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Tuesday, 17 July 2012
2000AD, IDW team on Ewing, McCarthy's 'Zaucer of Zilk'
Continuing their new partnership with
legendary English publishers 2000AD, IDW
Publishing is proud to announce a collection of Al
Ewing and Brendan McCarthy’s
The Zaucer of Zilk.
The mind blowing story centres on a despondent, alienated young man who finds himself in a
mysterious Technicolour candy shop - and his world changes forever.
Thrust into the magical, psychedelic world of Zilk and finding
himself atop the throne of the legendary Zaucer.
Dimension-hopping onto comic stands this October, The Saucer of Zilk is a story that simply must be seen to be
believed, say IDW. The two over-sized issues of Zaucer are
bursting at the staples with McCarthy’s
brilliantly vivid art and he and Ewing’s
fantastically ambitious story, taking readers on a wild,
phantasmagorical journey across unique worlds with characters that
are colorful to say the least.
“Before the main event of our Judge Dredd partnership begins
in November, it’s a blast to also work with 2000 AD in
bringing the gorgeous insanity of McCarthy and Ewing’s
creation to readers here,” said Chris Ryall,
IDW’s Chief Creative Officer/Editor-in-Chief. “The
colorful wonderment Brendan McCarthy worked on the Zilk pages is already embedded in my eyelids
forever, and I can’t wait for readers to experience the same
“I was immediately captivated by The Zaucer of Zilk when
Brendan and Al first pitched it to me, and had sensed even then it
would be something special. It's great to see the Zaucer's worlds
reach an even wider audience through IDW,” said 2000AD Editor Matt Smith.
• Zaucer of Zilk #1 of 2 (32 pages, FC, $3.99) will be in
stores October 2012. Diamond order code: AUG12