San Diego Début : Virga: Son Of Suns

One of a series of articles looking at comics making their debut at this week's San Diego Comic Con, What they are, who they are by, what they are about and how to find them!

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Virga: Sun of Suns – Vol.1 by Karl Schroder (creator), Jeff Moss (Script), Guy Allen (Art) 

Blind Ferret Entertainment, Booth 1231

Softcover/TPB, $15, 128pp, Available both at the show and online at www.virgacomic.com & shop.blindferret.com

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Devoid of gravity, Virga is a massive balloon, three thousand miles in diameter. The humans that exist in this world must build their own fusion suns for warmth and their own spinning "towns" for gravity.

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Years ago, the nation of Slipstream came from the clouds and conquered their neighbor, Aerie, destroying their sun and killing the parents of Hayden Griffin. Hayden is bent on revenge, but in Virga, up is often down and Hayden's plan may not go off as he'd hoped. On the brink of war, Hayden's checkered past might just come in handy.

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One part Steampunk Adventure, one part Sci-Fi Epic and one part Action Spectacular, Virga: Sun of Suns is truly like nothing you've seen before. 

Based on Karl Schroeder's novel series, Virga: Sun of Suns is scripted by Jeff Moss (Gutters, Monstrosity II) with art by Guy Allen (Barbaric, When Animals Attack). 

 

San Diego Comicon 2014 will be the convention debut of Virga: Sun of Suns and you can check out a free preview of the first chapter at www.virgacomic.com!

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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