Unknown to most of humanity, mythical creatures have lived under the radar for centuries; disguised by magic, developing their own culture, and generally just trying to live a normal life. Whatever that means.Skin Deep is a webcomic created by Kory Bing. (New readers, start here) The basic concept is that mythological creatures are real, and disguise themselves as human using magical medallions. They often live in or near "Avalons", hidden places for them to act as themselves.The first chapter, Orientations covers newcomer Michelle's discovery that her new college roommate and friends are all mythological creatures, and how she deals with it when it's revealed that she's one herself. Two short stories spin off of Orientations: Fiddler's Cave, which takes place before, and The One-Eyed Bear, which follows shortly after the end, continuing the main plot.Exchanges, a prequel to Orientations, circles around Anthony and Blanche, best friends from Liverpool, UK, as well as Jim, one of the characters in Orientations, as he prepares to go to school in the States, and various other characters in the Liverpool Avalon.Homecoming returns to Michelle as she returns home with Greg to try and explain to her mother what's happened.Not to be confused with the Blake Edwards hilarious comedy movie of the same name starring John Ritter.
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