The Daughters of Solomon comic brings a new take on the witch-hunt theme by setting it in the period before and during World War II, consciously working with associations to a time that is now only mediated to most people through literature and film, and while some themes of humanity and cruelty still surface, we view this period with a certain distance and a comprehensive appreciation. And it is precisely because of how clear and familiar the facts are that we can now afford to work with the setting and the period largely as a backdrop, which offers us certain possibilities for narrative development and aesthetic coherence.
The fictional story begins in 1937 in a small northern Bohemian town where an old influential businessman, Jonah Solomon, is murdered. The cousins Ljuba, Josefina and Karla discover that they inherit all of their deceased grandfather's property at the expense of their other relatives. United by their inheritance during their search for a family secret and a murderer, they uncover the reality that makes the three cousins sisters, who have always possessed supernatural powers, consciously and unconsciously.
LazyBear is a symbiosis of laziness and diligence, pedantry and precision, sweet and spicy, word and image, Prague and Brno. The comic duo met at the Secondary School of Arts and Industry in Uherské Hradiště, where they both studied Graphic Design.
Lukáš Valíšek is a screenwriter, he concluded his studies at FAMU with the film Auto.au.rum. He likes to write multi-layered stories with elements of psychedelia or horror.
Kamila Brůčková graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Brno in the painting studio of Luděk Rathouský. Besides painting, which she approaches more in the spirit of formalist abstraction, she also draws comics. Her drawings are often descriptive with an emphasis on atmosphere.