Truth Serum (comics)

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Truth Serum

Truth Serum is an independent comic book series created, written and drawn by author Jon Adams.


Originally published as a mini comic in 2001 and given away for free, it appeared as a three-issue mini series published by Slave Labor Graphics in 2002. In 2004 it was translated and published by Italian publisher Alta-Fedelta.

In 2006, the Slave Labor Graphics mini-series, along with a long-running story from the Dark Horse Comics website and some new material was collected and self-published by City Cyclops as a 128-page oversized volume.[1] The second Truth Serum book, Truth Serum: The Lonely Parade was published in 2007.[1] In 2008 Truth Serum Conversations was published. It's a limited edition, full-color collection of the weekly strip.[1]

Currently, it appears as a weekly web comic at Dark Horse's site,[2] as well as the official Truth Serum site.[3][4]


  • 2007 Truth Serum was nominated for two Eisner Awards; Best Humor Publication and Best Graphic Album Reprint.[5]


  1. ^ a b c "Jon Adams | Books". City Cyclops. Retrieved 2012-01-09. 
  2. ^ "Dark Horse Message Boards • View forum - Truth Serum". Retrieved 2012-01-09. 
  3. ^ Jamin Brophy-Warren, "Daily Diversion: Two New Web Comics Worth Your While," The Wall Street Journal (April 2, 2008).
  4. ^ "Jon Adams | Hello There". City Cyclops. Retrieved 2012-01-09. 
  5. ^ The 2007 Eisner Awards: 2007 Master Nominations

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