IT REMAINS: RESISTERS

An NFT Collection from the original metaverse of the Graphic Novel "It Remains", written by Vasil Tuchkov & drawn by Ed Mattinian.

MANIFESTO

Born from the team’s intersecting love for art & technology - The NFT collection “It Remains: RESISTERS” consists of unique, randomly generated, hand-drawn pieces from the setting of the graphic novel, embedded on the Ehetereum blockchain, FOREVER. The pieces offer exclusive pre-release access to the original disturbing world and characters of “IT Remains”, including physical art assets such as high-res prints, action figures and first-edition graphic novels, signed by the creators.

The project’s mission is to create, promote and distribute the undying craft of storytelling, across new age mediums and audiences, through collaboration and innovation. Collectors will have the chance to own fine quality artwork - actual pieces from a complex story, already two years in the making. The DAO of holders will have voting rights over major decisions related to the release, publishing and future endeavors of the "It Remains" franchise.

Manifesto

Plot: RESISTERS

It & It. Father & Son against the current. The Old and the young - two Resisters modifying their bodies by dipping into the Yellow Mouth and fusing with foreign objects as part of their new flesh. The attachments, they call Addings, can just as easily be detached by dipping again into the yellow. But beware, too many Dippings and the Addings shall take over, and weigh down on a Resister, eventually turning it into a Sitter.

ENTER THE LOST WORLD OF IT REMAINS: RESISTERS

THE GRAPHIC NOVEL

It Remains is a Graphic Novel in-the-making, written by author Vasil Tuchkov & drawn by digital artist Ed Mattinian.

Genre: Beyond Dystopian / Odd / Abstract
Inspirations: Neil Gaiman’s “Sandman”, "Lucifer", Giger, Beksinsky,
Cormac Mcarthy’s “the Road”, Brian Evenson’s uncanny work, Jeff Vandermeer's otherworldliness

Premise: Father and Son at World’s End

The Yellow Mouth, a mysterious swallowing pit, at the center of a thousand lost worlds, spilling, mixing and dragging towards it. The thick, yet oily yellow shallows wobble patiently for all that is to come. Nothing escapes It, only the rare few Resisters left manage to withstand the call of Yellow Mouth. Only these two – father & son - resist its pull. For now, anyway.

It & It - father and son, walk the walk in search of meaning, struggling to preserve definition - as the last remaining archivists of the old knowledge, walking remnants of a world on the brink of erasure.

PROJECT WITH A CAUSE

The world of “IT REMAINS” is shaped by the leftovers of а fallen civilization - humanity’s plastic debris junkyard. Set in beyond dystopia, the fictional setting’s appearance and characters are inspired by real-life global environment issues such as plastic and industrial contamination. For that reason, we plan to spread awareness and promote community-voted causes, committed to finding plastic alternatives and new housing solutions.

TEAM

  • Ed Mattinian temp
    Ed Mattinian

    Ed's been drawing his whole life. Since 2005 he's held various roles in the Game Dev industry from large-scale MMO titles to indie jems. Also best building manager in his hood, guaranteed.

  • Vasil Tuchkov temp
    Vasil Tuchkov

    Writer of fiction. Stories, scripts and film. Vasil is a published Novelist. First book published at the age of 17. Founder of StudioRubik - the Disruptive-Creative Agency. Vasil is also the Co-Founder of a blockchain full-service company. His work includes creative & marketing campaigns with viral reach in the UK, USA, Japan, Brazil. Founder of LivingWEB: Live Display of Digital Space, where Art, Tech and Advertising crossover, to transform branded installations into mind-bending sensory experiences. Vasil enjoys living with ferrets.

  •  Georgi Pipikov temp
    Georgi Pipikov

    An IT engineer with years long experience in mainframe servers, proficient in security and system programming. Blockchain and NFT aficionado and a firm believer in a decentralized future. Passionate fiction lover and blockchain advocate.

  • Martin Pipikov temp
    Martin Pipikov

    Innovative technology enthusiast with strong software development and project management background, currently working for one of the companies leading the digital evolution. A serious IT manager with a talent for accidental real-life stand-up commedy.

  • Zornitsa Georgieva temp
    Zornitsa Georgieva

    Zornitsa Georgieva is an aspiring filmmaker from Sofia, Bulgaria. Her creative work for the award-nominated disruptive agency Studio Rubik has gone viral on three continents. Accolades include co-directing ad campaigns for major brands. Zornitsa is an American University alumni, majoring in Journalism and Mass Media Communications. Aside from cinema and theater, her passions include photography, martial arts, and ferrets.

  • christo peev temp
    Christo Peev

    Christo Peev is a software developer and business executive with substantial entrepreneurial experience. He was featured in Forbes Bulgaria’s “30 Under 30” list as one of the country’s young entrepreneurs who are changing the world in 2019. He takes part in the development of a variety of FinTech, RegTech, and Blockchain projects, led by the world’s leading financial institutions and blockchain companies.”

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