Official Press Release
From acclaimed writer Stuart (Wolverine Noir; Namor: The First Mutant) Moore comes A Thousand Arts - a kung-fu action thriller unlike any you've ever seen! Set in the unforgiving Alaskan wilderness, where an archeological dig uncovers a trove of 7,000 year old documents that describe both a lost and ancient Chinese civilization that once thrived in North America and practiced an previously unseen form of martial arts. When an assassins' guild attempts to steal this newfound power, the last living descendant of the original monks must reclaim his destiny, protect his people's secrets, and become the master of a thousand arts. This is the first in a new line of one-shots by Liquid Comics and producer Eric Eisner's "Epic Cycle" graphic novel imprint debuting this September!
"A Thousand Arts is a hardcore martial-arts action book with a heart," says writer Stuart Moore. "By the time I finished writing it, I was breathless. I hope readers feel the same way."
A THOUSAND ARTS ONE SHOTWritten by STUART MOOREArt by SIDDHARTH KOTIAN & LIQUID COMICSCover by SIDDHARTH KOTIAN64 pages $6.99
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ABOUT DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT:
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT, the publishing division of DYNAMIC FORCES, INC., was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including Red Sonja, Project Superpowers, The Boys, Army of Darkness, Battlestar Galactica, The Lone Ranger, Zorro and more!
In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and best selling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Garth Ennis, Michael Turner, Jim Lee, Michael Avon Oeming, Brian Reed, Mel Rubi, Marc Guggenheim, Stephen Sadowski, Mike Carey, Jim Krueger, Greg Pak, Brett Matthews, Matt Wagner and a host of up and coming new talent and fan favorite creators!
DYNAMITE is consistently ranked in the upper tiers of comic book publishers and several of their more recent launches - including Alex Ross and Jim Krueger's PROJECT SUPERPOWERS - have debuted in the Top Ten lists produced by Diamond Comics Distributors. In 2005 Diamond awarded the company a GEM award for Best New Publisher and another GEM in 2006 for Comics Publisher of the Year (under 5%). The company has also been nominated for several industry awards, including the prestigious Eisner Award.
Aside from their monthly periodical comic book series, DYNAMITE also produces new and classic material, including Tim Truman's SCOUT, Carlos Trillo and Eduardo Risso's BORDERLINE and TALES OF TERROR, Jim Starlin's DREADSTAR, as well as well as reprint editions of classic RED SONJA material.
About Liquid Comics
Liquid Comics is an entertainment company focused on creating original stories and modern myths for worldwide audiences. The company was founded by entrepreneurs, Gotham Chopra, Sharad Devarajan and Suresh Seetharaman and uses the medium of graphic novel publishing to develop properties for theatrical live-action films, animation and video games. Liquid has created original graphic novels with acclaimed filmmakers and creators including John Woo, Shekhar Kapur, Deepak Chopra, Guy Ritchie, Dave Stewart, Jonathan Mostow, Edward Burns, Nicolas Cage, and others. The Company currently has a number of film and television projects in development including the Warner Bros. film adaptation of Gamekeeper with director Guy Ritchie; Virulents with director John Moore; Voodoo Child with Saturn Films and Reliance; The Leaves with Summit Entertainment; Beyond in development as a theatrical film with author Deepak Chopra; The Stranded, in development for television, with the Syfy Channel and First Family in development at FremantleMedia Enterprises. www.LiquidComics.com.