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Darkland sees a young girl on the run in the shattered remains of 24th-century America

In the 24th-century, a young girl named Rose finds haven in an abandoned mall. When she is inadvertently thrust into the deadly remnants of America, Rose must learn to adapt if she wants to survive. Following closely in her wake is Zed — a notorious bounty hunter. Recently released from prison, Zed has been offered her freedom in exchange for Rose. With the odds stacked against her, will Rose make it?

Darkland is by writer Nicholas Black, art by Serg Acuna, color by Hackto Oshiro, and lettering by Bernardo Brice.

Preview: Census #1

Census #1

Story: Marc Bernardin, Adam Freeman
Art: Sebastian Piriz
Color: Sebastian Piriz
Letterer: Bernardo Brice
Cover: Sebastian Piriz
Editor: Sarah Litt
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Liam Malone gets his first real job…counting demons for the Underworld census. But can he keep his job? His life? Most importantly, can he keep his pants? Find out now!

Part of the Comixology Originals line of exclusive digital content only available on Comixology and Kindle. Read for free as part of your subscription to Comixology Unlimited, Kindle Unlimited or Amazon Prime. Also available for purchase via Comixology, Kindle and in print via Dark Horse Books.

Census #1

Preview: Red Tag: Season One #1 A Day For the Prey

Red Tag: Season One #1 A Day For the Prey

by Rafael Scavone (Author), Rafael Albuquerque (Author, Cover Art), Roger Cruz (Cover Art, Artist), Bernardo Brice (Penciller), Cris Peter (Colorist)
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While searching for justice on the streets of São Paulo, Lis, Lu and Leco – three friends bonded by their love for Brazil’s unique street art “pixo” – discover a deadly conspiracy. And their actions have brought them to the attention of dangerous elements coming straight from Brazil’s brutal past…

Part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive digital content only available on comiXology and Kindle. This title is available as part of comiXology Unlimited, Kindle Unlimited and Prime Reading.

Red Tag: Season One #1 A Day For the Prey

Preview: Red Tag: Season One #1 A Day For the Prey

Red Tag: Season One #1 A Day For the Prey

by Rafael Scavone (Author), Rafael Albuquerque (Author, Cover Art), Roger Cruz (Cover Art, Artist), Bernardo Brice (Penciller), Cris Peter (Colorist)
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While searching for justice on the streets of São Paulo, Lis, Lu and Leco – three friends bonded by their love for Brazil’s unique street art “pixo” – discover a deadly conspiracy. And their actions have brought them to the attention of dangerous elements coming straight from Brazil’s brutal past…

Part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive digital content only available on comiXology and Kindle. This title is available as part of comiXology Unlimited, Kindle Unlimited and Prime Reading.

Red Tag: Season One #1 A Day For the Prey

Preview: Adora and the Distance

Adora and the Distance

Written by Marc Bernardin
Art by Ariela Kristantina
Colored by Bryan Valenza
Lettered by Bernardo Brice
Edited by Will Dennis
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Adora and the Distance is a YA fantasy graphic novel following the epic adventures of Adora, a brave young woman of color who lives in a fantastical world with underground pirates, ghosts, and a mysterious force called “The Distance” which threatens to destroy it all.

Marc Bernardin is a WGA Award-winning television writer-producer who has worked on Star Trek: Picard, Carnival Row, Treadstone, Castle Rock, Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina, Masters of the Universe: Revelations, and Alphas. In an earlier life, he was a journalist for the Los Angeles Times, The Hollywood Reporter, Playboy, and Entertainment Weekly. In comics, he’s an Inkpot-winning writer of Genius, The Highwaymen, and Monster Attack Network.

He’s joined in telling this deeply personal story by Ariela Kristantina, an artist from Jakarta, Indonesia. Since her debut in 2014, she’s best known for her work on Insexts, Mata Hari, Deep State, and The Logan Legacy. She has contributed covers and illustrations to a range of companies including Image, DC Comics, Top Cow, Vault and more. In 2021, Ariela co-created Chain with Scott Snyder.

Rounding out the creative team are colorist Bryan Valenza, letterer Bernardo Brice, and award-winning editor Will Dennis, who shepherded Y: The Last Man, 100 Bullets, and Scalped, among others.

Part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive digital content only available on comiXology and Kindle. Read for free as part of your subscription to comiXology Unlimited, Kindle Unlimited or Amazon Prime. Also available for purchase via comiXology and Kindle.

Adora and the Distance

ComiXology Originals and Stout Club Entertainment Present Hailstone

 ComiXology and Stout Club Entertainment present Hailstone, a horror-thriller set during the U.S. Civil War, written by Rafael Scavone, illustrated by Rafael de Latorre with colors by Wesllei Manoel, letters by Bernardo Brice, and edits by Bis Stringer Horne.

The 5-issue limited series will be released monthly beginning May 11, 2021 with Hailstone issue #1 featuring a cover by Rafael De Latorre and Rafael Albuquerque. Hailstone is part of the comiXology Originals multi-book deal with Stout Club Entertainment and will be available simultaneously in both English and Portuguese.

In this gripping and haunting seriesthe people of Hailstone, Montana are hungry and disappearing. Trapped by relentless snow, the remaining townspeople grow increasingly desperate and come into conflict with the well-stocked military factory in the area. The situation grows worse when a local girl named Mary disappears while searching for food with her mother. Sheriff Denton Ross and his deputy Tobias step in to keep the peace, but their efforts start them down a dangerous path. Their investigation into Mary’s disappearance reveals a mysterious and well-kept secret that will change their lives forever. . . . But only if they survive.

Part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive digital content, Hailstone will be released monthly. Each issue will be available upon release, at no additional cost, for members of Amazon Prime, Kindle Unlimited, and comiXology Unlimited, and for purchase on the Amazon Kindle Store and comiXology. Prime Reading offers all Amazon Prime members a rotating selection of over a thousand top Kindle books, magazines, short works, comic books, children’s books, and more – all at no additional cost. Kindle Unlimited gives customers access to more than 1 million titles, including thousands of audio books, and current magazines for just $9.99 a month with a 30-day free trial. ComiXology Unlimited offers over 30,000 comics, graphic novels and manga for just $5.99 a month with a 30-day free trial.

Hailstone

ComiXology Originals and Stout Club Entertainment Presents Funny Creek

Every child loves getting dressed up like their favorite character. But what happens when a child’s admiration for that fictional character goes too far?

ComiXology and Stout Club Entertainment present Funny Creek, a 5-issue limited series debuting weekly beginning August 4 about the power of pop culture idols and overcoming guilt. Co-written by Rafael Scavone and Rafael Albuquerque with art by Eduardo Medeiros, colors by Priscilla Tramontano, letters by Bernardo Brice, and edited by Bis Stringer HorneFunny Creek will be available simultaneously in both English and Portuguese.

Funny Creek is the first of four comic books coming out of the comiXology Originals multi-book deal with Stout Club Entertainment. Best known as the Eisner, Harvey and Inkpot Award winning artist for American Vampire, this series marks Albuquerque’s chance to explore a different role: as writer.

Set in 1985, young children Lilly and Andy are great friends who both admire the animated wild-west themed TV show Funny Creek. When a terrible tragedy occurs, Lilly finds herself trapped inside her favorite cartoon inhabited by good boys, bad boys and clowns. But the bright world of Funny Creek isn’t as far from the pains of the real world as she had hoped. She joins with Clumsy and Cody to face the devilish villains of Cold Joe and his gang of goons in a showdown in Funny Creek Town. But being a hero isn’t as simple as she thought. As Lilly is pushed deeper into the adventure she is forced to deal with the consequences of her actions—not only inside The Funny Creek show, but also in the real world—and must overcome her troubles and make her way home.

Funny Creek deals with the banalization of violence on our society and its potential consequences. Scavone, Albuquerque and Medeiros’ simple “cartoon” characters become deeper and more layered than at first sight. It is a powerful and poignant story about childhood innocence, violence in society and how children process trauma and cope with guilt.


Part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive content, Funny Creek will be available upon release, at no additional cost, for members of Amazon Prime, Kindle Unlimited, and comiXology Unlimited, and for purchase on Kindle and comiXology. Prime Reading offers all Amazon Prime members a rotating selection of thousands of top Kindle books, magazines, short works, comic books, children’s books, and more – all at no additional cost. Kindle Unlimited offers over 1 million titles, thousands of audiobooks, and select current issues of popular magazines for just $9.99 a month with a 30-day free trial. ComiXology Unlimited now offers over 25,000 comics, graphic novels and manga for just $5.99 a month with a 60-day free trial.

La Voz de M.A.Y.O.: Tata Rambo Chronicles the Fight for Tribal Rights

Image Comics and Top Cow Productions have revealed interior pages from the forthcoming original graphic novel by writer Henry Barajas, artist J. Gonzo, letterer Bernardo Brice, and edited by Claire NapierLa Voz de M.A.Y.O.: Tata Rambo—which hits shelves this November.  

La Voz de M.A.Y.O.: Tata Rambo is based on the oral history of Ramon Jaurigue, an orphan and WWII veteran who co-founded the Mexican, American, Yaqui, and Others (M.A.Y.O.) organization, which successfully lobbied the Tucson City Council to improve living and working conditions for members of the Pascua Yaqui tribe—paving the way to their federal recognition. Meanwhile, Ramon’s home life suffered as his focus was pulled from his family to the wider community, and from domesticity to the adrenaline of the campaign.

A resonant, neglected slice of American history, La Voz de M.A.Y.O.: Tata Rambo brings to life for the first time the story Barajas’ great grandfather, Ramon Jaurigue, a.k.a. Tata Rambo, and showcases his important cultural contributions.

La Voz de M.A.Y.O.: Tata Rambo (ISBN: 978-1534313637, Diamond Code SEP190069) will be available at local comic shops on Wednesday, November 13 and at bookstores on Tuesday, November 19.

La Voz de M.A.Y.O.: Tata Rambo

SDCC 2019: comiXology Announces Adora and the Distance, a New YA Fantasy Graphic Novel

ComiXology announced at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 announced a new comiXology Originals, Adora and the Distance – an all-new YA fantasy graphic novel from Writers Guild Award and Inkpot Award-winning writer Marc Bernardin, artist Ariela Kristantina, colorist Jessica Kholinne, letterer Bernardo Brice, and acclaimed editor Will Dennis. Adora and the Distance will debut winter 2019.

Inspired by writer Marc Bernardin’s daughter, who was diagnosed with autism at four years old, Adora and the Distance is a YA fantasy graphic novel following the epic adventures of Adora, a brave young woman of color who lives in a fantastical world with underground pirates, ghosts, and a mysterious force called “The Distance” which threatens to destroy it all.

Debuting in winter 2019 as part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive digital content, Adora and the Distance will be available for members of Amazon Prime via their Prime Reading benefit, Kindle Unlimited, and comiXology Unlimited at no additional cost and for purchase on Kindle and comiXology, including a full color print edition exclusively on Amazon.com.

Adora and the Distance

Review: Aldous Spark: Meddler In History And Other Unsavory Affairs #1

cover1_optionGThe year is 1899. A secret war is being fought for the control of the 20th Century. At the center of the conflict is Aldous Spark, covert operative of the Black Moth Society, an underground collective of anarchists, saboteurs, and other deadly eccentrics. Together with his apprentice, Isaiah, Aldous wages a silent battle against the forces of power in an attempt to reshape the industrial age for the good of all.

When an email arrives in my inbox entitled Anarchist Magician, then it’ll get my attention.  Published by Grenade Fight, IncAldous Spark: Meddler In History And Other Unsavory Affairs #1 has just under fifty pages of story content in it’s first volume (judging by the pdf version I read, at any rate), which makes this debut issue a very ambitious project especially since  the physical copies come in an oversized hardcover printing.

It’s a good thing, then, that Aldous Spark is a bloody good read.

The advantage to the extended format is that you get a really good sampling of what this series will offer, and the first issue is also a very complete story in and of itself that could very easily serve as a standalone story were it not for the very natural build toward the next chapter in the story.

Once I finished the book, I asked myself how best to describe the comic is to step slightly outside the world of comics in that it feels reminiscent of Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes movie with a liberal dash of Dan Brown’s The Davinci Code all mixed up in a cauldron and finished with a striking art job.

Aldous Spark is a well written and wonderfully illustrated comic graphic novel that takes you on a breakneck story across the rooftops and through the back alleys of England and France at the turn of the last century. It’s a time period that’s always interested me, although I don’t tend to enjoy many comics set during this time – thankfully, this graphic novel is more than able to be the exception to that. This is a fantastic read from cover to cover, bonus features included, and I enjoyed every page. Although not strictly a comedy, there are moments that had me laughing during the frenetic pace of the action sequences.

If you’re interested in purchasing the book then you can head over to the Facebook page an drop the team a message – the physical books should be arriving sometime in April and will set you back $20. If digital is more your thing then the book will be $3.99 on comiXology, and should be released the first Thursday in May. If $20 for a print copy is to steep for you, then there’s no reason for you not to look into the digital version. $4 is an incredibly good price the book, and  honestly, I highly recommend you look into Aldous Spark: Meddler In History And Other Unsavory Affairs #1.  The result of a successful Kickstarter campaign, this graphic novel is exactly the kind of thing you should be backing on that platform.

Story: Andrew Maxwell and Peter Mirani
Art: Maurico Alvarez Colours: Derek Dow Letters: Bernardo Brice
Story: 8.0 Art: 8.5 Overall: 8.5 Recommendation: Buy

Graphic Policy was provided with a FREE copy for review