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Media Release — Today Image/Skybound unveiled an enthralling new look at Sea Serpent’s Heir Book One: Pirate’s Daughter, the extraordinary tale of growing up and changing your fate from acclaimed creators Mairghread Scott (Star Wars: Resistance, Guardians of the Galaxy) and Pablo Tunica (TMNT Universe).
Available everywhere books are sold October 2022, Sea Serpent’s Heir Book One marks the release of the first original graphic novel in this fantasy Young Adult trilogy from Skybound Comet, a new original graphic novel imprint aimed at Young Adult (Ages 12+) and Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) audiences, but sure to captivate readers of all ages.
What if you were destined to destroy the world? For Aella, life on Kinamen Isle is one of boredom. Spending her days fishing and minding her aunts, she dreams of life beyond the horizon.
Everything changes, however, when she awakens an ancient evil within herself as it’s revealed that she’s the reincarnation of Xir, the serpent that almost destroyed the world. Worse yet, a fanatical religious organization has arrived on Kinamen Isle in search of Xir.
As Aella is forced to fight for her life, she’ll discover that her entire world is not what it seems. Her aunts know more than they let on, and what exactly does the infamous Pirate Queen want with Aella?
Sea Serpent’s Heir Book One: Pirate’s Daughter (MAY218588, ISBN 978-1-5343-2129-8) will be available at comic book shops and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Wednesday, October 12 and everywhere books are sold on Tuesday, October 18.
Sea Serpent’s Heir Book One will be preceded by Skybound Comet launch titles Clementine Book One (Diamond Code MAY218587, ISBN: 978-1-5343-2128-1) by award-winning writer/artist Tillie Walden (Spinning, On a Sunbeam) in June 2022 and Everyday Hero Machine Boy (MAY218589, ISBN: 978-1-5343-2130-4) from rising star voices Tri Vuong (the upcoming LEGO® NINJAGO®: GARMADON comic book series) and Irma Kniivila in September 2022.
And don’t miss Clementine #1, available on Free Comic Book Day May 7, 2022, featuring an all-new FCBD exclusive cover by Tillie Walden and extended previews of Skybound Comet OGNs Clementine Book One, Everyday Hero Machine Boy andSea Serpent’s Heir Book One.
For more info and updates on Skybound Comet, visit www.skyboundcomet.com.
“A beautifully crafted world that takes every opportunity to twist your expectations in new directions. Not afraid of showcasing the darker sides of its characters while dazzling the reader with visuals of the most amazing creatures and world-building.” —Jorge Corona, The Me You Love in the Dark, Middlewest, Batgirls
“What a gorgeous, dark fantasy tale that Mairghread Scott and Pablo Tunica have created! I want to follow every alley and turn over every stone in this saltwater and magic soaked world.”
—Irma Kniivila, Everyday Hero Machine Boy
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