Ahead of Gerard Butler – The Dark Age/Afterburn's Free Comic Book Day 2019 Preview

Red 5 is publishing a new series for Free Comic Book Day, The Dark Age by Don Dandfield, the co-creator of The Rift, and Rod Thornton.

It will also feature the return of Afterburn in an original short story by Scott Chitwood and Leonardo Rodrigues, which will lead into the debut of a new series ahead of the movie starring Gerard Butler. And we have a preview of both stories below.

Free Comic Book Day is on May 4th – you can find other FCBD previews right here.

(W) Don Handfield, Scott Chitwood (A) Rod Thornton, Leonardo Rodrigues
In 2019, a gray haze descends on planet earth and reduces every known metal to worthless piles of rust. With no technology remaining, humanity reverts to a violent feudal system ruled by knights of wood, stone and plastic…This is the new DARK AGE. Also included is the return of AFTERBURN, soon to be a major motion picture! After a solar flare wipes out half the earth, Jake and his treasure hunters raid what's left behind.  Post-apocalyptic mayhem is unleashed in Russia in this original short story.
Rating: Teen

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