Aftershock Comics recently announced their newest upcoming series, ELENOR & THE EGRET. Writer John Layman (CHEW) and Artist Sam Kieth (THE MAXX) take readers on a journey following an art thief and her sidekick, which is a talking egret who grows in size.
"I would describe Eleanor & the Egret as a fable, and a surrealist romance, but it’s probably more easily described as something NOT easily describable," explained Layman. "It’s a melding of two unique voices to comics. It’s also just an excuse for me to give Sam cool stuff to draw, and, in that, he’s exceeding all expectations—some of the pages he’s turning in are absolutely breathtaking."
ELEANOR & THE EGRET
Writer: John Layman
Artist: Sam Kieth
Colorist: Ronda Pattison
Cover by: Sam Kieth
Item Code: FEB171092
A slightly surreal tale of an art thief and her sidekick, a talking egret who gets just a bit bigger after each successful caper, as they embark on a escalating series of daring thefts of world-famous paintings, and dodge pursuers in an increasingly weirdly dangerous game of cat-and-mouse.
$3.99 / 32 pages / Color / On-sale April 5th