Utopiates (2006) comic books
A Moment of Clarity - Written by Josh Finney. Art by Kat Rocha. In the near future, science is able to distill human personalities into a drug-form. Called Utopiates, these drugs allow users to swap personalities with the "mental imprints" of other people. Each is a user of Utopiates for their own reasons, but all learn the cost of soul swapping is extremely high. At its core, this series is an unflinching portrayal of human behavior at its most extreme. Issue #1 follows a street kid and his journey down a dark and slippery path. Cover price $2.95.
Tip of the Spear: Part 1 of 2 - Written by Josh Finney. Art by Kat Rocha. In the future, personalities can be distilled into a drug. Called Utopiates, these drugs allow users to swap personalities with the "mental imprints" of others. For Corporal Jed Eckert, the military has hooked him on C.A.S.E., a combat dose that makes him the perfect soldier. But what happens when the war ends and Jed can't get his fix? Cover price $2.95.
Tip of the Spear: Part 2 of 2 - Written by Josh Finney. Art by Kat Rocha. Jed has finally found someone to sell him C.A.S.E., the combat drug he'd become addicted to during his military service. But is the price of his addiction too high? Is he willing to become a tool of the dealer just to get his fix? And what is the terrible truth behind the drug's active ingredient? Cover price $2.95.
Confession - Written by Josh Finney. Art by Kat Rocha. After the arrest of a violent junkie, Police Detective Byron Lynch uncovers a disturbing pattern that links several execution-style murders in and around the Los Angeles NEZ. In each case, the assassin or victim was a Utopiates addict with ties to a mysterious gene-splicer know only as The Prophet. Cover price $2.95.