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As the Moon Burned Bright Above

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At long last, we're finally back to this!

Chapter Select
Prologue: As the Moon Burned Bright Above
Floors 1-4 (Cave): That's How It All Started
Floors 5-8 (Jungle): A Lush Load to Bear
Floors 9-12 (Ice Cave): The Cold Depths
Floors 13-16 (Temple): In Ruins
Epilogue: Desperate Despot

So, ever heard of Spelunky?

It's a ruthless roguelike-platformer hybrid indie game made by Derek Yu. It was such a smash that it got an updated version on X Box and everything. It's pretty nuts!

This is the reboot of my comic series covering it. The game itself doesn't have a proper storyline, so I have total narrative control (more or less). It bears mentioning that this series follows the original PC version of the game, not its updated counterpart.

Hope you like it! Check out the game if you dare; it's seriously merciless.
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JerryzouHobbyist Digital Artist
I am making a big Spelunky comic too. Except it’s based on the HD game, not the classic one.
Here is the first page (Preview):
7f122bb1-ca91-48ea-b740-010c400b1548 by Jerryzou  
Proof that this is not based on the classic one. (Why: There is no Cobras in Spelunky Classic):
  2f09c144-5d44-48f5-afdb-7a916fbd2d20 by Jerryzou  
halibabica's avatar
I see. That's cool! I plan to do HD as a sequel to this, but I have other series to tackle first.
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SuperX46zHobbyist Digital Artist
Very good! Love the perspective on some of the panels. 
halibabica's avatar
Thanks!  Also, hey, you're on deviantArt too!
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JerryzouHobbyist Digital Artist
Sadly, his account died.
AngelynnB's avatar
AngelynnBHobbyist Traditional Artist
Heeeeeeeee, I'm so excited! :happybounce: I'm really impressed by the reboot so far. It's already more dynamic this time around. I love it! :D
halibabica's avatar
Glad to hear it!
Sarokophoenix's avatar
Hell!  Yes!

And...that opening...T_T
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LadyKylinHobbyist
YEAH!!!!!! So looking forward to this!
PatchesGryphon's avatar
Woohoo!  Off we go on an adventure once again :D
BrazillianCara's avatar
...a flashlight burned bright under as well.

Looking forward to see where this goes!
halibabica's avatar
It's a flare, actually, but I can see why you'd think that.
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Uber-DanHobbyist Writer
This is a great start.
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LockmanCapuletHobbyist General Artist
Ooh, I'm liking this so far!
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Orr8571Hobbyist Writer
it lives!

There's precious little I can say about the art and execution, other than that it's of your usual and ever-climbing standards...
halibabica's avatar
I'll take that as a compliment. :3
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Orr8571Hobbyist Writer
it was meant as one =D
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