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Mark Waid and Barry Kitson's EMPIRE VOLUME TWO to Launch This Month

The date has been announced for the long-awaited sequel to EMPIRE

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The saga of Golgoth continues in EMPIRE VOLUME TWO from Thrillbent comics on May 28th. This is the long-awaited sequel to EMPIRE, by Mark Waid & Barry Kitson. The new volume will be serialized exclusively on Thrillbent, starting on the 28th and continuing twice a month thereafter.

Empire Volume Two marks the first major release for Thrillbent on the company's recently launched integrated iPad App, which streamlines the entire buying and reading experience while allowing users to sync their online accounts, access their comics through mobile devices and keep track of their purchases and reading. Empire Volume 2, along with all the other content on Thrillbent, is available with the $3.99 monthly subscription (also available through the website). As an added bonus, subscribers will also be able to download the original Empire. This is the only place that consumers will be able to digitally access the best-selling book, which has been long sold out of print. Empire Volume Two brings back the original creative duo of Waid and his co-creator Barry Kitson. Chris Sotomayor handles the coloring and Troy Peteri the lettering.

Golgoth's plan of world domination got him everything on Earth and volume two opens with him as powerful as ever.

But where is his strength coming from? The sole loyalist who kept him anchored to humanity is one year gone, and on the anniversary of Golgoth's loss, several seemingly coordinated new threats are surfacing around the globe. Each presents its own unique threat to the throne, and if Golgoth wants to maintain the crown, he will have to divide his forces--and his attentions--in dangerous new ways.

Make sure to check out EMPIRE VOLUME TWO and the first volume on Thrillbent on May 28th!