Fantasy author Nnedi Okorafor (‘Who Fears Death’,’Binti’) is telling a new type of immigration story in the upcoming Dark Horse Comics release of ‘LaGuardia.’ The book is set to put a focus on human and alien immigration stories where not only have aliens come to Earth but have already become part of our society. Edited by Karen Berger with artwork by Tana Ford (‘Silk,’ ‘Duck!’), in this book we’re being transported to an alternate Earth where things have gone quite differently from our own.
As to the actual story of the comic, here’s what early details included:
LaGuardia revolves around a pregnant Nigerian-American doctor, Future Nwafor Chukwuebuka who has just returned to NYC under mysterious conditions. After smuggling an illegal alien plant named ”Letme Live” through LaGuardia International and Interstellar Airport’s customs and security, she arrives at her grandmother’s tenement, the New Hope Apartments in the South Bronx.
There, she and Letme become part of a growing population of mostly African and shape-shifting alien immigrants, battling against interrogation, discrimination and travel bans, as they try to make it in a new land. But, as the birth of her child nears, future begins to change. What dark secret is she hiding?
You can check the artwork from the comic in the video below!
While I wasn’t sold by the cover, the interior artwork gives us a unique style, and I’m eager to see this science fiction tale unfold. Dark Horse Comics is known for delivering solid stories, so this should be a captivating read.
Are you looking forward to checking out ‘LaGuardia’? What did you think of the look for this new comic? Share your thoughts in the comments below!
‘LaGuardia’ will be in your local comic shops starting December 5th, 2018!
Source: The Hollywood Reporter