You wait for ages for comic books about birdlike people then two come along at one. Marvel has already announced the Max Ride series adapting the genetically altered avian-ish teenagers of the Maximum Ride novels.
And now Archaia are publishing Feathers, a new comic book series by Jorge Corona who has just had his new comic Goners published by Image. Though Feathers is a little more all-ages….
A series created as part of his course at the Savannah College of Art and Design, this feels like the kind of thing that could suddenly go all Lumberjanes on us… here’s the solicit for Feathers #1 in January 2015.
WHY WE LOVE IT: In the footsteps of Archaia titles Rust, Iron, Will o’ the Wisp, and The Reason for Dragons, debut writerartist Jorge Corona brings a brandn-ew voice to the comics industry with Feathers. With our passion for working with fresh talent, we could not be happier to introduce his work to a wider audience.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: There’s never been a better time for fantastic, all-ages comics that embrace both the darkness and beauty in life. Fans of Avatar: Legend of Korra, Mike Mignola, and Amulet will fall in love with Poe, the boy covered in feathers.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: A recluse boy born covered in feathers must help his firstever friend, a young girl named Bianca, as she tries to return to her home beyond the slums of the Maze. They must dodge street gangs and childsnatchers along the way, and perhaps together will learn the secrets to his mysterious past.