As a general rule few dare to deny, adding cats and dogs to anything science fiction provides an instant boost to its popularity because everyone on Earth (and possibly nearby planets Anyone on) loves their furry friends.
To reinforce this universal truth, a new comic book project Boom! Studios Entitled “Men’s Beast” begins a thrilling sci-fi adventure revolving around a trio of cybernetically enhanced house pets. An alien is overshadowing the world. After the crash landing of their colony spaceship.
Written by Eisner and Harvey Award-winning Thai-American creator Puransk Pichshot (“The Good Asian”) and paired with playful interior artwork by Jesse Lonergan (“Miss Trousdale and the Fall of Hyperborea”), this tail-wagging Voli mini series is starting. 20 March 2024 with multiple variant covers available by Lonergan, Trish Forstner and Franny.
Here is the official summary:
“‘Homeward Bound’ On an alien world, ‘Man’s Best’ follows three emotional support pets living aboard the starship Horizon — a spaceship searching for a new home for humanity compromised by bad decisions and corporate greed.” in.
“But after the ship crashes and the crew is captured, these loyal pets are their owner’s only hope. Armed with outrageous technology, these three best friends must navigate a hostile world to save their owners. – leaving them with their only hope of humanity. Unsalvageable, in a harrowing adventure that threatens to tear apart their most precious treasure: their friendship.”
Check out our exclusive 4-page sneak peek at the premiere issue in the gallery below.
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“A book about a cat in a match suit, a golden retriever with a bionic leg, and a French bulldog with a rocket strapped to its back is really strange. It might be the most personal book I’ve ever written.” But … what happened? Pichetshot says. “I’ve never written anything where I can see the actual facts of my life directly on the page like this book, and I don’t know how readers will respond. . What I am most confident about is how much honor there is. It’s working with Jesse Lonergan. It’s amazing how as a ‘professional writer’ I still don’t have the words to describe how innovative his art is becoming with each issue.”
Boom! Studios series editor Eric Harburn was “blown away” by what this imaginative team had achieved, saying that Purancic and Jessie are a dream creative team and a dream to collaborate with. He strengthened his position by explaining that “Man’s Beast” was like nothing readers had ever seen from either creator.
“I feel like I’ve had a lot of opportunities to do weird sci-fi stuff, but I haven’t had the opportunity to draw as many beautiful things as I’d like to,” Lonergan added. “So to have the opportunity to work on a book with pets fighting in alien landscapes is truly a dream come true, and then having someone like Pornsak bring the story with real depth and heart makes it that much better. The story continues to grow.” Along. I constantly find myself challenged to raise the bar. The lazy part of me keeps telling the rest that there should be a part where I relax and do some ‘easy’ pages, but that hasn’t happened yet. “
“Man’s Best #1” hits comic shops and digital on March 20, 2024.