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The Lexicon

Written by Gweldar the Elder on .

Here at Worlds End we have received many letters and emails over recent months since the launch of this website. So, to answer some of the most common questions we have created a Lexicon, or for you Earth Folks a Frequently Asked Questions page to address them.

Here is what you folks have been asking us:

What is Worlds End all about?

Worlds End is all about a Mathemagician, called Gweldar, (that’s me) my familiar, Geek, a young boy, Ralf and a mysterious girl called Zephol. We are all that stand before an invading alien horde intent of aqua-forming the otherwise tranquil planet of Gaeyrth in the far reaches of space.

The reader is asked early on in the story are we enough to stop the myriad forces, known as the Aoevill from the depths of outer space and solve the mystery of Worlds End…?

I certainly hope so...

When was Worlds End created?

Worlds End was originally created as a concept with character sketches and plot outlines in 1987 by Tim Perkins. It was then worked into a fully working script and slightly amended characters in 2003, before finally going into production following the launch of the Wizards Keep Company in 2005.

What are Worlds End’s influences?

Worlds End’s influences come from Tim’s love of science fact, science fiction, fantasy and comic books – hence the use of the phrase “Science Fusion” to describe the type of story it is.

Where did the ideas come from?

Worlds End started life way back when Tim was a young boy following his fascination with the film the Vikings and the thoughts therein and in other similar Norse sagas and Pirate tales of a flat world where those venturing far from the shorelines could sail too far away from the sight of land and fall off the edge of the world.

Around the time he was fourteen whilst reading a school book he noticed a book title in the book’s bibliography, which fascinated him and which stayed with him until he finally created his concept of Worlds End in 1987. The title of the book was one amongst many others being promoted – its title was, The Well at Worlds End.

It was this fascination with the concept of falling off the edge of the world, which having been in his mind for a long while eventually bore fruition in his sketches and plotlines.

The characters, places and storylines just popped out of nowhere, as is the case with these things. Tim describes this process as something akin to having an aethereal rapport with the characters themselves, who relate the story to him, whilst he is merely the receptacle through which the stories are then told.

When can I see new artwork from Worlds End Volume 2?

New artwork will appear from time to time here in the Arcanum section of the website, which you can gain access to on the top header bar of this website.

You can also see new artwork on the Wizards Keep website and Blog and also in any of the other networks to which Tim, Wizards Keep and Worlds End are affiliated, such as FaceBook and Twitter, etc.

These new pieces of artwork will, as with the first volume, only be teasers for the most part with only a handful of full pages on display to keep the full sense of excitement with the reader right up until you purchase the books.

When will Worlds Volume 2 be finished?

Worlds End – Volume 2 – A Hard Reign’s Gonna Fall is being drawn at the moment, following the writing of the final draft of the script, which is now at the editorial stage.

Hopefully this second volume will be complete and ready to go to print in approximately eighteen months to two years time. Although this is all reliant on Tim’s present and future work and appearances schedules.

More news on the eventual release dates will be made available nearer to the time... stay tuned.

Will there be a digital version of Worlds End?

AT this moment in time there are no fixed plans to create a digital version of Worlds End – but this is something, which has been looked at, so who knows what the future may bring.

Will there be an on-line web-comic version of Worlds End?

At this moment in time there are no fixed plans to create an online  web-comic version of Worlds End – but this is also something, which has been looked at, so who knows what the future may bring.

Where can I buy Worlds End?

You can purchase Worlds End – Volume 1 – The Riders on the Storm here in the shop, which you can find on the top header bar of this website.

Simply click on the illustrated icons within the Olde “Ende Worlde” Emporium and you will be redirected to the relevant page in the on-line shop over on the Wizards Keep website.

There you can add it and any of the other products into your shopping basket.

Once you are happy with the contents and wish to make the purchase simply fill in the order form, follow the instructions in the shop area and you will be redirected to the SagePay and/or PayPal third party websites where your payment(s) will be taken.

What other Worlds End products can I buy?

There are a growing number of different products in the Worlds End line, such as Mugs, Colouring & Storybooks, Ashcans, Mouse Mats, Posters, Limited Edition, Signed and numbered Giclee Prints, Sketch Books and and other collectibles. Check out the shop section for more information, prices and a chance to see what is available.

Can I buy the Worlds End Figurines I have seen on the Wizards Keep Website?

At this moment in time there are only a handful of prototype figurines. These can be made available to really serious collectors. For price requests, please send an email to:

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Announcements will be made here and on the Wizards Keep website, Blog and usual networks as soon as the Figurines ranges go back onto the production schedule.

What other new products are in the pipeline?

At the moment the main product in production is the second volume of the graphic novel.

Other than that the next products to be released will be:

Worlds End Colouring & Storybook Book - Available in the Shop NOW

Worlds End – Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Portfolios - Available in the Shop NOW

Each Portfolio comes in an illustrated envelope and contains six prints.

Worlds End – Collectable Convention Posters – MaltaComicCon 2010

Limited supplies

Worlds End – Collectable Convention Posters – MaltaComicCon 2011

Limited supplies

Worlds End – T-Shirts

Several Different Designs

Coming sometime in the near future are a number of NEW product ranges, which will expand our merchandising lines.

Is there going to be a Worlds End animated feature film, or TV series?

A lot of people have asked that very same question. Who knows what the future holds for Worlds End – you can guarantee that you folks will be the first to hear it though, if and when that happens.

Lots of industry folks can see the potential, so who knows.

Is there going to be a Worlds End video game?

A lot of people have also asked that very same question too. Again, who knows what the future holds for Worlds End – you can guarantee that you folks will be the first to hear it though, if and when that happens.

Lots of industry folks can see the potential, so who knows.

How many books are there in the series?

Presently there are four planned volumes for this story arc.

Will anyone else be writing and drawing the stories?

At this moment in time Worlds End is Tim’s baby, although look for some surprise guest appearances on this very website soon – there now if that isn’t a teaser...

Can I send you my stories for review?

We are not accepting any stories for review at this present time.

Our policy is a strict one, like most publishers.

Any unsolicited packages of scripts will not be looked at and will be shredded.

Any emails containing attachments, or embedded files will not be looked at and will be deleted.

This is for two reasons:

1.) We will not look at anyone’s work without them first signing our disclaimer agreement – we also agree to sign any NDA supplied with the scripts after our legal folks look through it. This is to protect the integrity of the company.

2.) We simply do not have the amount of time necessary to check out the large number of requests we receive.

If, in the meantime, circumstances change and we do start looking at other people’s scripts and plots an announcement will be made at the time here on the website and our parent site over at Wizards Keep to this effect.

Thanks for showing interest in our company in the meantime.

Can I send you my artwork for review?

We are not accepting any artwork for review at this present time.

Our policy is a strict one, like most publishers.

Any unsolicited packages of artwork will not be looked at and will be shredded.

Any emails containing attachments, or embedded files will not be looked at and will be deleted.

This is for two reasons:

1.) We will not look at anyone’s work without them first signing our disclaimer agreement – we also agree to sign any NDA supplied with the scripts after our legal folks look through it. This is to protect the integrity of the company.

2.) We simply do not have the amount of time necessary to check out the large number of requests we receive.

If, in the meantime, circumstances change and we do start looking at other people’s artwork an announcement will be made at the time here on the website and our parent site over at Wizards Keep to this effect.

Thanks for showing interest in our company in the meantime.


More information:

You can find more Frequently Asked Questions about writing and drawing and equipment and materials used on Worlds End and more over on the Wizards Keep website.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a question that isn’t listed here, or on the Wizards Keep website, please feel free to write to me at:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

I’ll answer your questions, as soon as possible, following my dealings with the Aoevill hordes of course.

In the meantime, thanks for dropping by and no mistake!

Best Wishes,

Gweldar...