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Lost Cactus

The First Treasury

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Lost Cactus is a laugh-out-loud comic strip that exposes the shadowy government world operating beyond the realm of public knowledge.

Lost Cactus - The First Treasury is an award-winning anthology loaded with over 170 3-panel and Sunday comics. This interactive anthology is infused with an eclectic mix of sci-fi short stories, humorous essays, and original Lost Cactus concept artwork along with a plethora of related trivia, artist commentary, and tongue-in-cheek quizzes.

Introducing the Lost Cactus Comic Strip
The Lost Cactus National Laboratory and Testing Facility – the namesake of the comic strip – evokes the intrigue of Area-51, with its sun-faded structures, Quonset huts, and hangars set against a colorful Southwestern desert landscape. The heart and soul of the comic strip’s cast are the spunky Bentley the Bee and his quick-witted sidekick, Ty the Dinosaur. They’re both genetic mutants created in the laboratory of Doc, the mysterious scientist and founder of Lost Cactus. General Fox is the befuddled base administrator; Penny is the all-too-popular Chief Medical Officer, and Professor Otto is the eccentric base psychiatrist. Sammy is an accident-prone ground squirrel who owes his anthropomorphic traits to an irradiated acorn. Cato the Alien is Doc’s out-of-this-world science advisor. A panoply of lab rats, clone zombies, cacti, lizards, celebrities, and politicians make guest appearances throughout the strips.

About the Author
John Hopkins’ distinctly original perspective on ever-evolving technologies, current events, and pop culture – blended with his keen interest in science fiction, conspiracy theories, paranormal, and urban myths – provide the grist for the comic strips, stories, and essays that are Lost Cactus. So sit back and enjoy, and if you feel compelled to don a tinfoil hat, don‘t worry, you won’t be the first.

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Lost Cactus
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  • $9.99
  • Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
  • Category: Humor
  • Published: Jul 23, 2015
  • Publisher: John Hopkins
  • Seller: Hopart Publishing
  • Print Length: 198 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Version: 2.4
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, or an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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