PaperFilms has a deep and diverse list of properties for Film, TV, Publishing and Entertainment media streams. With an unique and distinct set of properties, we span various channels from adult oriented markets to all ages demographics. Our strength lies in creating and engaging stories and characters that transform the reader and viewer beyond the page and screen. The below list provides a brief insight to the properties and their content!
The 22 BRIDES are a team consisting of Hardkiss, Mercy, Go-Go, Deseo, Carrie, Frenchie, Libby, Tweety, Lulu, Ali, and Marilyn. Envisioned as a group of dysfunctional girls who all had bad luck and unfortunate circumstances thrown their way, they all strove to help others who faced similar challenges and hurdles in their life. Coming from the streets of the city, the members of the BRIDES have unique voices gained in those dark corners, alleys, and rundown apartment complexes. With their respective ethnic backgrounds, social upbringing, looks, and ages, each character could relate to the city. Created with Joe Quesada.
Set in the late 1880’s American West, Abbadon is a city steeped in sin, where anything is possible if you have the money, influence and power to obtain it. Poised to become the next boomtown, Abbadon is plagued by a series of murders heralding the arrival of U.S. Marshall Wes Garrett. A legendary lawman, Garrett’s claim to fame is that he killed a notorious murderer, who cut a bloody swath across the country and left scores of mutilated men, women and children in his wake. Garrett’s arrival exposes the secret that Abbadon’s sheriff Colt Dixon has desperately been trying to conceal – the victims have all been mutilated the same way they were by the killer Garret stopped – a man some called a monster, but the papers called him Bloody Bill. Garrett and Dixon join forces to uncover the killer’s identity in a town so full of corruption that everyone is a suspect.
Ash is the super-hero alter-ego of fictional firefighter Ashley Quinn. Ash was “born” from a mysterious incident when Ashley was trapped inside a burning building and hidden inside was a regeneration chamber from the future. Ash has the ability to use various flame-based weapons, including blades that can be made from fire by his gauntlets. He can also absorb and control flames and fire, has super human strength and durability. He draws his power from flames and fire inside his body which can reach temperatures of 1260 degrees Fahrenheit. Created with Joe Quesada.
Back To Brooklyn
Big Bob Saetta made the biggest mistake of his life by pissing off his brother, one of the biggest and most brutal crime bosses in New York City. This is the story of two brothers at war, wrapped in a special package of extreme language and hardcore violence.
The Beautiful Killer is 19 year-old, Brigit Cole, the albino daughter of two expert secret agents, Anna and Kingsley Cole. Birgit’s whole life has been lived in seclusion, as her parents are both wanted agents. They have trained Brigit in all of the tricks of the spy trade—disguises, marksmanship, computer science and survival skills. They have also set up plans to provide Brigit with hidden bank accounts, contacts, disguises and gear all in preparation for the inevitable day when they are finally tracked down.
A young woman wakes up in a hospital in Nepal with amnesia. As she struggles to find answers on her identity, she finds criminals on her tail and that she has an uncanny skill set that suggest she may be an international spy.
An experimental weather machine, a transport ship filled with hundreds of families and a troop of hired killers converge on a derelict colony world only to discover it’s not abandoned.
Lauren Moore is a brilliant young scientist and the creator of Cloudburst: a massive satellite designed to control rainfall on dry planets. Onboard a new colony ship carrying several hundred families, soldiers and cryogenically stored animal embryos, Lauren has been commissioned to use Cloudburst to terraform the planet. What Lauren doesn’t know is the soldiers escorting the ship have been sent to remove the existing colonists to make room for the new ones. The corporate term is eviction. The human term is mass murder. The only man who can help her is a mysterious drifter who some say is only a myth, an invention of desert nomads and lunatics.
Creator Owned Heroes
With this project and creation, the team put forth several creator owned properties, inclusive of TriggerGirl 6, Killswitch, American Muscle and more. This collection of stories spanned multiple chapters, extensive interviews, art galleries and more.
If we erase our memories do we erase ourselves in the process? In a future when technology can implant or remove human memories and police use brain scan technology in criminal investigations, a mute girl must turn to an intellectually disabled handyman for protection after her parents are brutally murdered. On the run from an army of hit men who will stop at nothing to kill them, it is revealed that the girl is carrying implanted memories that threaten to expose a conspiracy.
Denver is a graphic novel about one man going against all odds to get back the woman he loves, all set soon. After a rogue meteor impacts our moon, forcing it off its regular orbit, the oceans rise dramatically, consuming most of the planet’s surface. The United States is under water, except for its last major metropolis: Denver, Colorado. This is not the horrible post-apocalypse world we are used to. It is a showcase of mankind’s greatest achievements and ability to survive, but as always, there needs to be control and regulation in a city that can only house and feed a specific number of citizens. There are those outside this great city who would do just about anything to get in. Max is one of many armed Coast Border Guards [CBG] who protects and processes everything coming into and leaving DENVER. He lives with his new wife, Betty, and his teenage daughter from a previous marriage, Trinity. On the job, Max has command of his two partners, Jimmy DePaul and Jane Nelson. Their job is to route everything and everyone that enters the city from the waterways, inclusive of new citizens seeking refuge in DENVER. In this futuristic world, masses of people are wandering the earth’s waterways in hopes of gaining admission to some of the few cities left, and DENVER is no different. They keep a constant population count by monitoring every time a citizen of DENVER dies; an open space is available for either a birth or granting an outsider citizenship in DENVER. This person would have to be sponsored by an active resident. Unfortunately, there are those who would do just about anything to gain entry into DENVER. The burden of stopping this falls upon Max and the CBG. Our story is about a group that goes to such extremes, and Max is forced to go against everything he has ever learned and been trained for.
DENVER is a story about extortion, betrayal, and the lengths a person will go to, to protect the ones they love. DENVER was born out of a love for adult sci-fi stories, drawing its inspiration from films like BLADE RUNNER, SOYLENT GREEN, and ROAD WARRIOR, and a lifetime of reading HEAVY METAL MAGAZINE—as well as being brought up having hope in mankind.
Short story for Arcade Brewery beer label following the (mis)adventures of Dutch and his trials and tribulations.
In an attempt to save their crumbling marriage, Glenn and Joan Travers take their six-year-old daughter Ellie, on a week’s vacation aboard a luxury Star Liner orbiting the Earth and Mars. Soon after reaching orbit, Ellie begins hearing voices from what she calls angels, claiming they are, “coming for our world”. As the days pass, Ellie alarmingly slips in and out of a catatonic state for short periods of time, each time explaining that the angels are getting closer. Are the angels’ real? Is Ellie suffering a mental breakdown or are we about to make first contact with an alien intelligence? The inspiration for FORAGER was born out of frustration with mainstream science fiction movies where nearly all alien life in the universe wants to conquer or eat us. There is very little optimism, hope or joy.
Unbeknownst to the human race, a great and terrible evil threatens to engulf the earth. Enter college freshman Alec Wagner — the “Gatecrasher” — a somewhat reluctant member of a covert brigade of warriors dedicated to protecting Earth. As sole possessor of the ability to predict the opening of inter-dimensional gates, Alec assumes nearly overwhelming responsibility for his team, conducting the Split-Second Squad against alien invaders. However, battling aliens is not the only thing on Alec’s mind. While juggling college and inter-dimensional combat, Alec also has high prospects for his social life… if he could ever show up on time for a date!
Jared Kabe died in service to his country. Now he’s back to do it again…and again…and again!
Codename G.I. Zombie is the best soldier the U.S. Army has. He’s been in countless combat situations, survived torture at the hands of the most sadistic of men, and has years of training. His partner, Carmen King, has herself been hardened after three tours overseas—a skilled soldier in her own right, though even she can get queasy with an undead ally.
Together, the pair is assigned to infiltrate a group of gun-running bikers in Mississippi. What they find is something far worse: a group of exceedingly well-connected anti-government radicals with a cache of chemical weapons hell-bent on tearing down America so they can build her back up again. And when a missile carrying this biological agent lands in a small Tennessee town, Jared is faced with a new horror: that he might no longer be the only zombie around!
Noah Haller is HYPE, a last resort secret weapon for the United States Military, a man who can only be awake for a single hour on any given day. The genetic and medical enhancements that give him his superhuman abilities force him to undergo complete cellular regeneration – like being rebuilt or reborn every 23 hours. Hype is a wonderfully flawed character. His massive intellect lacks experience, context and nuance. He is initially like a computer full of information and capable of solving complex problems, but lacking in emotion and abstract thought to solve small ones.
Hype responds to sensory aspects of his environment with indifference. He has attention to detail but misses the “big picture” and social cues.Being awake only one hour a day leaves very little time to cultivate an emotional relationship with anyone including his handlers. That changes when he meets Amanda Marr, a brilliant scientist and psychologist hired to help Hype find a balance between being super and being human.Unfortunately for Hype and Amanda, his training is cut short when a shadowy terrorist group is poised to unleash a deadly pathogen that threatens to destabilize the world governments.
Hype is an action packed thriller with heart that offers a twist of the traditional superhero genre.
Kid Death and Fluffy
This follows the adventures of Kid Death (Donny) and his ever-faithful mechanical T-Rex robot dog. Carnage and havoc follows the pair around as adventure and mayhem ensue. Created with Joe Quesada.
Killing Time In America
The story involves a family of four from Europe who come to Florida for a killing spree. A retired detective is out to track them down, but along the way we see a lot of disturbing, brutal violence, and go behind the scenes with both the killlers and the detective.
Introducing Killswitch, an enigmatic, and devastatingly handsome killer with a fetish for blunt force, a strong code of honor, and more than a few skeletons in his closet. Killswitch is drawn into a game of death with the world’s top assassins to find out who is behind the contract on his head – and why.
The Monolith centers on Alice Cohen, an ex-junkie who inherits a house in Brooklyn from her deceased grandmother. She discovers a diary there that reveals the creation of a monster in the 1930s set on revenge for the slaying of a good man.
In a city that can swallow you whole, only one man can find what cannot be found. Ninette Moeller steps off a flight from Paris and onto the mean streets of New York City. She’s after one Lucien Denali, a man who has done unspeakable damage to her. She hires the tireless Mr. Keen: Tracer of Lost Persons, to hunt him down. Sure, it sounds easy — the man’s a big name in the underworld, getting him in their sights should be no sweat. But Denali’s bulletproof, like ten inches of Kevlar!
Jane Vasko, a New York City street cop who gets recruited by the FBI to infiltrate a major NYC drug and human trafficking ring. In a near death experience, Jane develops exceptional regenerative abilities that give her a unique indestructible advantage. With nothing to live for and no way to die, Painkiller Jane becomes an unstoppable force of nature seeking revenge to those who destroyed her life as she leaves a path of death and destruction in her wake.
Queen crab is the story of GINGER DRAKE, a single girl that lives in Brooklyn, New York. Ginger isn’t satisfied with anything in her life and feels like life is slipping right by her. To counteract this feeling, she’s decided to settle down and marry a guy that’s fallen head over heels for her. She knows he is far from perfect and she isn’t truly in love, but takes the plunge twice in one night. Ginger gets married and starts her honeymoon on a cruise ship where her new husband tries to murder her by tossing her overboard in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.
Ginger wakes the next day on the beaches of Coney Island, her arms physically altered to resemble crab claws… and that’s not even the beginning of her worries.
Random Acts of Violence
RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE is the blood soaked story of two comic creators and their ultimate horror character creation gone very bad. A “done-in-one” graphic novella that truly lives up to its title.
An adventuring archeologist named Jon Dyce leads an eccentric team of “Relic Raiders” who fearlessly investigate alien ruins on distant worlds. A seemingly routine raid to an alien temple takes a deadly turn when Dyce and his team accidentally discover a conspiracy that sends shockwaves through the universe.
RELOAD is an espionage thriller that tells the story of Secret Service Agent Chris Royal and his mad scramble to find the woman who assassinated the U.S. President.
When Zoe, a brilliant young scientist who specializes in identifying extinct viruses is offered a job away from the city at a remote research facility in Antarctica, she soon discovers her employer has unearthed a perfectly preserved Neanderthal. That is only one of the many dark secrets lurking at the facility as Zoe races against time to stop a global pandemic.
Sex and Violence
The other story, GIRL IN A STORM, is written by Jimy Palmiotti [ Painkiller Jane, Queen Crab, Jonah Hex] and illustrated by Juan SantaCruz [ The Resistance, Fantastic Four, The Hulk] and is a story about a NYC female police officer that becomes facinated with a lesbian couple that has moved across the courtyard from her apartment. What started out as a curiousity out of boredom has become a full fledged obsession that starts her questioning her own life.
The first story, PORNLAND, OREGON, is written by Justin Gray [ All-Star Western, Retrovirus, Creator-Owned heroes] and drawn by Jimmy Broxton [The Unwritten, The Engine] . When his runaway granddaughter is murdered, Rick embarks on a bloody trail of revenge through Portland’s internet porn community only to discover he may have inadvertently had a role in her death.
The first short story is written by Jimmy Palmiotti and illustrated by Romina Moranelli called ” DADDY ISSUES” It’s about a seductive mother and daughter that have a connection and a goal they share, at any price. Giving any more away will ruin the story for you. Below are a few samples of the stunning art.
The second story is RED DOG ARMY written by Justin Gray and illustrated by Rafa Garres and Challenging Studios and it is epic. After conquering Poland in only 16 days, Hitler launched a full-scale invasion of Russia called Operation Barabossa. Stalin was desperate to halt the flood of panzer tanks headed toward Moscow. As a result he authorized a special unit to train and use dogs as anti-tank weapons. Red Dog Army is the story of aging dog trainer Yuri Schlonsky who was recruited into the army against his will and sniper Valeriya Petroff as they both try to not only survive the war, but also their deranged commanding officer who is doing everything he can to make certain they fail. Below are a few samples of Rafa’s beautiful artwork.
The third story is called FILTER and it is written by Jimmy Palmiotti and illustrated by Vanesa R. Del Rey, and is about a killer named Nico Gallo taking a look back on his life as a young man growing up in the tough streets of Brooklyn , New York, and the violent and murderous choices he made along the way that changed his life forever. Nothing in this story is as it seems.
Meet Dru Dragowski, a nineteen-year-old comic book fan who yearns to escape the normalcy of teenage life. Dreaming to become a real-life superhero for as long as she can remember, Dru recreates the origins of her favorite superheroes in the hope that she too, can become a hero herself.
The Big Con Job
After working the same convention circuit for decades, a ragtag group of flabby action heroes, aging sex symbols, and sci-fi bit players become close friends as they watch their lines get shorter and their autographs get cheaper. That is, until they hire a cocky new booking agent who offers them their only chance at a comfortable retirement — robbing one of the largest cons in the country!
The Deep Sea
Paul Barry’s obsession with the ocean took a turn when his crew’s vessel was lost in a deep sea descent mission-with his crew inside. Fifty-five years later, with the recovery of the ship, Paul is about to discover the horrific mysteries of time and the abyss.
The Last Resort
In an entertaining and darkly over-the-top celebration of gore and sex, The Last Resort transforms a Caribbean paradise into a biological wasteland populated with homicidal flesh-eating vacationers!
The New West
The New West story begins with a disgraced former Los Angeles Police detective Daniel Wise, who endures a near future deserted hostile LA environment where the Mayor has now been kidnapped and Daniel Wise is the only one who can save him, but can he do it with just a horse and sword? High action and surprising twists await you.
A prostitute who wakes up one day with superhero powers and is asked to join the League of Honor to help curb her anti-heroic behavior. The film puts a humorous twist on the superhero genre.
Manhattan, as you know it, is underwater. The government, in an effort to maintain the delicate balance between a growing population and dwindling food supplies, regulates childbirth rates in the few remaining cities. Those born illegally are hunted down and killed by lifeless corporate-sponsored machines programmed to perform the dirty work of their makers. The media embraces this law. The people embrace this law. The only opposition comes from those children whose lives are forfeit the moment they exist. What were once deadly street gangs, the poor and huddled masses have evolved into revolutionaries fighting for the basic human right to live!
The Tattered Man
Who is the Tattered Man? A spirit of vengeance spawned from the concentration camps of Germany Lies dormant till it is resurrected in modern day new york and finds although times have changed, its work is far from done. Horror and heroics mix, and the results are deadly.
A group of international scientists and archeologists on a publicly funded dig discover a hidden city beneath the streets of Berlin. Constructed as a failsafe option for the Nazi party should they lose the war, the city is home to Hitler’s ultimate doomsday weapon — an Omega bomb designed to wipe out the human race — and it’s just been activated! Now, a crew of scientists with state-of-the-art weapons and equipment must travel back in time to 24 hours before the disaster to stop the bomb from going off. However, they soon discover that, instead, they’ve been sent back 65 years to the height of Hitler’s Germany!
When the woman that raised him is murdered, an assassin turns states evidence against his employers and is given a once in a lifetime chance to enter Operation Trailblazer – the most unique witness protection program in the world. Sent back in time to the Old West, the assassin begins a new life, but it isn’t long before his past and the future catches up with him.
In this sci-fi thriller, the sixth in a series of genetically modified assassins born in a secret laboratory sets her sights on the ultimate target. But what happens when the perfect killing machine takes a personal interest in her target only to uncover a conspiracy that may change the fate of the entire human race? Who is the deadly assassin Triggergirl 6 and why was she sent out on a mission to kill the president of the United States? Who is behind her creation and what is their end game? All these questions are answered as this unforgettable epic.
On his 20th birthday, Preston Kills receives a birthday card telling him he will die when he turns 21; his world then goes haywire with strange events and shady characters, but it also holds the promise of redemption. This is a noir action series about a gifted and cursed man with superpowers who is anything but a hero. The artists render the story against a gritty urban backdrop, in vibrant colors and a clean, slick representational style that makes good use of lights and darks to convey an ominous tone. A tattoo artist leading an apathetic, nondescript life, Preston possesses a dark gift: the ability to see a dead person’s final moments before death. The power comes in handy for Preston’s brother, Robert, a homicide cop investigating a series of extraordinarily gruesome murders. After Preston receives the ill-fated birthday card, a mysterious older woman named Mickey Rinaldi saves his life. An FBI agent, Mickey is flirtatious and secretive, but what she knows may be the key to understanding Preston’s cursed past and future. It evolves that Preston is part of the Genies, a secret government experiment to genetically alter children for military and reconnaissance purposes who all share the doomed fate of death at 21.
Decades ago, a handful of brave volunteers sacrificed their humanity in the hope of one day saving their world from a future cosmic event. They failed. This is the story of their children, who, in the twilight of humanity, must find the courage to fulfill their parents’ destiny. Serenity, once the greatest champion humanity had ever known, died defending the world and people she loved. She left behind more than a legacy of heroism — she left a great secret. For eight years, her son Michael has been stranded on a space station orbiting Earth. Raised by a computer program, possessed of strange powers and a hypersensitivity to light, Michael has longed for the day he would join the human race. That day is today.
Vengeance of the Mummy
Derek, Jenna and Shawn worked for Sire Pharmaceuticals. Together they developed a system of bandages containing nanotechnology that repaired and reconstructed hopelessly damaged bone, muscle and skin on a cellular level.
The celebration of their success was blunted for Derek Totenkopf by the revelation that during the close working conditions Jenna and Shawn fell in love and are going to be married. After the couple left, Derek, in a fit of rage, broke the neck of a laboratory rabbit that was wrapped in the bandages. He was astonished when the animal came back to life after an hour, although with an aggressive temperament and strength to match.
Calling Jenna and Shawn back, he explains this amazing new development and is ready to experiment on something larger. Shawn advises caution and wants to report these finding to the administration. But by this time Derek is mad with power and Shawn and Jenna end up dead. Although for Jenna, that is a temporary condition.
Weapon of God
Weapon of God is the story about a man chosen by the church to fight the ultimate evil. Weapon Of God sees Palmiotti and Gray re-teaming with their Random Acts of Violence artist Giancarlo Caracuzzo to document the story of a murderous psychopath named Apo.
Wrestling With Demons
A story is about a father and daughter traveling on a road trip for a fight that the dad participating in. His daughter asks to stop at a tourist attraction and ends up getting lost and then captured. The dad finds out that there’s something else going on in this ghost town and it has a lot to do with the name. This story tests the bounds of a fragile relationship between a father and daughter.