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Helena Crash Comic Series Crashes Scene With Brand New Collection


In a future where coffee is illegal, Helena is a courier, delivering black market goods to anyone who can afford her services. From the white hot creative team of Samurai Jack: Quantum Jack, Fabian Rangel Jr (‘Namwolf) and Warwick Johnson-Cadwell (Mr. Higgins Comes Home with Mike Mignola) present a brand new vision of the future.

“I love coffee. I drink a lot of coffee, and I actually can’t write without it nowadays (as bad as that sounds),” says Rangel. “It is the fuel for the storytelling fire in my brain. When I read that article about coffee becoming scarce, my imagination automatically started wondering about a new prohibition era, and how wild it would be in a sci-fi world.”

Interpreting this vibrant, futuristic world is no small feat but Johnson-Cadwell was up to the task.

“The city, the characters, everything is buzzing with life,” said Johnson-Cadwell. “It’s like a giant amusement arcade/carnival/funfair, and noisy as hell. I wanted to get across the wild energy I got from Fabian’s writing. I wanted to make sure I got the excitement I felt reading his scripts onto each page. So much damn fun.”

When Rojo, a ruthless crime boss, asks Helena to assassinate his rival, the alien mobster known as White Demon, Helena finds herself in the middle of a gang war! To survive, Helena must use all of her skills, and seek help from her friends to stay ahead of her enemies!

Helena Crash: Fueled by Coffee (AUG170528) collects the debut four-issue series. It is now available in comic shops.



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