Helm Greycastle, a Latinx alternate history about the Aztec civilization, is propelling as a four concern mini-series from Image/ Top Cow in April. Written by Henry Barajas( La Voz de M.A.Y.O .: Tata Rambo) it has art by Rahmat M. Handoko( Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Ultimate Spider-Man: Infinite Comic) and colorist Bryan Valenza( Witchblade ). It’s a rocking sword and sandal epic set in a nature where the Aztecs defeated the Spanish invasion of America.
The book, which was recently successfully launched on Kickstarter, peculiarities some intense alternative encompasses by David Lapham( Stray Bullet ), Tony Parker( God of War ), and Becky Cloonan( Immortal Wonder Woman ), along with a bonus Latinx one-shot RPG( 5E compatible) written by Tristan J. Tarwater( Rolled& Told) and showcasing prowes by Jen Vaughn( d20 Dames ). You can be found in some of the rotate treats below AND a preview!
” What if the Aztec Empire demolished the Spanish Conquistadors? As a Mexican-American who has had no formal education on my indigenous background, writing this book has been very empowering ,” said Barajas.” I’m stimulated to share some Mesoamerican history while desegregating it with swords and sorcery .”
In Helm Greycastle, the last dragon prince has been abducted–kept captive by an uncharted menace: AZTEC MEXICA! Helm Greycastle and his outsider comrades are here to save the prince–but are banked by a defiance storying to overthrow Montezuma. Will Greycastle help save the people of MEXICA…or rescue the dragon prince and abscond?
” Working on Helm has been very challenging for me because this time I am not only a colorist but too a co-creator ,” said Valenza.” One of my biggest achievements in 2020 is being able to be involved in this project .”
Handoko contributed:” I’m having a detonation “workin on” Helm Greycastle and fetching Aztec deities to life .”
Helm Greycastle# 1 will be available at comic book stores on Wednesday, April 28 😛 TAGEND
Helm Greycastle# 1 Cover A Handoko& Valenza- FEB2 10027 Helm Greycastle# 1 Cover B Lapham- FEB2 10028 Helm Greycastle# 1 Cover C Parker- FEB2 10029 Helm Greycastle# 1 Cover D Cloonan[ restraint]- FEB2 10030
Helm Greycastle# 1 will too be available for purchase across many digital scaffolds, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.
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