About

LOVE is in the BLOOD

Dr. Laila McCarthy is no ordinary archaeologist. In a world that is changing too quickly, she has lost touch with her Sumerian warrior past as Lamashtu, the first vampire. But…
the past will bite you.

The urban fantasy action romance graphic novel is serialized as a web comic, on e-readers through Graphicly, and in print comic book format through IndyPlanet.


Greg Carter – Writer and Creator, Executive Producer

Greg Carter is a comic book creator living in Sandy Springs, GA. He is the writer/Executive Producer of the action-romance graphic novel series Love is in the Blood and the spy thriller Perfect Agent. He is always developing more graphic novels, anthology pieces, and mini-comics.

Greg is the founder/webmaster/benevolent dictator of UpDown Studio, an online artist’s collective of eclectic creators working with several types of media and format. Comics, photography, painting, and other fine arts are represented by it’s members. UpDown Studio also serves as the publishing imprint for the group.


Gina Biggs – Artist, Begin Again #1 & #2:

Gina Biggs is a freelance artist and has been creating comics for over fifteen years and has run StrawberryComics.com since 2004. Strawberry Comics is an all-female group of creators banding together to help promote women in the comic industry as well as the neglected and often overlooked genre of love and romance in the medium.

She is the creator of the romantic series that sweeps you off your feet,Red String. The series has been running since 2003 and the first three volumes are published by Dark Horse Comics. Since it’s inception, it has gathered a worthy following and continues to touch the hearts of those who read it. She also offers up Erstwhile, a collaborative series adapting the lesser-know Grimm’s fairy tales into comics. And, of course, who could overlook the ever-naughty FilthyFigments.com? She offers not only her own erotic comics, but also the comics of many other brilliant female creators.


Elliot Dombo – Artist, “Acquiesce”: