Soon, a comic book odyssey will reach it’s final conclusion. The much anticipated finale of THE INFINITE HORIZON, the critically acclaimed Image Comics miniseries created by writer Gerry Duggan and artist Phil Noto and based on Homer’s The Odyssey has finally returned. In just a couple weeks, the penultimate issue of their futuristic story of a war-weary soldier will arrive in stores, with the final issue completed and ready to ship out on time in November.
“I’m so glad to bring it back to the fans,” said Duggan. “We had such a fantastic reception for the series, and it’s just so satisfying to finally see it shipping again. We apologize for the delay in publication, but when we realized the last two issues were going to be late, we really embraced it. Committing to a multi-year gap in publication was hopefully a very immersive experience for fans of our comic inspired by ‘The Odyssey’.”
“Gerry’s full of shit. Now you see what I put up with. We’re glad THE INFINITE HORIZON is completed, and we hope you enjoy it. It feels good to be be back. I just can’t wait to see everyone’s reaction to the end!”
THE INFINITE HORIZON takes place in the not-too-distant future and begins with a small group of abandoned soldiers being led home by one man: The Captain. To get back, he’s had to cross half the globe and endure deadly encounters with many enemies including the Cyclops, the Sirens… and the last breaths of a great and horrible war.
Now that the final two chapters of this epic are upon us at last, there will be many new dangers on the last leg of The Captain’s journey home! Now he must avoid the siren song of a post-apocalyptic cult and summon all of his remaining strength for one final, bloody battle to save his wife and son from criminals.
THE INFINITE HORIZON #5 (AUG110430), a 32-page full-color dramatic war epic for $2.99, will be on sale in stores October 26, and THE INFINITE HORIZON #6 (JUN082262) is available for order now in the November issue of Previews. Issues #1-4 are also available for reorder now.
ABOUT GERRY DUGGAN
Gerry Duggan received the education he needed to write in Hollywood from a steady diet of comic books and Late Night With David Letterman. He didn’t know that…so he also spent money on a pricey diploma from Emerson College. Currently Duggan writes and produces several hundred hours of live TV a year on Attack Of The Show. He hopes 2012 will see the publication of two new creator-owned books from Image.
ABOUT IMAGE COMICS
Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline, Skybound and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.