CRANIAL ALPHA : Is a graphic novel by Paul Gerrard.
An immense world of bio-engineered lifeforms, 5000 years from now the battle rages to
take control of the Cranial Alpha.....where chrome, crystal, bone and flesh combine to
create a new wave of extreme metal body horror. Amidst the chaos of carbon Gods
scrambling for leaderships and ancient superstitions a family unit must combine , fuse their
bodies together to control the first, the last Cranial Alpha and save mankind from spiritual
CRANIAL ALPHA is the story I have been exploring within my art for nigh on 20 years. It is
the culmination of a life long fascination with the occult / spiritual belief systems and the
concept of fusion on a subatomic level. Paul Gerrard.
‘It’s all about blending spiritual thinking with the man machine and the aesthetic of body horror.’