Lantern City Vol. 1 by Matthew Daley

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Synopsis

How far would you go to be with the person you love?

Sander Jorve just wants to keep his wife and son safe. Living in the brutalized lower class of Lantern City means living in near constant darkness, the enormous walls of the city always looming overhead, while the upper class enjoys the elevated, interconnected towers and airships above. When Sander’s brother-in-law, the persuasive activist Kendal, convinces him to infiltrate the brutal ranks of the Guard, he’s set on a dangerous path that will test his abilities and beliefs, all in the name of making a difference for his family and his caste.

From the writings of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells, to comics like The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, and Lady Mechanika, the detailed and imagination-fueled steampunk movement has excited fans worldwide. Set in an original, sprawling steampunk world, Lantern City explores everything we love about the genre and what it takes to change a person’s place in the world.
 

About Matthew Daley

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Paul Jenkins is an English comic book writer whose works have been spread out amongst all major American comic book publishers. He has written Sentry, Spider-Man, Origin and the Eisner-Award winning Inhumans for Marvel Comics. His DC Comics work includes a run on Vertigo's HELLBLAZER, as well as BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT and DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS as a part of DC Comics - The New 52.
 
Published March 30, 2016 by Archaia. 128 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure. Fiction
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