The animated short "Black and White Red All Over" can be viewed in it's entirety online at Panic's Vimeo page.
(here's a small screen version)
While the release of this film pre-dates the graphic novel by four years, the larger epic of Krill was conceived before the animation. The film was intended to stand alone while also serving to put forward the idea of a larger project.
The look and narrative has evolved somewhat in the meantime, but it does establish the penguin-noir milleu.