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O Human Star
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, an ongoing webcomic by Blue Delliquanti
, is a near-future science fiction family drama about robots, relationships, identity and finding a place for oneself in the world.O Human Star
opens as famous roboticist awakens in a synthetic body sixteen years after his death. In addition to the mysterious and unsettling circumstances under which he's returned to the world, he's disturbed to find that his former partner now has a teenaged daughter: a transgender robot version of himself, the result of a failed attempt to recreate him shortly after his death.
Blue has explored the lives and histories of her core cast of characters
and their city of synthetic politics since January of 2012, posting 200 pages of comics online so far. In October of 2012, O Human Star
was awarded the Prism Comics Queer Press Grant
Blue's work has appeared in The Sleep of Reason
, Smut Peddler
. You can read many of her other comics online
, including a nonfiction collaboration about the conflicts in Syria and Afghanistan