After the botched robbery of a rival gang, Takeshi Ito (a young delinquent) is forced to flee Tokyo when his bosses blame him for the lost cargo. Takeshi never intended to betray his partners, however he had little choice when he found himself at the mercy of the "cargo" he had been hired to steal.
C. Thomas Anderson
Takeshi's Run Creator
C. Thomas Anderson is an artist and writer, using traditional tools to create black and white comics and manga. He is currently working on an ongoing monthly comic, A Prince's Chef, on Webtoons, along with various commissioned works with other authors, 4 panel comics or "yonkoma" and various short stories for contests such as the Silent Manga Audition and the 2020 Tezuka Awards.
Check and Mate Editor
Mark is the creator/editor of EVERYTHING IS GOING WRONG: Comics on Punk & Mental Illness—a comic anthology featuring 60+ comic creators and musicians (including members of Every Time I Die, The HIRS Collective, and Mom Jeans), benefitting the Trevor Project & MusiCares. They are also the writer of the graphic novella IT TOOK LUKE, out late summer 2021, in addition to short comics in CORPUS, EVERYTHING IS GOING WRONG, and DEAD BEATS from A Wave Blue World. Their work mainly consists of dark fantasy/horror and comic adaptations of punk songs.
Pancake Johnson Co-creator, Writer
Oliver Gerlach is a writer from Edinburgh, Scotland by day, and some sort of feral academic goblin by night. His previous works include the self published Jazz Orcs, and contributions to various anthologies including Black Crown's Hey, Amateur! His current projects include a range of increasingly strange pitches in pretty much every genre you can imagine.
Monster World Co-Creator, Writer
Victor Santiago is a writer from Pittsburgh. Since 2008 he has run The Modern Gafa, a geek life blog. He graduated from film school in 2014 and then retired from filmmaking in 2014. He self-published his first novel Inferno in 2019.
Kyla Smith is an Asian American cartoonist who lives in a town with an ocean view. She’s currently working on Freddie Mercury: Lover of Life, Singer of Songs with Z2 Comics plus other secret projects. Her favorite time signature is 7/8.
Jump Tales (est. 2021) is a small press comics magazine for western fans of manga.
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