TKO Studios has announced its third season of graphic novels, or as they style it, their "Third Wave," consisting of three new titles. All three will be available on November 9, with an MSRP of $19.99 for the paperback collection or $29.99 for a boxed set of six comics.The Pull
is a sci-fi story by writer Steve Orlando (Wonder Woman
) and artist Ricardo Lopez Ortiz (Blank Panther vs. Deadpool
). A primordial enemy will destroy the earth within days, and the only hope for avoiding that fate lies with two unlikely people: Brenton Demm, a member of the super-science police who has been in a state of apathy since he triggered a catastrophe that killed hundreds, and his ex-wife, who must convince him to go back to work and literally save the world.
Lonesome Days, Savage Night
s is a dark revenge story starring a disgraced cop turned private detective who also harbors a monster within, the book is co-written by Steve Niles (30 Days of Night
) and TKO co-founder Salvatore Simeone, with art by Szymon Kudranski (Punisher
by writer Alex Paknadel (Arcadia
) and artist Nil Vendrell (Shirtless Bear-Fighter!
) is a horror tale set in a mining town in West Virginia where something more than coal lurks underground. When an ex-con who grew up there returns, he finds himself mixed up in the conflict between a wildcat miner with big ideas and the vast corporation that is exploiting the town.
TKO launched in 2018 with an unusual model: They sold their stories both as graphic novels and as boxed sets of single issues (see "‘Inverting Expectations’: TKO’s Tze Chun Talks About His New Imprint’s Stragegy
"). While they originally sold only direct to consumers and comics shops, they struck a deal with Ingram/PGW in June (see "TKO Signs with Ingram/PGW
") for distribution into the book channel.