October 26, 2020 – New York, NY / Portland, OR – For incentive: buy 5 copies of AFTERLIFT, the Eisner Award-winning and Harvey Award nominated graphic novel, by FOC (Final Order Cutoff November 2, 2020) and receive 5 free book plates (max of 20 per store) with original artwork designed by Jeff Lemire (Black Hammer, Essex County) and signed by Eisner Award winning writer Chip Zdarsky, best known for his work on Sex Criminals and Marvel Comics, and Jason Loo, the acclaimed artist of The Pitiful Human-Lizard.
Arriving in print February 2021, AFTERLIFT [136 pages / color / on sale February 2 in bookstores and everywhere books are sold and February 3 in comic shops / MSRP $19.99/$25.99 pbk / ISBN: 978-1-5067-2440-9] colored by Paris Alleyne, lettered by Aditya Bidikar and edited by Allison O’Toole, includes a Jason Loo Sketchbook with commentary by Chip Zdarsky as well as a process piece called Anatomy of a Page.
AFTERLIFT is a fast-paced story about car chases, demon bounty hunters, and figuring out your place in this world and the next. Janice Chen recently quit her day job in finance and signs up to be a driver on a ride-sharing app. She has enough to deal with, from annoying passengers to overbearing parents. But what was at first a mundane yet enjoyable way to pass the time takes a terrible turn when she picks up a pair of mysterious passengers who are pursued by otherworldly forces, Janice realizes that her already-terrible day might be headed straight to hell.
Press Release by:
Pamela Mullin Horvath