Friday, May 25, 2018

Norroway, Book 1: The Black Bull of Norroway Coming in November


PORTLAND, OR, 05/24/2018 — This November, sibling writer/artist duo Cat Seaton and Kit Seaton (AFAR) team up for NORROWAY, BOOK 1: THE BLACK BULL OF NORROWAY, the first in an original graphic novel series based on the Scottish tale of the same name.

Sibylla had always craved adventure, but she never guessed it would show up at her door in the form of a giant, magical bull. Who knew a prophecy could be so literal?

“NORROWAY is the result of the stories my sister Cat and I told to each other on dark nights when we were growing up,” said Kit Seaton. “This is a new series inspired by all the things we love about ghost stories and the old dark fairy tales. It's about curses run amok, doomed knights, dancing princesses, shipwrecks, and young peasant girls destined for adventure. Take warning, however: even good intentions can lead to dangerous places.”

“I remember hours spent in the car with the family, winding through misty mountain roads as our father played J.R.R. Tolkien, Clive Barker, and Stephen King on cassette over the tinny car speakers,” said Cat Seaton. “Fairy stories and quests and nightmares and triumphs merged into one as the miles spilled on before us. Since I was a child I have pursued folk tales, and my favorites have always been those that grow ever darker but are edged with a glimmer of light. We hope you find the light in NORROWAY. ‘Be brave, you have many trials to come.’”

This November, pick up the first book in the ongoing NORROWAY series and find out why Leila del Duca (SLEEPLESS, AFAR, SHUTTER) raves: “Cat and Kit Seaton have created a story and characters so breathtaking that I think of this book almost every day. Sibylla is an energetic and headstrong protagonist who encounters mesmerizing characters, gorgeous lands, and high-stakes curses throughout her journey. I am smitten.”

NORROWAY, BOOK 1: THE BLACK BULL OF NORROWAY (ISBN: 978-1-5343-0855-8) hits comic shops on Wednesday, November 7th and bookstores on Tuesday, November 11th. It’s available for preorder via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Indiebound, and Indigo.

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