Sample for a companion graphic novel to the upcoming British film Heartless
, directed by the renaissance man writer, painter, photographer and playwright Philip Ridley
, starring Jim Sturgess
, Clémence Poésy
, Noel Clarke
(he of Kidulthood
and Mickey-out-of-Doctor Who fame) and Timothy Spall
. The title comes from the heart-shaped birthmark on the main character Jamie's face. The production is set entirely in the East End of London has a really nice urban fantasy and horror feel, a little bit of which I tried to capture here...