Image has announced the upcoming release of Terrorwar, an ongoing sci-fi/horror series from writer Saladin Ahmed and artist Dave Acosta coming this April. The beginning of the series was intitially released through Ahmed’s Copper Bottle Substack newsletter, but will be printed for the first time this Spring.
This is how Image described the new series:
In the world of Terrorwar, Blue City was the last livable place on Earth. Now it’s crawling with Terrors—creatures that transform into their victims’ worst fears. Humanity’s last hope? Muhammad Cho and his overworked, underpaid crew of freelance Terrorfighters.
And here’s what Ahmed had to say about the book in an interview with iO9:
“Terrorwar is partially a tribute to the 1980s cinematic sci-fi I grew up with—big guns! cyberpunk sprawl! eerie lighting! badass dialogue!—but it also tries to look forward, telling that sort of story in a 21st-century way in the aftermath of the War on Terror. Working with Dave on this has been an incredible treat. His art goes from war comic action to weird horror to intimate human moments without missing a beat. And we couldn’t be more excited to have Image bringing this to comic shops!”
Terrorwar #1 will come with two covers, a main cover by Acosta and a variant by Daniel Warren Johnson.
Acosta also expressed his excitement about the release of the series:
“Terrorwar is the comic I’ve been waiting my whole career to draw—far out sci-fi, terrifying creatures, social commentary, and a bit of humor. I’m super thankful to be partnering with Saladin again, and I think fans will be shocked when they see what we’ve been cooking.”
Terrorwar #1 will be released in print on April 19th, 2023. Below is a preview Image provided for the issue.