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Image Comics announces sci-fi romance 'Bolero' for January 2022
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Image Comics announces sci-fi romance ‘Bolero’ for January 2022

‘Bolero’ is a five-issue series by Wyatt Kennedy and Luana Vecchio.

Image Comics has announced a new five-issue sci-fi series called Bolero. The series is by Wyatt Kennedy and Luana Vecchio and is set to start on January 12, 2021. Image has dubbed it, Sex Criminals meets Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

“Page by page, Wyatt and I put our whole love and passion for comics into this miniseries to convey the strong sense of loneliness and despair that many feel after the end of a relationship,” said Vecchio in a statement sent to AIPT. “Running away might often seem like the simplest solution, but there is no simple solution when dealing with pain”

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So what’s Bolero about?

A woman running away from a broken heart discovers a mother-key into parallel universes. The rules are: The key can work on any door. The mother will only let you visit 53 universes. Do not ask to speak to the mother. Never hop more than 53 times.

Kennedy added: “I sincerely can’t thank Image enough for giving us the chance to tell this story. I’ve lived with it and these characters for nearly six years, and no one besides the tremendously talented Luana Vecchio could have imbued this with such soul and joy and kept me from rewriting it for the 87th time.”

Check out a short preview below.

Image Comics announces sci-fi romance 'Bolero' for January 2022 Image Comics announces sci-fi romance 'Bolero' for January 2022 Image Comics announces sci-fi romance 'Bolero' for January 2022 Image Comics announces sci-fi romance 'Bolero' for January 2022

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

PORTLAND, Ore. 10/20/2021 — An all-new sci-fi/romance begins in the upcoming Bolero by rising stars Wyatt Kennedy and Luana Vecchio. This visually-stunning five issue miniseries will launch from Image Comics in January 2022.

“Page by page, Wyatt and I put our whole love and passion for comics into this miniseries to convey the strong sense of loneliness and despair that many feel after the end of a relationship,” said Vecchio. “Running away might often seem like the simplest solution, but there is no simple solution when dealing with pain”

Kennedy added: “I sincerely can’t thank Image enough for giving us the chance to tell this story. I’ve lived with it and these characters for nearly six years, and no one besides the tremendously talented Luana Vecchio could have imbued this with such soul and joy and kept me from rewriting it for the 87th time.”

A woman running away from a broken heart discovers a mother-key into parallel universes. The rules are: The key can work on any door. The mother will only let you visit 53 universes. Do not ask to speak to the mother. Never hop more than 53 times.

Sex Criminals meets Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind in this fantastical, emotional journey featuring a beautifully diverse cast of characters.

Bolero #1 will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, January 12:

  • Cover A by Vecchio – Diamond Code NOV210047
  • Cover B by Jim Mahfood – Diamond Code NOV210048
  • Cover C by Maria Llovet – Diamond Code NOV210049

Bolero #1 will also be available for purchase across many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, and Google Play.

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