The following Archaia digital comics are now available for download on comiXology!
(W) Charles Soule
(A) Gregg Scott
Collects Strange Attractors #1-5: In order to set himself up with a cushy job post graduation, Heller Wilson takes on a subject for his PhD thesis at the behest of his advisor. This leads him to meet with Dr. Spencer Brownfield, a disgraced Columbia professor who spent his career researching Complex Theory, the idea that one can use mathematics to predict the large-scale outcomes caused by minute changes in environment. At first, Dr. Brownfield seems crazy, but Heller soon discovers that the doctor’s research might be the only thing keeping New York from destroying itself from the inside out.
Siegfried Vol. 2 : The Valkyrie # 1
(W) Alex Alice
(A) Alex Alice
A three-part story inspired by Wagner’s classic opera The Ring of the Nibelung: Siegfried, born of the love between a mortal man and a Valkyrie, is a young orphan being raised by Mimé, one of the last of the dwarf-goblin Nibelungs, in a dark forest with only wolves for friends and family. While his foster parent only wants to live in peace and solitude, Siegfried yearns to discover who his real parents were and live amongst his own kind, not knowing that Odin, father of the Norse gods, has a destiny planned for him: to fight the dragon Fafnir, guardian of the Rheingold. In this start to the second volume, Siegfried sets off from his safe, forest home to find the world of men. With Mimé as his reluctant guide, Siegfried plunges headlong into the dangers of the swamp of the sorcerer Volva, where he learns of his destiny to confront the dragon Fafnir!
The following Archaia digital comics will be available for download on the Comics Plus App this week!
(W) Josh Tierney
(A) Kyla Vanderklugt, Hwei, Emily Carroll, Olivier Pichard
Princess Lono’s father has been killed and Princess Pira comes to rescue her before Pira’s evil mother attacks with her army. Lono and Pira ride off on the back of a fire wolf named Yonder.
(W) Andrew E. C. Gaska
(A) Miki, Gray Morrow
Based on the classic science fiction television series SPACE: 1999- and set in the continuity of the original series, AFTERSHOCK AND AWE steals a glimpse at an alternate history of mankind, and jump-starts humanity’s eventual destiny far out in space.
Fraggle Rock #3
(W) Adrianne Ambrose, Bryce P. Coleman, Grace Randolph
(A) Michael DiMotta, Joanna Estep, Whitney Leith
It’s time for another trip to Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock with Gobo, Red, Wembley, Mokey, Boober and the rest of the gang! In a lead story from Lulu Award-winning writer Leigh Dragoon and Undertown artist Jake Myler, a cat gets lost in Fraggle Rock and the Fraggles must overcome fear, work together and run like the wind to get it back into Outer Space! Then join everyone’s favorite workaholics as we learn how to party Doozer-style in a fun backup story written by Grace Randolph and drawn by Whitney Leith.
Days Missing Vol. 1
(W) Phil Hester
(A) Frazer Irving
Collects all five issues of the hit miniseries and includes a cover gallery and sketchbook. Includes an introduction by Warren Ellis! Since the dawn of time, a being has existed who has shaped human development. His powers have allowed him to secretly remove certain critical days from the historical record, and those events have never been told. But the occurrences of these days have forever changed the course of humanity’s evolution. These are the Days Missing from our existence, and they are about to be revealed!