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EXCLUSIVE: Coda #1 Aims to Reinvent the Fantasy Comic (Preview)

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EXCLUSIVE: Coda #1 Aims to Reinvent the Fantasy Comic

CBR has an exclusive 10-page preview of BOOM! Studios’ upcoming Coda #1 by Simon Spurrier and Matías Bergara, scheduled for release on May 2.

“High fantasy’s dead. Sorry about that. Coda‘s what happens the morning after the funeral,” Spurrier told CBR of the series. “Turns out what happens is this: life goes on. People continue to be in love. People continue to struggle and feel and fight. They simply have to adjust to a world with an absence where previously there was something cherished or relied upon.”

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CODA #1

  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writer: Simon Spurrier
  • Artist: Matías Bergara
  • Wraparound Main Cover A: Matías Bergara
  • Intermix Cover B: Jae Lee
  • Incentive Cover C: Jeff Stokely
  • Simon Spurrier ( The Spire, Godshaper ) and Matías Bergara ( Cannibal, Supergirl ) present a broken fantasy world that’s perfect for fans of Mad Max and The Lord of the Rings.
  • In the aftermath of an apocalypse which wiped out nearly all magic from a once-wondrous fantasy world, a former bard named Hum (a man of few words, so nicknamed because his standard reply is “hm”) seeks a way to save the soul of his wife with nothing but a foul-tempered mutant unicorn and his wits to protect him…but is unwillingly drawn into a brutal power struggle which will decide forever who rules the Weird Wasteland.
  • Oversized first issue, with 40 pages of story content and additional backmatter at no extra cost!
  • 12-issue limited series