Shadow Puppets

A webcomic created by Joelle Blot

With the aid of a shadowy being, one small section of the Sicilian Mafia has secured the city of Palermo as their untouchable stronghold. But perhaps the Mafia is as much a prisoner of the monster as the city is a prisoner to them.

On October 31, 2014, little Joelle began working in earnest on her first long story. Through many revisions, it became known as Shadow Puppets.

On July 18, 2018, the first chapter was released on Webtoon. It's an ongoing project (though the going is slow sometimes).

But that wasn't the first version of the comic! Joelle went through an insane phase where she insisted on painstakingly rendering each panel in full color back in 2016. She got through 132 panels before deciding it was time for a change.

There were also some... style inconsistency issues. (Pick a style for your comic and run with it, kids.)


Here's some concept sketches and art for it

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