The future. Earth is a dead planet.

Its survivors have colonized Mars, while Earth’s outcasts—the criminals, miscreants, fringe-dwellers, and sociopaths—fled inward, to Venus. 

Three generations later, the Mars colony has replicated the worst of the world they left behind: avarice, gluttony, and a thirst for power… while the denizens of Venus, strengthened by hardship forged in brutality and hellish conditions, thrive.

And now, Mars turns its attention to lovely Venus.

COLONUS ©2012 Ken Pisani. All rights reserved.


The concept is high concept… but also effortless. FANTASTIC premise, an incredible, brilliant allegory. Arturo Lauria’s artwork is striking and bold, and the coloring is just fantastic.                                                          — The Beat: Comics Culture

Sci-fi is a common genre. Is there really anything more that could happen? The answer is yes. Colonus is one of the finer examples.            —

Arturo Lauria has created a future full of hard edges, sharp angles, dark shadows, and hard contrast. It’s strange, but… beautiful.                            — All Geek To Me

Best cliffhanger ever! – Fish and Big Al Geek Out Podcast