An astronaut awakens on a far off planet, after employing one of the most alarming forms of space travel imaginable. In one fantastical world, a princess is possessed, and in another, a strange journey into a dreamlike landscape begins. These are just some of the curious and striking stories that appear in Faction 2 - a high-quality collection of New Zealand's best comic artists. This beautiful anthology showcases the stunning growth of the comic medium in recent years and its flowering in New Zealand. Full colour throughout, it features a collection of the previously unpublished works of ten well-known and up-and-coming artists from across the country and spans genres from fantasy to urban horror. It is a wonderful introduction to the state of comics in New Zealand and a must-have for existing comic fans.
Contributing artists include Adrian Kinnaird (author of From Earth's End - The Best Of New Zealand Comics), a cover by Christian Pearce (concept artist for Weta and the blockbuster Elysium) and an introduction by Ant Sang (Dharma Punks, Bro' Town and Shaolin Burning).