Skottie Young and Jorge Corona Blend Bluth, Miyazaki, and Henson in Middlewest

Ahead of San Diego Comic-Con, Image announced a new series by Skottie Young and Jorge Corona with painted covers by Mike Huddleston, launching in November. The book is called Middlewest, and Young describes its influences in a press release:

I'm putting so much of myself and my life into this book that sometimes I have to remind myself there's not really a raging tornado monster chasing me. It's like we took a Don Bluth movie, Miyazaki, the dark adventures of old Henson movies, and my childhood, then put them in a blender.

Corona added:

Being part of this amazing team is a dream come true, and having Skottie's trust to help him bring this world to life is really a privilege. I just can't wait for everyone else to join us along with Abel as we travel through Middlewest.

Middlewest #1 hits stores on November 21st. The description is below:

The lands between the coasts are vast, slow to change, and full of hidden magics. Mistakes have been made, and in MIDDLEWEST, an unwitting adventurer searches for answers to quell a coming storm that knows his name. So begins the epic tale of Abel, a young boy who must navigate an old land in order to reconcile his family's history.

Skottie Young and Jorge Corona Blend Bluth, Miyazaki, and Henson in Middlewest

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