The Daring Story of a Masked Activist Combating for the Soul of Her Metropolis
By Co-writers Alex Segura and Monica Gallagher, With Artwork by George Kambadais
Continues from Comixology Originals on August 30, 2022
The Black Ghost Quantity 2 Arrives in Paperback from Darkish Horse Books January 2023
The Black Ghost—by co-writers Alex Segura and Monica Gallagher, artist George Kambadais, colorist Ellie Wright, letterer Taylor Esposito, and editor Greg Lockard—is again! The gritty crime comedian ebook collection a few masked activist combating for the soul of her metropolis continues month-to-month with Season Two challenge #1, arriving on August 30, 2022 from Comixology Originals, the unique digital content material line of Comixology, an Amazon firm.
Lara Dominguez is a reporter who strikes from her hometown of Miami to town of Creighton. There, Lara should navigate the corruption of her adopted metropolis, the uncertainties of advantage, and her personal private demons.
On the heels of his acclaimed novel Secret Id, Alex Segura returns to The Black Ghost. “When Exhausting Revolution, the primary arc in our collection was acquired so warmly – and received the eye of locations like The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Occasions, Publishers Weekly, and a print version from Darkish Horse Comics – we began to think about extra,” says author Alex Segura. “I might nearly really feel Monica and I taking a look at one another from throughout the nation and pondering “Effectively, what will we do now?””
“On the finish of Season One Lara proved to have the capability to be brave even in her darkest moments,” says co-writer Monica Gallagher. “However in Season Two, she will be able to now not outrun the years of points which were plaguing her. With this season we wished to discover what Lara can be like when she accepted duty for her previous errors and did maybe the toughest factor of all — labored on herself. Together with Lara, the opposite characters likewise have an opportunity to develop and evolve.”
Segura continues, “Monica and I’ve all the time stated that The Black Ghost isn’t simply one other masked crimefighter seeking to do good. We play with the weather that make up characters like Batman, The Query, Daredevil, and so forth, however run them by means of a filter of uncooked humanity, in a setting that feels extra like a metropolis we’ve all walked by means of than the gothic streets of some fictional ones we all know. That’s the preliminary story we have been all enthusiastic about telling – what would actually occur if a flawed, messed-up particular person was given the possibility to do good – and redeem themselves within the course of?”
The Black Ghost Quantity 2, amassing Season Two points #1-5, will arrive in print from Darkish Horse Books January 3, 2023. The Black Ghost Quantity 1 is offered in every single place books are offered.
In regards to the Creators:
Alex Segura is the bestselling and award-winning writer of Secret Id, which The New York Occasions known as “wittily unique” and named an Editor’s Alternative. NPR described the novel as “masterful,” and it acquired starred critiques from Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, and Booklist. Alex can also be the writer of Star Wars Poe Dameron: Free Fall, the Pete Fernandez Miami Thriller collection, and numerous comedian books – together with The Mysterious Micro-Face (in partnership with NPR), The Black Ghost, The Archies, The Nightfall, The Woke up, and extra. His brief story, “90 Miles” was included in The Greatest American Thriller and Suspense Tales for 2021 and received the Anthony Award for Greatest Quick Story. By day he’s the Senior Vice President of Gross sales and Advertising at Oni Press, with earlier stints at Archie Comics and DC Comics. A Miami native, he lives in New York together with his spouse and kids.
Monica Gallagher is a author and illustrator with over fifteen years of expertise making comics with a constructive, feminist spin. She has printed work with Oni Press, Vertigo, Papercutz, and Valiant, self-published a number of of her personal mini-comics and books, and Kickstarted the primary collected quantity of her webcomic Bonnie N. Collide, 9 to 5. At present, Monica has two collection comics on Webtoons — Murderer Roommate (which received a Ringo award in 2018 for Greatest Hero!), and BOO! It’s Intercourse with Danielle Corsetto. She additionally co-wrote the primary season of Deadly Lit, (talked about by the New York Occasions as “A Nice Podcast of 2018”!) with Alex Segura for iHeart Radio. Monica resides in Austin together with her husband and her huge ginger cat.
George Kambadais is a comic book ebook artist from Greece. He’s the co-creator of The Double Lifetime of Miranda Turner for Picture Comics with Jamie S. Wealthy, Grave Lilies for Z2 Comics with Cullen Bunn and Quick Order Crooks with Chris Sebela for two Headed Press. He did the artwork on Vampire Diaries #5 for DC Comics with Leah Moore and John Reppion, and on “Quantity 13,” a brief story, a part of the anthology Ghost Tales of an Antiquary, Quantity 2, written, once more, by Leah Moore and John Reppion, for Selfmadehero. Additionally, this 12 months will see the discharge of the restricted collection I Can Promote You a Physique from IDW, written by Ryan Ferrier. Yow will discover him at http://www.gkambadais.com/