PREVIEW: Golem from Magnetic Press Hits Stores March 30th, Check Out a Preview Now
By Nolan P. Smith
Thanks to Magnetic Press, check out a preview from their latest graphic novel, GOLEM, written & illustrated by LRNZ. What’s it about? Here’s the official word from Magnetic Press:
Set in a future, post-Eurozone Italy, entrenched in a culture of hyper-capitalism, GOLEM
follows young Steno Critone as he is kidnapped during a political protest gone sour. Taken in by the band of labeled “terrorists,” he learns that things are not as they seem in society, and that he has the power to not only change the city, but reality itself.
This intensely imaginative political-sci-fi graphic novel is a visual tour de force, created by contemporary design icon Lorenzo Ceccotti, better known as LRNZ, whose design-influenced illustration provides a lush, fluid backdrop of manga-like dynamism with the cinematic scope of western comics, creating a style that is wholly unique and absolutely breathtaking.
It is in stores this Wednesday, March 30th. If you have never checked out a book from Magnetic Press, then you are missing out. The degree of quality that goes into every release is outstanding. I have been looking forward to this book since it was announced, I cannot wait to read it!
Want to see what other comic creators are saying about this book? Then read on!
“It’s not the story, or the art, or the art, or even the design that makes GOLEM a great book. It’s the union of those things – the whole. LRNZ has crafted a perfect of pure entertainment.”
– Jonathan Hickman (East of West, Secret Wars, The Avengers)
“GOLEM is a truly breathtaking work of unrivaled imagination and dark beauty. LRNZ is the future of comics.”
– Brenden Fletcher (Batgirl, Black Canary, Gotham Academy)
“LRNZ on Golem is a revelation. It’s an incredibly crafted comic, drawing upon all the best comics has to offer, and Lrnz’s imagination makes it uniquely its own.”
– Nick Dragotta (East of West, X-Statix, Fantastic Four)