The Sickness Volume 1 TPB

Uncivilized

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SKU:
gn9781941250617
UPC:
9781941250617
Weight:
31.00 Ounces

Expected release date is Aug 27th 2024

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PREORDERS will ship with exclusive bookplates sigend by the creators: Jenna Cha and Lonnie Nadler (150 119 Available)

A teenager in 1945 is suffocated by post- WWII nationalism. A tireless doctor in 1955 desperately tries to find the origin of a new illness. Though these two people are living seemingly disparate lives, decades apart, they will come to understand that their fates are irrevocably intertwined by a rare, horrifying sickness and an enigmatic figure who follows wherever they go. He is known only as The Man.

Confined within their eras, they each race against time to escape The Man and find a cure before The Sickness collapses their worlds.

This rich and disturbing comic spans four decades of American history to serve as a reminder that the terrors of yesterday are the terrors of today. A sprawling, ambitious, and genre-bending work exploring the socio-political strife that shaped the nation. It’s the crossbreed of I Love Lucy-era pop culture and bizarre body horror in a historical horror epic.

A collection of The Sickness issues 1-5 presented in an oversized format to truly showcase Jenna Cha's intricate tonal artwork. 2-Colors. Fluorescent Cover. 160 pages. 

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Jenna Cha is a comic book artist from California. In 2019 she made her debut publication as the co-creator/artist for the Bram Stoker Award longlisted series Black Stars Above, published by Vault Comics. Her other publishing credits include Z2 Comics, Oni Press, Image Comics, Tiny Onion Studios, and the horror anthology Razorblades Magazine. She somehow ended up in Canada and will indubitably stay there.

Lonnie Nadler is a multidisciplinary writer from Canada. He is best known for his work at Marvel Comics writing for titles like Cable, X-Men, and Guardians of the Galaxy. He released his critically acclaimed debut graphic novel, The Dregs, in 2017 from Black Mask Studios, named one of the best 100 horror comics of all time by Paste Magazine. In 2019 he co-created and wrote the historical fiction, cosmic horror concoction, Black Stars Above, which was longlisted for a Bram Stoker Award. Nadler has also written for Ubisoft, Oni Press, Image Comics, Aftershock Comics, Z2 Comics, Razorblades Magazine, and numerous other publications. He can frequently be found crushed in between imposter syndrome and delusions of grandeur.