The Suicide Forest #1 (of 4)
El Torres (w) • Gabriel Hernandez (a & c) Just outside of Tokyo lies Aokigahara, a vast forest and one of the most beautiful wilderness areas in Japan... which is also the most famous suicide spot in the entire world. Legend has it that the spirits of those many suicides are still roaming—haunting deep in those ancient woods. This series from the creators of the acclaimed The Veil examines the lives of Alan, an average worker from Tokyo and his rather unhealthy relationship with Masami, and Ryoko, a forest ranger who recovers the suicide victim's bodies from the woods. We discover that behind Ryoko's unconcerned surface lies a secret, and these three lives will be forever changed by the darkness waiting for them in the Suicide Forest. *Retailers: See your order form for incentive information. FC • 32 pages • $3.99 © 2010 Malaka Comic Studio SL.
Cover by Gabriel Hernandez WWW.IDWPUBLISHING.COM • $3.99 S U G G E S T E D F O R M AT U R E R E A D E R S . Just outside of Tokyo there is a vast forest called Aokigahara. One of the most beautiful wilderness areas in all of Japan... and also the most famous suicide spot in the entire world. The old folk tell a tale that the spirits of those many suicides still roam in the deep woods. Prepare to be touched by the darkness lying in The Suicide Forest... el torres gabriel hernande z Lettering by Malaka Studio Edits by bob schreck and James Heff ron Written by Art by IDW Publishing: Operations: Ted Adams, Chief Executive Officer • Greg IDW Publishing: Goldstein, Operations: Chief Operating Ted Adams, OfficerCEO • Matthew & Publisher Ruzicka, • Greg CPA,Goldstein, Chief Financial Chief Operating Officer • Matthew Alan Payne, Ruzicka, VP of CPA, SalesChief • Lorelei Financial Bunjes, Officer Dir. of• Alan DigitalPayne, Services VP of• Sales • Lorelei AnnaMaria Bunjes, Director White, Marketing of Digital Services & PR Manager • Jeff Webber, • MarciDirector Hubbard, of ePublishing Executive • AnnaMaria Assistant White, •Dir., Alonzo Marketing Simon,and Shipping Public Relations Manager • Dirk Angela Wood, Loggins, Dir., Retail Staff Marketing Accountant • Marci Hubbard, • Cherrie Executive Go, Assistant AssistantWeb • Alonzo Designer Simon, • Editorial: ShippingChris Manager Ryall,• STRANGE SCIENCE FANTASY #3. FIRST PRINTING. SEPTEMBER 2010. Strange Science Fantasy & The Projectionist are © & ™ 2010 Scott Morse. © & ™Angela 2010 Loggins, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief Staff Accountant • •Cherrie Scott Dunbier, Go, Assistant Editor,Web Special Designer Projects • Editorial: • Andy THE SUICIDE FOREST #1. DECEMBER 2010. FIRST PRINTING. The Suicide Forest is © & ™ 2010 Malaka Comic Studio SL. All rights reserved. © 2010 Chris Ryall,Schmidt, Chief Creative SeniorOfficer, Editor •Editor-In-Chief Bob Schreck, •Senior Scott Editor Dunbier, • Justin SeniorEisinger, Editor, Special Editor Scott Morse. All rights reserved. © 2010 Idea and Design Works, LLC. All Rights Reserved. IDW Publishing, a division of Idea and Design Works, LLC. Editorial offices: Projects • Andy • KrisSchmidt, Oprisko, Senior Editor/Foreign Editor • Bob Lic. Schreck, • Denton Senior J. Tipton, Editor Editor • Justin • TomEisinger, Waltz, Idea and Design Works,SanLLC. IDWCAPublishing, of Idea and Design offices: 5080 Santa Fe Street, ofSanartwork Diego, used CA 92109. Any purposes, 5080 Santa Fe Street, Diego, 92109. Anya division similarities to persons livingWorks, or deadLLC. are Editorial purely coincidental. With the exception for review Editor, Editor Books • Mariah • Kris Oprisko, Huehner,Editor/Foreign Associate Editor Lic. • Denton Carlos Guzman, J. Tipton, Editorial Editor • similarities personsofliving dead are may purelybecoincidental. With the usedDesign for review none inof Korea. the contents of this publication Senior none of the tocontents this or publication reprinted without theexception permissionof ofartwork Idea and Works,purposes, LLC. Printed Tom Waltz,Assistant Editor • Mariah • Design: Huehner, RobbieEditor Robbins, • Carlos EVP/Sr. Guzman, Graphic Assistant Artist •Editor Neil Uyetake, • Bobby may Publishing be reprinteddoes without the permission of Idea andsubmissions Design Works, LLC. Printed Curnow, Assistant Art Director Editor • Chris • Design: Mowry,Robbie GraphicRobbins, Artist • Amauri EVP/Sr.Osorio, Graphic Graphic ArtistArtist • Neil• IDW not read or accept unsolicited of ideas, stories, inor Korea. artwork. Uyetake, Senior GilbertoArtLazcano, DirectorProduction • Chris Mowry, Assistant Senior • Shawn Graphic Lee,Artist Production • Amauri Assistant Osorio, IDW Publishing does not read or accept unsolicited submissions of ideas, stories, or artwork. Graphic Artist • Gilberto Lazcano, Production Assistant • Shawn Lee, Graphic Artist w w w. I D W P U B L I S H I N G . c o m w w w. I D W P U B L I S H I N G . c o m 1 2 3 4 5