Picked this up the other day. I loved Northlanders by Brian Wood and this looks to be another great series. I can’t believe I didn’t know about this sooner. I can’t wait to read, looks outstanding!

Black Road Volume 1: The Holy North

OUT NOW!
So go get your copy!
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Black Road Volume 1: The Holy North

  • Series: Black Road
  • Paperback: 136 pages
  • Publisher: Image Comics (October 11, 2016)
  • ISBN-10: 1632158728
  • ISBN-13: 978-1632158727

1000 A.D. The Christian conversion of pagan lands is well underway, turning the Viking north into a bleak war zone of occupation and violence. Magnus The Black is an ex-warrior turned fixer for the Church, only looking to ease his people through this painful time. But when a Vatican official under his care is murdered on the infamous “Black Road”, he uncovers a secret, something so big it threatens to change the balance of power in all of Europe.

From Northlanders creator Brian Wood, artist Garry Brown (Catwoman, The Massive) and Dave McCaig (Batman, Avengers) comes a historical thriller with a shocking twist. Collects Black Road #1-5.

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Brian Wood is a twenty-year veteran of the comic book industry, and the creator/co-creator and writer of numerous titles, including DMZ, The Massive, Channel Zero, Demo, The Couriers, Northlanders, Rebels, Starve, and Briggs Land.

His work on licensed properties includes Star Wars, The X-Men, Conan The Barbarian, EVE: Online, Supernatural, and Aliens.

He co-wrote the video game screenplay for 1979 Revolution: Black Friday, and is currently writing and producing the television adaptation of his Briggs Land series for AMC TV.

He is most known for work dealing with near-future world building, but also for historical fiction, military sci-fi, and female-friendly YA, all with strong identity and socio-political themes.

Brian lives in Brooklyn, NYC with his family.

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