Studio 407 has picked up the Smuggling Spirits series from the defunct Ambrosia publishing and is releasing the Ben Fisher and Michael Henderson as a trade this April.

Studio 407’s managing director Alex Leung says “We picked up Smuggling Spirits from Ambrosia, and we thought it was an incredible book that went under the radar, and did not get the exposure it deserved when it was first released in single volumes. I think both Ben and Michael are incredible talents to watch for and their skills have meshed perfectly to produce an incredibly unique storytelling experience. We feel extremely fortunate to be involved with this book.”

Studio 407 has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek, that you can read after the jump.

Smuggling Spirits
Written by: Ben Fisher
Illustrated by: Mike Henderson
130 pgs, B&W
$20.99 Hard Cover
ISBN # 1-935385-03-8

Set in a nightmarish vision of the past where deadly monstrosities called “darklings” roam the shadows of Prohibition-Era America, Al Stone is a bootlegger who finds himself on the run when he inadvertently stumbles upon the bloody secret of the creatures’ survival. As the beasts close in to take back what’s theirs, Al and his young ward, Nathan, must make their final stand. Smuggling Spirits is a pulse pounding, thrill ride that blends the action noir of Sin City with the horror and suspense of Hellboy. Read what Rue Morgue calls “a shot of white lightning.”


Smuggling Spirits arrives April 29, 2009.

via Studio 407

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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