“…a beautiful piece of subtly interactive publishing…” —Hookshot Inc.

Upgrade Soul

Written and Illustrated by Ezra Claytan Daniels

Developed by Erik Loyer
Music by Alexis Gideon

Made with Panoply

Finalist, 2013 IndieCade International Festival of Independent Games
Top 20 Digital Comics of 2012, Pipedream Comics

Upgrade Soul tells the story of Hank and Molly Nonnar, wealthy science buffs who decide to fund a risky, experimental therapy to rejuvenate the human body, with only one condition: that they be first in line to receive it. 

Originally conceived as an immersive digital comic, the print edition of Upgrade Soul (2018, Lion Forge), was named one of the best graphic novels of 2018 by Publishers Weekly, Paste, The Library Journal, Vulture, and more. Winner of the Dwayne McDuffie Award and nominated for Eisner, Harvey, Ringo, and Ignatz Awards, Upgrade Soul is an unforgettable story made even more unforgettable in its digital edition.

  • Native multi-panel experience without awkward panning and zooming
  • Interactive 3D picture-box effects
  • Dynamic score by acclaimed composer Alexis Gideon that you perform as you read
  • Great experience when mirrored to Apple TV

Paste Magazine - #1 Graphic Novel of 2018
“Earth-shattering sci-fi. Every choice, every component of Upgrade Soul simply works.”

Vulture - Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2018
“Masterfully crafted.”

Publishers Weekly - Best Books of 2018
“Immersive, touching sci-fi.”

Screenshot from Ruben & Lullaby

Ruben & Lullaby

Tilt, stroke, and shake to shape the emotions of a couple having their first fight.