ComiXology has supplied ComicBook with an unique preview of Snow Angels #2, the following installment within the digital-first collection from best-selling author Jeff Lemire and artist Jock. Snow Angels launched final month, and is a creator-owned collection that offers them a brand new world to construct from the bottom up, that includes parts of thriller, horror, science-fiction, and household tales, wrapped round Jock’s placing and murky visuals. The artist, who has labored on every little thing from the Dredd movie tie-ins to Scott Snyder’s Batman, helps to inform a narrative nearly fully with shadows and light-weight, because the barren panorama of the ebook means comparatively little in the way in which of elaborate cityscapes.
In Snow Angels, the lead characters stay inside a deep trench that protects them from the cruel winds of a frozen world past. Billed as an action-packed story of survival, loss, and redemption, a journey past the safety of The Trench brings them into battle with The Snowman, whose job it’s to guard the Trench in any respect prices.
“I’ve known Jeff a long time, and we’d talked about working together,” Jock advised ComicBook throughout a current digital tour of his studio. “We appreciate each other’s work a lot. He’s a terrific writer and artist. We actually started talking about this a long time ago before I was working with Scott. It was about maybe 2013, 2014; it’s been a long time gestating. Schedules didn’t quite work out, and we finally found time this year to get to it. He actually sent me the first script for Season One to four three years ago, so, I’ve had that, sat on them for quite a while, and it’s great to be able to get to them now.”
Why wait so lengthy? Well, along with the frilly nature of Jock’s artwork which means that generally issues need to take theitime…there’s additionally a extra sensible concern: the creators needed to make it possible for the ebook got here out on some type of affordable schedule. Essentally, whereas he sees the worth in a “binge” or “wait for the trade” mannequin, Jock says there’s nothing like studying a serialized ebook in an everyday, serialized style.
So it is excellent news to have the second coming alongside so quickly — and earlier than it hits the stands subsequent week, you’ll be able to take a look at a number of pages under. Snow Angels #2 can be accessible on ComiXology on March 16, 2021.