The cast page is updated as the comic progresses, so be aware there will be spoilers.
An aspiring actor still trying to get his big break while waiting tables. Everything seemed okay in his life until a plague doctor started to stalk him at night. This, coupled with his unexplained excruciating headaches, starts to cause a breakdown in his mental health. Very much in love with his boyfriend, John Thomas.
Son of Lord David Thomas, though he doesn't act like aristocracy. Lives a laid back life making music and living with his love, Charlie. His mother disappeared a few days after he was born. He doesn't like talking about it.
An American woman who came to Grimwood to work with Lord Thomas. Is currently busy reading and recording Nicholas Thomas' personal journals from a year of his life he seemed to want to cover up. Wishes she could lead a healthy life never leaving her room and eating Kinder Eggs for every meal. She and Sparkes have very little knowledge of their lives before being found abandoned in the streets. Their only clue is a brand on the bottom of her right foot.
Ancestor of John and Mortimer who lived in the 19th century. Not much was known of his life, especially the years 1856-1857, but the discovery of his personal journals is changing this. He wrote how he met a man named Jack who can use magic and goes on wacky adventures with him. Yayne believes Jack is fictional as magic is very much not real.
Nicholas wrote endlessly about him in his personal journals. He and Nicky start a friendship when Nicky accidentally discovers he has secret magic powers. Yayne can't tell if Jack is a real person or a figment of Nicky's imagination.
Yayne's (Genderqueer) twin brother/sister burdened with the task of making sure she doesn't kill herself eating nothing but cereal and kinder eggs (Typically goes by He/Him but She/Her works too). Him and Yayne have few memories from before they were found abandoned as children.
Father of John, Mortimer, and several other children, he is the Duke of Ashborne (the Dukedom surrounding Grimwood) living in Grimwood Castle. He tasked Yayne in reading and recording Nicholas' journals.
A ghost living under Jack's bed.
John's older brother and Charlie's General Practitioner. When hes not taking naps in Jean's morgue, hes helping her with the sudden influx of dead bodies without a cause of death. He is also a younger son to Lord David Thomas, giving him the official title Lord.
Charlie's little sister. She lives in Japan with their mother.
Charlie's missing father. Old friend of Lord Thomas
An apparition that is stalking Charlie in the streets of his hometown.
Mortimer's coroner friend. She lets him sleep in the morgue when there is an open table. She is currently stumped by a large amount of bodies coming with without any cause of death.
Oracle who raised Jack.