Heart Burn is a webcomic I started back in 2011 as a bit of a “practice comic.” It was to see if I could handle updating on a weekly schedule, to see if people would enjoy my storytelling and style, and to generally teach me the creative process through personal experience. The comic still continues today, so I hope you can see the improvement as you scroll down from Chapter 1 to the present chapters!

A fan-made prequel to the film Osmosis Jones, Heart Burn explores the backstory of the movie’s villain, Thrax, through the eyes of Scarlette Cyte, a spoiled brain cell girl who finds herself way in over her head as she pays the price for her poor decisions and learns the harsh reality that is the “kill or be killed” life of a virus.

Art and story by Arielle “R2ninjaturtle” Somerville
Chapters 9-11 were colored by Taylor Oltman “PrincessPuru” princesspuru.deviantart.com


Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

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