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The acclaimed graphic novel from Azhur Saleem & James Boyle. Illustrated by renowned British comic artist Warwick Johnson-Cadwell

  • "Cracking stuff, deserving of the praise it's getting"
    - John Freeman (Down the Tubes)
  • "It left me wanting more, which is a rarity these days"
    - Joel Meadows (Tripwire Magazine)
  • "An impressive debut! I look forward to the next instalment"
    - Jonathan Rigby (Page45)
  • "Expect something very special"
    - Spencer Hill (Association of Illustrators)
  • "Was lucky enough to get a sneaky peek at this - it's fantastic"
    - Ian Mcque (Artist, Rockstar North)
  • "A palpable hit"
    - Mick McMahon (2000AD)
  • "Cannot wait to read this. Looks fantastic"
    - John Hoffman (Story Artist, Pixar)
  • "The reveal of the ports, that fabulous factory floor spread, great stuff. I fully expect to see it on screen in a few years!"
    - Duncan Fegredo (Artist, Star Wars: Rogue One, Hellboy)
  • "A chilling visualization"
    - Jonathan Pilley (OmniComic)

Could you infiltrate a hellish Victorian workhouse where steam-powered engines control your body? If so, then enter the world of The Marionette Unit; a time of control, obsession and monstrous machines. Beatrice Shaw is searching for her missing sister, Melodie, last seen employed at a workhouse run by shadowy industrialist, Henri Dubré inventor of The Marionette Units.

He has forged man and machine together to create an abominable dream of never-ending efficiency. As Beatrice enters this terrifying world, she must find a way to break free of the clutches around her and confront Dubré before all hope is lost of ever finding her sister again.

The Marionette Unit is a thrilling and terrifying Victorian mystery from Azhur Saleem and James Boyle, and illustrated by renowned British comic artist Warwick Johnson-Cadwell (Tank Girl, Gungle, Nelson, 24x7, Off-Life).


  • Writer: Azhur Saleem
  • Artist: Warwick Johnson-Cadwell
  • Creators: Azhur Saleem & James Boyle
  • Publisher: TMU Workshop


  • Approx. 100 pages
  • Hi-res (Retina display)
  • Available in: PDF format


Buy Now$9.99 USD or more

In order to download this comic you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $9.99 USD. You will get access to the following files:

The Marionette Unit - Graphic Novel - Digital Edition 47 MB

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