honest — Strange Nation has not caught on with the general comics public in the way I had hoped. At the risk of sounding egotistical, I truly believe that this comic deserves a wider readership.

So, I’m offering everyone (in the whole world!) the following deal: Buy Strange Nation #1 for $1. And if you don’t like it? I will refund your money. 

How does this work? You head over to Comixology, and buy the book for $1 (hey! This sentence has a convenient hyperlink!). If you don’t like it, e-mail me at paulallorcomics@gmail.com and say, “hey, I didn’t like your comic. Please PayPal me $1 to the following e-mail address.” And I’ll do it, no questions asked, easy as pie. You have literally nothing to lose.

But if you do like it (spoiler: you will) then that’s awesome! And you’ll have the option of buying subsequent issues at the same low price of $1 each. We’re up to issue #7 now, and the next issue wraps up our first major arc.

So… I think that’s it! If you have any questions drop me a line or tweet at me, @PaulAllor. 

Okay, here’s the solicitation and preview for issue #1!

Strange Nation #1

All Norma Park ever wanted was to be a journalist; to expose the truth, and hold those in power accountable. But after she loses her prestigious newspaper job, the only place that will hire her is supermarket tabloid Strange Nation. She soon discovers a vast and dangerous conspiracy. Aliens. Sasquatch. Doomsday cults. It’s all real, and it’s all connected!
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Strange Nation #7 Preview

Strange Nation #7 is out now, and available on Comixology for a buck. And if you haven’t read any of Strange Nation yet, you can check out Issue #1 right now! What have you got to lose? (answer: 99 cents)
Here’s a three-page preview of today’s issue, in which Dr. Harris tries to save the world, Dr. Milo tries to stop him, and Norma and Jesse run away from an explosion without looking back, because they are total badasses, that’s what total badasses do.
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paulallor:

Hey, all! I just wanted to announce my highly-anticipated Emerald City Comic Con schedule. Drumroll, please…

SATURDAY, 2-3 p.m.

Signing at Selling at the Monkeybrain Comics booth, JJ-22

And… that’s it! But the super-exciting thing is that ORC GIRL, my critically acclaimed one-shot with…

comicscubedkokomo said: Who would win in a fight? Mr. Clean or the Scrubbing Bubbles?

Grime.

Strange Nation #4 Preview

Strange Nation #4 comes out tomorrow (1/15), and is available for pre-order now! And if you haven’t read any of Strange Nation yet, you can start at issue #1! As always, every issue is just 99 cents.
This marks the halfway point for our series, and the entire Strange Nation team is really, really proud of this issue. It’s definitely my favorite one thus far. But the best is yet to come!
Here’s a three-page preview,  plus a BONUS panel from the fourth page! Why? Because we love you.

Strange Nation #3 Preview

Strange Nation #3 is available for pre-order now, so here’s a preview. The book drops next Wednesday, and as always, it’s just 99 cents (99 cents!).

And with that… Jesse! Merc! FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT!

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High Literature & Low Monsters in STRANGE NATION #2

STRANGE NATION by Juan Romera + Paul Allor is one of my favourite new titles from Monkeybrain…

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High Literature & Low Monsters in STRANGE NATION #2

STRANGE NATION by Juan Romera + Paul Allor is one of my favourite new titles from Monkeybrain…

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Strange Nation #2 Preview

Strange Nation #2 is available for pre-order now! The book drops in two weeks, and as always, it’s just 99 cents. In this issue we launch “Strange Notions,” our new letter column, and “High Literature and Low Monsters,” a monthly pop-culture essay from Ryan Lindsay.


Here’s a preview.

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paulallor:

This Wednesday, I start teaching my first comics class: Make Comics: Self-Published and Creator Owned.

I’m teaching it through Comics Experience, along with my friend and fellow creator Rob Anderson. There are still a couple of slots left (two, as of this writing), and you can read more about…

Strange Nation writer Paul Allor is teaching a class on making comics for Comics Experience. He talks a bit about what it is, and why it’s important to him.

All of the STRANGE NATION pin-ups and sketches, collected into two photosets (here’s the other one)! Check them out, then check out the first issue for just 99 cents.


Credits (clockwise from top):


Thomas Boatwright

Sina Grace

Sanya Anwar

Brett Weldele

Ben Rankel

Savannah Macintosh

Sloane Leong