Plenilunio was once a man. But when his love, Lidia, fell into a wandering sleep, he bargained with dark forces and took the form of a demon. And Lidia remained trapped in her dreams. In NIGHTWORLD, VOLUME 1: MIDNIGHT SONATA, a graphic novel from Image Comics in February, Plenilunio seeks the Soul Key, an artifact he believes will both return Lidia to life and restore his human form. On Plenilunio’s side are a kindly old necromancer and the old man’s granddaughter. Standing in his way are Hellena and Hotspot, two minions of the Devil himself, who isn’t about to let a soul slip away easily!
Adam McGovern and Paolo Leandri collaborated on a wildly imaginative story full of drama, melancholy, love, and bombastic evil. Brought to (after)life by Leandri’s bold, Kirby-esque art, NIGHTWORLD harkens back comics’ Silver Age and Hammer’s famous horror films.
“Nightworld is a reliquary of my regrets about human reactions to trying circumstances, a treasure-chest of Paolo’s and my passions for midcentury pop culture, and an open vault of our ambitions for how fun and adventurous comics can be,” McGovern said in an interview with Comicbook.com.
NIGHTWORLD, VOLUME 1 will be in comic book stores on February 25 and in bookstores on March 10. It is available now for pre-order.
NIGHTWORLD, VOLUME 1: MIDNIGHT SONATA by Adam McGovern and Paolo Leandri
Diamond Comic order code DEC140677
104 pages, paperback, color
Collects NIGHTWORLD #1-4
In comic book stores February 25, bookstores March 10
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