Ascender Volume 1
Jeff Lemire (Author) Dustin Nguyen (Artist)
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DescriptionPowerhouse creative team JEFF LEMIRE and DUSTIN NGUYEN launch an all new series in ASCENDER! Set 10 years after the conclusion of DESCENDER's storyline, here magic has taken the place of machinery and the rules are very different indeed... MILA, the daughter of Andy and Effie from DESCENDER, spends her days exploring the lonely wilds of the planet Sampson and trying to stay out of the clutches of the evil disciples of the all powerful vampire witch known only as Mother. But like her parents, Mila doesn't like to play by the rules and when a certain robot pal of her dad's shows up, nothing will ever be the same! With all the scope and heart of the sci-fi classic, DESCENDER, LEMIRE and NGUYEN reunite to take readers on an unforgettable fantasy quest! Collects ASCENDER #1-5
October 29, 2019
6.5 X 10.1 X 0.3 inches | 0.57 pounds
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About the Author
Jeff Lemire, writer of SENTIENT for TKO Studios, is the award-winning, New York Times best-selling author of such graphic novels as Essex County, Sweet Tooth, Underwater Welder and Roughneck as well as co-creator of Descender with Dustin Nguyen, Black Hammer with Dean Ormston, Plutona with Emi Lenox and A.D.: After Death with Scott Snyder. He collaborated with celebrated musician Gord Downie on the graphic novel and album The Secret Path, which was made into an animated film in 2016. Jeff has won numerous awards including an Eisner Award and Juno Award in 2017. He has also written extensively for both Marvel and DC Comics. Many of his books are currently in development for film and television, including both Descender and A.D.: After Death at Sony Pictures, Essex County at the CBC, Underwater Welder and Plutona at Waypoint Entertainment and Gideon Falls with Hivemind Media.
Dustin Nguyen is a New York Times bestselling and Eisner Award-winning American comics creator. His body of work includes Batman: Li'l Gotham, which he cocreated, and numerous DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, and Boom! titles along with DC Comics Secret Hero Society and Image Comics' Descender and Ascender, both of which he cocreated. He lives in California with his wife, Nicole; their two kids, Bradley and Kaeli; and dog, Max. His first children's picture book, titled What Is It?, was written by his wife (at the age of 10) and is their first collaboration together. He enjoys sleeping and driving. DUSTIN NGUYEN est un bédéiste à succès du New York Times. Il a signé les illustrations de Batman, Superman/Batman, Batgirl, et Batman: Streets of Gotham. Il est aussi cocréateur de la série pour tous les âges Batman Li'l Gotham et DC Comics: La société secrète des superhéros, une collaboration avec l'auteur-illustrateur Derek Fridolfs.
DUSTIN NGUYEN est un bédéiste à succès du New York Times. Il a signé les illustrations de Batman, Superman/Batman, Batgirl, et Batman: Streets of Gotham. Il est aussi cocréateur de la série pour tous les âges Batman Li'l Gotham et DC Comics: La société secrète des superhéros, une collaboration avec l'auteur-illustrateur Derek Fridolfs.