Published on September 26th, 2018 | by Dana Folkard
ComiXology Originals & Delcourt Assemble All-Star Team for Promethee 13:13
ComiXology, Amazon’s premier digital comics service, and Delcourt Group, the leading independent comic book publisher in France, join forces to bring readers everywhere a prequel to Christophe Bec’s best-selling, mind-bending, science-fiction bandes dessinées Promethee. Promethee 13:13. Created by Andy Diggle and Shawn Martinbrough with covers by Jock, Promethee 13:13 will be exclusively available on Kindle and comiXology through comiXology Originals. To celebrate this announcement, the all-star Promethee 13:13 team will be signing exclusive, limited edition posters illustrated by Jock at the comiXology NYCC Artist Alley table #1B5.
Headed by veteran editor Will Dennis, written by Andy Diggle (The Losers, Thief of Thieves, Hellblazer, Uncanny) with art by Shawn Martinbrough (Thief of Thieves, Batman: Detective Comics, The Black Panther, Hellboy, How to Draw Noir Comics: The Art and Technique of Visual Storytelling) and covers by Jock (Batman, The Losers), Promethee 13:13 will explore what happened before Christophe Bec’s 16-volume Promethee series.
A prequel to the critically-acclaimed, best-selling post-apocalyptic sci-fi series that’s been a huge hit in France.
- Two 48-page volumes will be available on Kindle and comiXology – individual release dates forthcoming
- Volumes will be simultaneously available in English and French same day worldwide
- Free to read for members of Amazon Prime, Kindle Unlimited and comiXology Unlimited
“We’re thrilled to see one of our most acclaimed series, Promethee, spin off in a bold new direction with Promethee 13:13, and we’re confident this series is in good hands with such a great group of creators as Jock, Diggle and Martinbrough behind this series,” said Guy Delcourt, Publisher of Editions Delcourt. “For comic fans who have just heard of Promethee for the first time, Promethee13:13 will be your doorway to enjoying this vast sci-fi mystery series of Promethee, and of course there will be plenty for long-time fans to sink their teeth into.”
“In 2015, we joined with Delcourt to bring more bandes dessinées to the digital-first, English-language market. Today, we celebrate the creation of original content by an all-star team, based on one of Delcourt’s most popular sci-fi series published simultaneously in English and French. ComiXology Originals continues to expand the breadth of content by working directly with creators and publishers like Delcourt to bring comic readers hours of enjoyment,” said Chip Mosher, comiXology’s Head of Content.
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