Aftershock Announces New OGNs by Garth Ennis, Marguerite Bennett, Keith Burns, Leila Leiz

Posted by October 7, 2018 Comment

AfterShock Comics revealed two new graphic novels for 2019 at New York Comic Con this weekend: Out of the Blue, by Garth Ennis and Keith Burns, and Horde by Marguerite Bennett and Leila Leiz. Check out the solicitation for both below:

OUT OF THE BLUE HC / $19.99 / 72 pages / color/ on sale March 2019
Writer: Garth Ennis
Artist: Keith Burns
Colors: Jason Wordie
Letters: Rob Steen
Cover: Keith Burns

A WAR IS A DIFFICULT THING TO KILL

The Second World War is almost over, but no one seems to have told the Germans- as Royal Air Force pilot Jamie McKenzie finds out when he’s assigned to deadly shipping strikes along the enemy coast. Flying the Mosquito fighter-bomber against heavily armed targets is dangerous enough at the best of times, but after incurring the wrath of his vengeful commanding officer, Jamie is assigned the most unpopular navigator in the unit- not to mention the least reliable aircraft. Worse still, the commander’s sights are firmly set on Jamie’s beautiful young wife, Beth.

Writer Garth Ennis (Jimmy’s Bastards, A Walk Through Hell, Preacher, The Boys) and artist Keith Burns (War Stories) re-unite after the success of their series Johnny Red, presenting another tale of World War Two aerial combat- featuring skies black with flak and enemy fighters, nail-biting low-level action, and the dark humor of men whose lives can be snatched away at any second… Out of the Blue.

HORDE HC / $19.99 / 64 pages / color/ on sale summer 2019
Writer: Marguerite Bennett
Artist: Leila Leiz
Colors: Guy Major
Letters: Marshall Dillon
Cover: Leila Leiz

After the death of her father, Ruby Ando tries to reconnect with her estranged and isolated mother, whose hoarder house is a nightmare labyrinth of secrets and dangers. All the love Ruby was never shown, she sees her mother lavish on her treasures and trinkets, the possessions that possess her. But when Ruby desperately to free her mother, the house wages war, ensnaring both women within its maze. Brought to hideous and twisted life by her mother’s love, the Horde is determined to purge Ruby from the collection — or else see her join it forever.”

(Last Updated October 7, 2018 1:09 pm )

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