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On sale Dec. 12: ‘Rust Vol. 2,’
‘Space: 1999: Aftershock and Awe’

The following Archaia titles are on sale Dec. 12 in comic book shops and rolling out wherever books are sold Dec. 15-25. Click here to find out where you can buy Archaia books.

RUST VOL. 2: SECRETS OF THE CELL
Original Graphic Novel
Retail Price:
$24.95 U.S.
Page Count: 200 pages
Format: hardcover, 6” x 9”, partial color (sepia toned)
Genre: Fantasy
On-sale Date: Dec. 12 in comic book stores, Dec. 15-25 in bookstores
ISBN-13: 978-1-936393-58-9
Diamond Code: JUN120795
Written by Royden Lepp
Illustrated by Royden Lepp
Cover by Royden Lepp
Rating: E – EVERYONE (all ages, may contain minimal violence)

Synopsis: In this follow-up to the critically acclaimed Rust Vol. 1: Visitor in the Field, the dysfunctional Taylor family continues to rebuild their farm lives after the devastating loss of a recent war and the appearance of the mysterious jet pack-wearing boy, Jet Jones. Jet’s behavior continues to raise youngest brother Oswald’s suspicion, particularly when the appearance of another robot invader puts them all in danger! Rust Vol. 2 is presented in nostalgic sepia tone, bound in high-quality blue cloth, with photographic end papers that set the industrial atmosphere of the title.

Click here to read a preview of Rust Vol. 2.

 

SPACE: 1999: AFTERSHOCK AND AWE
Original Graphic Novel
Retail Price:
$24.95 U.S.
Page Count: 152 pages
Format: hardcover, 6.625” x 10.25”, full color
On-sale Date: Dec. 12 in comic book stores, Dec. 15-25 in bookstores
ISBN-13: 978-1-936393-88-6
Diamond Code: AUG120787
Written by Andrew E. C. Gaska
Illustrated by Gray Morrow, David Hueso, and Miki
Cover by David Hueso and Miki
Rating: T+ – TEEN PLUS (16 and up, may contain moderate violence, moderate profanity use and suggestive themes )

Synopsis: The classic 1970s sci-fi TV series returns with all-new material! September 13, 1999: An atomic accident causes the moon to be blown out of orbit and hurled into the unknown, the survivors of the lunar base stationed there launched toward their destiny across the stars. In the wake of this disaster, Earth itself is ravaged by the scientific, environmental, and social repercussions of a world robbed of its moon. Presenting remastered classic material from the ’70s with all-new material created to update the tale for a modern audience.

Click here to read a preview of Space: 1999: Aftershock and Awe.