One of the projects our own Erik Hendrix is working on is The Steam Engines of Oz, a re-imagining of the world of Oz, throwing it 100 years into the future following the Wizard of Oz… How will your favorite characters have changed, and who are the new characters we’ll be introduced to? All will be answered on FCBD 2013! Be sure to go to your favorite comic book shop and pick up a copy.
Below is a press release Arcana Comics sent out about the book…
VANCOUVER (Feb 11, 2013) – Arcana Comics is debuting The Steam Engines of Oz on Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) 2013. We’re very excited about this year’s FCBD event and we hope you’ll see why when you see the pages below!
To add to the excitement, FCBD is actually just the beginning for The Steam Engines of Oz. In June, we will be releasing The Steam Engines of Oz issue 1, which we think you’ll love as much as we do… Be sure not to let your FCBD experience end with May 4th… Pick up issue 1 in June, Issue 2 in July, Issue 3 in August, and let’s keep the story rolling! If fans enjoy our exploits of Victoria Wright and her group of friends wandering the future of Oz, we’ll keep making them!
The Steam Engines of Oz FCBD is still available for retailers to order for their stores, so be sure to ask them about it! Diamond Previews code JAN130018 (FCBD 2013 STEAM ENGINES OF OZ).
And now for a look at the artwork from the Steam Engines of Oz! Don’t the pencils alone sell you on the book? Just wait until you see the same pages in full, glorious color…
TITLE: The Steam Engines of Oz
STORY BY: Sean Patrick O’Reilly & Erik Hendrix
SCRIPT BY: Erik Hendrix & Sean Patrick O’Reilly
COVER ART BY: Yannis Roumboulias
COVER COLORS BY: Chandran
INTERIOR ART BY: Yannis Roumboulias
AVAILABLE: FCBD 2013
DIAMOND CODE: JAN130018
DESCRIPTION: Get a special sneak-peek at the upcoming re-imagining of Oz through a SteamPunk lens! Find out what happens 100 years after the witch is dead. In an Oz ruled by a once revered hero, salvation comes from the unlikely wrench of Victoria Wright, who dares to question the status quo and sparks a rebellion. This FCBD edition will give you an exciting extended preview of the upcoming graphic novel and a look at what else Arcana’s SteamPunk Originals line has in store for readers!