Superpose (2016)

Synopsis

Set in 198X, SUPERPOSE takes place in the seaside town of PORT CITY— “a place out of time”— boasting a popular boardwalk and other attractions. Tucked away out of sight here is Roman Labs, a former aerospace-turned-consumer tech company that fell into obscurity after the Space Race.

This is where Rafael (trans kid stuck in place and sleepwalking through the end of high school) and Royal (arcade high scorer and desperate college flunkee) grew up, and where Kas (punk and unsung astrophysicist with something to prove) will beach themself.

This is where they put into motion something to forever shake their lives and Port City from a standstill. Changing history starts with the machine.

From: Superpose

Notes on This Title

This series depicts numerous instances of misgendering.

Per the creators’ site, “RATED R: contains situations of unreality, depictions or mentions of mental illness, depictions or mentions of abuse and/or phobias and/or ableism, smoking/drinking/drug use, nonsexual nudity and some suggestive situations. all characters are 18+. viewer discretion is advised!”

The series is available for purchase physically and digitally through the creators’ store.

Awards

2018 Prism Award Nominee for Best Webcomic

Reviews

“Possibly a cult film from an alternate dimension, Superpose follows disgraced astrophysicist Kasra, business school drop-out Royal, and overworked high school grad Rafael as they attempt to build a mysterious machine, which may end up going terribly awry. Throughout, they traverse the class-divided spaces of a thoroughly-imagined tourist town, Port City, and a web of seedy conflicts slowly draws each into the others’ orbits.” (Source: Women Write About Comics)

Interviews

Boston Visual Artists: “Featured Artist: Seosamh (Saint Vagrant)

The MNT: “Interview: Vaporwave and VHS with “Superpose” Creators Seosamh and Anka

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