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Indie Comics Spotlight: Creator Corner: Breath of Shadows

Today's episode is brought to you by Reburn.  Please, treat yourself and get a copy of this brilliant indie comic. Check out this playlist that Rich made for this book! In February 2023, IDW Publishing is releasing issue #1 of its IDW Original Series, Breath of Shadows, a five-issue miniseries from Bram Stoker Award–Nominated Comic Book Creators Rich Douek and Alex Cormack that melds the horror genre with drugs and rock ‘n’ roll, resulting in an edge-of-your-seat, dark-and-twisted, must-read! BREATH OF SHADOWS SYNOPSIS: It’s 1968. On the fast track to becoming one of his era’s most iconic rock stars, Jimmy Meadows should be basking in the glow of newly acquired wealth and fame. Instead, crushed by the weight of a debilitating heroin addiction, Jimmy is on the verge of losing everything—until an old friend tips him off to an unorthodox treatment method hidden in the depths of the South American jungle. With fair-weather friends, local opportunists, and industry sycophants in tow, Jimmy sets off in search of what he’s sure will be a miracle cure. But as the excursion veers off course and the realities of their environment begin to bleed together with Jimmy’s paranoia and drug-induced hallucinations, the team quickly descends into a nightmare of bloody chaos populated by unspeakable horrors that surpass even the most brutal drug trip. About the Creators Rich Douek is a Bram Stoker Award finalist and the writer of original series such as Sea of Sorrows, Road of Bones, and Wailing Blade. He has contributed to Marvel’s Wastelanders, and DC’s Superman: Red and Blue and Strange Love Adventures, among many other projects. Born in Queens, NY, he is a lifelong resident of the NYC metro area and works as a creative director in advertising when he’s not busy writing comics. Alex Cormack is a Bram Stoker Award-nominated Illustrator whose work includes Sea of Sorrows and Road of Bones from IDW, The Crimson Cage from AWA Studios, Sink from ComixTribe, Duel and Weed Magic from Bliss on Tap, and who has worked with IDW, Image Comics, Oni Press, Adult Swim, KRS Comics, and a bunch more. He lives in Vermont with his wife, his son, and his cat Destruction. If you wish to reach out to Tony or sign up for his newsletter, please do so at --- Send in a voice message:

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