Parliament of Rooks Brings Gothic Horror to Comixology
Are you a fan of dark fantasy, forbidden romance, and eerie storytelling? If so, get ready for an exciting new comic book series called Parliament of Rooks. Created by the talented artist and writer Abigail Jill Harding, this limited series promises to captivate readers with its gothic love story told over five chapters. With its release on November 14th from Amazon’s Comixology Originals, prepare to embark on a thrilling journey into a world of enchantment and mystery.
A Tale of Dark Fantasy and Forbidden Romance
Parliament of Rooks is a gothic-inspired comic book series that combines elements of dark fantasy, forbidden romance, and menacing forces. Drawing inspiration from renowned works like Neil Gaiman’s Sandman and Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights, Abigail Jill Harding introduces readers to an immersive world filled with captivating characters and a compelling narrative.
The Debut Issue on Comixology Originals
The first issue of Parliament of Rooks is set to premiere exclusively on Amazon’s Comixology Originals on November 14th. This highly anticipated release marks Harding’s long-awaited introduction to the world of longform writing. With her unique artistic style and ambitious storytelling, Harding aims to leave a lasting impression on readers, inviting them to experience the intricacies of her imaginative universe.
A Homage to Legendary Artists
Abigail Jill Harding’s artistic style in Parliament of Rooks is influenced by renowned artists like Salvador Dali, Yoshitaka Amano, Gustav Klimt, Toppi, Mike Mignola, and H.R. Giger. With these influences, Harding masterfully combines her passion for art and storytelling, creating a visual masterpiece that complements the gothic lore and dark themes of the series. Expect stunning black and white illustrations with carefully placed accents of red, bringing moments of horror to life.
Meet the Creator: Abigail Jill Harding
Abigail Jill Harding is not only the mastermind behind Parliament of Rooks but also an accomplished artist known for her work in Ask For Mercy. With this new series, Harding demonstrates her commitment to pushing boundaries and reaching new heights, both in terms of her artistic abilities and storytelling prowess. Parliament of Rooks is an ambitious project that showcases her talent and passion for the medium.
Thought Bubble Convention: An Exciting Encounter
Harding will be attending the upcoming Thought Bubble convention, giving fans an opportunity to meet the creator in person. Don’t miss out on this chance to engage with the artist behind Parliament of Rooks and immerse yourself in the fascinating world she has crafted.
|From Pitch to the Page Panel||November 11||12:15pm-1:15pm||Panel Room 1 Queen’s Suite|
|Comixology Originals Signing||November 11||4:00pm-5:30pm||The Fourth Hall Signing Area|
|Comixology Originals Signing||November 12||12:30pm-2:00pm||The Fourth Hall Signing Area|
Chapter One: An Intriguing Start
Parliament of Rooks begins with a thrilling first chapter titled “On the First Day of Spring.” The story follows architect Darius Ravenscar as he wakes from a troubling dream, setting the stage for a mesmerizing tale of mystery and love. Attend a masquerade ball, encounter menacing forces, and witness the unfolding of a precarious predicament that challenges long-standing affections. Explore the haunted past of Ravenscar’s family and delve into a world torn between two minds.
Praise for Parliament of Rooks
Parliament of Rooks has garnered early acclaim, captivating readers and industry insiders alike. Martin Simmonds, artist behind The Department of Truth, describes the series as “a beautifully realized gothic fantasy” and credits Harding’s writing ability as “phenomenal” as her talent as an illustrator. Prepare to be spellbound as you journey through this unique and haunting comic book experience.
Switch to the Kindle App
Important news for Comixology users! Amazon has announced plans to retire the Comixology app and transition users to the Kindle app for accessing their comics and graphic novels. Effective December 4th, users will need to make the switch to continue enjoying their favorite titles. This move aligns with previous efforts to streamline the digital comics experience across Amazon platforms.
With its captivating blend of gothic horror, forbidden romance, and stunning artwork, Parliament of Rooks is set to become a standout addition to the Comixology Originals lineup. Abigail Jill Harding’s talent shines through every page, drawing readers into a richly woven tapestry of dark fantasy and enchantment. Prepare to be enthralled by this ambitious comic book series that will leave you eagerly anticipating each new chapter.
1. When will the first issue of Parliament of Rooks be released?
The first issue of Parliament of Rooks will debut on November 14th on Amazon’s Comixology Originals.
2. What is the inspiration behind Parliament of Rooks?
Abigail Jill Harding draws inspiration from works like Neil Gaiman’s Sandman and Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights, creating a gothic love story with dark fantasy elements.
3. Who is the creator of Parliament of Rooks?
Abigail Jill Harding is the creator and writer, as well as the talented artist behind Parliament of Rooks.
4. Can I meet Abigail Jill Harding in person?
Yes, if you attend the Thought Bubble convention, you will have the opportunity to meet Abigail Jill Harding during panel discussions and signing events.
5. What is the future of the Comixology app?
The Comixology app will be retired on December 4th, and users are advised to switch to the Kindle app for accessing their comics and graphic novels.