Paul Cornell launched his new alien political thriller last month as part of the Vertigo “relaunch” initiative, and while I doubt anyone expected the book to flop, it was a shockingly refreshing take on alien conspiracy and the U.S. government. There is an insane amount of potential behind Saucer Country and we can hardly wait until the hard sci-fi aspects start to show.
Expect this month to be a big set up issue, planting the literary seeds for big events to come in the future. Below you can check out the four-page preview.
WRITTEN BY: Paul Cornell
ART BY: Ryan Kelly
RELEASE: April 11
Arcadia Alvarado is the Governor of New Mexico, she’s running for President, and she just released a bombshell: She was abducted by aliens. As her campaign tries to deal with this startling new information, they must seek help from a disgraced Harvard UFO-ologist who might not be completely sane. The West Wing meets The X-Files in an adventure through the strange and fascinating world of UFO mythology.
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