Helm Greycastle, a Latinx alternate history about the Aztec civilization, is launching as a four topic mini-series from Image/ Top Cow in April. Written by Henry Barajas( La Voz de M.A.Y.O .: Tata Rambo) it has art by Rahmat M. Handoko( Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Ultimate Spider-Man: Infinite Comic) and colorist Bryan Valenza( Witchblade ). It’s a shake sword and sandal epic set in a life where the Aztecs defeated the Spanish invasion of America.
The book, which was recently successfully launched on Kickstarter, aspects some fierce alternative submerge by David Lapham( Stray Bullet ), Tony Parker( God of War ), and Becky Cloonan( Immortal Wonder Woman ), together with a bonus Latinx one-shot RPG( 5E compatible) written by Tristan J. Tarwater( Rolled& Told) and showcasing artistry by Jen Vaughn( d20 Dames ). You can see some of the rotate plasters below AND a preview!
” What if the Aztec Empire overcame the Spanish Conquistadors? As a Mexican-American who has had no formal education on my indigenous background, writing this book has been very empowering ,” said Barajas.” I’m elicited to share some Mesoamerican history while desegregating it with swords and sorcery .”
In Helm Greycastle, the last dragon prince has been abducted–kept prisoner by an uncharted threat: AZTEC MEXICA! Helm Greycastle and his outsider comrades are here to save the prince–but are recruited by a opposition scheming to overthrow Montezuma. Will Greycastle help save the people of MEXICA…or rescue the dragon prince and abscond?
” Working on Helm has been very challenging for me because this time I am not only a colorist but too a co-creator ,” said Valenza.” One of my biggest achievements in 2020 is being able to be involved in this project .”
Handoko included:” I’m having a detonate “workin on” Helm Greycastle and making Aztec idols to life .”
Helm Greycastle# 1 will be available at comic book browses on Wednesday, April 28 😛 TAGEND
Helm Greycastle# 1 Cover A Handoko& Valenza- FEB2 10027 Helm Greycastle# 1 Cover B Lapham- FEB2 10028 Helm Greycastle# 1 Cover C Parker- FEB2 10029 Helm Greycastle# 1 Cover D Cloonan[ restriction]- FEB2 10030
Helm Greycastle# 1 will likewise be available for purchase across many digital programmes, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.
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