Vault Comics declares widespread launch of SAINTED LOVE & new sequence LONE

Vault Comics supplied large information at ALA 2023. The writer lately introduced the Kickstarter for Sainted Love from Steve Orlando and newcomer and queer artist Giopota (colours by Rosh and letters by Simon Bowland). At present, Vault introduced the broader debut of the sequence in September. As well as, the writer revealed particulars of Brooklyn-based artist Angie Marie Hewitt’s beforehand introduced Wonderbound debut sequence Lone for the identical month.

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Sainted Love, the steamy time-traveling journey sequence; equal elements romance and science fiction is already a licensed success halfway by way of its crowdfunding marketing campaign, at present sitting at practically 4 occasions its unique funding purpose. 

Now, Angie Hewitt’s supernatural middle-grade thriller sequence joins the social gathering after beforehand being introduced final summer season. On the final day of summer season earlier than eighth grade, Alma makes a disturbing discovery: the lake her city is known as for has disappeared. Not dried up. Vanished! What’s extra regarding is that nobody else remembers it ever existed. With the assistance of her greatest buddy, Kel, Alma tries to unravel the thriller. However as extra issues begin to disappear, Alma worries she may by some means be the trigger.

In the meantime, Sainted Love is a homosexual romance that sees queer heroes turn out to be legends themselves as they discover and journey by way of iconic occasions in queer historical past, from the eagerness of homosexual saints Sergius and Bacchusto to the Lavender Mafia of the Seventies, and in between. Irina and Wolf first suppose they should return residence, however they quickly notice that their actual calling is elsewhere in time, to locations the place they’re free to like and exists as who they’re and eras that desperately want their assist.

“Sainted Love is, in numerous methods, the e book my entire profession’s been constructing to–it’s unabashed, it’s daring, it’s provocative, and it’s horny!” mentioned Orlando. “It speaks truths by way of fiction, reveals historical past by way of fantasy, and is the proud, ass-kicking journey that brings collectively the themes I’ve been constructing for years throughout many titles and publishers. Its two heroes crisscrossing to defend not simply their love, however all of our loves, and all of our historical past. And god assist anybody who tries to get of their method and erase it!”

“Sainted Love is the dream undertaking I didn’t know I wanted to work on” added Giopota. “That is solely my first job ever for the US market and it’s nice that I’m having the chance to collaborate with a seasoned skilled like Steve. I feel I instantly clicked with him and located a technique that enables us to work easily whereas having enjoyable. Working with Vault Comics, a writer so attentive to LGBTQIA+ points makes me actually proud, as my dedication to telling queer tales is the engine that drives me to pursue this profession. I feel the readers can be very entertained by this story, each for the twists and for the extra romantic and even spicy scenes.”

For these searching for the particular Kickstarter version of Sainted Love, it’s nonetheless accessible here. The direct market version will arrive on September 27, whereas the primary concern of Lone will debut on September 13.

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