This August we will get the first 6 issues of Citizen Jack collected into a trade paperback. It’s excellent timing as election day approaches. We’ll have our top candidates vying for our attention. What better way to distract yourself from the process than by reading about one that worships the devil. He’s running a campaign that no one will forget, not unlike this current election season.
[From the Image Comics Press Release]
COMBAT POLITICAL FATIGUE WITHCITIZEN JACK THIS AUGUST
A horror-comedy for anyone who hates politics!
From the creative team of writer Sam Humphries (Star Lord, Weirdworld) and artist Tommy Patterson (Game of Thrones, Farscape) comes the Faustian farce CITIZEN JACK, collecting the first six issues into trade paperback this August.
Every presidential candidate has a skeleton in their closet, but Jack Northworthy worships the devil! A scandal-plagued, small town politician, Jack should in no way be president. But he’s got a secret weapon: Marlinspike, a malevolent demon of high ambitions. Together, they’re running for president in an outrageous campaign that America will never forget!
CITIZEN JACK TP (ISBN 978-1-63215-705-8) hits comic book stores Wednesday, August 3rd and bookstores Tuesday, August 9th, and will be available for $14.99. It can be ordered by retailers with Diamond code APR160796, and it is available for preorder on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Indiebound, and Indigo.
PRAISE FOR CITIZEN JACK:
“Citizen Jack is smart, scary, and funny as hell!” —Bloody Disgusting
“A snarling beast of story—it looks fantastic, it reads magnificently—it’s entertainment at its finest.” —Comicosity
“Citizen Jack puts the ‘dark’ in dark-horse presidential candidates.” —Washington Post
“A biting critique of the American political system.” —The Nation
“Citizen Jack looks like it’s just what I need to get through the 2016 election.”
“The best new comic…a compelling mix of supernatural mystery and sharp satire.”
“This horrifically hilarious tale couldn’t have come along at a better time.” —Big Comic Page
“With a wicked sense of humor…Citizen Jack officially has our vote.” —IGN