Official Press Release
ORANGE, CA — 22 April, 2002 — With the success of her collaboration
with Warren Ellis on Vertigo’s Orbiter graphic novel nipping at her
heels, Colleen Doran returns to Image in July with the latest chapter
of her critically acclaimed science fiction epic, A DISTANT SOIL. Doran
has specifically designed A DISTANT SOIL #36 as a jumping-on point for
new readers, kicking the story off with a special overview of what’s
happened in the series up to this point, but for readers looking for
some advance insight into the long-running series, Image Comics is
inviting readers to check it out for free at www.imagecomics.com.
Described by Hugo Award winning SF author Joan Vinge as “an
unforgettable journey…a work of art,” A DISTANT SOIL has earned
acclaim both for its intricately woven storyline and Doran’s lushly
detailed artwork, which will also be showcased later this year in The
Complete Tolkein Sourcebook and DC’s new fantasy series Reign of the
A DISTANT SOIL #1 is the latest title to be made available online at
www.imagecomics.com, joining POWERS, PvP, JACK STAFF, AGE OF BRONZE,
GRRL SCOUTS, THE CLOCKMAKER, HAMMER OF THE GODS, PARADIGM, NOBLE
CAUSES, SUPERPATRIOT: AMERICA’S FIGHTING FORCE, TECH JACKET and
INVINCIBLE as part of the site’s growing online comics section. Image’s
Website also offers five-page previews of upcoming comics.
A DISTANT SOIL #36 will be available for order in the May issue of
Previews and will be in stores this July.
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