During the IDW Publishing panel at this week’s New York Comic Con, it was announced that bestselling author and screenwriter Mike Carey (Unwritten, Lucifer, Girl with All the Gifts) and writer and producer Arvind Ethan David (“Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency”) will collaborate on an all-new, original world of darkness and demons – Darkness Visible.
Co-writers Carey and David will be joined by Brendan Cahill (Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye) and Livio Ramondelli (Transformers) on art.
Darkness Visible introduces readers to a world where, in the mid 20th Century, demons came out of the shadows. Seventy-five years of uneasy co-existence has spawned an endless terrorist conflict. Detective Daniel Aston, charged with being the thin blue line between the two sides, is tested to the limit when a demon sets up house inside his soul. But to save his daughter, he’ll pay any price—including genocide.
“Mike and I have been talking about Detective Daniel Aston and his well-paved road to Hell since literally the day we met,” said co-writer Arvind Ethan David. “It was time to tell the story to the world, and we’re delighted to do so with our friends at IDW.”
“It’s horror story as political parable,” Mike Carey adds. “We live in an age where fear of the other has become a toxic part of the status quo. Suppose that other is an immortal monster who can evict your soul from your body and drive you like a stolen car?”
Let your inner demon out this February when Darkness Visible comes to light. Until then, NYCC 2016 attendees can snag an advance preview at the IDW Publishing Booth #1844.