Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen are wrapping up their fantasy series Descender later this month, but the team aren't done in that universe yet. Ascender is set ten years after the end of Descender and is a welcome change to artist Nguyen.
"Plus, it'll be fantastic to switch from drawing machines and metal all day, to all flesh and fantasy for a while!"
Descender followed a young robot named TIM-21 in a universe where all androids have been outlawed. Ascender will see a world without machines and now one girl must embark on a quest to find robotkind and its fabled boy messiah, TIM-21, before it's too late.
Ascender is set to launch in 2019.