Rage Against the Machine… check. Audioslave… check. Sending an ass-load of swag to your favorite comic shop to celebrate the release of his new comic Orchid… possibly.
Guitar legend Tom Morello has been a kickass icon of rock music for decades, and he’s now bringing his unique artistic vision to the comic book world with the launch of his own title, Orchid, from Dark Horse Comics. If you play your cards right, your favorite comic book store can host the official launch party and land you and your friends loads of swag.
And just FYI, Dark Horse Comics tells us Orchid is “the tale of a teenage prostitute who learns that she is more than the role society has imposed upon her.” Ah, Tom Morello, always the lighthearted jokester.
From the Press Release
Dark Horse Comics is offering one lucky comic book store the chance to host the official Orchid release party!
That’s right! Tom Morello’s Orchid #1 comes out October 12, and to celebrate, Dark Horse Comics wants you to tell them about your favorite comic book store and why they should have the party.
Entry rules are simple: Enter to win by commenting on the Dark Horse blog. The store with the most love wins! One entry per person. Multiple entries will be deleted. The party is to be held the evening of October 12, 2011.
One store will win a release night party package including:
The contest ends on September 30 so get on the Dark Horse blog and tell them why your local comic book shop should win the official Orchid release party!
From the mind of Tom Morello, Orchid is brought to life on the page with art by Scott Hepburn (Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic).
When the seas rose, genetic codes were smashed. Now human settlements are ringed by a dense wilderness, from which ferocious new animal species prey on the helpless. The high ground belongs to the rich and powerful, who overlook swampland shantytowns from their fortresslike cities. Iron-fisted rule ensures order and allows the wealthy to harvest the poor as slaves. Welcome to the world of Orchid.
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Harvest the poor in the comments section below!