EXCLUSIVE: Dark Horse Comics and ComiXology have inked a deal for ComiXology Originals Stone Star Volume 1 and Lost on Planet Earth to be printed/distributed by Dark Horse Comics. Stone Star Volume 1 is by writer Jim Zub, artist Max Dunbar, and letterer Marshall Dillon and was originally released on ComiXology in September 2019. Lost on Planet Earth is by writer Magdalene Visaggio, artist Claudia Aguirre, and letter Zakk Saam with the first issue released in April 2020.
I’ve learned Stone Star Volume 1 can be found in comic shops and bookstores in July 2021 and Lost On Planet Earth in comic book shops and in bookstores in August 2021.
The news comes after Dark Horse Comics and Comixology revealed in August they were partnering to publish ComiXology Originals in print for the very first time. The original deal included Eisner Award winner Afterlift, Breaklands, Youth, and The Black Ghost which are set to ship to book stores and comic book shops between February and May 2021.
Stone Star Volume 1 info:
So what’s it about?
Stone Star is a mobile space station where entertainment abounds, and competition and celebrity are intertwined. Gladiators fight to find their fortune, but there are other secrets lurking beneath the surface as it travels to ports across the galaxy. Evoking the very best of science fiction, cyberpunk, and modern-day sports entertainment, Stone Star follows the story of Dail, a teenage thief who is pulled into the arena and has to decide where his loyalties lie. Zub and Dunbar have created a fast-paced adventure full of stunning sights, pulse-pounding action, and colorful characters.
The 136-page graphic novel is set to release on July 6 in bookstores and everywhere books are sold and July 7 in comic shops and it will retail for $19.99 ISBN: 978-1-50672-458-4. To preorder from your local comic shop, use the comic shop locator https://www.comicshoplocator.
Lost On Planet Earth info:
So what’s it about?
It’s 2381, and Basil Miranda, on the verge of graduation, knows exactly what she’s doing with the rest of her life and always has: a primo assignment on the best ship in the fleet alongside her best friend in the world. She has meticulously prepared herself, and the final Fleet Ex-am is tomorrow. But what if none of that is what she really wants? And why hasn’t she ever asked herself that before?
The 136-pages graphic novel will be on sale August 3 in bookstores and everywhere books are sold and August 4 in comic shops and will retail for $19.99. ISBN: 978-1-50672-456-0. To preorder from your local comic shop, use the comic shop locator https://www.comicshoplocator.
There’s more to come from ComiXology as Stone Star Season 2 was announced at San Diego Comic-Con last year, and is currently listed on ComiXology’s website.
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