Official Press Release
You look outside your window at the drab, mundane world, and you know-deep
inside -- there must be a larger world -- a world of mystery, a world of
adventure, a world of magic. You know the door to that world awaits you,
that calls to you in your dreams, but where is it? If you had the means to
find the door, would you cross the threshold?
After a six-year hiatus, comic-book veteran Shon C. Bury returns to ask
readers those same questions -- and to provide answers with "Threshold" a
five-issue comic book series from Narwain Publishing that explodes and
explores Joseph Campbell's Hero Cycle.
With that in mind, protagonist (and) Joey King was created. Joey King is a
comparative-mythology student. As such he's fully aware his footsteps where
mapped thousands of years before he ever read 'Hero with a Thousand Faces'.
When he receives a mysterious journal, a magickal staff, and an amulet that
is as ancient as it is strange, Joey enters a world of demons, Goddesses,
and mystical gurus, with little time to prepare before the Krill Shadow
"'Threshold' is a road trip story," Bury said. "It's as much about the
journey as it is the destination. We've all read a million comics and seen a
thousand movies. We all know how things will end…so why not focus on the
getting to that end?"
Artist Allan Goldman, who penciled "Jalila" for the recently launched AK
Comics, joins Bury on the hero's quest. "Allan's a veteran Brazilian
penciler," says Bury. "When I saw Allan's art I knew he was perfect for this
Kubert School grad Ed Waysek provides the colors for the book.
"Threshold #1" is 32 full color pages and retails for $3.99 USD. You'll find
it on page 310 of the March Diamond Previews catalog.