Thursday, October 11, 2018

OUTPOST ZERO, VOL. 1 Arrives in November

Collecting issues #1-4

PORTLAND, OR, 10/08/2018 — Eisner-winning writer Sean Kelley McKeever (The Waiting Place, Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane), artist Alexandre Tefenkgi, and colorist Jean-Francois Beaulieu will release OUTPOST ZERO, VOL. 1 this November from Image/Skybound.

Welcome to Outpost Zero: the smallest town in the universe. The people here work the land, go to the fights every Friday night, and tuck their children into bed…but the Outpost is no place for dreams. To survive is ambitious enough.

But as Alea and her friends graduate to adulthood under the artificial sky of a faulty biome on a frozen world that was never meant to support human life…something stirs. Something sees.

OUTPOST ZERO, VOL. 1 (Diamond code: SEP180104, ISBN: 978-1-5343-0692-9) hits comic book stores on Wednesday, November 7th and bookstores on Tuesday, November 13th. It can be preordered via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, IndieBound, and Indigo.

Select praise for OUTPOST ZERO:

“Honestly, OUTPOST ZERO is a comic you could get just for the color art. It’s that good. But you’ll want it for the engaging characters, the charming storytelling, the exotic setting and the building mystery. Welcome back to comics, Sean McKeever!” —Kurt Busiek

“The usual heart, laughs, and action from Sean McKeever! Highly recommended!”
—Patton Oswalt

“A smart and engaging comic that stands out in a crowded field of [science fiction] books.” —Uproxx

“Like a John Hughes film set in the future, OUTPOST ZERO is a coming-of-age tale that’s reminiscent of Lost in Space.” —

“The premise is solid, the characters are interesting, and the art is excellent. This one earns a strong recommendation.” —Bleeding Cool

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Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of bestselling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline Comics, Skybound Entertainment, and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit

Founded in 2010, Skybound Entertainment is a multiplatform entertainment company specializing in television, comics, film, digital content, interactive, gaming, and merchandise. The company is led by The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and his longtime producing and business partner David Alpert.


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