Caffeine Dreams 04, originally released in 2008 was DWAP Productions’ fourth and to this date, final anthology
written by dale wilson
art by Mulele Jarvis, Alvah Smith, SOJJ and D.V.Ruiz
32 pages, b/w inside w/ color cover
Caffeine Dreams 04 is the ultimate culmination of several years of putting into play what it takes to publish one hell of a comic book anthology. dale wilson scribed all three of the stories in Caffeine Dreams 04 with incredible art from Alvah Smith, SOJJ and D.V.Ruiz and an incredible cover by Mulele Jarvis. Caffeine Dreams 04 brought diverse stories, art styles and kept many of the traditions started in the earlier issues of the titles.
On Becoming a Monster: A Imersao De Juan (The Baptism of Juan) is the extremely dark and violent exploration of Padre Juan’s youth in the difficult streets of São Paulo Brazil. At a very young age, Juan was a rough thug willing to go to incredible extremes to be successful. It was this trait that got him seen by some of the most vile parasites in the city which allowed him to move up the food chain a little too fast. This short story will shock and awe the reader but it sets up the legacy of On Becoming a Monster and the tragedy of Padre Juan.
Once Upon a Time in the Dark: Kali’s Burlesque is an urban dark fantasy about the first time Jeremiah Lange meets his goddess of life and death, Kali. She is beautiful and a horror all at the same time but she is Jeremiah’s fantasy and he is her devotee. This is a violent and gory story about the fine line between beauty and gore, pain and pleasure.
Maggie and the Flying Gasman is the introduction to Maggie and the one man that just might be able to stop her drive across the country. She’s recently escaped from a Mexican prison and looking for revenge. Her willingness to do anything to accomplish vengeance brings her head to head with The Flying Gasman, the owner of a gas station in the middle of the California desert. He also happens to be a daring airplane pilot and might be even more crazy than Maggie.