[Comic Book News] Image Comics/Skybound Entertainment to Release Your New Favorite Series – OUTPOST ZERO

OUTPOST ZERO #1

THIS JULY, DISCOVER OUTPOST ZERO: THE SMALLEST TOWN IN THE UNIVERSE
All-new teen-friendly sci-fi adventure kicks off with a double-sized debut issue

OUTPOST ZERO #1 cover
OUTPOST ZERO #1 cover

Image Comics/Skybound Entertainment invite you to explore the mysteries and wonder of the Frost this July as Eisner-winning writer Sean Kelley McKeever (The Waiting PlaceSpider-Man Loves Mary Jane), artist Alexandre Tefenkgi, and colorist Jean-Francois Beaulieu bring you your new favorite series: OUTPOST ZERO.

In Outpost Zero, the people work the land, go to the fights every Friday night, and tuck their children into bed—but the Outpost is no place for dreams or aspirations. To survive is ambitious enough. As Alea and her friends graduate to adulthood on a frozen world never meant to support human life, something stirs. Something sees…

“For my first comic book work in several years, I wanted to go somewhere extremely personal to me, but I wanted to explore the existential questions we all wrestle with at the same time,” said McKeever. “I’m thrilled that Skybound reached out to me to do just that, and that we took the time to find the right artist in Alexandre, who’s brought this strangely familiar world to life with the help of Jean-Francois Beaulieu’s lovely color work.”

“Since the beginning, I’ve always followed my heart when choosing the stories I’d draw,” said Tefenkgi. “To be able to feel involved, I need to be touched by the authenticity of the characters, by their personality, their aspirations and their contradictions. The first time I read OUTPOST ZERO, I knew it was a story I had to draw. The life of these humans in an alternative future simply captivated me. I’ve been lucky to be able to contribute to this comic with such a great team made of talented artists like Sean and Jean-François.”

OUTPOST ZERO #1 (Diamond code: MAY180043) hits comic book stores Wednesday, July 11th. The final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, June 18th.


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.

ABOUT SKYBOUND ENTERTAINMENT 

Founded in 2010, Skybound Entertainment is a multiplatform entertainment company specializing in television, comics, film, digital content, interactive, gaming, and merchandise. The company is led by The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and his longtime producing and business partner David Alpert.

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