About In the Shade Publications

In The Shade Publications is an independent label for creator owned comics and graphic novels! Our titles currently include Legends of Lys, Fenrir and the Escape From The Deep, and The Expeditions of Atlas Clarke, Match: City On Fire, and Jury.

The Mission

Our mission is to create deep lore-rich worlds for you explore with colorful and dynamic characters by your side. Whether it’s traversing a high-fantasy landscape with a paladin, climbing your way out of the depths of the underworld, or globe trotting for treasure across a sci-fi space opera, this is the opportunity for you to hit landfall at the origin of a new, ever-expanding universe!


The Creators

Brandon Gorski:
Founder, Illustrator

Brandon Gorski is a graduate of MassArt’s Illustration program in 2009. Since graduating, Brandon has been freelancing, attending comic conventions and making work for gallery shows centered around native culture and shamanic experiences. Brandon has recently started self publishing creator owned comics under the imprint, In The Shade Publications. Brandon lives on the Northshore of Massachusetts with his family.

Cory Lahue:
Founder, Marketing, Writer

While Cory Lahue’s career is in digital marketing, his passion has always been storytelling. In the Shade Publications is an attempt to combine the two skills in order to bring his stories into the open for the first time. He is the creator of The Expeditions of Atlas Clarke, a forthcoming collection of short stories, and hundreds of other half-done projects . When he’s not spending his free time writing, watching, listening to, or playing different kinds of stories, you can find him hanging out with his wife, Danielle, and their close friends and family.

Antanas Meilus:
Founder, Business Dev, Writer

Antanas Meilus, a native of New England, is a classical musician, self proclaimed nerd, happy husband, and a father of one of the strongest willed little girls you’d ever meet. By day he is an IT professional and by night he plays video games, dungeons & dragons, and decides to do fun projects with his friends. He can be found online by his alter ego “Vuathan” or just “Ameilus”