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Dark Horse announces Jeff Lemire's 'Mazebook' for September 2021
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Dark Horse announces Jeff Lemire’s ‘Mazebook’ for September 2021

‘Mazebook’ is about a grieving father venturing into a fantastical maze to hunt for his daughter.

Press Release

Dark Horse Comics has revealed Jeff Lemire has a new project on the way called Mazebook. The five-issue series will launch on September 8, 2021, and features a story wrapped in family, grief, and loss. IGN exclusively revealed the title earlier this morning which also revealed Lemire will write and draw the series.

So what’s it about?

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A lonely building inspector still grieving the loss of his puzzle-loving daughter receives a mysterious phone call one night from a girl claiming to be her, trapped in the middle of a labyrinth. Convinced that his child is contacting him from beyond this world, he uses an unfinished maze from one of her journals and a map of the city to trace an intricate path through a different plane of reality, and embarks on an intense and melancholic adventure to bring his daughter back home.

Check out covers by Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino below.

Dark Horse announces Jeff Lemire's 'Mazebook' for September 2021 Dark Horse announces Jeff Lemire's 'Mazebook' for September 2021

For more on this news, read the official press release below.

MILWAUKIE, Ore., (June 21, 2021)—From Jeff Lemire, the creator of Sweet Tooth and New York Times bestselling and Eisner award-winning Black Hammer, comes Mazebook, an ambitious and haunting comic series about family, grief, and loss.      

A lonely building inspector still grieving the loss of his puzzle-loving daughter receives a mysterious phone call one night from a girl claiming to be her, trapped in the middle of a labyrinth. Convinced that his child is contacting him from beyond this world, he uses an unfinished maze from one of her journals and a map of the city to trace an intricate path through a different plane of reality, and embarks on an intense and melancholic adventure to bring his daughter back home.

Mazebook #1 (of five) will be in comic shops on September 8, 2021. It is available for pre-order at your local comic shop.

Early Praise for Mazebook:

Mazebook is a deeply haunting and powerfully human work by one of the greatest living masters of the comic medium. You do not want to miss this book.”—James Tynion IV (Something is Killing The Children, Batman)

“A multilayered-masterpiece. Nothing is quite what it seems. His best work yet. And that is a high bar.” —Matt Kindt (Mind MGMTBANG!)

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