Don’t miss the start of this all-new ongoing Vertigo series by writer Eric M. Esquivel (Gregory Graves, Ricanstruction) and artist Ramon Villalobos (Nighthawk, America).When a crack in the border between worlds releases an army of monsters from Mexican folklore, the residents of Devil’s Fork, AZ, blame the ensuing weirdness-the shared nightmares, the otherworldly radio transmissions, the mysterious goat mutilations-on “God-dang illegals.” With racial tensions supernaturally charged, it’s up to new kid in town Frank Dominguez and a motley crew of high school misfits to discover what’s really going on in this town torn between worlds.
The bigots who didn't want this book to succeed are having a full-blown meltdown, and it is ADORABLE.— Ξric M. Ξsquivel (@ericMesquivel) September 8, 2018
I'm seeing Alex-Jones-level conspiracy theories attempting to crack why so many people bought BORDER TOWN. It's the absolute best.
Better than any Eisner.
I was originally contacted by Eric Esquivel when he was feverishly promoting his indie comic Blackest Terror. I was immediately impressed with him. It has been a real joy to watch his star rise over the years, culminating in helming his dream project at Vertigo. Border Town artist Ramon Villlalobos came to my attention during his run on David Walker's Nighthawk, where he blew my mind with his style which is reminiscent of Frank Quitely. The combination of these two is just delightful.
But don't take my word for it. Border Town #1 is in stores now.
Samax Amen is a professional Content Developer, Illustrator and Cartoonist. He is the artist of many great comics you never heard of like Herman Heed, Champion of Children, The Brother and The World As You Know It. He even writes and draws his own comics, like Dare: The Adventures of Darius Davidson, Spontaneous, and Manchild when he gets around to it. Because making comics is hard and stuff, he started GhettoManga as a blog in 2006 and as a print magazine in 2008.
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