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An unexpected result.

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Emily’s friend tries to help her study by putting some “energy juice”” in her glass of water. She wakes up having hallucinations and being five times more of a math genius than she was already. Dr. Carnegie realizes Emily is a perfect subject for his next experiment — the Future Field ray — that will further amplify her powers. Things go horribly wrong

Emily: Emergence Comic Book

Includes 52 full color pages
Available in PDF Digital Edition and Softcover Comic Book

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The Characters

Dr. Carnegie
Cox
Emily
Carol

The Story

Dr. Raymundo Carnegie has invented a “Future Field” generator. He can’t wait to try it out on the right subject. Along comes math whiz Emily Shin knocking on his door and, as Dr. Carnegie puts it, “you’re perfect for this.”

The good news is that the Future Field will amplify Emily’s already awesome math genius. This could lead to giant leaps in human achievement that will benefit the world. The bad news is that Emily’s exposure to the Field will be really bad for anyone that Emily cares about.

Dr. Carnegie is not one of those evil mad scientists -- just a highly motivated one. So he makes sure that Emily understands what’s about to happen. He makes sure that no one is the “target” of her affection.

It would probably have worked out OK except that people are often out of touch with their feelings. In addition, just as Dr. Carnegie is about to turn on the Field he becomes aware that they are attracted to each other.

To make things even more urgent, the cops are looking for Dr. Carnegie. Emily’s friends, Carol and her clueless boyfriend Cox, are looking for Emily. And Dr. Carnegie’s lovable misshapen dog, Niels, is looking for a bone.

The Team

Artwork

Time to show you some of what we've been working on.

Emily arrives at her room to study but finds Carol and Cox snuggling in a cloud of smoke.
This is the first page in the “haunted house” scene where Carol and Cox go looking for Emily, thinking she might be held by Dr. Carnegie.
Emily seeks out Dr. Carnegie for help with her hallucinations.
Emily is REALLY mad at Cox for putting that “energy drink” in her water.
I guess when you’re hallucinating it makes sense to run with your eyes closed.
I would not want to be in that room she just burst in on.
Talk about distracted driving. And what is an Ikon song doing in 1968?
What awaits...friend or foe?
This looks peaceful but you should hear what’s going on in the background.
Preliminary sketch of the jade plate design. Marta happy at the wheel.
The jade plate design with texture and effect from Carnegie's experiment.
Carnegie is explaining jade plates to Emily.
An unexpected result.
Making of the barn lab.
Battle of Syracuse

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