The passion for comic books is an ever-growing initiative. Collectors are evolving in their taste for comic books, genre, and even authors. This industry has made such a lasting impact on the lives of millions of people globally that more and more skillful writers are inclined to publish comic books.
Comic book enthusiasts would be happy to know that an up and coming author recently published a series titled, “Modern Monarchy: The Caveman King.” Shemar James has been revolutionizing comic book storytelling through his unique style writing. He also started to experiment with the power of animation, through a 3D Youtube cartoon series, to attract people from different ages.
The title of the series was “City Crooks: The Conspiracy.” It has similar adventures mentioned in the author’s other stories. James’ creativity
He published his first novel in 2012 called, “The Adventures of Zorax Zoomster,” categorized as science fiction. This suspenseful fantasy story tells the adventure of a teenage alien crew who journey to the vast galaxy to find a way to save their own civilization from a powerful evil ruler.
Publishing a comic book story is not a comfortable journey. It requires focus, commitment, and a lot of patience. Fortunately, James has all three of these characteristics, both as storyteller and animator. The future may not be guaranteed, but James dreams of more significant projects. Possible collaborative work can be expected.
James is originally from Chicago, Illinois. He finished a degree in Business Management and Entrepreneurship and a concentration in Spanish. He is currently working on finishing his Master of Science in Entrepreneurship. At present, he also works as an administrator and helps students from the university process things during this crisis. He was previously part of Kelloggs, specifically, in the digital aspect of its operations.
The author continues to work on improving his storytelling and creative writing skills. He is also passionate about poetry and film. One of these long-term objectives is to see one, if not all, of his works transformed into a television series, movie, or video game.
James wants to teach people who may be aspiring to become an author like him never to give up and always focus on the goal. Thoughts and ideas, no matter how simple, should be documented in a journal for future reference. Writing a comic book is always about elaborating on an adventure that many want to relate with. The author encourages aspiring authors to fix their eyes on the dream and just start writing. Begin somewhere. Start today.
The road may be long ahead of him, but James is motivated to prepare today so that he can conquer tomorrow. He prioritizes personal development to prepare himself for the challenges awaiting him in the future. Whatever challenges there may be years from now where it concerns his craft, he is ready to meet them head-on and make a difference. This makes James a promising talent in the comic book world!
Visit James’ official website at to know more about his projects.
The Adventures of Zorax Zoomster Budget: $10M - $30M | Action ⋄ Sci-fi When his friends and family are kidnapped by the cruel interplanetary warlord, King Zemus, fearless teenage alien hero, Zorax Zoomster, must embark on a treacherous adventure to rescue them. Disciplined and determined, he must also train to master new elemental powers to defeat Zemus' barbaric super soldier army before they can execute a fatal aerial attack upon their own citizens of the galaxy.
Modern Monarchy: The Caveman King Budget: $5M - $10M | Adventure ⋄ Fantasy When they defeat the sinister Caveman King who tries to overthrow their prehistoric kingdom, an unwedded, duty-bound princess and her friends must unite an uneasy alliance between primitive and modern people to defend their home against his vengeful son who vows to destroy them, only to discover that he is an estranged crush from her childhood past.
City Crooks: The Conspiracy Budget: $5M - $10M | Sci-fi ⋄ Action When the city’s noteworthy scientist is abducted, two social outcast teenagers decide to follow his kidnappers and are tasked to stop a dark revenge conspiracy led by a washed-up, dyslexic pirate to overthrow the political and academic elites of the town responsible for the education system that has failed him by unleashing a grizzly pair of monsters.
Modern Monarchy: Vol. 3 Fate of the Kingdom Ch.33 "Losers""
Video (Action, Adventure and Fantasy) Storyboard Artist, Writer, Video Editor Just as the GoldLeafers seemed to have sustained victory, threats arise to sink their hopes again.
Modern Monarchy: Vol. 3 Fate of the Kingdom Ch.23 "Riley's Regret""
Video (Action, Adventure and Fantasy) Storyboard Artist, Writer, Video Editor Riley’s decision to speak to Malcolm has fatal consequences.
City Crooks The Conspiracy Web Series (Ep.7 "You're the Only One")
Film (Action, Drama and Sci-Fi) Director, Animator, Voice Actor, Screenwriter, Casting Director, Video Editor Bruce finally converses with the other inmates in Jail.
City Crooks The Conspiracy Web Series (Ep. 7 "That Was Easy")
Film Director, Animator, Voice Actor, Screenwriter, Casting Director, Video Editor Doom reveals his true motives to Kirk.
City Crooks The Conspiracy Web Series (Ep. 7 "Allow Me To Return the Favor")
Film Director, Animator, Voice Actor, Screenwriter, Casting Director, Video Editor Billy's gullibility gets him into unforeseen trouble.
City Crooks The Conspiracy Web Series (Season 1 Movie)
Film by Shemar James (Action, Drama and Sci-Fi) Director, Animator, Voice Actor, Screenwriter, Casting Director, Video Editor Survive the Night! High school social outcasts, Jake and Billy, follow the kidnappers of their neighbor, a well-renowned scientist, only to uncover a dark conspiracy of an underground criminal and his henchmen who plan to overthrow the mayor and unleash a gruesome army of monsters onto the city streets.
X Roja (Red X) Commercial
Film (short) (Comedy) Writer/Translator/Voice Over/Actor University film project for Commercial Business Spanish class
Batman Begins Trailer (Special Edit)
Video Video Editor This is a final project assignment that I did for a video editing class where students were asked to re-create a trailer of a movie they liked by compiling clips and audio of the movie together.
Modern Monarchy: Vol. 1 The Caveman King Ch.7 "City Tournament"
Video (Action, Adventure and Fantasy) Storyboard Artist, Writer, VIdeo Editor Eve meets a dashing superhero in the streets of the city; Freeze and Blaze must team up and compete in the city fighting tournament to rescue Jenny, Eve, Adam, and Maria from the evil clutches of Prince Chad. The duo defeat the first round of competitors and Chad spares the defeated pair with no mercy.
Modern Monarchy: Vol. 2 Kingdom Invasion Ch.14 "Journey Into The Forest""
Video (Action, Adventure and Fantasy) Storyboard Artist, Writer, VIdeo Editor Freeze and Riley are captured by Prince Malcolm's men; Jenny sneaks out to look for Riley; Marco, Brad, Prince Chad, Captain Ivan, and Adam follow Mondo back to his hideout;