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The Disciples

Illustrated by Christopher Mitten
Published by Black Mask Studios
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

In a future where our solar system has been colonized by wealthy elites, interstellar bounty hunters Dagmar, Rick, and Jules follow a missing girl's trail to a cult on Ganymede, Jupiter's largest moon. When they arrive, the intrepid bounty hunters discover the cultists have provoked a terrifying force.

This ghost story in space reunites comics' king of macabre Steve Niles with his longtime collaborator Christopher Mitten, whose stylish mix of grit and flow matches Steve's sharp characterizations and taste for screams.

About The Author

Steve Niles is a writer, best known for works such as 30 Days of Night, Criminal Macabre, Simon Dark, Mystery Society, Frankenstein Alive Alive, Monster & Madman and Batman: Gotham County Line. He is credited among other contemporary writers as bringing horror comics back to prominence. Steve got his start back in Washington DC through his own Arcane Comix, writing and publishing comics and anthologies since the mid-80's. Steve was raised in the Washington, D.C. suburbs, developing his interests in music, writing, and making amateur films. He worked in several comic book stores and played in the bands Gray Matter and Three during the heyday of the Washington harDCore punk scene, both of which released records on Dischord Records label. Steve resides outside of Los Angeles with his wife, Monica, two dogs, five cats and Gil the tortoise. While there's no crawlspace, there is a questionable closet in one corner and no one is quite sure what is hidden in there... but we have an idea.

About The Illustrator

Product Details

  • Publisher: Black Mask Studios (December 13, 2016)
  • Length: 104 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781628750782

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Raves and Reviews

"Starts creepy and slowly ratchets up the dread until the last page."

– Newsarama

"Without a doubt the creepiest comic I've read this year. Everything comes together to make a truly haunting experience with an ever present feeling of crushing space dread."

– AiPT!

"The true beauty of The Disciples rests in its haunting relatability. All humans in space are just a moment away from insignificance, and Niles and Company make sure you can feel it... we're forced to confront all of the terrifying truths we otherwise avo

– DoomRocket

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