Dark Horse Comics announced a new fantasy OGN coming in October, from the husband-and-wife writing team of Leah Moore & John Reppion and artist Sally Jane Thompson. “Conspiracy of Ravens” is a middle-grade targeted graphic novel that promises “magic, family secrets, and legacy.”
The 136-page story centers around a teen schoolgirl named Anne. She finds an ancient locket in a crumbling mansion she unexpectedly inherits from a long-lost aunt. The locket unlocks mysterious powers as she discovers her family’s magical legacy. Anne learns that there are others with newly awakened powers as well, and not all of them with good intentions.
Leah Moore is the daughter of legendary comic writer Alan Moore. She & John Reppion have been writing together since 2003, having co-created titles like “Wild Girl,” “Albion,” and “Raise the Dead.” They are also penning a new Sherlock Holmes series for Dynamite called “Sherlock Holmes: The Vanishing Man.” Artist Sally Jane Thompson’s work can be seen in “Atomic Sheep,” “Liberator”, “Womanthology: Space”, and “Thought Bubble.”
“Conspiracy of Ravens” will be available in comic shops on October 3, and book stores on October 16, 2018. See the full press release below.
Leah Moore, John Reppion, and Sally Jane Thompson Weave a Magical Tale at Dark Horse
From Leah Moore and John Reppion, the writers of Damsels, The Trial of Sherlock Holmes, and Ghost Stories of an Antiquary comes an original graphic novel perfect for tween, teen, and adult fans alike! Conspiracy of Ravens joins Moore and Reppion with interior and cover artist Sally Jane Thompson (Atomic Sheep, Now and Then, The Ruby Equation) to weave a tale of magic, family secrets, and a mysterious legacy.
Anne is a teen schoolgirl who thought she was just like everyone else. But when she unexpectedly inherits her long-lost aunt’s crumbling English mansion and a strange ancient locket, she unearths a family secret that leads to the discovery of her mysterious powers. She picks up the mantle of her family’s magical legacy, but soon learns that she isn’t the only one whose powers are awakening, and not everyone wants to use their powers for good…
Conspiracy of Ravens HC goes on sale October 3, 2018 and is available for pre-order at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and your local comic shop. This 136-page hardcover retails for $14.99.