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    Visaggio and Aguirre Declare It’s “Morning in America”

    By | September 27th, 2018
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    “Kim & Kim” collaborators Magdalene Visaggio and Claudia Aguirre are reuniting for a new series at Oni Press, titled “Morning in America.”

    Set in the year 1983, “Morning in America” focuses on a series of strange disappearances and monster sightings occurring in the factory town of Tucker, Ohio. As the recently-revitalized Rust Belt town finds itself under siege, a gang of “no-account teen girl delinquents” steps up to sleuth out the truth and save their city – before it’s too late.

    “This book is extremely close to my heart,” said Visaggio, in a press release announcing the series. “[A]nd Claudia is one of the dearest people in the world to me, so I hope our excite [sic] comes through.”

    “Drawing this comic has been a pleasure,” said Aguirre. “I absolutely adore working with Mags to create truly heart-wrenching yet fun stories … I hope everyone loves ‘Morning in America’ as much as we love making it.”

    You can find the full press release announcing “Morning in America,” which will debut on March 6, 2019, below.

    Press Release

    Get ready for some high school horror nostalgia! Oni Press is excited to announce a new miniseries by powerhouse team Magdalene Visaggio (Eternity Girl) and Claudia Aguirre (Kim & Kim), Morning in America, with issue #1 to be released March 6th, 2019.

    The year is 1983. A series of disappearances afflicts Tucker, Ohio following the opening of a mysterious new factory. But when the town finds itself under siege from strange monsters, it’s up to intrepid girl gang of no-account teen girl delinquents to try and figure out what’s happening—and save everyone’s lives before it’s too late.

    “Oni has been putting out some of my favorite comics for years, from Scott Pilgrim onward,” said Magdalene Visaggio. “And I’m absolutely thrilled that Morning in America is launching there. This book is extremely close to my heart, and Claudia is one of the dearest people in the world to me, so I hope our excite comes through in this dark, hopefully-funny story about monsters, friendship, and the end of the world.”

    “Drawing this comic has been a pleasure,” said Claudia Aguirre. “I absolutely adore working with Mags to create truly heart-wrenching yet fun stories, and our lovely friends at Oni Press have always been amazing. I hope everyone loves Morning in America as much as we love making it.”


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    Matthew Ledger

    Matt's a professional writer who started comics with "Batman Adventures" and now reads just about anything. You can find more of his work at Matt Reads Comics, Matt Plays Magic, and the short story collection 500 x 50. He's on Twitter as @mat_ledge.

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