A NEW TEAM JOINS FORCES IN “THE ASIRI VOLUME 1” :: Weblog :: Darkish Horse Comics

AsiriX-Males meets Assault on Titan in a brand new graphic novel from YouNeek Studios

Darkish Horse and YouNeek Studios are again with an all new epic science fantasy journey in The Asiri Quantity 1. This brand-new area saga is by the gifted crew of Nigerian creators at YouNeek Studios. The 128-page graphic novel options writing by YouNeek founder Roye Okupe, inside artwork by Samuel Iwunze, colours by Toyin Ajetunmobi, letters by Spoof Animation, and canopy artwork by Sunkanmi Akinboye and Etubi Onucheyo.

The Asiri Quantity 1 begins an epic science fantasy about an historic, superior West African civilization of area explorers that when colonized Mars and strove for galactic stability. Enhanced by an inside energy known as “Inkra,” the Asiri can manipulate expertise in methods by no means seen. Nonetheless, their golden age involves a devastating halt after a mysterious enemy invades from deep area. Now, a once-thriving civilization is thrust into chaos as loyalty shortly turns into a legal responsibility. A narrative that is X-Males meets Assault on Titan (infused with a heavy dose of West African mythology) from the creators at YouNeek Studios (Iyanu: Baby of Marvel, Malika: Warrior Queen)!

“I’ve all the time been an enormous fan of sci-fi tales with expansive worlds that also handle to inform a really character-driven story. My aim with The Asiri isn’t any totally different. The Asiriverse is a large world with larger-than-life (typically fairly actually) heroes, villains and other people but to determine. Nonetheless, on the coronary heart of this behemoth of a universe is a character-driven story centered round two finest mates—a pacifist king and his warmongering basic.” – Roye Okupe

The Asiri Quantity 1 commerce paperback will likely be accessible in bookstores March 5, 2024 and in comedian outlets March 6, 2024. The 128-page graphic novel measures 6.625×10.1875″. It’s accessible for pre-order now on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and at your local comic shop and bookstore and can retail for $19.99.

Reward for YouNeek Studios:

“E.X.O: The Legend of Wale Williams, Vol. 1 brings an Afrofuturist spin to the superhero style and is a really useful learn for comedian followers of all stripes. I can’t wait to see the opposite books that YouNeek and Darkish Horse have in retailer for this initiative, and I hope to see extra of Wale Williams’ exploits sooner or later.”—However Why Tho?

“Malika Fireplace & Frost combines futuristic expertise, magic powers, and historic artifacts in a singular, fast-paced story. The in-depth world constructing and gorgeous artwork make Malika Fireplace & Frost a standout guide.”—Youdontreadcomics

“Iyanu is a good trying guide steeped within the magic of African mythology.”—Comedian Crusaders