Journey Into The Wilds With Vita Ayala, Emily Pearson & Marissa Louise

by Hannah Means Shannon

Black Mask Studios have released their February 2018 listings, and among them is brand new series The Wilds spinning a post-apocalyptic tale.We follow a postal service runner, Daisy Walker, in her attempt to carry information and items between settlements at great danger. When her lover goes missing on the same job, she determines to find her.

Black Mask further describes the series thus:

After a cataclysmic plague sweeps across America, survivors come together to form citystate-like communities for safety. Daisy Walker is a Runner for The Compound, a mix of post-apocalyptic postal service and black market salvaging operation. It is a Runner’s job to ferry items and people between settlements, and on occasion scavenge through the ruins of the old world. Daisy is the best there is at what she does.

Out beyond the settlement walls are innumerable dangers: feral animals, crumbling structures, and Abominations — those that were touched by the plague and became something other. After a decade of surviving, Daisy isn’t phased by any of it — until her lover, another Runner named Heather, goes missing on a job. Desperate to find her, Daisy begins to see that there may be little difference between the world inside the walls and the horrors beyond.

The Wilds is written by Vita Ayala (Bitch Planet: Triple Feature, Wonder Woman Annual) and illustrated by Emily Pearson (Cult Classic) with colors by Marissa Louise (Spell On Wheels) with covers by Natasha Alterici (Heathen).

Look out for The Wilds #1 in February from Black Mask Studios.