Steven White, aka “Seven” is a graphic novelist, strategist, and creative storyteller celebrating his newly released first issue of Ancient Futures. Ancient Futures, a NEW #afropunk graphic novel series set in the not-so-distant future of Chicago, Illinois.
Artist, Aaron McConnell’s illustration career has led him to work on celebrated non-fiction graphic novels, but his love of fiction drew him to the world of #AncientFutures and Seven. The collaboration between Seven and McConnell is a perfect blend of story and art that unveils the quantum science complexities of Ancient Futures.
The new comic set begins with this opening line, “Driving the streets of Chicago in the dead of night is like a meditation to me. Cruise, turn, stop, repeat… drawing Nazca lines with my headlights…” — Valentino Cruz
The main character is Valentino Cruz, an Interdimensional Explorer/Global Bounty Hunter whose archetype is The Self. He is your guide into Ancient Futures. Issue one finds him being pulled into the dark underbelly of the organization he works for. His attempts to escape only
This graphic novel bridges the journey between the knowing and unknowing, the conscious and unconscious worlds. Valentino Cruz will find himself lost in the chaos, grasping for the thread forward.
Just like Valentino Cruz, the main character, Ancient Future’s creator Seven was pursuing a glamorous international career – with a freshly minted advanced degree, advising the global elite and the shadowy enforcers that serve them …” hunting dangerous people for large sums of money.”
When the world changed and the glamour ended, Seven began to take the seeds of an idea, reflect on his own journey and develop it into a full-blown story – a curious investigation into an alter-ego… Valentino Cruz, is a character imagined 10 years earlier.
Ancient futures immerse you in a world of “what if” … What if you could choose your best life (Dope Life)? Would you do it?
Ancient Futures Graphic Novel Launch
You can be a part of the Kick Starter Campaign which launches February 14, 2022, by clicking the following link https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ancientfutures/ancient-futures
“People are losing faith in all the structures, systems, beliefs and securities – “the realities” that held them up for so long. The subtle message in this book is there is no reality.” — Seven