We are excited to welcome Emma Rios to the shop for a signing on Friday, June 24th, 6-7pm, and will be launching the trade of her latest series I.D.
Emma Rios will be debuting her newest book, I.D., published by Image Comics. originally serialised in the pages of comic anthology Island Magazine, co-editied by Brandon Graham and Emma Rios. I.D is a dystopian mini series, set in the near future and follows three people dealing with unhappiness over their physical appearance. They all decide undergo a “body transplant” as a solution to their discontent and have to deal with the unexpected repercussions. The series is a beautiful narration of identity and self-perception, from gender dysphoria to needing to escape from ones past.
We’ll also have copies of the single issues of Emma’s current image series, Mirror, a collaboration with Malaysian cartoonist Hwei Lim. Mirror is a science fiction story set under the Image Comics based 8House shared universe. It focuses on a group of human-animal hybrid characters, in a world full of Machiavellian politics, wizards and twisted science.
Emma, a Spanish artist, originally worked in architecture and produced self published comics work. She made her debut on the American comics scene with the series Hexed, about a thief working in the occult underground, and at Marvel comics working on Doctor Strange and Amazing-Spiderman. Her most critically acclaimed series has been Pretty Deadly, from Image Comics, a collaboration with writer, Kelly Sue DeConnick.
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If you can’t make it drop us a line to email@example.com and we’ll arrange for a copy to be signed and put aside for you. Postage in the UK is a flat rate of £5 and quotes for international shipping are available on request.