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Wasted Space Vol. 1

Book #1 of Wasted Space
Colorist Jason Wordie / Edited by Adrian F. Wassel / Illustrated by Hayden Sherman / Letterer Jim Campbell
Published by Vault Comics
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

WASTED SPACE is an out-of-this-world cocktail that’s one part Preacher, one part Star Wars, and a delectable dose of Philip K. Dick shaken well … take a sip and get wasted.

THE GALAXY IS WRECKED—A COCKTAIL OF WARLORDS, PIRATES, AND TINPOT DICTATORS, STIRRED TO A FRENZY BY AN ALCOHOLIC FORMER PROPHET. TAKE A SIP AND GET WASTED.

Billy is a prophet who got it all wrong - he used to hear the voice of the Creator, and that didn't work out so great. OK. If we're being honest, he led the galaxy to total, burning ruin. All he wants is to waste away in the darkest corner of space with his best pal Dust, a supercharged Fuqbot. But when a new prophet comes calling, Billy and Dust, are summoned and set out to save what's left of the galaxy.

Too bad he couldn't care less.

From Michael Moreci (Barbaric, The Plot, Spree, and Revealer - based on the Shudder original movie - all from Vault Comics; Black Star Renegades) and Hayden Sherman (The Few, Cold War, John Carter: The End).

Read the entire WASTED SPACE five volume collection of the twenty-five issue series!
Wasted Space Vol. 1 collects issues #1 - #5
Wasted Space Vol. 2 collects issues #6 - #10
Wasted Space Vol. 3 collects issues #11 - #15
Wasted Space Vol. 4 collects issues #16 - #20
Wasted Space Vol. 5 collects issues #21 - #25

For fans of Preacher, The Boys, Transmetropolitan, Philip K. Dick, and anyone who loves break-neck paced, darkly humorous space adventure!

"Nihilistic and twisted!" - The Nerdist

Named 'Best of the Year' by Paste Magazine, io9, The Nerdist, CBR, Comics Bookcase, Bleeding Cool, The Hollywood Reporter and more from 2018-2021.

“The best space opera in all of comics today.” Comics Bookcase

"Wasted Space will live on in memory as one of the greatest Sci-Fi comics/Space operas of the decade if not all time. It is certainly one of my all time favourite books and if you haven't read a single issue before today then I envy you for the journey you're about to embark upon for the first time." -- Comic Watch

"Easily the best new series to hit comic shops!"The Nerdist

“The best new space opera on shelves.” Comic Book Yeti

"Oh my god what the f**k was I doing not buying this book?" IRCB

Panel Patter: “Favorite Comics of 2018”

Fox Force Five News: “Top 10 Comics of 2018”

Bleeding Cool: “Best Reviewed Comics of 2018”

The Beat: “Best Comics of 2019”

Comics Bookcase: “Best Indie Comics of 2020”

Geek Cast Radio: "Best Comics of 2020"

Comics Bookcase: "Best Comics of 2020"

About The Author

Michael Moreci is a screenwriter and bestselling comics author. His award-winning debut feature film, Revealer, premiered on Shudder in the summer of 2022. He was recently hired by Paper Street Pictures to write the suspense thriller Come Find Me, and he recently completed directing his first feature film, from a screenplay he co-wrote. In the comics space, Michael is the creator of the acclaimed gothic horror series The Plot, the werewolf drama Curse, and the sword-and-sorcery series Barbaric, which Entertainment Weekly, Thrillist, and many others called one of the best comics of the year. He’s also written for numerous legendary characters and properties, including Star Wars, Batman, and Stranger Things.

About The Illustrator

Hayden is an award winning comic artist whose work includes THE FEW, JOHN CARTER: THE END, COLD WAR, and WASTED SPACE. He’s a lover of science-fiction and fantasy who has had the joy of illustrating for companies such as Marvel, Image, Dark Horse, Dynamite, AfterShock, Vault, and BOOM! Studios. He currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts, where he shares an apartment with his significant other and a dumb cat.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Vault Comics (October 9, 2018)
  • Length: 144 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781939424358

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