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Ascender (2019 Image) comic books

  • Issue #1A
    Ascender (2019 Image) 1A

    Written by Jeff Lemire. Art and Cover by Dustin Nguyen. 'THE HAUNTED GALAXY,' Part One Powerhouse creative team JEFF LEMIRE and DUSTIN NGUYEN launch an all-new sequel series to DESCENDER with the launch of ASCENDER! Set ten years after the conclusion of DESCENDER's storyline, magic has taken the place of machinery and the rules are very different indeed… Mila, the daughter of Andy and Effie from DESCENDER, spends her days exploring the lonely wilds of the planet Sampson and trying to stay out of the clutches of the evil disciples of the all-powerful vampire witch known only as Mother. But, like her parents, Mila doesn't like to play by the rules, and when a certain robot pal of her dad's shows up, nothing will ever be the same! With all the scope and heart of the sci-fi classic DESCENDER, LEMIRE and NGUYEN reunite to take readers on an unforgettable fantasy quest! 32 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #2
    Ascender (2019 Image) 2

    Written by Jeff Lemire. Art and Cover by Dustin Nguyen. 'THE HAUNTED GALAXY,' Part Two (of Five)-Mila reunites her dad Andy with his old robot pal, Bandit, but their heartwarming reunion doesn't last for long. It's forbidden to have robot tech, and soon they're on the run from a troll militia with a vampire commander. Meanwhile, the vamp witch Mother moves to consolidate power on Gnish. 28 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #3
    Ascender (2019 Image) 3

    Written by Jeff Lemire. Art and Cover by Dustin Nguyen. 'THE HAUNTED GALAXY,' Part Three (of Five) Andy, his feisty daughter Mila, and his faithful companion Bandit flee the deadly Militia and the tranquil life they tried to forge after the events of DESCENDER-dodging Froxes, Giants, and killer Vamps all the while! Plus: revelations of what really happened to Effie, and how they ended up on this strange planet. 28 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #4
    Ascender (2019 Image) 4

    Written by Jeff Lemire. Art and Cover by Dustin Nguyen. 'THE HAUNTED GALAXY,' Part Four (of Five): The hit series continues as readers catch up with the evil vampire witch Mother inside her floating castle on the planet Mata. She's been tipped off that a force for hope has come to free the oppressed people of her galaxy, but she won't give up her power without a star-spanning magical conflagration. 28 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #5
    Ascender (2019 Image) 5

    Written by Jeff Lemire. Art and Cover by Dustin Nguyen. END OF STORY ARC! 'THE HAUNTED GALAXY,' Conclusion: The first arc of the hit fantasy series comes to a pulse-pounding conclusion! The evil vampire witch Mother discovers that the planet Sampson may hold the secrets to her undoing. While on Sampson, Andy, Mila, and Bandit reunite with an old frenemy fans of DESCENDER will be thrilled to see! 28 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #6
    Ascender (2019 Image) 6

    Written by Jeff Lemire. Art and Cover by Dustin Nguyen. NEW STORY ARC 'THE DEAD SEA,' Part One (of Five) The hit fantasy series from powerhouse creative team JEFF LEMIRE and DUSTIN NGUYEN continues! After a bruising escape attempt, Andy finds himself in the clutches of the Militia, which means the murderous Mother can't be far behind. Meanwhile, Mila books passage on a ship piloted by none other than the irascible Captain Telsa! 28 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #7
    Ascender (2019 Image) 7

    Written by Jeff Lemire. Art by Dustin Nguyen. Cover by Dustin Nguyen. 'THE DEAD SEA,' Part Two-As Captain Telsa struggles in the jaws of a massive WereWhale, the secret of what happened to her during the Second Descender attack is finally revealed! 28 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #8
    Ascender (2019 Image) 8

    Written by Jeff Lemire. Art and Cover by Dustin Nguyen. 'THE DEAD SEA,' Part Three The Vamps may rule this strange new universe but that won't save them from Kanto, The Blood Scrapper-the most badass vampire hunter in the galaxy! 28 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #9
    Ascender (2019 Image) 9

    Written by Jeff Lemire. Art and Cover by Dustin Nguyen. 'THE DEAD SEA,' Part Four The evil 'Mother' may rule the universe with an iron hand, but even mothers were young once-and after growing up on an ice-covered planet, it's easy to see why she might have an ice-covered heart, too. 28 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #10
    Ascender (2019 Image) 10

    Written by Jeff Lemire. Art and Cover by Dustin Nguyen. END OF STORY ARC! 'THE DEAD SEA,' Part Five-In this stunning story arc conclusion, Andy and his wife-turned-vampire Effie are locked in a life-or-death struggle…with each other. Meanwhile, their daughter Mila encounters the familiar face of a friend thought long gone! 28 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #12
    Ascender (2019 Image) 12

    Written by Jeff Lemire. Art and Cover by Dustin Nguyen. 'THE DIGITAL MAGE,' Part Two Last issue saw the return of the beloved Driller, and now another fan-favorite DESCENDER character is set to return…but have they been forever changed? Find out! 28 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #13
    Ascender (2019 Image) 13

    Written by Jeff Lemire. Art and Cover by Dustin Nguyen. 'THE DIGITAL MAGE,' Part Three Mila, Driller, Telsa, and the crew finally escape into space and head to the only planet in the galaxy that Mother is too scared to control…Phages! 28 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #15
    Ascender (2019 Image) 15

    Written by Jeff Lemire. Art and Cover by Dustin Nguyen. NEW STORY ARC! 'STAR SEED,' Part One What are the twin hearts of the galaxy? As our heroes reconvene, the origins of man, machine, and the unknown are at last revealed. 28 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #16
    Ascender (2019 Image) 16

    Written by Jeff Lemire. Art and Cover by Dustin Nguyen. 'STAR SEED,' Part Two-Startling secrets are unveiled as Andy, Effie, and their allies fight to make it off Sampson alive. Meanwhile, Mother's forces narrow their sights. 28 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #17
    Ascender (2019 Image) 17

    Written by Jeff Lemire. Art and Cover by Dustin Nguyen. 'STAR SEED,' Part Three-PENULTIMATE ISSUE! Mila takes a pivotal step forward as magical blows are traded on Dirishu-6, where our heroes find themselves surrounded on all fronts. 28 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #18A
    Ascender (2019 Image) 18A
    Published Aug 2021 by Image.

    Written by Jeff Lemire. Art and Cover by Dustin Nguyen. SERIES FINALE! 'STAR SEED,' Part Four-Concluding the sci-fi/fantasy epic that began in the pages of DESCENDER, JEFF LEMIRE and DUSTIN NGUYEN present the final account of one young robot's struggle to keep his friends alive as the forces of magic and science meet in a climactic fashion. 32 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.