Project Black Sky Webcomic Coming From Dark Horse Comics, Fred Van Lente
Just in time for Free Comic Book Day tomorrow, Dark Horse Comics announced today that they are launching an ambitious new webcomics project with writer Fred Van Lente at ProjectBlackSky.net. The premise is that, intrigued by the investigations of the conspiracy blog IWatchTheSky.com, Dark Horse Comics has done some digging and uncovered some of the mysterious Project Black Sky's secret files. Van Lente, the Archer and Armstrong writer who does Brain Boy and Conan for the publisher, is set to script these secret files, assisted by the award-winning team of colorist Dan Jackson and letterer Nate Piekos Project Black Sky will run through September with a new panel almost every day. Three series artists will provide illustrations for the stunning story line. Project Black Sky Part 1: The Field, featuring art by Steve Ellis, goes live on May 2 with eight screens! Project Black Sky Part 2: The Launch features art by Michael Broussard and will post weekdays with forty screens beginning May 5. Project Black Sky Part 3: The Ring features art by Steve Ellis and will post weekdays with forty screens beginning June 26. Project Black Sky Part 4: The Base features art by Guiu Vilanova and will post every day of the week with thirty-two screens beginning August 21. Project Black Sky Part 5: Michael Broussard will illustrate a final, top-secret, twelve-screen story, presented in its entirety on September 24. Fans can head to their local comic shop to pick up the Free Comic Book Day 2014 issue of Project Black Sky! Meanwhile, head to ProjectBlackSky.net every day for a new piece of the puzzle.