Again in August we revealed the primary placing covers for one more “Dune” tie-in comic book from Increase! Studios titled “Dune: A Whisper of Caladan Seas,” and now the award-winning writer has lately launched a five-page preview of the premiere challenge’s lettered inside artwork and it is a nothing wanting sensible.
This particular 40-page one-shot explores and enhances the deep mythology of legendary creator Frank Herbert’s 1965 masterwork “Dune.” It is the best option to immerse your self again within the unique sci-fi universe after seeing director Denis Villeneuve’s epic new cinematic adaptation, which hit theaters final 12 months. In the event you missed it, take a look at our Dune streaming guide to catch up.)
“Dune: A Whisper Of Caladan Seas #1” is written by New York Instances bestselling authors Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, illustrated by artist Jakub Rebelka (“Origins”) and completed with letters by Ed Dukeshire. The standalone challenge launched Dec. 29 was organized in a cope with Herbert Properties LLC and Abrams ComicArts, the writer who delivered the primary of a trilogy of graphic novel adaptations of Herbert’s seminal novel final 12 months.
Initially crafted as a poignant brief story, “A Whisper of Caladan Seas” was the very first slice of “Dune” fiction Herbert and Anderson penned collectively. It served the aim of presenting itself as a artistic train and exploratory venture as they have been constructing the longer narrative arcs for the 1999 “Dune” prequel novel, “Dune: Home Atreides.”
This never-told story from the world of “Dune” begins because the black smoke from the Battle of Arrakeen continues to be choking the huge sands of Arrakis. A squad of Atreides troopers turns into trapped within the defend wall after a brutal assault from a bit of historic Harkonnen artillery. Sgt. Hoh Vitt of the elite Atreides guard should use his household’s efficient storytelling abilities to mentally teleport his valiant males from their graves to the water-rich dwelling planet of Caladan as a method of consolation and hope.
“The origins of Brian and Kevin’s unbelievable worldbuilding throughout the Dune universe begins right here with an insightful and touching story that reveals a aspect of this epic sci-fi basic that has by no means been seen earlier than,” mentioned Increase! Studios editor Jonathan Manning in a Increase! press release.
“Dune: A Whisper Of Caladan Seas #1” simply arrived on Dec. 29 and spotlights riveting most important cowl artwork from Jeff Dekal (“BRZRKR”) and particular variant covers courtesy of Rebelka, Elizabeth Torque (“Venom”) and Christian Ward (“One thing is Killing the Kids”).