THE EMPTY ZONE, VOL. 1 is a haunting cyberpunk read

November 11, 2015

The first story arc of the science-fiction horror is collected into trade paperback

"Jason Shawn Alexander has always been one of the most original artists in comics, but with Empty Zone, he shows he's one of our most unique writers, too. What a gorgeous book."
—Brian K. Vaughan

Eisner-award nominated artist Jason Shawn Alexander (Abe Sapien: The Drowning, The Escapists) weaves the unsettling, dystopian saga of Corinne White in THE EMPTY ZONE, VOL. 1: CONVERSATIONS WITH THE DEAD. This collects issues #1-5 into trade paperback and will be available in December.

THE EMPTY ZONE, VOL. 1 introduces readers to a bleak future, eighty years after a worldwide blackout. The world is a much darker and scarier place. Corinne White is an ex-soldier turned black market spy, data courier, manic-depressive, alcoholic. Punishing herself for mistakes from her past, Corinne is brought out from her spiral when she’s contacted by her dead friends who inform her of a plot to reanimate the bodies of the dead by a psychotic billionaire. THE EMPTY ZONE follows Corinne as she confronts these undead monsters and comes to terms with her past.

THE EMPTY ZONE, VOL. 1 (ISBN: 978-1-63215-548-1) hits comic book stores on Wednesday, December 16th and bookstores on Tuesday, December 29th, and will be available for $9.99. It can be ordered by retailers from Diamond Book Distributors with Diamond Code OCT150531. It can be pre-ordered now on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and IndieBound.