January 25, 2022 – New York, NY / Portland, OR – Darkish Horse, the legendary comedian e book writer of titles together with Black Hammer, Hellboy, Sin Metropolis and The Umbrella Academy will publish Edgeworld, an edgy expectation-busting western set within the far reaches of outer house, for the primary time in print in August 2022. Written by animator and producer Chuck Austen, who makes his return to comics along with his good pal, long-time Marvel/DC artist Patrick Olliffe (Spider-Lady; Hawkman), Edgeworld is a gritty, horny, potent journey sequence that’s half science fiction, half detective sequence, and half western. Becoming a member of Austen and Olliffe, in his first creator-owned comedian, are acclaimed colorist Lee Loughridge, and letterer Jodi Wynne. Edgeworld is at the moment in growth as an authentic animated sequence at Amazon Studios with Chuck Austen and Patrick Olliffe serving as government producers.
In Edgeworld, Killian Jess is the Justice of the Peace and a former United Authority soldier who is aware of the system, upholds the legislation, and delivers the decision—with a vengeance. Alongside native Palan Cheela, Killian fights to guard the planet Pala, a backwater, frontier planet on the sting of identified house situated beneath a riftgate—the best and most beneficial discovery in galactic historical past. Collectively, the duo should battle alien invasions, navy forces, black market merchants, otherworldly infestations, drug runners and the disastrous, ecological aftermath of a brutal, planet-wide conflict, as a way to save the world they love.
In regards to the Author: Chuck Austen has labored on so many alternative issues he feels the determined must lie down. His animation abilities have been a part of King of the Hill, Steven Universe, The Cleveland Present, and he co-created the hit sequence Tripping the Rift for SYFY. He has spent the final 5 years as a producer for DreamWorksTV on Daybreak of the Croods, Rocky and Bullwinkle, and She-Ra and the Princesses of Energy. He additionally wrote numerous comics, together with Uncanny X-Males, JLA, Superman, and The Avengers. His favourite private work, by far has been with comiXology, Patrick Olliffe and the gifted workforce on Edgeworld.
In regards to the Artist: Patrick Olliffe is a veteran comedian e book illustrator with over 32 years of expertise, working for a number of the largest publishers within the trade, together with Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Darkish Horse and Disney Publishing. His lengthy listing of credit embody drawing such characters as Spider-Man, Thor, Batman, Superman, Marvel Girl, Captain Marvel, Catwoman, Hawkman, plus for Disney’s Marvel Press, Captain America, The Implausible 4, Hulk, The Avengers, and The X-Males. He’s thrilled to be partnering with Chuck Austen and the remainder of the workforce to convey Edgeworld to life!
Edgeworld [on sale August 23, 2022 / MSRP $19.99/$25.99 pbk / color / 136 pages / ISBN: 978-1-50672834-6 / Dark Horse Books] is the newest launch from the Darkish Horse Books and comiXology Originals print program. It’s out there for pre-order now by way of Amazon and Barnes & Nobleand your native comedian store.