Today Skybound Comet debuted a brand-new trailer for OUTPOST ZERO: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION, the acclaimed YA series from the superstar team of Eisner Award-winning writer Sean Kelley McKeever (Spider Man Loves Mary Jane), recent 2022 Eisner Award-winning artist Alexandre Tefenkgi (The Good Asian), colorist Jean-Francois Beaulieu (Invincible), and letterer Ariana Maher (Sea Serpent’s Heir Book One) now collected in a single volume. The complete volume will be available at comic book shops and everywhere books are sold April 2023.
The captivating trailer grants a peek at the coming-of-age-story about a small town at the edge of the universe. All Alea knew was the outpost, but she wanted to discover more. When tragedy strikes, she can’t accept that it was an accident. Alea must discover the truth—the truth of what happened to their friend, the truth behind the outpost’s secrets. But to find it, Alea must follow it down – and what she finds will change her world forever.
The upcoming original graphic novel is a tentpole release for Skybound Comet, the new original graphic novel imprint aimed at Young Adult (Ages 12+) and Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) audiences, but sure to captivate readers of all ages.
OUTPOST ZERO joins an exciting 2023 Skybound Comet slate that includes the February 2023 release of Scurry (Diamond Code MAR228456, ISBN: 978-1-5343-2436-7), the new Middle Grade graphic novel from webcomics superstar Mac Smith, marking the first-ever collection of the smash-hit webcomic in a complete volume; acclaimed author Michelle Fus’ first book in a new series of graphic novels collecting their groundbreaking YA webcomic with Ava’s Demon Book One: Reborn (MAR228458, ISBN: 978-1-5343-2438-1) coming May 2023; Sea Serpent’s Heir Book Two (AUG228503, ISBN 978-1-5343-9993-8), which continues the YA fantasy trilogy by Mairghread Scott (Dragon Age: Absolution) and Pablo Tunica (TMNT Universe), coming September 2023; and Clementine Book Two (APR228664, ISBN: 978-1-5343-2519-7) by acclaimed writer/artist Tillie Walden (Spinning, On a Sunbeam), which continues the trilogy set in the world of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead in October 2023.
OUTPOST ZERO (Diamond Code MAR228457, ISBN: 978-1-5343-2437-4) will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 and everywhere books are sold, along with digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Tuesday, April 25, 2023.
Official OGN Description:
Welcome to OUTPOST ZERO: the smallest town in the universe. Where Alea and her friends graduate to adulthood under the artificial sky of a faulty biome, on a frozen world never meant to support human life. School, friends, the fights every Friday night—there’s plenty to distract Alea, yet she’s sure there’s something else out there. And when tragedy strikes, Alea vows to uncover the truth…even if it upends her world forever.