ABLAZE heats up summer reading with new must-have comics


Discover the debut of the ANIMAL CASTLE VOL 1 Hardcover collection, THE VOICES OF WATER with illustrations by Werther Dell’Edera and much more!

Portland, OR – Comics and graphic novel publisher ABLAZE is lining up a powerful slate of titles slated for release in July that feature a handsome hardcover edition for the dystopian, Orwell-inspired. ANIMAL CASTLEincluding a signed edition, limited to 250 copies, and THE VOICES OF WATERan intense new work about one man’s quest to maintain his sanity written by Tiziano Sclavi, the creator of Dylan Dogwith illustrations by Werther Dell’Edera, co-creator of the hit series, Something is killing children. As well as the launch of thrilling and fast-paced horror space drama PROMETHEUS 13:13.

These releases are complemented by the latest editions to a quartet of continuing ABLAZE titles that include the sex and swordplay of BÊLIT & VALERIA: SWORDS AGAINST WITCH Number 3zombie horror action adventure ZERO LIFE Number 6the manhwa martial arts epic THE BREAKER Omnibus Vol. 4and THE IDUN CHRONICLES Vol. 2, the graphic novel that inspired the hit Netflix animated series.

ANIMAL CASTLE Vol. 1 hp MSRP: $24.99 On sale July 27and

On the farm, all animals were equal. At the Castle some are more equal

that others.

For fans of the bestseller Stray dogs and Eisner Prize winner

beasts of burden comes an animal fable that is both familiar and surprising!

You may think you know the story, but set aside your assumptions. This

animal uprising is unlike any you have read!

Nestled in the heart of a farm forgotten by men, the Château des Animaux is

ruled with an iron shoe by President Silvio. The bull and his militia of dogs

savor their power, while the other animals are exhausted from work, until

the arrival of the mysterious Azelar, a traveling rat who will teach them the secrets of civilian life disobedience.

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This new edition of ABLAZE brings together issues 1-5 of the hit comic book series in one beautiful hardcover volume, with full cover gallery and bonus material.


On sale July 27and

Animal Castle Vol 1 Signed Edition features all the same great

content than the regular hardcover edition, but also includes a tip in

signature plate, signed by both the writer and artist of Animal Castle,

Xavier Dorison and Felix Delep. Limited to 250 copies.

THE VOICES OF WATER HC MSRP: $16.99 On sale July 27and

A dramatic graphic novel full of dark humor, spectacular and

disturbing, written with visionary power and extraordinary narrative

under the impetus of an absolute master of comics, Tiziano Sclavi, the creator of

Dylan Dogand illustrated by one of the most important Italian comics

artists of the last decade, Werther Dell’Edera, co-creator of the

no longer sold Something is killing children.

Under a persistent rain, which seems destined never to subside,

Stavros lives and moves through the streets of a dark and gloomy

unnamed town. He has a job and a fiancée; his life is normal. Yet several

different voices speak to him – sometimes whispering, sometimes

moaning or screaming – every time he hears the water running. One day, as Stavros roams the city in the pouring rain, the voices become insistent, revealing its deepest and unspeakable secrets, as well as like his dreams and his memories. He is tormented by these mysterious voices, perhaps a sign of his Madness. Or perhaps of a larger collective madness, which infects everyone around him, until the point of being transmitted to the entire universe.

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PROMETHEUS 13:13 Number 1 MSRP: $3.99 On sale July 6and

In PROMETHEUS 13:13 an inexplicable scientific phenomenon occurs

over a 13-day period, occurring each day at 1:13 p.m. in the

afternoon. As the threat of a global apocalypse hangs over the planet,

the future of humanity has been plunged into chaos and darkness.

What if you knew the world was about to end? what would you be

ready to do to save the people you love? Darla Clemenceau was

plagued by apocalyptic visions since being abducted by a UFO

as a child. Now she’s ready to leave it all behind and move on.

his life. What if it was all true? A dangerous sectarian militia is preparing

the end of the world, and they see in Darla the key to their survival…

Meanwhile, something alien awakens on the dark side of the Moon, and the crew of the the space shuttle Atlantis has a date with destiny…

PROMETHEUS 13:13 comes from renowned creators Andy Diggle (Green Arrow: Freshman, James Bond, The Losers, Hellblazer), Shawn Martinbrough (Thief of Thieves, Batman: Detective Comics, The Black Panther, Hellboy), Dave Stewart (Hellboy, DC: The New Frontier, The Umbrella Academy), and Jock (batman, the losers).

THE BREAKER Omnibus Vol 4 TP MSRP: $19.99 On sale July 27and

In the latest edition of the martial arts bestseller manhwa

adventure, Chun-Woo Han, aka Goo Moon Ryong, aka Nine-Door

Dragon, must save his student Si-Woon from martial arts

alliance, and the only way to do that is to put your own life on the line!

Taking a page from his own master’s book, Chun-Woo begins

on a dangerous path for the love of his disciple.

Hoping to finally put an end to his long-standing woes, the

Goo Moon Ryong willingly jumps into a trap, leading to what might

be his final battle against the skilled fighters of the alliance. And

while the great clash between the showy techniques of martial arts

schools and the nine-gate dragon’s unshakeable will will bring down the alliance fighters like autumn leaves, Chun-Woo may not have what it takes to top the most elite fighters in the Murim worlds and save Si-Woon!

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THE IDUN CHRONICLES Vol 2 HC MSRP: $12.99 Available July 27and

Experience the hit Netflix animated show as a graphic novel series!

Alsan, now Alexandre, has returned to Earth and wants to reorganize

resistance. He must locate Jack and Victoria and prepare them to

struggle. What dangerous adventures will they be involved in this time around?

Graphic novel based on Laura Gallego’s books continues the fight

for peace in the world of Idhun.

Also check out these latest issues of the continuing ABLAZE series

BÊLIT & VALERIA: SWORDS AGAINST WITCH Number 3 MSRP: $3.99 Available July 13and

Witness true cranial nature, unrestrained blood splatter

violence, chaos and sexuality by Bêlit & Valeria.

Two pirates, one recently deceased and the other less than willing are

everything that stands between chaos and order. The secret of Bêlit’s

the resurrection is revealed! And that involves the gods themselves! But once

the source of this miracle is revealed, someone’s betrayal

closure is imminent. Will the truth give him more power?

Or be his downfall? Bonus material includes the original Robert E. Howard

Essay “The Hyborian Age”.

ZERO LIFE Number 6 MSRP: $3.99 Available July 20and

A thrilling new adventure drawn by Marco Checchetto, the artist of

Marvel Comics’ reign of the devil and daredevil! At the limits between

science fiction, action and horror is LIFE ZERO!

In the last issue, Captain Derek Shako had to do some tough things

choosing to keep as many of his people alive as possible, but some of them

those choices are about to come back and haunt him more than anything

zombie outbreak ever could!

All ABLAZE titles will be available in print and digital. ABLAZE titles are distributed in print worldwide by Diamond Comic and Diamond Book Distributors.

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