|Phonogram Returns From Image Comics
Sorry. The '80s are my music. So when Image Comics releases the cover for Phonogram: The Immaterial Girl and it references Nagel (the artist on the cover of Duran Duran's Rio), I'm sold before I've seen anything else.
Plus Phonogram was a trippy, intriguing series that smacks of personal vision and challenging ideas about music, magic, and a little bit of art.
They're promising references to A-Ha's "Take on Me" video? They already had me!
From Image Comics:
New York Times bestselling creators of THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, writer Kieron Gillen, artist Jamie McKelvie, and colorist Matt Wilson, return to PHONOGRAM to finish what they started with PHONOGRAM: THE IMMATERIAL GIRL #1
“Phonogram is unfinished business. It's a vision we need to complete,” said Gillen. “Three stand alone, but thematically connected, volumes. Each one can be devoured alone, like our favourite albums. The third one was always going to bring everything we've learned about pop and comics together. I've been wanting to do this book for over a decade. Now I finally get to share the explosions in our head. I can't be more excited, at least in a socially acceptable fashion.”
PHONOGRAM: THE IMMATERIAL GIRL is the story of Emily Aster, who sold half her personality for the power to rule a coven of phonomancers. It's worked for nearly a decade. Clearly nothing could go wrong now, and the girl behind the screen won't come back for what's been taken from her. In a world where Music is Magic, a song can save or ruin your life. In PHONOGRAM: THE IMMATERIAL GIRL we discover what a video can do. And you will never listen to A-ha's "Take On Me" in the same way ever again.
PHONOGRAM: THE IMMATERIAL GIRL #1 (Diamond Code: JUN150532) will be available on Wednesday, August 12th. The final order cutoff for retailers is Monday, July 20th.
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