Two of the busiest writers in comics have just become even busier as Charles Soule and Scott Snyder announce their new ongoing series Undiscovered Country with artist Giuseppe Camuncoli from Image Comics. A “science fiction/adventure will explore the eerie ripple effects of isolation” and launching this November.
Talking at SDCC at the Diamond Comic Distributors Retailer Luncheon, Snyder told attendees – who were also rewarded with a black and white ashcan edition of issue #1 – the following news about this new venture:
As soon as Charles and I came up with this idea I knew it was special—one of those ideas that turns into big, wild, world-building story. And this series is just that: a twist-filled trek across a landscape that’s alien, mysterious, and full of adventure. It’s like Land of the Lost meets Lois and Clark, with a team of characters we’ve already come to love as family. Speaking of teams, I’m honored and thrilled to be working with this group of creative folks. Cammo (Giuseppe Camuncoli)not only brings the world of Undiscovered Country to life but elevates every element—whether we’re talking the giant terrestrial fish monsters of the coast or lurking techno-zombies of the northwest… Bottom line, Undiscovered Country is a blast to work on and we’re convinced it’ll be a blast to read. Can’t wait for you guys to see it in full!
Co-creator and co-writer Soule also added:
I can’t believe this is my job. Working with Scott, Cammo and the rest of the team—all stars every one—is a dream on a creative level. We’ve got ourselves a hell of a high concept here, and fleshing it out together—filling our sealed-off US with beautiful, insane adventures—has been one of the great thrills of my career. It’s been wonderful to make Undiscovered Country with my friends, and I think it’ll be just as fun to read.
We’ll leave you with a n overview of the series but with Soule and Synder onboard, I doubt this book will need to much of a hard sell for many fans to pick it up come November, and guaranteed to trigger Comicsgaters everywhere, which is only a good thing:
In Undiscovered Country, readers will journey into an unknown region that was once the United States of America— a land that’s become shrouded in mystery and literally walled-off from the rest of the world for decades. A small expedition enters the former US in search of a cure to a humanity-ending pandemic. They travel inward and learn the secrets of what America has become; each member seeking their own form of truth in the undiscovered country.
Will you be adding it to your pull list?