BOOM! Studios has provided CBR with an exclusive new look at the first issue of Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine), Dan Mora (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Tamra Bonvillain (Doom Patrol) new six-issue examination of Arthurian legend: Once & Future.
“Once & Future is an epic story of action & adventure that’s full of monsters, romance, an extremely badass grandma, and an examination of Arthurian legends through the creative lens of Kieron Gillen & Dan Mora.” BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon said. “Both creators are at the top of their game and it’s been a thrill to watch them build a bold, sweeping new world that’s brimming with mythology.”
You can see the preview and read a summary of the plot below.
The discovery of an ancient artifact at an archaeological site sets off a chain of events that puts the world in danger as a ruthless group of Nationalists attempt to raise a villain from Arthurian legend with the hope of gaining power, and fulfilling a long-standing prophecy for England. The only ones who can stop them are Bridgette McGuire, ex-monster hunter, and her grandson Duncan, who is soon swept up into a world of magic and myth as he comes face-to-face with the legends from England’s past and his own complicated family history.
Once & Future #1 hits shelves August 14.