“ A visual feast with an enduring story – a real coup for the team behind The Little Red Fish.” 

– Navid Kohnsari, Creator of  1979 Revolution–The Game. 

“The Little Red Fish is a masterpiece of allegorical storytelling. Khodabandeh and Moffitt have created a gorgeously stylized world that packs a powerful punch.” 

–Noah Scalin, founder of  Another Limited Rebellion Creator of the  Skull-a-Day Project. 

An aquatic reef held down by an oppressive regime of blood-thirsty heron struggles to rise up in this harrowing tale of self-discovery, heritage, and revolution. The Little Red Fish retraces the events of the Iranian Revolution portraying events from the perspective of those actually involved. Part historical text, part guerilla warfare, The Little Red Fish is a six-part series focused on highlighting an often overlooked part of history. Oh, and there’s that magical orb thing…

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The Little Red Fish


"A powerful tale of resistance, told in the most unexpected way. The fish, no matter how small, demonstrate our own fight for freedom. A fight that never ends. This story will break your heart, and immediately mend it through the spirit of revolution."

– Aimée de Jongh, author of Days of Sand

"The Little Red Fishis an elegantly crafted and profound comic book experience.”

– Farel Dalrymple, creator of PopGun War, Wrenchies, and Omega the Unknown

"The Little Red Fish story is anything but little. This stunning visual narrative shows the reader everything comics can do and then some. Khodabandeh and Moffitt take the classic fish out of water trope (literally) to depths we never knew possiblewith pictures and words."

– Henry Barajas, author of Gil Thorp, Batman: Urban Legends, and Creepshow

"The Little Red Fish reminds us all of thepower of storytelling and its ability to showcase the human conditionand the inhumane conditions that we as a society and a speciesperpetuate upon one another. The amalgamation of words and art asks us to never forget what a real story can tell or inform us about the world."

– Alverne Ball, author of Across The Tracks: Remembering Black Wall Street, Greenwood, and the Tulsa Race Massacre

"A visual feast with an enduring story—a real coup for the team behind The Little Red Fish.

– Navid Khonsari, creator of 1979 Revolution: Black Friday

"A beautiful, ornatelydetailed story where every panel is a work of art."

– Theodore Taylor III, creator of Off The Wall and illustrator of Garvey's Choice

“With an allegorical nod to modern Iran's turbulent political history, Moffitt and Khodabandeh's The Little Red Fish captures the sacrifice, betrayal, and heroism at the heart of every struggle for freedom. Khodabandeh's graphic design sensibilities and obsessively detailed illustrations transform every page and panel into a stained glass window of dazzling colors and deft composition. Like the resistance tracts concealed in the fish merchant's algae kabobs, the story is delightfully layered with hidden meanings and symbolism that rewards the curious reader.”

– Dara Naraghi, author of Persia Blues, Vol.1: Leaving Home

"James Moffitt and Bizhan Khodabandeh have crafted a subtle yet multilayered story that keeps you gripped to the page. And just when you think you know where things are going—Wham!—an unexpected turn emerges. You’re sure to return to these pages to peel the layers and gaze at the beautiful illustrations.”

– Matt Dembicki, creator of Trickster, Wild Ocean, and Xoc: The Journey of a Great White

“Reminiscent of Watership Down, The Little Red Fish is a multilayered look at the complexities of humanity and survival, offering a glimpse into what the will to live means for a society and the heavy price to pay. Its allegorical storytelling, along with the engaging art, assures that this is a comic that will endure.”

– Marguerite Dabaie, author of The Hookah Girl

“With an evident deep appreciation for comics as an art form, Khodabandeh and Moffitt have crafted a story which feels both grounded in history and currently relevant, giving The Little Red Fish a supernatural quality of ever-presence.”

– James Callahan, illustrator of The Auteur and creator of Rotting in Dirtville

“James Moffitt and Bizhan Khodabandeh do more than tell an effective story through an Orwellian lens. They launch the entertaining, gripping, and effective plight of a school of fish struggling to live peaceably. Don’t let the cute underwater protagonists fool you: The Little Red Fish is allegory at its best.”

– Christopher Irving, author of Leaping Tall Buildings and Cliffhanger! Cinematic Superheroes of the Serials

"Allegory reminiscent of Animal Farm, action reminiscent of Watership Down, and a comics’ craftsmanship on-par with Mouse Guard, Moffitt and Khodabandeh deliver an exciting and beautiful story about oppression and the dream of peace, even when the dream leads to the taking up of arms.”

– Jason Rodriguez, co-editor of APB: Artists Against Police Brutality and creator of Colonial Comics

The Little Red Fish is a masterpiece of allegorical storytelling. Khodabandeh and Moffitt have created a gorgeously stylized world that packs a powerful punch.”

– Noah Scalin, creator of The Skull A Day Project and League of Space Pirates performance art project

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