The Midnight: Shadows (Paperback)

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The Midnight: Shadows By Zack Kaplan, Stephen Thompson (Illustrator), Thiago Rocha (Illustrator), DC Hopkins (Illustrator), Elisabetta D'Amico (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Zack Kaplan, Stephen Thompson (Illustrator), Thiago Rocha (Illustrator), DC Hopkins (Illustrator), Elisabetta D'Amico (Illustrator)
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Join THE MIDNIGHT, one of the world’s top synthwave bands, comprised of Tyler Lyle and Tim McEwan, on an electrifying and original sci-fi graphic novel adventure inspired by the poetic storytelling and the neon-soaked aesthetics of their music.

Jason has spent his life running from his problems, but now he and his childhood sweetheart are on the precipice of parenthood, and he’s struggling with the loss of his adolescence. Then he re-discovers his favorite old video game, THE MIDNIGHT, a nostalgic 1980s fantasy adventure about a helmeted hero who travels to a cyberpunk world to save the people from eternal darkness. Seeking to repair his broken game, Jason ends up at a mysterious arcade in an abandoned 1980s mall, where he plays the old arcade game of The Midnight and suddenly he’s transported to… 

…a post-apocalyptic Neverland in the year 2085. A world of perpetual night where time stands still. A final bastion of humanity in a glistening futuristic city. And a shocking reveal – they know him as the hero who once vanquished the shadow monsters, and they believe he’s returned to his true reality to do it again. More surprising, his wife is here, but only with a memory of Jason as this world’s hero. As this lost boy tries to embrace his new hero powers, with the help of his true love and her cyberpunk warriors, he must face the responsibility of protecting an entire world from danger and discover which world he truly belongs to.

For The Midnight fans and newcomers, created by rising comics writer, Zack Kaplan (Break Out, Mindset), artist Stephen Thompson (Star Trek, Batman Beyond), artist Jahnoy Lindsay (Superboy) and The Midnight, follow your dreams to a visually stunning cyberpunk metropolis, find love in the darkness, defeat shadow monsters and explore what happens when we hide in our fantasies. Are we escaping life’s monsters or simply escaping ourselves? The answers lie in the Midnight Graphic Novel.

About the Author

In a few short years, Zack Kaplan has emerged as a breakout science fiction creator in comics, with titles ECLIPSE and PORT OF EARTH, both from Image Comics/Top Cow, and THE LOST CITY EXPLORERS and now JOIN THE FUTURE from Aftershock Comics. His first three titles were all picked up for TV development, LOST CITY EXPLORERS by Universal TV, ECLIPSE by Robert Kirkman’s (Walking Dead) Skybound Entertainment, as well as PORT OF EARTH, which is being developed for TV at Amazon Studios. Zack has also written for DC COMICS, and taught screenwriting at the International Academy of Film and TV, located in the Philippines.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781506734163
ISBN-10: 1506734162
Publisher: Dark Horse Books
Publication Date: October 1st, 2024
Pages: 136
Language: English