An Android Awakes

From the author Mike French and artist Karl Brown

A new way to combine art and prose in storytelling.

Artwork: Karl Brown Cover Design: Craig Nash
Artwork: Karl Brown
Cover Design: Craig Nash

In the future your culture will be shaped by machines


Your world is manipulated by computer coding, search engines and social networks. It’s just a matter of time before everything you watch, read and listen to will be created by autonomous machines.

An Android Awakes : The struggle for survival and the fate of a story teller.

In the future some of us will become great writers, renowned artists, visionary filmmakers and talented photographers. Most of us though will just have more sex. Go forward a few more generations and none of us are creative save that of our procreation. Our culture is shaped by machines. The novel has become a 1000 words.

Android Writer PD121928 is part of the Android Publishing Program. To replicate their idea of a writer’s life, his wife has been forcibly removed and he lives in solitude with an allowance for drugs and state prostitutes.

He also has just had his novel The Eating of Citizen Kane rejected. He has 14 more attempts to get a story accepted by the Program or he will be deactivated.

Can one of his characters and their story save him?

Introducing …


The Locust Wife

Abel Ford

Angel UK

Cai Lun

Richard Steinberger

The Great Explorer Umberto Amunsden

Commander Oleg

Aedus Cricklewood

The Amazing Arctic Sinking Man


The Detective



Featuring Absolute Zero (the coolest spaceship ever built – literally), an ocean in the sky, sub-atomic particles, a Märchen zoo, android communion, naked angels and mockingbirds, An Android Awakes hurtles towards the shocking conclusion of Android Writer PD121928’s fate.

Writer: Mike French
Artist: Karl Brown
Colour on Digital Edition: Vicky Delfosse
Logo Design & Cover Design: Craig Nash
Design Consultant: Sophie Carpenter
Visual & Script Consultant: Josh Hodson

An Android Awakes was published in both a digital edition and paperback on 13th November 2015. The sequel, Fictional Alignment, was published on 2nd February 2018.

ISBN: 978-1-908168-73-3 eBook Typical price £3.99 / €4.99 / $5.99
ISBN: 978-1-908168-63-4 paperback 208pp List price £13.99 / €19.99 / $24.99
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