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A YALSA 2016 GREAT GRAPHIC NOVELS FOR TEENS SELECTION hile navigating the dangers of a post-apocalyptic society in the sky, Cola, a teenage girl fighter pilot and her family fight to protect The Dawn, their solar powered flying fortress and home. With the world in chaos, bullets

“A fresh spin on the dystopian narrative.”

dwindling, and fuel drying up, the few survivors in the sky must use anything at their disposal in order to survive.

— COMIC BOOK RESOURCES

Battles rage from ship to ship as jet-pack warriors, planes, and crew members scratch and claw to claim the few crumbs society left behind. Hunted by The Judge and his armada of warships, The Dawn will be forced to fight insurmountable odds in order to survive. Join series creators Mike Raicht, Zach Howard, and Austin Harrison, as they explore this visually stunning post-apocalyptic world gone mad.

— IGN

“WILD BLUE YONDER is such a complete book. Great idea, great writing, great art. A home run all the way around. The effort put forth is Herculean. Actually, it’s too good for you. You probably don’t deserve it. That’s how good it is.” — DAVE JOHNSON

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RAICHT H HOWARD H DANIEL H HARRISON

“Zach Howard and Nelson Daniel just crush it. WILD BLUE YONDER is stunning beyond belief.”


For my wife, Nancy, and son, Austin. You are both my true north. — Mike This is dedicated to my parents, and my sister, Margaret, who have always been there for me. — Austin For my family: Bruno, Nina, Lucca, Vicente, Pilar. —Nelson For Meg. —Zach

LOGO DESIGN BY J.R. ROBINSON A N D RIKYO W I L D B LU E YO N D E R C R E AT E D BY RAICHT, HOWARD, A N D HARRISON COVER ZACH HOWARD COLLECTION EDITORS JUSTIN EISINGER AND ALONZO SIMON COLLECTION DESIGN JEFF POWELL PUBLISHED BY TED ADAMS Special thanks to Savannah Ervin.

ISBN: 978-1-63140-642-3

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WILD BLUE YONDER. JUNE 2016. FIRST PRINTING. © 2016 Noble Transmission Group, LLC. © 2016 Idea and Design Works, LLC. The IDW logo is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. IDW Publishing, a division of Idea and Design Works, LLC. Editorial offices: 2765 Truxtun Road, San Diego, CA 92106. Any similarities to persons living or dead are purely coincidental. With the exception of artwork used for review purposes, none of the contents of this publication may be reprinted without the permission of Idea and Design Works, LLC. Printed in Korea. IDW Publishing does not read or accept unsolicited submissions of ideas, stories, or artwork. Originally published as WILD BLUE YONDER issues #1–6.


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Wild Blue Yonder  

While navigating the dangers of a post-apocalyptic society in the sky, Cola, a teenage fighter pilot and her family fight to protect The Daw...

Wild Blue Yonder  

While navigating the dangers of a post-apocalyptic society in the sky, Cola, a teenage fighter pilot and her family fight to protect The Daw...