Penumbra Adventures #3 - a comedic superhero comic!

A project in Denver, CO by Shades of Vengeance Comics

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A young antihero superhuman was hired to steal an alien artefact, but it doesn't work out... A light-hearted take on a classic story!
Backers: 42
Average Pledge Per Backer: $17

Funded: $710 of $500
Dates: Sep 27th -> Oct 15th (19 days)
Project By: Shades of Vengeance Comics
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Latest News

Clandestine's Last Word!

October 13th - via:
Hi everyone! The wonderful Naomi Wong is back as Clandestine, Penumbra's rival, in this video. She reveals how to defeat Penumbra - it's a combination of factors to let you swing everything in your favour! I can't overstate my gratitude to Naomi for... (Read More)

Let's Do This Again Sometime!

October 12th - via:
Hi everyone! You've been very patient for the rest of this clip, so I won't blind you with a wall of text today! Here's the end of Penumbra's part in the Lacuna: Revelation Audio Drama: If you've enjoyed what you have heard, please consider grabbing... (Read More)


October 10th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Someone's looking for Penumbra!

October 9th - via:
Hi everyone! There's been someone looking for Penumbra recently. Harold, our favourite bartender, talks about who he is and what he wants... as best he can, anyway. Thanks as always to Leo Cosh for voicing Harold the Bartender!  (Read More)

Penumbra wants to help... when it suits her!

October 8th - via:
Hi everyone! Today we have another snipped from the Lacuna: Revelation audio drama. I've often said that the comic might have Lacuna's name against it, but Penumbra is definitely a very core character to the story. Well, she might not be terribly... (Read More)

Playing Games!

October 8th - via:
Hi everyone! Above all, I have written Penumbra to be a character who is playful, who enjoys having her powers and uses them in a way that puts the "fun" in "functional"! Nothing we've written so far shows this off to a first time reader / listener... (Read More)

Come to Harold's Bar for the best stories!

October 5th - via:
Hi everyone! Harold the bartender, a friend (usually) of Penumbra's, invites you to visit his bar tonight and hear her tell stories! Who knows what she's got up to in the last week, what heroes or villains she has faced down? If you want to hear an... (Read More)

Penumbra always wins... right?

October 4th - via:
Hi everyone! In a timely reminder that "Penumbra Adventures" is an example of "The Unreliable Narrator", Clandestine addresses the rumour that Penumbra always wins whenever the two fight... And what happened to cause that rumour! I hope you're... (Read More)

Time for the BIG QUESTION!

October 3rd - via:
Hi everyone! Why? Why did Ed, who focuses on EPIC STORIES and worlds, agree to create Penumbra Adventures, which is all about being extremely silly within them? Well, I had a go at answering that, from my perspective at least!  I'm not sure what... (Read More)

(Re-)Introducing Harold!

October 2nd - via:
Hi everyone! In today's video, Harold (who you'll know if you already watched the Kickstarter video), is a little worried about his well-being, because Penumbra's last few jobs from him have gone quite badly... Check it out do discover how Penumbra's... (Read More)

Clandestine Speaks!

October 1st - via:
Hi everyone! We have the honour of being joined by the noted Empowered security consultant Clandestine today. Voiced by Naomi Wong in a short audio piece written by me, she talks about what she really thinks of Penumbra, and whether she is the... (Read More)

Penumbra's first comic appearance!

October 1st - via:
Hi everyone! A lot of you will know that most of your favourite comic characters did not appear first in a comic under their own name, but under another name. What you might not know is that Penumbra is another character who follows this noble... (Read More)

Penumbra Adventures 2 - Plot Summary!

September 29th - via:
Hi everyone! I'm back with a plot summary of the second Penumbra Adventures story! Check it out here: From tomorrow, I have a variety of videos, from discussions about Penumbra's powers and what John and I were trying to achieve to character-voiced... (Read More)

Penumbra Adventures 1 - Plot Summary!

September 28th - via:
Hi everyone! I made a video to explain the story from Penumbra Adventures #1 so that you know how this adventure started! Check it out here: I'll be back tomorrow with a summary of Penumbra Adventures #2, so check back then for more info,... (Read More)

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