Image Comics: ‘Ancestor’ Available in Trade Paperback (10/19)

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unnamed-14Image Comics is pleased to announce that the short sequential story ANCESTOR by Matt Sheean and Malachi Ward, first appearing in ISLAND, will be made available in a standalone graphic novella trade paperback form this October.

In ANCESTOR, readers uncover the truth behind The Service and search for answers from the mysterious Patrick Whiteside. Whiteside doesn’t require much: An open mind. Determination. The ability to make sacrifices.

Matt and I have been collaborating on the best comic we’ve ever made!,” stated Ward. “Book stores and comic shops can order now, so ask for it. It’s also available to pre-order through that giant website you’ve probably heard about.”


ANCESTOR trade paperback (ISBN 978-1632159236) will hit comic book stores on Wednesday, October 19th and can be pre-ordered using Diamond Code AUG160689. The final order cutoff deadline for retailers is Monday, September 19th. It will also be available in bookstores on Tuesday, October 25th and can also be pre-ordered on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indiebound, and Indigo.

Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline, Skybound and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit

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