Military Futurism On The Homefront – Preview The Warlords Of Appalachia TPB, Out This Week

by Hannah Means Shannon

 

This week sees the arrival of the trade collection of the Boom! Studios series Warlords of Appalachia.

Written by Philip Kennedy Johnson and drawn by Jonas Scharf, the story of a USA following a Second Civil War follows the lives of characters in Kentucky who refused to be ruled by a fascist state and resist occupation. Leading this rebellion is former mechanic and reluctant folk hero Kade Mercer will become the first “feudal warlord of Appalachia”.

Described as a “grounded military epic with flourishes of sci-fi futurism”, this collected series focuses on the homefront and the human relationships that drive a man to lead a rebellion.

Here’s an in-depth look at the interior art on the trade collection that arrives this week:

Warlords of Appalachia Vol. 1 arrives in comic shops this week on July 26th, 2017.