One of the key points of Babble is the idea of uniting everyone under a single idea – in this case, a universal language – so we decided to see if we could unite some of our favourite creator owned characters in the same way…
01. Carrie Hartnoll
Art: Bryan Coyle
Carrie Hartnoll is our lead character. She’s a twenty-something English girl trying to piece her life together after making a fresh start in Ivy League America. However, as the story progresses, she finds herself thrown on to a path that will change the world as we know it forever…
Carrie Hartnoll Copyright © Lee Robson and Bryan Coyle
Art: Kevin Levell
Direct from the pages of the critically acclaimed Forty-Five comes the mysterious Japanese superhero BlueSpear! Who is BlueSpear? And what part does he play in the grand scheme of the Forty-Five universe?
BlueSpear © Copyright 2011 Com.X/Andi Ewington
Straight from the longest running 2000AD fanzine Dogbreath, comes the Search/Destroy agent known as Whistler!
Whistler created by Dave Evans
04. The Wolfmen
Art: Andy Bloor
From the London ganglands come The Wolfmen! Who are they and can their newest recruit, Jack Grey, live long enough to find out?
The Wolfmen © Copyright 2011 Dave West and Andy Bloor
Art: Valia Kapadai
The neurotic elf Ablyss steps into the limelight!
Ablyss © Copyright 2011 Valia Kapadai
06. Frank Sartre
Art: James Reekie
Created by James Peaty and James Reekie, Frank Sartre is a washed up club singer in the grip of depression and haunted by recurring dreams of a mysterious girl. With a killer stalking the streets of Cosmopolis and an intrepid reporter looking for a connection to Frank, will our hero be able to find the answers he’s searching for?
Frank Sartre © Copyright 2011 James Peaty & James Reekie
Art: Lonny Chant
Created by us, Hammett is a private eye in the Philip Marlowe vein, living and working in a future world where humans and robots live and work side by side, but where the crimes are all too familiar…
Hammett © Copyright 2011 Lee Robson & Bryan Coyle
08. Wild West Wendy
Art: Vicky Stonebridge
Created by Richmond Clements and Vicky Stonebridge, Wild West Wendy has travelled through the wilderness for 40 days and 40 nights to save her soul…
Wild West Wendy © Copyright 2011 Richmond Clements & Vicky Stonebridge
09. Sgt Mike Battle
Art: Graham Pearce
Created by Graham Pearce, Sgt Mike Battle is the longest-running, most influential and biggest comic book character in American history, and has continued to defend the world from fascism, communism, terrorism and any other ideology that threatens the heroic American people!
Sgt. Mike Battle © Copyright 2011 Graham Pearce