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A Wave Blue World Kickstarts Maybe Someday: Stories of Promise, Visions of Hope

Maybe Someday: Stories of Promise, Visions of Hope

A Wave Blue World has announced the launch of its latest anthology, Maybe Someday: Stories of Promise, Visions of Hope which is now raising funds on Kickstarter. The graphic novel anthology is a sequel to All We Ever Wanted: Stories of a Better World which received a Ringo Award nomination for “best anthology.”

Maybe Someday is a new full-color anthology presenting over twenty-five aspirational stories to lift the spirits of readers and instill the hope that a brighter future is possible. Maybe Someday also reunites the publisher with the editorial team of Matt Miner and Eric Palicki.

The Maybe Someday Kickstarter campaign, running through the entire month of June, offers a Kickstarter exclusive cover, which is only available to backers. The cover art is by Max Dunbar with colors by Espen Grundetjern. Logo and cover design are by Tim Daniel. A different cover by this same team will be featured on the direct market edition when the book comes out later this year.

Other rewards include a digital sketchbook, signed bookplates, and combo packs of previously published anthologies.

Check out the full list of creators taking part, it’s a who’s who of comic talent:

Natasha Alterici, Alejandro Aragon, Darren Auck, Max Bemis, Anthony Breznican, Ryan Cady, Mario Candelaria, Joe Caramagna, Tyler Chin-Tanner, Gab Contreras, Shawn Daley, Jono Diener, Jeff Edwards, Greg Anderson Elysee, Mike Feehan, Ryan Ferrier, Joe Glass, Isaac Goodhart, Adam Gorham, Hagai, Ray-Anthony Height, Josh Hood, Daniel Kibblesmith, Konner Knudsen, Michael Kupperman, Alisa Kwitney, Valentine De Landro, Robert Lee, Yasmin Liang, Mauricet, John McFarlane, Matt Miner, Christopher Mitten, Michael Moreci, Steve Niles, Eric Palicki, Emily Pearson, Stephanie Phillips, Curt Pires, Sebastian Piriz, Andy Poole, Nick Pyle, Rod Reis, Renfamous, Marco Rudy, Ethan Sacks, Phillip Sevy, Erica Shultz, Martin Simmonds, Aubrey Sitterson, Stelladia, Sally Jane Thompson, Zoe Thorogood, Bobby Timony, and Rockwell White.

Vault Announces a FOC Adam Gorham Variant for No One’s Rose #1

Vault Comics has announced that No One’s Rose #1 is receiving an additional new “FOC Variant” cover from star artist Adam Gorham

Adam Gorham is a Canadian comic illustrator. In his ten years of professional work he has created many covers for numerous publishers; most notably his work on the Archie Comics series Jughead: The Hunger with collaborator Josh Hixson.

Written by Zac Thompson and Emily Pearson, drawn by Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque, colored by Raul Angulo, lettered by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou, and designed by Tim Daniel, No One’s Rose is a sci-fi story like no other, going so far as to establish it’s very own genre: solar punk

Centuries after the fall of the Anthropocene, the last vestiges of human civilization are housed in a massive domed city powered by renewable energy, known as The Green Zone. Inside lives teenager Tenn Gavrilo, a brilliant bio-engineer who could rebuild the planet. But there’s one problem: her resentful brother Seren is eager to dismantle the precarious Utopia.

From the minds of Zac Thompson (X-Men, Yondu) and debut writer Emily Horn with artist Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque (Letter 44, Avengers) comes a gorgeous and green solar-punk world filled with strange biotechnology, harsh superstorms, and divisive ideologies-ideologies that will tear Tenn and Seren down to their roots as they fight for a better Earth.

No One’s Rose #1 is on sale March 25th, 2020.

No One's Rose #1

Preview: Snap Flash Hustle Vol. 1

Snap Flash Hustle Vol. 1

Written by: Pat Shand
Art by: Emily Pearson
Lettered by: Jim Campbell
In Stores: November 27, 2019

In this stylish crime thriller, Haley Mori, a downtrodden alternative-model, happens upon a secret society of elite models in NYC that are using their platforms to sell narcotics.

Seeing a possible escape from a lifetime of crushing debt, Haley becomes involved and works her way up the rank, making new alliances and enemies alike while getting a taste of a power she never knew she craved.
Collects issues #1-4.

Preview: The Wild Vol. 1

The Wild Vol. 1

Written by: Vita Ayala
Art by: Emily Pearson
Colored by: Marissa Louise, Stelladia
Lettered by: Jim Campbell
Edited by: Danny Lore
Cover by: Natasha Alterici
Shorts featuring art by: Jessi Jordan, Chris Shehan, Isaac Goodheart, Phillip Sevy
In Stores: November 20, 2019

Daisy Walker is a Runner for The Compound, a mix of post-apocalyptic postal service and black market salvaging operation. Out beyond the settlement walls are innumerable dangers, but, after a decade of surviving, Daisy isn’t phased by any of it – until her lover, another Runner named Heather, goes missing on a job.

From writer Vita Ayala (Bitch Planet: Triple Feature, Wonder Woman Annual) and artist Emily Pearson (Snap Flash Hustle) comes this bold tale of surviving in bleak times.

Collects issues 1-5.

The Wild Vol. 1

Preview: Going to the Chapel #3

GOING TO THE CHAPEL #3

Written by David Pepose
Art by Gavin Guidry
Colors by Elizabeth Kramer
Lettering by Ariana Maher
Covers by Emily Pearson, Maan House, and Gavin Guidry
$3.99 | 22 pgs. | Action Lab: Danger Zone | T+ | On sale NOV. 6

The heist of the century continues in GOING TO THE CHAPEL #3! Locked in a stalemate with the police, an unexpected loss sends Emily and the Bad Elvis Gang spiraling into chaos — and unfortunately, Emily’s dysfunctional wedding party isn’t going to take this lying down. Can this bride pull off one last escape, or will her worst secrets be unveiled? Fans of Sex Criminals, Crowded, and The Fix should not miss Ringo Award-nominated writer David Pepose (Spencer & Locke) and superstar artist Gavin Guidry (The Death Defying)’s hilarious crime caper, available in comic shops and digital devices Wednesday, November 6!

GOING TO THE CHAPEL #3

You Can Run, But You Can’t Bride in Going to the Chapel #3 in November

Going to the Chapel #3

Writer: David Pepose
Artist: Gavin Guidry
Colorist: Elizabeth Kramer
Letterer: Ariana Maher
Cover Artists: Cover A by Emily Pearson (SEP191367; $3.99); Cover B by Maan House (SEP191368; $3.99); Cover C by Gavin Guidry (SEP191369; $3.99)

The heist of the century continues in GOING TO THE CHAPEL #3! Locked in a stalemate with the police, an unexpected loss sends Emily and the Bad Elvis Gang spiraling into chaos — and unfortunately, Emily’s dysfunctional wedding party isn’t going to take this lying down. Can this bride pull off one last escape, or will her worst secrets be unveiled? Fans of Sex Criminals, Assassin Nation and The Fix should not miss Ringo Award-nominated writer David Pepose (Spencer & Locke) and superstar artist Gavin Guidry (The Death Defying)’s show-stopping crime caper, due in stores and digital November 2019, featuring a thrilling main cover from The Wilds artist Emily Pearson!

Going to the Chapel #3

Preview: Snap Flash Hustle #2

Snap Flash Hustle #2

Writer: PAT SHAND (Breathless)
Artist: EMILY PEARSON (The Wilds)
Letterer: JIM CAMPBELL (Calexit)

As Haley navigates the pitfalls of her new job as an alt-model / middleman, Coral sees a chance to earn a promotion… and all it takes is one dead rival to get her to the top. The subversive hit series from Pat Shand (Breathless) and Emily Pearson (The Wilds) heats up every issue!

Snap Flash Hustle #2

Vault Comics Announces Open Design Submissions for their YA Graphic Novel Bonding

Co-created by writer Matthew Erman and artist Emily Pearson, Bonding is a YA graphic novel about two people who fall in love. It just happens that in this world, humans are made to ‘bond’ with strange alien-like parasites that hang onto their chests like weird leeches or sea-slugs. Your health, emotions, preferences, and tastes can be reflected in the way your slug looks.

Bonding comes from Vault Comics’ young readers imprint Myriad Books. To celebrate the project, Vault Comics and the Bonding creative team created a special “Chapter 0” comic that not only introduces reader to the story, but invites the public to submit their own illustrations for how they think their own slugs would look.   

Using the templates provided online as a starting point, everyone from young readers to the young-at-heart can design their own slug and submit it to Vault Comics for potential inclusion in the book itself. For more information on how to submit your designs head to the Vault website.

In addition to being about love, the book also touches on mental health, self-perception, anxiety, and more, as all of these thoughts are displayed through your parasite for everyone to see. It’s important for YA audiences to be able to talk about these concepts and emotions.

Bonding will be released on February 5th, 2020. Design submissions are upon from now until September 13th, 2019.

Check out a preview of the series below.

Bonding Chapter #0

Preview: Snap Flash Hustle #1

Snap Flash Hustle #1

Written by: Pat Shand
Illustrated by: Emily Pearson
Lettered by: Jim Campbell
Cover A by: Emily Pearson
Cover B by: Lisa Sterle
Cover C by: Jenn St-Onge
$3.99 | full color | mature

Haley Mori, a downtrodden alternative-model, happens upon a secret society of elite models in NYC that are using their platforms to sell narcotics. Seeing a possible escape from a lifetime of crushing debt, Haley becomes involved and works her way up the ranks, making new alliances and enemies alike while getting a taste of a power she never knew she craved.

In this new stylish crime thriller from writer Pat Shand (Breathless) and artist Emily Pearson (The Wilds), nothing is as it seems.

Vault Comics Announces the First Titles for their Myriad Imprint

Vault Comics has announced the first slate of titles published by its new young adult and middle grade focused label, Myriad.

The titles announced are Wrassle Castle, written by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover, Bonding, written by Matthew Erman and drawn by Emily Pearson, and Unfinished Corner, written by Dani Coleman. These three titles will see release throughout 2019 and 2020.

A publishing label of Vault Comics, Myriad has a distinct focus on middle grade (MG) and young adult (YA) stories that are delivered in a wide range of unique unique sizes and formats. Myriad is headed by Vault Editor-In-Chief Adrian Wassel and Vice President of Branding & Design Tim Daniel.

The new imprint is to give young readers their own heroes and represents a “seismic shift in readers’ attitudes and expectations” when it comes to format and content.

Wrassle Castle is a middle grade title written by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover. Paul and Colleen previously collaborated on Banana Sunday and the Eisner-winning Bandette. Paul is a New York Times-bestselling author, with other works including Colder, Made Men and several titles for Marvel Comics. Colleen is also known for the Eisner-nominated Small Favors. The artist on Wrassle Castle will be announced soon.

Lydia Riverthane has always wanted to join Wrassle Castle, but due to her parents’ disapproval has been forced to secretly train in the forest. Her three best friends Chelsea, Deandra, and Lyle—aka the Underground Alibi Society—help her by providing cover stories when needed. Lydia also secretly trains with her brother, John Gator-Chomp, a high-ranking wrasslin instructor. Lydia idolizes her brother—until he’s arrested for stealing one of the Legendary Wrasslin Folios! A crime he DID commit! But…why? Lydia believes the only way she can learn the truth, and more importantly save her brother, is to enter and win the Grand Wrasslin Tournament.

Bonding is a YA title written by Matthew Erman with art by Emily Pearson. Matthew has written Scout Comics’ Long Lost (along with Lisa Sterle), the CORPUS Anthology, and is a 2018 Ghost City Comics finalist. Emily is known for her art on The Wilds and Snap Flash Hustle, both with Black Mask Studios.

A man, a woman—and their parasites. Marcus has been alone since the loss of his closest friend and has just recently entered the dating scene, while Laura has drifted in and out of relationships since high school. They meet and strike up a good rapport, learning about each other, friendship, and how to deal with the slug-like parasites that have infected humanity. Bonding is a funny, quirky, and honest look at love, in a world where people wear their anxieties, not on their sleeves, but on their chests like big ol’ leeches.

Unfinished Corner is a YA title written by Dani Colman. Dani is a powerful new voice, writer and editor known for essays in Image Comics’ ODY-C and Black Jack Ketchum, and for the story “All Thumbs” in the Femme Magnifique anthology.The art team on Unfinished Corner will be announced soon.

Jewish mythology has it that when God created the universe, He left a tiny corner of it unfinished. Opinion is divided on why, but everyone agrees that the Unfinished Corner is a dangerous place full of monsters. Twelve-year-old Miriam neither knows, nor cares about the Unfinished Corner. She’s too busy preparing for her Bat Mitzvah, wrestling with whether she even wants to be Jewish—until an angel appears, whisking her and her best friends Avi and David off to this crazy and monstrous land with a single mission: Finish the Unfinished Corner.

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