Art of The Shepherd: An Interview with Stefano Cardoselli

  • By - Andrea Lorenzo Molinari
  • 07 September, 2020
Our second installment of The Art of the Shepherd interview series is focused on Stefano Cardoselli, an Italian artist based in Orbetello, Italy. Read More

Art of The Shepherd: An Interview with Kyle Huston

  • By - Roberto Molinari
  • 31 August, 2020
Team Shepherd chats with Shepherd series artist, Kyle Pommier Huston about his inspiration and process for his first Shepherd-themed artwork. Read More

An Otherworldly Journey with a Greek Flair: Plato’s Myth of Er from The Republic, Book 10

  • By - Andrea Lorenzo Molinari
  • 03 August, 2020

In the interests of highlighting some of the ancient influences on The Shepherd graphic novel series, let’s turn our attention to Plato’s the Myth of Er from The Republic, Book 10. The story focuses on the experience of the soul in the afterlife, seen through the eyes of Er, son of Armenius, who is a Pamphylian (i.e., modern western Turkey). Er is a soldier and has fought and fallen in a great battle. Twelve days have passed since his death. Shockingly, Er suddenly awakens as he is laid on the funeral pyre...and BOY, does he have a story to tell!

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The Ancient Roots of The Shepherd: The First Journey in the Afterlife

  • By - Andrea Lorenzo Molinari
  • 27 July, 2020

The Epic of Gilgamesh, the oldest extant piece of literature explores the afterlife. After its hero goes on an extended and perilous journey in the afterlife, the story ends with the reminder that immortality is not the possession of humanity. Rather, all of us must make the journey to “the House of Dust.” Make no mistake, the Epic of Gilgamesh is the Father of The Shepherd graphic novel series.

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The Shepherd, Vol. 2: The Path of Souls, Chapter 4 -- Chickasaw County’s Spartan Band

  • By - Andrea Lorenzo Molinari
  • 22 November, 2019

The Path of Souls is divided into six issues (chapters). The fourth is "Chickasaw County’s Spartan Band" which c... Read More