Media Release — Athena Voltaire’s first ongoing adventure is collected here! The pulp heroine is in a race against the Nazis to find an artifact once possessed by Pope Sylvester II. The legendary Athena Voltaire has been around for over a decade and her series was previously nominated for an Eisner. Writer/artist Steve Bryant is an Eisner, Manning, and Harvey Award-nominee.
Writer Matt Fraction (Invincible Iron Man, Uncanny X-Men, The Immortal Iron Fist) comments that “Athena Voltaire is just my kind of glorious pulp epic. A comic lover’s comic book if there ever was one, full of everything that makes comic books worth loving.” Fans of pulp tales like Indiana Jones, Uncharted and Tomb Raider will love Athena’s adventures!
Look for ATHENA VOLTAIRE AND THE SORCERER POPE TPB in a comic book store near you on June 6, 2018. Preorder with Diamond item code APR181182.
ATHENA VOLTAIRE AND THE SORCERER POPE TPB
Writer(s): Steve Bryant
Artist Name(s): Ismael Canales (art), Emily Elmer (colors)
Cover Artist: Steve Bryant
128 pgs./ T / FC
What are people saying about Athena Voltaire:
“I love this… totally Indiana Jones and Laura Croft had a baby and named her Athena. ” (Reading with a Flight Ring)
“If the rest of this series is as good as issue #1, I am in!” (The Nerds Uncanny)
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