[Preview] This November, Cosmic Horrors Abound in Image Comics/Skybound Entertainment’s OUTER DARKNESS #1

OUTER DARKNESS #1

SPACE IS PROFOUNDLY TERRIFYING IN
JOHN LAYMAN AND AFU CHAN’S OUTER DARKNESS

Image Comics Skybound

Eisner Award-winning writer John Layman (CHEW, LEVIATHAN) artist Afu Chan (Immortal Iron FistsSpera), and letterer Pat Brosseau (MANIFEST DESTINY, EVOLUTION) team up for OUTER DARKNESS, an all-new sci-fi/horror series coming this November from Image Comics/Skybound Entertainment.

“Thanks to Afu Chan and Skybound, we’ve succeeded in making OUTER DARKNESS as perfect and beautiful as I’d envisioned it to be since finishing Chew,” said Layman. “I’m so unbelievably excited that OUTER DARKNESS is being announced to the world. I’m absolutely in love with this book.”

OUTER DARKNESS #1

Creator/Writer: John Layman
Creator/Artist: Afu Chan
Letterer: Pat Brosseau

Editors: Sean Mackiewicz, Jon Moisan

Final Retail cutoff order: OCTOBER 22, 2018
In-stores: NOVEMBER 14, 2018

In OUTER DARKNESS, humankind has successfully colonized the galaxy. But during our interstellar travels, we discovered a terrifying secret out in the vast reaches of space…

Enter Captain Joshua Rigg and the crew of the starship Charon, who will encounter demonic possessions, hauntings, and cosmic horror as they embark on a desperate rescue mission into the Outer Darkness of space—where everything wants to kill them.

PREVIEW PAGES

“It was scary, in good way, working with John Layman and Skybound, especially on a comic filled with monsters and in space where nobody can hear you,” said Chan. “I am always on the edge of my seat while drawing these pages, and I can’t wait for people to experience the ride when reading OUTER DARKNESS. It is the best work I’ve done yet.”

OUTER DARKNESS #1 will hit stores on Wednesday, November 7th.


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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