Monday, January 7, 2019

Image Comics Releases "Proxima Centauri" Collection Jan. 23rd


Collects issues #1-6 of "Proxima Centauri" comic book miniseries

PORTLAND, OR — Farel Dalrymple (The Wrenchies, POP GUN WAR) will release PROXIMA CENTAURI, VOL. 1—collecting the first six issues of his psychedelic science-fantasy action drama—this January from Image Comics.

Teenage wizard adventurer Sherwood Breadcoat is trapped on Proxima Centauri, a manufactured dimensional sphere 4.243 light-years from Earth. Looking for escape—and a way back to his brother—Sherwood must also deal with his confusing emotions, alien creatures, and all sorts of fantastic dangers.

PROXIMA CENTAURI, VOL. 1 (Diamond code: NOV180081, ISBN: 978-1-5343-1029-2) hits comic book stores on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 and bookstores on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019. It can be preordered via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Indiebound, and Indigo.

PROXIMA CENTAURI, VOL. 1 will also be available for purchase across many digital platforms, including the official Image Comics iOS app, Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.

Select praise for PROXIMA CENTAURI:

“Even though he has a shelf of awards by now, Dalrymple still seems to me to be under-read and low-profile in the medium. He’s one of those creators people should be talking about every day.” —Warren Ellis

Dalrymple captivates from the first ‘panel,’ and never stops captivating.” —Comic Bastards

A visual feast.” —Barnes & Noble’s Sci-fi/Fantasy blog

PROXIMA CENTAURI is free-form fun mixed with mind-bending high-adventure and coated in deliberate psychedelics; it embodies everything I love about Dalrymple. One of the best comics I've read by one of the best creators of my generation.” —Rick Remender

PROXIMA CENTAURI’s visuals are some of the best in comics.” —

PROXIMA CENTAURI is a fun, sweet read from all angles, blending new and exciting worlds with a strong undercurrent of the familiar.” —Doom Rocket

Nonlinear yet highly immersive, PROXIMA CENTAURI is a vivid, swirling, unpredictable experience from beginning to end.” —Multiversity Comics

Every once in a while, you come across a comic book that feels different than anything else on the shelves. It takes a certain type of confidence and talent to step so far outside the box. Farel Dalrymple shows that he is not lacking in either with PROXIMA CENTAURI.” —Rogues Portal

Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of bestselling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has six individuals on the Board of Directors: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, Jim Valentino, and Eric Stephenson. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline Comics, Skybound Entertainment, and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit


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