COMICS BY ROAST
ROAST is a tone rating based on coffee. Stories of a lighter fare are a lighter roast, darker stories are a darker roast. Roast has to do with story tone, and not strictly subject matter within the story associated. Additional rating information and content warnings can be found below.
The Strange Case of
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
Fantasy, Superhero, Comedy
A comical and adventurous retelling of Robert Louis Stevenson's tale in which Jekyll and Hyde must put their butting heads together in order to save London from the evil
board of governors.
Mild violence, off-screen death, transformation
Sunstrike & Bluemist: An Origin Story
Superhero, Drama, Suspense
Kairo Takeishi, a world-weary
Secret Police agent, is taken off the field to train two powerful young super-mutants as new recruits.
But can he train them
with little-to-no knowledge of superpowers? And why can’t
Kairo shake the feeling that his “other” boss wants to use these kids for personal gain?
Themes of abuse, implied self harm
Dystopia, Scifi, Fantasy
Tassy lives in a city that's been protected under a giant Dome for the last 300 years. But when things start to go horribly wrong escape may be only a fantasy.
Violent content, themes of terror, on-screen death, discussion of abortion and eugenics, sexual themes, sexual violence
We are the Wirecats
Superhero, Political Intrigue
Kristina Asuka “K.A.” Percival, former teen genius superheroine, wakes up after a five year coma to a world at war— using armors inspired by her designs. Can she reunite her old team to make the more just and equitable world they fought for?
Themes of abuse, implied self harm
Supernatural, Urban Fantasy, Suspense
Bailey is a college student who one day receives a package from a friend she thought has ghosted on her. She now finds herself a spectral defender, helping a mysterious haunted bobcat skull, dubbed Bob, to maintain balance between the living world and the ether, the place where animal spirits return once they die. With the help of a few friends, Bailey has been tasked by her spectral guardian to figure out how to save someone from possession by malicious spirits, if it’s even possible, before it’s too late.
Mild language, bones/animal remains imagery, animal gore, body horror
Sci-fi, Cosmic Horror, Drama
Two con artists get into the business of paranormal investigations.
Their latest cases are not just the usual hokum. For as the saying goes: "There more are things in
Heaven and Earth..."
Themes of existential dread, suggestive situations, violence
Aiden, Onyx, Dominic and Covin are four losers in their mid-20s content with just getting by. Saddled with present adult obligations and weighed down by past childhood traumas, they desperately try to live their lives while keeping a Pandora's Box of long-buried secrets from ruining what little joy they have.
Body horror, self harm scars, wound/injury imagery, blood, occasional nudity
Here I Lie Awake
Night after sleepless night,
Zoey is plagued with an
unsettling, persistent sensation that keeps her awake and leaves her
bristling with dread.
The first night was a nuisance,
the first week, an ordeal.
Three months later, and she's okay, everything's okay, she'll be just fine...
if she could only sleep.
Blood, occasional gore, suicidal thoughts
A Cryptida Adventure
Microraptor & Lirvilas
Thriller, Adventure, Action
A shocking event at an economic summit forces Bettina "Tiny" Timmy, the CEO of Timmy's ToyCo, to retreat to Monaco. But danger may have followed her... A spin-off to Cryptida and sequel to Childhood's End, featuring characters from the
LIR-verse and from Autumn Bay.
The Ace of the Spades
Mira Kira &
J. "Mack" Haim
Thriller, Adventure, Action
Dio Javier comes to Glade City to start a normal-ish life with his baby son Rio, all the while being haunted by the insatiable desires of the murderous demon who possesses him. He eventually finds solace in joining a special ops group known as The Spades. But this new-found family has secrets darker than any single demon.
violence, gore, sexual content, sexual violence, nudity, drug use, profanity
The Emergency Coven
Supernatural, Mystery, Horror
When the cult that destroyed his life comes back to spread terror in town, Adrian knows that it’s time for the coven to reunite. Except that the old members are dead and the only person who could help him is powerless. Will Adrian find the allies he needs before it is too late?
Violence, sexual situations,
occasional strong language
Sci-Fi, Horror, Fantasy
Kordinar is such a wonderful world.. Of course that cannot last. A messenger from the future tells them that the entire world got destroyed. Will it happen again? Who did it? Governments, tyrants, rebels, cults and even bandits desperately try to "save the world", but nobody really knows what to do. Alph, the college student who just wanted to have fun and party, knows it even less.
Destruction, panic and chaos ensue.
Graphic violence, drugs, sexual situations, body horror, occasional nudity, occasional strong language
Krazy Noodle Massacre
Horror, Psychological, Surreal
Rhodes and Dempsey are a young married couple. Late one night, Dempsey comes home with a wild story about running into a jittery man at the grocery store who buys almost nothing but a generic macaroni product called "Krazy Noodles." Dempsey comes up with a plan to go spying on him the following week so that Rhodes can see him for himself. Neither of them have any clue how much trouble they're about to cause-- not just for themselves, but for the guy they want to stare at.
Some blood, mild nudity, profanity, themes of emotional abuse/trauma/mental illness. Body horror in later chapters.
Noir, Thriller, Crime Drama
At the crossroads of danger and opportunity, two strangers forge a bloody pact built on control and brutality--Maks, a struggling alien refugee, and Aisel, kingpin of the criminal underworld.
Nothing good follows.
Heavy violence, blood, drug and sexual references, depicted drug use, abuse themes, addiction, body horror
Horror, Occult, Romance
Chosen by a resurrected elder god, ex-nun Reah and disgraced drag queen Tabitha are tasked with impounding the stolen souls hoarded by a cabal of sinister vampires who rule their world through an oppressive church. They struggle, bond, and
end up in the claws of an evil
far greater than any of them
could have anticipated.
Semi-frequent incidental nudity, occasional sexual themes, violence, gore, harsh language, occult themes
Military Fiction, Drama,
After becoming an independent nation, the Republic of Cascadia
is now forced to battle a tenacious and bloodthirsty insurgent movement.
To maintain order, a joint task force of police, military and private security personnel is formed.
With the country descending into chaos, officer Samantha Adler struggles to maintain her humanity as she fights for survival.
Language, body horror, gore, violence, religious imagery, nudity, consensual sexual imagery & themes
Alt History, Suspense, Drama
Mankind is on the brink of extinction and has no place in the universe besides high-risk, labor jobs.
Terrestrial and two others are hired to protect Polark while he retrieves one last water haul from a ticking time bomb of a moon. They hope no one would be insane enough to attack.
Strong language, child endangerment, gore, body horror, torture, depictions of suicide and homicide, sexual themes and sexual violence