ComiXology Originals set to release new creator owned titles each week in September

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At this years San Diego Comic-Con, ComiXology announced a few new titles, and today they revealed even more new titles.

Coming this September will be four new creator-owned titles, a new one is set to be released every Wednesday during the month.

The four new titles will be the first issues of:

  • Breaklands written by Justin Jordan, with art by Tyassetta, colors by Sarah Stern, and lettering by Rachel Deering. Coming on September 4th it’s about a young woman who is living in a land 150 years in the future…a land where she in the only person in the world without powers. She must search for her kidnapped brother.
  • Field Tripping co-written by James Asmus and Jim Festante, with art by José García, and lettering by Ryan Ferrier.  Coming on September 11th it’s about a teacher who has an interdimensional traveling school bus. Her and her students become stranded and must travel between worlds that are not their own.
  • Quarter Killer co-written by Vita Ayala and Danny Lore, with art by Jamie Jones, and lettering by Ryan Ferrier on September 26th is cyberpunk story about an ex-corporate computer hacker who now works for anyone who is willing to pay him…in quarters…unless you are a criminal or police.

Of those 4, I’m most excited for Field Tripping, and Quarter Killer. Which are you looking forward to? Let us know in comments or via Twitter.

Full press release is below.

ComiXology Originals to Release One New Creator-Owned Title Each Week this September

Breaklands written by Justin Jordan with art by Tyassetta

Issue #1 Available September 4th

Field Tripping co-written by James Asmus & Jim Festante with art by José García

Issue #1 Available September 11th

The Black Ghost co-written by Alex Segura & Monica Gallagher with art by George Kambadais

Issue #1 Available September 18th

Quarter Killer co-written by Vita Ayala & Danny Lore with art by Jamie Jones

Issue #1 Available September 26th

August 20, 2019 – New York, NY – ComiXology, Amazon’s premier digital comics service, announces four all-new creator-owned comiXology Originals titles to be released this September. Each week will feature the debut of a new series starting with Breaklands written by Justin Jordan, with art by Tyassetta on September 4th, followed by Field Tripping co-written by James Asmus and Jim Festante, with art by José García on September 11thThe Black Ghost co-written by acclaimed novelist Alex Segura and Monica Gallagher—co-creators of the Lethal Lit Podcast—with art by George Kambadais on September 18th, and concluding with Quarter Killer co-written by Vita Ayala and Danny Lore, with art by Jamie Jones on September 26th.

Each new #1 will be available to read digitally upon release for members of Amazon Prime via their Prime Reading benefit, Kindle Unlimited, and comiXology Unlimited at no additional cost and for purchase on Kindle and comiXology. The collected editions of these newly announced comiXology Originals series will be available in print via Amazon.com.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled with these exciting back-to-back-to-back debuts on comiXology Originals! Whether it’s a new take on the post-apocalyptic adventure with Breaklands, a multi-verse hopping dark comedy with Field Tripping, the rise of a new masked vigilante with The Black Ghost, or a cyberpunk mystery with Quarter Killer — our roster of incredible writers and artists, and everyone at comiXology are thrilled to bring readers new and exciting comic series to dive into every week in September,” says Chip Mosher, comiXology’s Head of Content. “And stay tuned as we still have more to come this year!”

Breaklands – 5-issue comic book series

·         Written by Justin Jordan, the co-creator and writer of The Strange Talent of Luther Strode, with art by acclaimed artist Tyassetta, colors by Sarah Stern, and lettering by Rachel Deering.

·         Set 150 years in the future, Breaklands features a world where everyone has powers… except for one young woman, Kasa Fain, who is desperate to find her recently kidnapped brother.

·         Breaklands #1 will be available on September 4th

·         Collected edition will be available in print via Amazon.com

Field Tripping – 5-issue comic book series

·         Co-written by James Asmus and Jim Festante, collaborators on media properties like, Rick & Morty presents Mr. MeeseeksThe End Times of Bram & Ben, and animation development for Stoopid Buddy and Flying Rock Entertainment, with art by José García and lettering by Ryan Ferrier.

·         A multiverse-spanning, all-ages story about a flighty teacher with an interdimensional traveling school bus and her students who become stranded – jumping between bizarre worlds but never able to go back to theirs.

·         Field Tripping #1 will be available on September 11th

·         Collected edition will be available in print via Amazon.com

The Black Ghost – 5-issue comic book series

·         Co-written by acclaimed novelist Alex Segura and Monica Gallagher—Co-Creators of the Lethal Lit Podcast—with art by George Kambadais, colors by Ellie Wright, lettering by Taylor Esposito, featuring covers by Greg Smallwood on #1, Francesco Francavilla, Veronica Fish, and Bill Sienkiewicz—and edited by Gregory Lockard.

·         Lara Dominguez is a journalist chasing that one, big story. As she inches closer to uncovering the identity of the masked activist known as The Black Ghost, Lara will have to navigate the corruption of her adopted city and her own personal demons. Will she have the strength to be part of the solution—or will she become the problem?

·         Black Ghost #1 will be available on September 18th

·         Collected edition will be available in print via Amazon.com

Quarter Killer – 5-issue comic book series

·         Co-written by Vita Ayala (The WildsSubmergedLivewire) and Danny Lore (Ayala’s James Bond co-writer and the writer of the acclaimed Queen of Bad Dreams), with art by Jamie Jones and lettering by Ryan Ferrier.

·         This action packed, cyberpunk story of Quentin Kidd A.K.A. QK, an ex-corporate computer hacker who offers their services to those willing to pay them with old school currency, specifically quarters, because quarters are untraceable. QK only has two rules: they don’t work for criminals or police, and no killing.

·         Quarter Killer #1 will be available on September 25th

·         Collected edition will be available in print via Amazon.com

Each new series is part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive content and will be available upon release for members of Amazon Prime via their Prime Reading benefit, Kindle Unlimited, and comiXology Unlimited at no additional cost, and for purchase on Kindle and comiXology, with collected editions in print via Amazon.com.Prime Reading offers all Amazon Prime members a rotating selection of over a thousand top Kindle books, magazines, short works, comic books, children’s books, and more – all at no additional cost. Kindle Unlimited offers over 1 million titles, thousands of audiobooks, and select current issues of popular magazines for just $9.99 a month with a 30-day free trial at amazon.com/kindleunlimited. ComiXology Unlimited now offers over 25,000 comics, graphic novels and manga for just $5.99 a month with a 30-day free trial atcomixology.com/unlimited.

For more updates on comiXology Originals, check out http://comixologyoriginals.com.

About comiXology

ComiXology, an Amazon.com, Inc. subsidiary (NASDAQ:AMZN), is a revolutionary, cloud-baseddigital comics service. With content from over 125 publishers as well as thousands of independent creators from around the world, comiXology provides an unrivaled library of comic books, graphic novels, manga and bandes dessinées. The company’s first-in-class innovations include the exclusive Guided View technology which provides an immersive and cinematic reading experience and a new monthly subscription service. ComiXology is based in New York City, with operations in Seattle and Los Angeles. For more information, visit comixology.com and follow the company onTwitter, Facebook and Tumblr.

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