Prime Video’s distinctive area opera present “The Expanse” completed its sixth and closing season again in January of 2022, and we deeply miss the intrepid crew of the Rocinante and their harrowing exploits all through the photo voltaic system.
Based mostly on the nine-novel collection by writers Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, “The Expanse” was a revelation for hardcore followers of navy sci-fi and cosmic horror that featured a stellar cast and hanging particular results. As a result of 30-year time leap within the closing three books, the collection was cancelled after the variation of “Babylon’s Ashes” and earlier than the rise of the Laconian Empire.
To offer an exhilarating return to the world of the Belters, Earthers, and Martians, Growth! Studios is delivering an authentic comedian e-book saga straight out of the realm of “The Expanse” with “The Expanse: Dragon Tooth.”
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Written by comedian e-book luminary Andy Diggle (“Inexperienced Lanterns,” “James Bond”) and injected with arresting imagery by Spanish artist Rubine (“Voltron: Legendary Defender”), this 12-issue restricted collection seeks to enlarge “The Expanse” universe past the TV present’s final season and serves to bridge the hole between “The Expanse: Babylon’s Ashes” and “The Expanse: Persepolis Rising.”
Its storyline hyperlinks collectively frayed plot threads and explains unanswered questions from the Amazon Prime collection in myriad methods to increase followers’ appreciation of the provocative supply materials.
“Andy has an incredible monitor document, and his plans for the story are like nothing we have seen earlier than. It will be genuinely excellent,” mentioned Abraham and Franck, who additionally served as government producers of the Prime Video collection.
Diggle is a well known creator for a number of publishers within the trade; he penned the bestselling “Inexperienced Arrow: 12 months One,” “The Losers,” “Chilly Iron” and the Eisner-nominated sci-fi graphic novel “Prométhée 13:13.” Right here he is set adrift within the deep finish of “The Expanse’s” imaginative sandbox.
“It is not usually you get to work on one thing you already love together with your entire coronary heart, and everybody who is aware of me is aware of how passionate I’m about ‘The Expanse.’ Swimsuit up and strap in — we’re gonna be pulling some high-g maneuvers!” Diggle mentioned in a press release (opens in new tab).
Barcelona-based artist Rubine attended the distinguished Joso College, and his distinguished work has been showcased in books like “Voltron: Legendary Defender,” “Nancy in Hell” and “Astronaut Down.”
“It’s a actual honor for me to take part on this undertaking,” Rubine mentioned in the identical press launch. “‘The Expanse’ is a spectacular sci-fi story, genuine and fantastically carried out. However additionally it is an existential portrait of the course of humanity. How, sadly, we consistently repeat the identical errors of the previous. And the way solely by eliminating grudges and prejudices can we forge forward as a society. With what’s taking place these days, it is an necessary message to get throughout.
“I hope you take pleasure in this comedian as a lot as Andy and I are having fun with engaged on it. Andy has ready a superb story devoted to the collection, stuffed with plot twists, intrigue, humanity and loads of coronary heart. Journey with us within the Rocinante!”
Growth! Studios’ “The Expanse: Dragon Tooth #1” rockets into comedian retailers this April showcasing a major cowl by Eisner Award-winning illustrator Christian Ward (“Invisible Kingdom”) and a number of variant covers by esteemed artists Jung-Geun Yoon (“One thing is Killing the Kids”), E.M. Gist (“Star Wars”), and Salvador Larroca (“Physician Doom”).
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