From Syzygy Publishing, the entire Hugo Award-nominated science fiction saga is collected here for the very first time! Complete with a long-awaited brand new concluding chapter by creators Paul Cornell and Ryan Kelly. All the mysteries answered! All the arcs resolved!
Saucer Country is a dark thriller that blends UFO lore and alien abduction with political intrigue, all set in the hauntingly beautiful Southwest. Experience the full story of alien abductee Arcadia Alvarado's campaign to be US President... and her search for the truth of what happened to her, in the comic that suggested there was Russian intervention in US politics way before it was cool!
With guest artists Jimmy Broxton, Goran Suduka, David Lapham, Mirko Colak and Andrea Mutti
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The Completed Saucer Country digital edition
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The Completed Saucer Country
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The Completed Saucer Country Signed with Personalised Note
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The Completed Saucer Country plus the Finale comic
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Saucer Country Finale Digital Edition
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Saucer Country Finale comic
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An Evening on Zoom with Paul Cornell
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An Hour on Zoom with Paul Cornell and Chris Ryall
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THEY'RE UP THERE... Meet Arcadia Alvarado, Governor of New Mexico and Presidential hopeful. She's dealing with immigration policy, budget cuts, an alcoholic ex -- and says she was abducted by aliens. She's about to toss her hat into the ring as a candidate for President in the most volatile political climate ever. But then...a lonely road and a nightmarish encounter have left her with terrible, half-glimpsed memories.
With the help of her quirky staff, Arcadia pursues the truth of her abduction through shadowy organizations, hypno-regression therapy and missing Roswell files, and, in a desperate act, she seeks help from a disgraced, Harvard UFOologist who... might not be completely sane. It's a strange road to the White House but Alvarado is determined to get there because she has information that could stop an alien invasion and save the world.
"Saucer Country is a trip through UFO mythology, a subject I've always been fascinated with. It's a dark, suspenseful, serious thriller with, I hope, some warm, very human characters at the heart of it." - Paul Cornell
The series also features short stand-alone stories besides the main plot. These stories are "true stories" - accounts of people who claim to have been abducted by aliens.
*art for the 1st & 3rd images above by Jimmy Broxton
Finally, here's a sneak peek of page 1 of the finale. We'll be posting updates with new art as it comes in throughout the campaign, so check back often!
Saucer Country Finale written by Paul Cornell, art by Ryan Kelly, colour art by Pippa Bowland, letters by Simon Bowland, design by Dearbhla Kelly. Launch designs by Lizbeth Myles.
The tweets are starting to pour in from some of Paul & Ryan's peers :)
Paul Cornell is a British writer of science fiction and fantasy prose, comics and television. He's been Hugo Award-nominated for all three media, and has won the BSFA Award for his short fiction, an Eagle Award for his comics, and shares a Writer's Guild Award for his television. He's written Doctor Who for the BBC, Action Comics for DC, and Wolverine for Marvel. He lives in Gloucestershire with his wife and son.
Ryan Kelly is an American comic book artist, known for his work on books such as Lucifer and Local and Saucer Country. In addition to his comics art work he has had various exhibitions of his painted work and has produced illustrations for Time Magazine and Rolling Stone, among others. He lives in Minnesota with 3 children, 1 wife and 1 dog.
As of the launch of the campaign, all of the material is ready for print except the final chapter, which has been fully scripted. A few pages from the final chapter have been completed and the rest will be worked on throughout the campaign and after. We anticipate the new pages to be finished within a month after the end of the campaign, and are aiming to head to the printers at the very beginning of 2023.
Printing and shipping should take around three to four months from that point, so delivery of rewards is expected to be done around May 2023.
The pandemic has shown that certain conditions are simply out of anybody’s hands. However, Zoop will always be here to communicate with backers should any delays occur, if there’s confusion about delivery, or if any other concerns pop up.
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