ONCE UPON A TIME AT THE END OF THE WORLD VOL 1: LOVE IN THE WASTELAND Out This June Along With Second Arc
“Nobody understands the storytelling power of raw emotion like Jason Aaron does.” —Mark Waid, Irredeemable
“Drew me in straight away, kept me reading to the end. A hearty recommendation for Once Upon A Time At The End of the World.” —Garth Ennis, Preacher
“Jason is one of my favorite writers, and this is one of his most personal stories.”—Ed Brubaker, Criminal
BOOM! Studios announced today the first arc of the epic post-apocalyptic series collection, ONCE UPON A TIME AT THE END OF THE WORLD VOL 1 SC, will be available in bookstores in June 2023. New York Times bestselling, Eisner and Harvey Award-winning writer Jason Aaron (Thor, The Avengers, Southern Bastards) along with Eisner Award-winning artist Alexandre Tefenkgi (The Good Asian) with colorist Lee Loughridge (The Good Asian), and highly acclaimed artist Nick Dragotta (East of West, Ghost Cage) with Rico Renzi (GRIM), and letterer AndWorld Design – take on a vision of the end of the world that’s brutal and nostalgic, whimsical and grounded… and ultimately, timeless.
In this decades-spanning post-apocalyptic tale, Maceo and Mezzy have never met anyone like each other, and they’ll need all the help they can get to survive a planet ravaged by environmental catastrophe.
BOOK ONE: LOVE IN THE WASTELAND kicks off the first arc of this epic trilogy that spans a lifetime as the dark mysteries of a ruined world and their own stark differences tear at the threads holding Mezzy and Maceo together. As they endure the horrors of plastic tornadoes and frozen sludge, Maceo proves to be more than just a burden, and they make an unlikely connection. But to their peril… they might not be as alone as they thought… This first volume collects Once Upon A Time At The End Of The World #1-5.
ONCE UPON A TIME AT THE END OF THE WORLD is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including BRZRKR by Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt, and Ron Garney; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Eve by Victor LaValle and Jo Mi-Gyeong; The Many Deaths of Laila Starr by Ram V and Filipe Andrade; Wynd by James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas; Grim by Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano; Briar by Christopher Cantwell and Germán García; Stuff of Nightmares by R.L. Stine and A.L. Kaplan; The Approach by Jeremy Haun, Jason A. Hurley, and Jesus Hervas; Damn Them All by Simon Spurrier and Charlie Adlard; Behold, Behemoth by Tate Brombal and Nick Robles; Specs by David M. Booher and Chris Shehan; Know Your Station by Sarah Gailey and Liana Kangas; A Vicious Circle by Mattson Tomlin and Lee Bermejo; Mosely by Rob Guillory and Sam Lotfi; Harrower by Justin Jordan and Brahm Revel; and the upcoming The Neighbors by Jude Ellison S. Doyle and Letizia Cadonici; and The Seasons Have Teeth by Dan Watters and Sebastián Cabrol. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties, including Dune: House Harkonnen from Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, and Michael Shelfer; Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Melissa Flores and Simona Di Gianfelice; Magic from Jed McKay, Rich Douek, and Ig Guara; and The Expanse: Dragon Tooth by Andy Diggle and Rubine.
Print copies of ONCE UPON A TIME AT THE END OF THE WORLD vol 1 SC will hit shelves June 2023, and will be available at your local comic shop, bookstore, and at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle.