Dark Horse Comics is releasing a hardcover collection of the acclaimed web series Bowery Boys: Our Fathers, this August. The stunning collection will contain the first five seasons of the web series, written by Cory Levine, with art by Ian Bertram (Detective Comics, Batman Eternal) and Brent McKee (Outlaw Territory). Bowery Boys: Our Fathers is a coming-of-age tale set in New York City. Main character, immigrant Nikolaus McGovern rallies a crew of his friends, when his father is framed for murder. Can Niko and his friends win the battle against their oppressors, or will society win?
Levine spoke about the project and working with Dark Horse:
When we set out to create Bowery Boys, we did so with grand ambition and an absolute refusal to compromise on quality. No publisher better aligns with our creative philosophy than Dark Horse…"
If you take a moment and visit the creative teams website, you can gaze at the rugged detailed artwork that makes up the powerful web series. The quality is as good as Levine says, and it will be a great experience to read five seasons worth of story collected in the hardcover edition. I've mentioned in past reviews that I am a fan of stories that focus on a younger group of characters coming together for a certain cause, and it looks like Bowery Boys is going to do just that. The cover features some kids that look a little rough around the edges and I can't wait to get to know them. Bowery Boys: Our Fathers in on sale in comic shops on August 5th, and will be in bookstores everywhere August 18th.
Christine Marie is a Staff Writer at Bleeding Cool, and bibliomaniac with a love for all things creative. She hopes to one day be a Superhero/Disney Princess/Novelist. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram @AWritersWay or on her blog writerchristinemarie.wordpress.com.