Intro to Alien Invasion (Special Edition)
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Intro to Alien Invasion (Special Edition)

  • Author: Owen King and Mark Jude Poirier
  • Artist: Nancy Ahn
  • Pub. Date: 2018
  • ISBN: 978-1-58767-673-4
  • Status: Forthcoming
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This OVERSIZED special edition includes the entire graphic novel, new essays by Mark Jude Poirier and Owen King, along with their previously unpublished script for the book!

Intro to Alien Invasion
by Owen King and Mark Jude Poirier
Illustrated by Nancy Ahn

About the Book:
In this wildly entertaining collaboration, novelists Owen King and Mark Jude Poirier team up with illustrator Nancy Ahn to present a wickedly funny graphic novel about an alien invasion on a college campus.

Stacey, a brilliant, overachieving astrobiology major at Fenton College, had planned on just another lonely Spring Break on campus. But when a hurricane batters the small college town, downing power lines and knocking out cell phone reception, Stacey and her friends are stranded with no way to communicate with the outside world at the worst possible moment: in the midst of an alien invasion.

As space insects begin to burrow into students and staff, transforming them into slobbering, babbling monsters, a conglomeration of misfits must band together to prevent the infestation from spreading. Meanwhile, Stacey's long-stifled romantic feelings for her friend Charlotte begin to surface, while the professor she had admired and respected becomes the students' worst enemy.

Illustrated with enormous wit and dynamism—mixing classic tropes from science fiction, indie comics, B-movies, and campus culture—this graphic novel is something different, a large-scale action/adventure story as seen from the point-of-view of a contemporary, realistic heroine. The result is a funny and singular work unlike anything else you've ever read.

Published as a Signed Limited Edition Hardcover:
• Limited to just 500 signed and numbered copies
• Signed by both authors and the artist on a full color signature page
• Printed on 60# acid-free paper
• Bound in full-cloth with colored head and tail bands
• Featuring hot foil stamping on the front boards and spine
• Printed and bound with full-color endpapers
• Smyth sewn to create a more durable binding
• Wrapped in a full-color dust jacket
• Limited ONE TIME printing of this special edition
• Retail price just $75

Published as a Deluxe Hardcover Lettered Edition:
• Limited to just 52 signed and hand-lettered copies bound in leather
• Signed by both authors and the artist on a full color signature page
• Printed on 60# acid-free paper
• Bound in leather with colored head and tail bands
• Custom gilded page edges dipped by hand
• Raised hubs on the spine
• Featuring hot foil stamping on the front boards and spine
• Bound with stylish endpapers and a sewn-in satin ribbon page marker
• Smyth sewn to create a more durable binding
• Limited ONE TIME printing of this special edition
• Retail price $250

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