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Kickstart My Art | Jose Torres and Josh Hood’s Tilt-Shift

It seems every day in comics there’s war — be it a war of the gods, an infinity war or whatnot. Few comics, though, bring you what it’s really like on the frontlines — but an new Kickstarter comic called Tilt-Shift plans to do just that. Written by military veteran Jose Torress and drawn by Josh Hood, Tilt-Shift is the story of a deployment in Afghanistan from the eyes, and the lens, of an Army photographer.

“To call Tilt-Shift a modern war drama is a painful oversimplification,” Torres writes on Tilt-Shift‘s Kickstarter page. “Tilt-Shift marries police procedural intrigue with hard-hitting modern warfare action in its hyper-real presentation of the work done by Special Operations teams throughout Afghanistan.  More than that, it paints a picture of young Americans rising from their varied upbringings, distinguishing themselves from among their peers and flying to the most desolate ends of the world to quell a violent insurgency that suppresses the freedom of the Afghan people and threatens the security of their families back home.”

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