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By Eric Borden, Illustrated by Dave Mims, Illustrated by Spike O’Laochdha



120 Pages, 6 x 9

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $19.95)

Publication Date: May 2017

ISBN 9781945762000

Rights: WOR

Alterna (May 2017)

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Follow Hans and the crew of the Runaway Horse as they make their way in the New Pacific, a world of ruthless business, uneasy truces, and shifting alliances—a world abided by steel, marked by mutation, and at the mercy of the violent sea. A genre-mixing science and swordplay adventure on the high seas, Scrimshaw tells the story of a possible future in which the world has been affected global warming, genetic and agricultural manipulation, and conflict between so-called superpowers. With members hailing from Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, and American Samoa, the crew of the Runaway Horse has a colorful past and an uncertain future. Tackling issues like global warming, overfishing, corporate exploitation, political over-reach, and race relations head-on, Scrimshaw also revolves around one of the oldest and most maligned traits that mankind possesses: our ability to make war.

Author Biography

Eric Borden is the author of one book, many shorts, a few features (Blood Game, Fever) and a number of comic books (Blood Game, Dead West). His feature film Fever is currently in development with Blanc-Biehn Productions. Dave Mims is a graphic artist with over ten years experience. He has worked as lead artist on the comic books, The Infected and All Hallow's Eve. Spike O'Laochdha is the letterer of Scrimshaw. Most recently, his projects have included Dirty1/2Breed Comics' Gs and Subject D-17 (artist and letterer), BL Dwyer's The Searcher (pencils and inks), and Horde Media's Scrimshaw.