Short Stories

Chris has written a plethora of short stories for a variety of US and UK publishers over the years…

HALLOWSCREAM

2011 – 2014

Published by Hallowscream

Hallowscream is a UK based indie horror comic anthology which rose from the ashes of Scream! the short lived 80’s horror comic.

Includes – 

PASSENGER w/ art by Chris Travell (2011)

THE POND w/ art by Chris Travell (2012)

RUN w/ art by Simon Bennett Hayes & letters by Chris Travell (2013)

THE CARETAKER w/ art by Freja Steele & letters by Chris Travell (2014)

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FUTUREQUAKE #23

2013

Published by FutureQuake

FutureQuake is an award-nominated UK sci-fi anthology.

Includes – 

OUT OF TIME w/ art by Simon Bennett Hayes & letters by Bolt-01

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BRITISH SHOWCASE ANTHOLOGY VOL. 1

2013

Published by Markosia Enterprises

The British are coming! Volume one of the British Showcase Anthology features a collection of stories from some of the best indie talent and new creators working in the British comic book industry.

Includes – 

THE POND w/ art & letters by Chris Travell.

CAPSULE w/ art & letters Chris Travell.

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UNLAWFUL GOOD

AN ANTHOLOGY OF CRIME

2014

Published by Dude, What? Comics

A 180+ FULL COLOUR paged collection of original crime-themed stories, featuring some of the greatest under the radar creators in comics! UNLAWFUL GOOD contains over 17 all-new, original crime-themed stories, an introduction by comic journalist and UNLAWFUL GOOD editor, HEATHER ANTOS, and a criminally enticing feature on the history of crime in comics, by comic book historian and Lady Batman herself, JOE KRAWEC!

Includes – 

AS LUCK WOULD HAVE IT w/ art by Travis Bramble, colours by Kevin Roberts & letters by Zakk Samm

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100% BIODEGRADABLE #8

2015

Published by Biomekazoik Comics

A bi-monthly science fiction anthology from up and coming talent across the UK. Action! Suspense! Drama! Gigantic 50 foot tall guinea pigs! There’s a little something for everyone.

Includes – 

THE LAST BATCH w/ art by Dan Cornwell & letters by Ken Reynolds

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SLICED QUARTERLY #1

2015

Published by Sliced Quarterly

Sliced Quarterly is a playground for creators to experiment with the comic book narrative. We aim to showcase simple, authentic, literary stories told in extraordinary ways.

Creators are invited to test the traditional norms of the medium, and in so doing, elevate how they connect and communicate with the reader.

Each issue will prove the value of sequential narrative art in it’s ability to be insightful, emotive and provocative.

Includes – 

THE BODY BAG w/ art by Denis Vermesse & letters by Ken Reynolds

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SLICED QUARTERLY VOL. 1

2015

Published by Sliced Quarterly

A print collection of the first 4 issues of the online experimental anthology, successfully funded through Kickstarter.

Includes – 

SELF(IE) OBSESSED w/ art by Ken Best & letters by Ken Reynolds

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IF VOL.2

2016

Published by Alterna Comics

With a new theme every year, the 2016 IF anthology tackles “Super Powers” as almost 100 all-star creators tell 40 tales of the (super) human condition.

Includes – 

AVIAN w/ art by Jim Lavery & letters by Ken Reynolds

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BRITISH SHOWCASE ANTHOLOGY VOL. 2

2016

Published by Markosia Enterprises

The British are back! In volume two of the British Showcase Anthology, you will discover twelve individual stories from some of the most exciting and talented creators working in the independent British comic industry.

Includes – 

SECRET IDENTITY w/ art by Kier Gill, colours by Aljosa Tomic & letters by Ken Reynolds

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MASSACRE FOR BOYS: THE LAST STAND

2018

Published by Massacre For Boys

The stunning conclusion to Massacre For Boys. This is where you get all the answers, not to mention the usual blend of action, adventure, horror, suspense, Napoleon playing board games and animal hat-making. 

Includes – 

SCALP HUNTER: DRIVE’S A HARD BARGAIN w/ art by Eddy Lyle & letters by Bolt-01

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100% BIODEGRADABLE #19

2018

Published by Biomekazoik Comics

A bi-monthly science fiction anthology from up and coming talent across the UK. Action! Suspense! Drama! Gigantic 50 foot tall guinea pigs! There’s a little something for everyone.

Includes – 

OFF THE RESERVATION w/ art by PL Woods, colours by Liam O’Connor & letters by Ken Reynolds

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100% BIODEGRADABLE #20

2018

Published by Biomekazoik Comics

A bi-monthly science fiction anthology from up and coming talent across the UK. Action! Suspense! Drama! Gigantic 50 foot tall guinea pigs! There’s a little something for everyone.

Includes – 

WRONG PLACE, WRONG TIME w/ art by Rory Donald & letters by Ken Reynolds

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SLICED QUARTERLY #12

2018

Published by Sliced Quarterly

The final issue of the experimental slice-of-life anthology. 

Includes – 

THE FOUR SEASONS w/ art by Adam Jakes & letters by Ken Reynolds

[This story was also included in the collected Volume 3 trade.]

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