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Image Comics: PAKLIS #1 – New Sci-Fi Anthology From Dustin Weaver Filled With Existentialism

DUSTIN WEAVER’S PAKLIS—AN UNSETTLING SURREALIST SCI-FI ANTHOLOGY

Do you accept the life you’ve been handed, or do you step into the unknown,
even as it leads you into the shadows? 

Image Comics is pleased to introduce PAKLIS—a new anthology series from writer/artist Dustin Weaver—where the characters in three mind-bending stories find themselves faced with dark, existential questions that will haunt readers.

“My influences on this series range from Kafka to Miyazaki. The Twilight Zone, Aeon Flux cartoons, and the comics of Moebius and Otomo are all major touchstones,” said Weaver.

PAKLIS #1

Writer: Dustin Weaver
Artist: Dustin Weaver
Cover Artist: Dustin Weaver
Available: May 31, 2017
SRP: $5.99

Do you accept the life you’ve been handed, or do you step into the unknown, even as it leads you into the shadows? In this new anthology series from writer/artist DUSTIN WEAVER, the characters in three mind-bending stories find themselves faced with this question.

In “MUSHROOM BODIES,” Greg struggles with knowing what’s real and fears becoming complacent in a world of human insects.

In the first installment of “SAGITTARIUS A*,” war hero Linus Rad is on a mission to the center of the galaxy to learn the dark secrets of his dead father’s scientific experiments.

In the first chapter of “AMNIA CYCLE,” Tara, a young Jet-Wing pilot, goes AWOL in the war against the Nuriel in order to help Amnia, a mysterious alien with no memory of where she came from and a desperate need to stop a terrible disaster! When Amnia disappears, it sends Tara on an adventure into the Shadow Zone.

Step into the unknown. Journey into the shadows. There you’ll find PAKLIS.


PAKLIS #1 (Diamond Code MAR170691) hits stores on Wednesday, May 31st.
The final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, May 8th

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Be sure to follow Dustin Weaver online!

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ABOUT IMAGE COMICS

Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline, Skybound and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.

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