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New Scott Snyder Horror/Sci-Fi Comic The Wake Begins in May

Posted by The Woman In Black on March 7, 2013

A new horror/sci-fi comic is heading our way from writer Scott Snyder (American Vampire) and artist Sean Murphy (Hellblazer) entitled The Wake, which explores the horrors of the deep, probes the origins of human history, and leaps far beyond to a frightening future.

The first issue from DC Comics/Vertigo arrives May 1st, and you can click here to pre-order it from TFAW.

"I couldn't be more excited about The Wake!” said Snyder on the DC Comics blog about this new comic book series. “This is a story Sean and I have actually been developing together for more than a year, a big, twisted, sprawling science fiction and horror epic, all of which begins with a single, terrifying discovery at the bottom of the ocean. It's one of the most ambitious stories I've ever done, and there's no one I'd rather be creating it with than Sean Murphy. Sean's a great friend, and we had a blast together on American Vampire: Survival of the Fittest; luckily, he's also one of the industry's brightest new stars, someone with unrivaled abilities as a world-builder—every scene he draws is so fully realized, so richly imagined, it's hugely inspiring working with him, and I'm grateful to him for signing on to be my partner at the end of the world, here."


When Marine Biologist Lee Archer is approached by the Department of Homeland Security for help with a new threat, she declines but quickly realizes they won't take no for an answer. Soon she is plunging to the depths of the Arctic Circle to a secret, underwater oilrig where they've discovered something miraculous and terrifying...

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