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Absolute Scarlet
By (author): Brian Michael Bendis Illustrated by: Alex Maleev
9781401289720 Hardcover English General Trade COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Crime & Mystery Apr 16, 2019
$99.00 CAD
Active 9.75 x 15 x 1.72 in 352 pages DC Comics Jinxworld
A young woman is pushed to the edge by a world filled by police brutality, government corruption and unspeakable crimes. It’s all here in Brian Michael Bendis’s iconic series Scarlet, now available in an oversize slipcase hardcover edition, complete with scripts, behind the scenes material, sketches and design concepts from both Bendis and illustrator Alex Maleev.

After a mysterious murder and a near-death experience, Scarlet Rue awakes from a coma with her world shattered. Fueled by rage, guilt and her vision of a better future, she takes the fight to her oppressors…and anyone else who gets in her way.

From Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev, the award-winning powerhouse creative team behind Daredevil, Iron Man and Moon Knight, comes an honest, no-holds-barred tale that tackles some of the most prevalent issues in modern American society in Absolute Scarlet. This hardcover Absolute edition is a must-have for all fans of the now-classic series, now included in DC’s immaculate slipcased presentation. Collects issues #1-10.

Scarlet features a young female protagonist fighting against police brutality and corruption, tackling some of the most relevant socio-cultural issues of today

A standalone graphic novel story separate from the DC Universe

Will accompany the continuing SCARLET series in periodical in Fall 2018

This Absolute Edition will feature scripts, behind the scenes material, sketches and design concepts from both Bendis and illustrator Alex Maleev

Brian Michael Bendis is an award-winning comics creator, New York Times bestseller and one of the most successful writers working in mainstream comics

In his 20 years at Marvel Comics, he produced some of the greatest graphic novels the publisher has ever seen, including Daredevil, Ultimate Spider-Man, New Avengers, House of M, Secret Invasion, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Alias, All-New X-Men, Uncanny X-Men, Iron Man, Guardians of The Galaxy and many more

Features art from Alex Maleev, his co-creator on the bestselling Daredevil, Iron Man and Moon Knight series

Brian Michael Bendis will be writing both Superman and Action Comics, two series that are sure to be amongst 2018’s bestselling and most talked about comics

Rated M

Collects issues #1-10

Brian Michael Bendis is an award-winning comics creator, New York Times bestseller and one of the most successful writers working in mainstream comics. In his 20 years at Marvel Comics, he produced some of the greatest graphic novels the publisher has ever seen, including Daredevil, Ultimate Spider-Man, New Avengers, House of M, Secret Invasion, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Alias, All-New X-Men, Uncanny X-Men, Iron Man, Guardians of The Galaxy and many more. Bendis is also known for his the creator-owned works, including Powers, Scarlet, Brilliant, Goldfish, Fire, Jinx and Torso. He lives in Portland, OR with his family.

Author Residence: Portland, OR

Author Hometown: Cleveland, OH

Marketing: National advertising: Goodreads in-book advertising, Comic Book Resources, IGN, Newsarama

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Promotion on dccomics.com; goodreads.com

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In-book advertising on DC Comics/Vertigo periodicals



Author Social Media: @BRIANMBENDIS
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