Monday, September 21, 2015

Graphic Novel Sports a Space Mullet


What kind of universe do we live in that has space goblins, telekinetic aliens, futuristic roller derbies and space truckers? One best described by Daniel Warren Johnson in the graphic novel collection Space Mullet: One Gamble at a Time. The perfect mix of drama, action, comedy, and heart, Space-Mullet! showcases Johnson’s style, which will appeal to fans of Japanese manga, European comics, and American comics alike.

Ex–Space Marine Jonah and his copilot Alphius rove the galaxy, just trying to get by. Drawn into one crazy adventure after another, they forge a crew of misfits into a family that must face the darkest parts of the universe together. Space-Mullet! is a richly detailed, accessible sci-fi world with heartfelt characters and an unforgettable story. Space-Mullet!: One Gamble at a Time is in stores March 16, 2016.

Full press release below.

“SPACE-MULLET!” GETS GRAPHIC NOVEL TREATMENT!


The ultimate space road trip!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR— Space goblins! Telekinetic aliens! Futuristic roller derbies! Space truckers! Daniel Warren Johnson (Ghost Fleet, Alabaster) brings his beloved web comic to print in the graphic novel collection Space-Mullet!: One Gamble at a Time!

The perfect mix of drama, action, comedy, and heart, Space-Mullet! showcases Johnson’s style, which will appeal to fans of Japanese manga, European comics, and American comics alike.

Ex–Space Marine Jonah and his copilot Alphius rove the galaxy, just trying to get by. Drawn into one crazy adventure after another, they forge a crew of misfits into a family that must face the darkest parts of the universe together. Space-Mullet! is a richly detailed, accessible sci-fi world with heartfelt characters and an unforgettable story.

Space-Mullet!: One Gamble at a Time is in stores March 16, 2016. Preorder your copy today at your local comic shop or through these fine retailers:


Praise for Space-Mullet!:
“Stunning space scenes in nothing but black, white, and blue shading. With those three simple colors and his great art, Dan is able to bring alien worlds, futuristic technology, and very real, human moments to life.”—Multiversity Comics

“Space goblins, amazing action sequences, and the best bromance on the internet.”—NerdSpan

“With great character designs, breathtaking scenery, and a healthy serving of the ol’ ultraviolence, Space-Mullet! is one of those reads that I regret not checking out sooner.”—Pretty Cool Webcomics

Space-Mullet! Volume 1: One Gamble at a Time TPB
978-1-61655-912-0 | $17.99 | 3/16/2016

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About Daniel Warren Johnson
Daniel Warren Johnson is a freelance illustrator and comic artist based in Chicago. He strives to create meaningful and fun illustrations that fit within his clients' goals and surpass their expectations. Daniel believes in keeping an organic and natural feel to every project, while enjoying the tangible nature of creative collaboration and expression. He has worked with Dark Horse Comics and Image Comics. When not working on client work, Daniel works on his self published comic,Space-Mullet, and hangs out with his awesome wife. He also loves craft beer. The author lives in Chicago IL.

About Dark Horse
Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. The company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Eric Powell, Mike Mignola, Geof Darrow, Brian Wood, Gail Simone, Stan Sakai, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Milo Manara, Kazuo Koike, Neil Gaiman, and Frank Miller, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The Mask, Ghost, X, and Barb Wire. Its successful line of comics, manga, and products based on popular properties includes Dragon Age, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Conan, Tomb Raider, Halo, The Witcher, Serenity, Game of Thrones, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.

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