Image Comics has announced a new series by Sean Lewis (This American Life), called Saints, that is scheduled to arrive in October.
Since its arrival with Western imperialists, Christianity has faced much persecution throughout China. During the Boxer Rebellion, many Chinese Christians were executed for their beliefs. The graphic novel, Saints, highlights this religious persecution through the eyes of Fourth Girl, also called Vibiana. Her struggles as a Chinese Christian woman are intertwined with visitations from Joan of Arc, the European French saint, though she had not yet been canonized. Through her visions of Joan, Vibiana must discover her identity when society has not given her one.