Dark Horse Comics has announced a new creator-owned graphic novel from award-winning artist and writer Dave McKean (Black Dog, The Sandman) called Raptor: A Sokol Graphic Novel. Raptor follows two “conflicted souls” across two distinct worlds. It will be available in trade paperback as well as a deluxe hardcover limited edition.
Check out the cover art and full press release below:
MILWAUKIE, Ore. (November 19, 2020)—From award-winning, critically acclaimed artist and writer Dave McKean (Black Dog, The Sandman) comes his first creator-owned character in a stunning visual tour-de-force graphic novel, Raptor: A Sokol Graphic Novel.Raptor flickers between two worlds and two conflicted souls: Sokol wanders a feudal fantastical landscape hunting monsters for those that can pay, and Arthur, a writer of supernatural tales in 19th Century Wales, mourning the passing of his young wife and dabbling in the supernatural in the vain hope of seeing her again. They both exist in the twilight between truth and lies, life and death, reality and the imagination.Also available is a deluxe, oversized hardcover limited edition of Raptor: A Sokol Graphic Novel, with an exclusive signed tip-in illustration that is a perfect addition to any fan’s Dave McKean collection.Raptor: A Sokol Graphic Novel and Raptor: A Sokol Graphic Novel Limited Edition will be in comic shops on July 7, 2021 and in bookstores on July 20, 2021. They are available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop and bookstore. Raptor: A Sokol Graphic Novel is a 128-page trade paperback that will retail for $29.99. The oversized, hardcover Raptor: A Sokol Graphic Novel Limited Edition will retail for $99.99.
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