A Dark Holler Comics Production
Dark Holler Comics is a new entity from the mind of Justin Hall. As writer, artist, and producer, Justin Hall sees DHC as a way to build worlds, tell stories, and share new experiences through a range of digital platforms.
The first offering from DHC will be a story about Appalachia’s first super hero.
There are no “Appalachian super heroes” in pop culture and comicdom today. There might be a few geographically linked, but there are no stories, no real hero that can be identified as Appalachia.
The Coal Prince is a story about a young boy from a coal camp in the heart of Appalachia that becomes a hero.
Stone, a young boy that discovers he has powers to manipulate time and see thru almost anything is able to save his father and 41 other coal miners from a mining disaster. After learning of his powers and his struggle to use them, Stone is quickly thrust in the middle of a geopolitical war in the homeland he loves. He uses his abilities to weigh heavily on the outcome and learns a lesson on control, power, and choosing to live a simple life. He uses the lessons learned to help the people he loves who are often in the middle of a feud, wrongdoing, or injustice.
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