Dark Horse Comics has announced a new all-ages original graphic novel from writer Drew Ford, artist Duane Leslie, and colorist Eva de la Cruz, starring a boy who escapes abusive guardians to a steampunk world of adventure. Called Steam, the comic hits comic stores next May and bookstores in June, and will retail for $14.99.
Check out the press release below:
MILWAUKIE, Ore. (October 21, 2019) –Dark Horse welcomes you to the all-ages steampunk world of Steam, arriving May 2020!
Writer Drew Ford (JLA), artist Duane Leslie (Judge Dredd), and colorist Eva de la Cruz (DC Comics, 2000AD) bring you the story of Arlo, a young boy who escapes his abusive guardians on Earth, through an intergalactic portal to the steam-powered planet of Pother. There he discovers his long-lost father inadvertently helped a powerful corporation from Earth in their efforts to deplete the planet’s resources.
Now Arlo must set things right by joining a small group of resisters from Pother, as they work to both remove this dangerous organization from their world and protect the planet’s indigenous beings. Through this epic adventure, Arlo discovers his self-worth and perhaps even his life’s ultimate destiny.
Steam arrives in comic shops May 27, 2020 and bookstores June 9, 2020. Steam is available for pre-order now on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop for $14.99