A Distant Soil comic books issue 28
An Image Comic (S/A) Colleen Doran, short story (W) Ellen Kushner (A) Colleen Doran Featuring award winning fantasy author Ellen Kushner's Red Cloak, the prequel to the renowned novel, Swordspoint! Continuing the A Distant Soil saga, the stern Major Kovar, who has given up everything to aid the embattled Avatar, including his Kingdom and throne as Prince of Teramis, leads Rieken's champions Below into the dangerous depths of the Siovansin warship. Their mission: to sabotage the ship's tachyon conversion drive and prevent its return to the planet Ovanan so that the Avatar's operatives can overtake the government. But the Irishai, the mysterious residents of the world Below, have their own agenda for the destiny of Ovanan and its people. Also in this issue: Ellen Kushner's brilliant novel Swordspoint dazzled fantasy fans with its wit, elegance, and fascinating characters. Swordspoint's two most memorable characters, Richard St. Vier and his companion, Alec, the acerbic scholar, return in Red Cloak, a prequel to Swordspoint and the first story Ellen Kushner ever wrote in the world of Riverside. This prose tale is lavishly illustrated by Colleen Doran and is a must for fantasy fans! Website: http://www.adistantsoil.com/DistantSoil.htm b&w, 40pg$3.95" Cover price $3.95.