Today Skybound unveiled a new look at Lastman Book One, which kicks off the complete series remastering of the critically acclaimed French fight comic in November 2022. Lastman Book One contains volumes 1 + 2 of the original French series and a new foreword by Robert Kirkman. Skybound’s preview showcases the first appearance of the mysterious Richard Aldana.
Skybound’s editions of Lastman will collect the action-packed series by Balak, Michaël Sanlaville, and Bastien Vivès as a complete set in English for the first time, featuring full color pages to open each volume that will be followed by striking black and white pages. Each of the six books will feature all-new remastered translations and backmatter including additional series art.
Adrian Velba has trained all year to fight in the Valley of Kings’ legendary tournament. However, despite his ambition, he has no chance of winning. Not only is his partner unable to compete, but at 12 years old, Adrian is the longest of longshots. That is, until a mysterious, powerful stranger enters town, offering to join forces with Adrian. But who is Richard Aldana? And why in a world of magic does he rely solely on his fists?
Lastman Book One will be available at comic book shops and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 and everywhere books are sold on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.
Skybound recently announced Lastman Book Two, containing volumes 3 + 4 of the original French series, will be published in March 2023.