When Surka, a ruthless criminal warlord, escapes her prison pit, she unleashes a wave of destruction that ripples across Tartarus, a vital colony in an everlasting galactic war.
Years later when Tilde, a young cadet, learns that she's Surka's daughter, will she continue to fight on the side of galactic order or reclaim her mother's dark crown? From #1 NYT Bestseller JOHNNIE CHRISTMAS (FIREBUG,
William Gibson's Alien 3)
and visionary artist JACK T. COLE
(The Unsound) comes a sci-fi adventure for the ages. Collects TARTARUS #1-5
About the Author
Johnnie Christmas is a #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novelist and author-illustrator of the critically acclaimed middle grade graphic novel Swim Team, which was longlisted for the National Book Award, was a Coretta Scott King Honor Book for Illustration, was named a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2022, and received a Jane Addams Book Award Honor. He calls Vancouver, British Columbia, his home.
You can visit him online at johnniechristmas.com.
Jack Cole is currently a junior in high school. Winner of numerous Scholastic Art & Writing Awards (including the American Voices Award) and the New York Times Summer Reading Contest, Jack loves creative writing and strives to offer a voice to the day-to-day challenges kids face. When not writing, Jack is an ardent sports fan, a terrible basketball player, a passionate golfer, and an advocate for all furry (and non-furry) creatures. Jack currently lives in Florida with his parents and sister Morgan.