Cowl by Ray Fawkes
Per an interview with Newsarama, author/artist Ray Fawkes is engaged on a follow-up to his 2011 graphic novel “One Soul.” The ebook, which is titled “One Line,” will likely be printed by Oni Press on July 21, 2021. Oni’s description states, “[just] as ‘One Soul’ adopted 18 individuals from start till demise, showcasing their frequent joys and pains in addition to their distinctive experiences, the upcoming ‘One Line’ follows 18 households by way of 4 centuries, exhibiting how traditions, ethics, and prejudices are handed down from technology to technology. Some households will work together, some will be part of collectively, some will stay alone. Some will persist, and a few will die out.”
Fawkes instructed Newsarama, “my circle of relatives has each grown and break up since ‘One Soul.’ I had a son and I went by way of a divorce. I’ve additionally grown older, as all of us have, and see the modifications on this planet and the modifications in myself. I continually take into consideration the world my youngsters are rising into, and the trail I’m serving to them structure for themselves. I suppose you’ll be able to say there’s about ten yr’s price of these ideas in ‘One Line.’”
He added, “‘One Soul’ was praised for telling a narrative that would solely be instructed in comics. There are avenues of storytelling in ‘One Line’ that use the distinctive options of comics in a brand new approach – a approach that builds on the strategy of ‘One Soul,’ after which takes a leap sideways and, I’d wish to assume forwards. I wouldn’t have had the arrogance or expertise to take such a leap ten years in the past.”
“One Soul” was nominated in 2012 for the Will Eisner Award for Greatest New Graphic Album, and a tenth anniversary version will likely be launched later this month on February 24. Head to Newsarama for extra from Fawkes, and a take a look at the inside artwork.