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Win a Release Party for Tom Morello’s Orchid At Your Local Comic-Book Shop!

Official Press Release



September 20, Milwaukie, OR—Dark Horse Comics is offering one lucky comic-book store the chance to host the official Orchid release party!

That’s right! Tom Morello’s Orchid #1 comes out October 12, and to celebrate, Dark Horse Comics wants you to tell us about your favorite comic-book store and why they should have the party.

Entry rules are simple: Enter to win by commenting on the Dark Horse blog. The store with the most love wins! One entry per person. Multiple entries will be deleted. The party is to be held the evening of October 12, 2011.

One store will win a release-night party package including:

10 signed copies of Orchid

200 other Dark Horse comics to give away

10 trades to give away

Orchid posters

Dark Horse Comics key chains

An assortment of Dark Horse Comics buttons

4 Dark Horse Comics coffee mugs

Tom Morello’s Nightwatchman CDs


A store-exclusive Orchid miniprint

And more!

The contest ends on September 30, so get on the Dark Horse blog and tell us why your local comic-book shop should win the official Orchid release party!

When the seas rose, genetic codes were smashed. Now, human settlements are ringed by a dense wilderness, from which ferocious new animal species prey on the helpless. The high ground belongs to the rich and powerful, who overlook swampland shantytowns from their fortresslike cities. Iron-fisted rule ensures order and allows the wealthy to harvest the poor as slaves. Welcome to the world of Orchid.

From the mind of musician Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, The Nightwatchman), with art by Scott Hepburn (Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic), Orchid is the tale of a teenage prostitute who learns that she is more than the role society has imposed upon her.

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