NEW SCI-FI MINISERIES MADE IN KOREA TO EXPLORE A.I. FUTURE WHEN IT HITS SHELVES IN MAY
PORTLAND, Ore. 02/05/2021 — Fan favorite writer Jeremy Holt (Virtually Yours, Before Houdini) joins breakout artist George Schall (Planet of the Apes, Chasing Echoes) for a new science fiction story titled Made In Korea. The six issue miniseries will launch from Image Comics this May.
"As an identical triplet and Korean adoptee, I wanted to explore my own
self-exploration of identity through the lens of science-fiction,” said
Holt. “I think anyone that is looking for a new take on an Artificial
Intelligence story will thoroughly enjoy what George and I have
Made In Korea is Alex Garland's Ex Machina meets Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen's Descender and perfect for fans of Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn's Alex + Ada.
In Made In Korea, readers will follow Jesse, the world’s first
true A.I. system, on an exciting exploration of what it means to be a
family in an age when biological parenthood is no longer a reality.
Schall added: “In a genre that often feels old because of how fast our
world evolves, Jeremy has managed to write a story that feels both very
personal and relevant to this day. Doesn't matter if you're a sci-fi fan
or not, there's something everyone will be able to relate to in this
Made In Korea #1 is scheduled to hit shelves in time for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, May 26.
Made In Korea #1 will also be available for purchase across
many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books,
comiXology, and Google Play.
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