Ex Occultus is a globetrotting, serialized epic combining elements of Indiana Jones, H. P. Lovecraft and The X-Files as it follows the exploits of adventurer and fortune-hunter Francis Wakefield, the gruff and grizzled Englishman with a tortuous past, and his protégé, a young man only known as Hollander, as they journey through the arcane in search of treasures and fortune, righting wrongs... [click here for more]
1875. During some downtime between adventures, Wakefield stops into a local pub and swaps tall tales with four friends, recounting their glory days in the world of the occult. ... [click here for more]
1874. When a crew digging for coal in the English countryside accidentally awakens a mythical giant known as Jack-in-Irons, Wakefield and Hollander are called in to help subdue the ferocious creature. However, the seemingly simple task takes a turn for the worse as the intrepid occultists find themselves using any and all means necessary to stop Jack’s rampage. ... [click here for more]
1874. Believing to have killed the ferocious giant Jack-in-Irons, Wakefield and Hollander discover the menacing creature has survived their initial attacks and set out to finish the battle for good. ... [click here for more]
1875. Wakefield and Hollander are sent to investigate the ghostly goings-on in a cave near a small village, where they discover the exiled Lancelot du Lac, fabled knight of King Arthur’s Round Table. The intrepid occultists first find themselves in awe of the famed warrior, but soon discover the madness the knight has endured after centuries of isolation. ... [click here for more]
1872. Wakefield and Hollander are summoned to aid a feudal lord in northern Japan and stop at a small village along the way to meet with their contact, Marcus. They soon discover that chaos has taken over the village, due to the wily antics of an amanojaku, a trickster demon, and must find a way to trap the creature before things take a turn for the worse. ... [click here for more]
1875. While accompanying an Antarctic expedition lead by the acerbic Admiral Wilkes, a man lusting for revenge against a mythical creature called the ningen, Wakefield and Hollander find themselves stranded on the ice, nearly done in by his obsession. ... [click here for more]
1873. After the wife of a local aristocrat goes missing, Wakefield and Hollander are hired to track her down and bring her home. The intrepid occultists soon discover that she’s given herself to a local vampire in retaliation for the way her pompous, misogynistic husband treats her, and doesn’t plan on coming home quietly. ... [click here for more]
This is the first adventure in the "Wakefield's Journal" series. "Wakefield's Journal" is a series of"mini-adventures" in the Ex Occultus universe drawn by different artists.
The first story in this series is called "The Hard Way".
1871. Wakefield and Hollander’s first adventure finds them retrieving a mystical idol from deep in the mountains of northern... [click here for more]