Abrams has released cover art and more details for Run, the follow-up to Congressman John Lewis’ award-winning March trilogy (see “Abrams Announces Follow-Up to Congressman John Lewis' Trilogy”). Run Book One, which is co-written by March collaborator Andrew Aydin and illustrated by Afua Richardson (Black Panther: World of Wakanda) with contributions from March artist Nate Powell, will be released in hardcover on June 25, 2019. The 160-page 6.5” x 9.5” volume has an MSRP of $24.99.

Run continues the story of Congressman John Lewis and his involvement in the Civil Rights Movement, opening two days after the Voting Rights Act has been signed into law. Lewis and his colleagues are arrested and taken to Americus, Georgia, where the KKK stages a hooded march on the courthouse steps. The book covers Lewis’s work to help people of color register, vote, and secure equal representation among their elected leaders.

Top Shelf Productions released the multiple Eisner-winning March trilogy (see “'Saga' Stands Out at the 2017 Eisners”), which also appeared on several best of lists and was recognized by the Young Adult Library Services Association (see “YALSA Top Ten Graphic Novels For Teens 2017”). March: Book Three became the first graphic novel to win the National Book Award (see “'March' Wins National Book Award”).