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Jason Smith [illustration+design] is the home for the creative work of graphic designer, illustrator and comic book creator Jason Smith. With almost 20 years of experience, Jason has worked with both large and small clients, led major brand and marketing campaigns and applied his creative energy to a variety of successful projects. His work includes everything from one-off commissions to complete design strategies and solutions with a focus on building strong reliable relationships and strategic solutions for the businesses he works with.



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They took her throne. She told them to keep it.

Former child queen Elida was driven from her throne at age ten and forced to wander the galaxy, evading the revolutionary forces that wanted her dead. When an old frenemy claims to know the whereabouts of Elida’s long-lost mother, she is forced to return to her former kingdom and stage a rescue.

If you like space operas, definitely check out Vagrant Queen.

– Comicosity

A fun, violent, snarky, space opera!

Vagrant Queen premiered on Friday, March 27, 2020 on Syfy. The 10-episode live-action series is an adaptation of the namesake original comic book series published by Vault Comics. The star-spanning adventure is produced by Blue Ice Pictures and features the work of an all-female team of writers and directors. Jem Garrard is the show’s creator and showrunner.

The show follows Elida (Adriyan Rae) from child queen to orphaned outcast as she scavenges the treacherous corners of the galaxy, always one step ahead of the Republic government that seeks to extinguish her bloodline. When her old friend Isaac (Tim Rozon) shows up claiming her mother, Xevelyn, is still alive, they head off with their new ally, Amae (Alex McGregor), to stage a rescue that will put the fugitive royal right back in the perilous heart of her former kingdom — and pit her against a deadly old rival, Commander Lazaro (Paul du Toit).

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Vagrant Queen Vol. 1: the bezoar of kings

Vagrant Queen Vol. 1: the bezoar of kings

Eldaya was a child queen until an absurd revolution overthrew her dynasty. Now Elida is a smuggler, evading the farcical republic that wants her dead. When a frenemy claims to know where to find her long lost mother, Elida stages a rescue.

Paperback Digital
Vagrant Queen Vol. 1: the bezoar of kings

Vagrant Queen Vol. 2: a planet called doom

Child-queen-turned-space-smuggler Elida Al Feyr has finally built something resembling a happy life. Then a mysterious stranger in an ancient white ship shows up to smash it all to bits. Meanwhile, Isaac is still stuck out there in space.

Paperback Digital


If you are interested in a one of a kind piece of art, I do take on custom commissions and will work closely with you to create the piece that you’ve envisioned. Above are some of the custom pieces that I’ve created and for more information and pricing, please contact me through the form below.

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