The Forest by Solomon Fletcher

Awhile back, I had an interview with the ever fantastic Solomon Fletcher and the other day they sent me a copy of their comic The Forest which was printed for the NRMLC Zine of the Month Club in March. It was the most lovely 12 page comic.

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This article contains explicit content; sexual images and nudity.

The story is of two witches who live in dying forest. They need to do a very powerful spell to bring the forest back to life. Their spells are a bit different, instead of using wands and bizarre language, they have sex.

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And it looks like fantastic sex, which is how (spoiler alert) they bring the forest back. It’s great; definitely the ending I was hoping for. I didn’t really expect the sex (I knew there would be some explicit content), but I love the way Fletcher shows creatures. I’ve followed their NSFW comic, Goldy & The Bears for a little while now, because they show bodies and “alternate” sexual acts in an accurate an informative way.

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Fangirls, I love indie comics. I think it’s so damn inspiring that creators can spend time doing what they love and are passionate about. Solomon does this with their beautiful art, webcomic, and this zine comic. I really enjoyed The Forest. I love the lack of color (the cover is full color, but the inside is black, white, and green), it really shows the forest coming back to life.

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This is a beautiful comic. You can find it here.

This is my favorite bit of this comic.
This is my favorite bit of this comic.

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