The Wrong Earth, Vol. 1

Paul Constant (Author) Tom Peyer (Author)
& 3 more
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Product Details

Price
$19.99
Publisher
Ahoy Comics
Publish Date
May 14, 2019
Pages
192
Dimensions
6.6 X 10.1 X 0.5 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780998044200

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About the Author

Paul is a co-founder of The Seattle Review of Books. He has written for The Progressive, Newsweek, Re/Code, the Utne Reader, the Los Angeles Times, the Seattle Times, the New York Observer, and many North American alternative weeklies. Paul has worked in the book business for two decades, starting as a bookseller (originally at Borders Books and Music, then at Boston's grand old Brattle Bookshop and Seattle's own Elliott Bay Book Company) and then becoming a literary critic. Formerly the books editor for The Stranger, Paul is now a fellow at Civic Ventures, a public policy incubator based out of Seattle.
This slope-shouldered industry veteran was a long-running writer on DC's Legion of Super-Heroes, a founding editor at their Vertigo imprint, and the proud writer of their worst-selling, award-losing series Hourman. He has since written enough major characters to fill one of those hyper-populated super-hero posters where you don't know who to look at first. Today he happily writes and edits AHOY Comics from his Ditkoesque office in Downtown Syracuse, NY.
A recipient of the 2011 Inkpot Award for outstanding achievement in Comic Art, industry veteran Jamal Igle is the writer/artist/creator of Molly Danger for Action Lab Entertainment; the co-creator of Venture with writer Jay Faerber; the artist of the series Black from Black Mask Studios; and the penciler of AHOY Comics' THE WRONG EARTH. Jamal's detailed pencils have graced books as varied as The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, the all-ages action miniseries Race Against Time, and mainstream hits such as G.I.Joe, Iron Man, Spider- Man and Green Lantern. Jamal has penciled popular runs on Firestorm the Nuclear Man, Nightwing, Tangent: Superman's Reign, Superman, Supergirl, and Zatanna for DC Comics; Noble Causes for Image Comics; New Warriors for Marvel Comics; and The Wrong Earth for AHOY. He's acted on the small screen, done voiceovers for commercials, packaged books for Scholastic, and drawn storyboards for Roughnecks: Starship Trooper Chronicles and Max Steel: MX1 for Sony Animation. Jamal is also a popular guest lecturer on the subjects of comics and animation.
Frank Cammuso, Chief Creative Officer of AHOY Comics, is the author/illustrator of the graphic novel series The Misadventures of Salem Hyde from Amulet Books. He also created the graphic novel series Knights of the Lunch Table from Graphix/Scholastic. Frank drew the comic Otto's Orange Day and Otto's Backwards Day for Toon-Books. He also wrote and drew his self-published graphic novel Max Hamm Fairy Tale Detective, for which he received an Eisner nomination. Frank is the former award-winning political cartoonist for The Post-Standard newspaper in Syracuse, NY. His cartoons have been reprinted in The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today and Newsweek. He has written fiction and satire with his good friend Hart Seely. Their work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Village Voice, Slate, and on National Public Radio. He's the co-author of 2007-Eleven and Other American Comedies.
Tom Feister is an Eisner Award-winning illustrator/ designer. His clients include Marvel Comics (Iron Man, Exiles, Fantastic Four), DC Comics (Legion, Ex Machina), Dynamite Entertainment (Grand Passion, Terminator vs. Robocop), IDW Publishing (GI Joe), Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, Bento Box Entertainment (The Awesomes), and many more.

Reviews

Wildly entertaining" - 13TH DIMENSION


"A surprisingly deep exploration and commentary on where this medium has been, how it got where it is, and where it can go." -Mark Waid


" I haven't felt this excited about a new series in a long time." - READING WITH A FLIGHT RING


"Peyer and Igle knock this one out of the park." - ADVENTURES IN POOR TASTE


"Delightful." ― CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER


"Peyer's writing embraces classic superhero storytelling really beautifully while also parodying it and it makes for a hell of a comic book reading experience. Jamal Igle, the artist for the series, flawlessly compliment