Grammy nominated DJ/Producer Steve Aoki’s new comic book series NEON FUTURE which will be debuting at NYCC.
The series was created in collaboration with Eisner Award winner Jim Krueger (DC Comics “Justice,” Marvel “Earth X,” “X-Men, “The Avengers”) and will be released by publisher Impact Theory. The first issue will be available with variant covers.
On Oct 5th, Steve will be doing a limited media interviews, Signing at Impact Theory Booth 236, and headlining a panel that features musicians who are comic book creators including Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, Andy Biersack from Black Veil Brides and alt pop performer Lights (10:30amRoom 1A24 – Javits Center).
NEON FUTURE is set roughly 30 years in the future in an America that has outlawed advanced technology. A civil war is brewing between the Augmented, an oppressed class of people who have chosen to integrate technology into their bodies, and the Authentic, who have not. The resistance movement
“Neon Future” is lead by the mysterious Kita Sovee (a character modeled after Aoki), who strives to bring peace, by showing the world a brighter future in harmony with technology. The series is a compelling, character-driven sci-fi story that chronicles the dangers of unchecked power and the limitless nature of human potential.
The first issue features collectible variant covers designed by creator Jheremy Raapack (“Injustice: Gods Among Us,” “Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight,” and “Hulk Smash.”) and South Korean artist Kim Jung Gi (Marvel “Civil War 2,” Blizzard “Siege of Lordaeron”), known around the world for illustrating by photographic memory. Supplemental collectible key art created by legendary concept artist Maciej Kuciara (“Ghost in the Shell,” “Avengers,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”) will also be made available in limited quantities. NEON FUTURE will be available to pre-order online at http://neonfuturecomic.com