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Oakland (PRWEB) July 03, 2015

a new photograph novel chronicling the clandestine adventures of CruZader™: Agent of the Vatican, from creator and writer Omar Morales, will probably be on hand nationwide following a successful, global crowdfunding marketing campaign.

until now, the one individuals who have had get entry to to the e book are Pope Francis, comic book podcasters, reviewers, and folks that pledged improve via Kickstarter.com. The impartial publisher is now providing his authentic picture novel in each print and digital codecs.

The legend of CruZader revolves across the monk-like Antonio De La Cruz, a reluctant exorcist who’s retrained as a holy hitman for the Pope. De La Cruz should embody his destiny within the face of a cryptic, apocalyptic prophecy in an effort to save the Vatican from annihilation. This daring and unique photo novel options provocative front cover paintings with the aid of dark Horse Comics® superstar Wars® luminaries Paul Gulacy (line art) and Rain Beredo (colours).

“What drives this motion-journey story is the inside conflict that Antonio suffers because of the violent tasks he includes out on behalf of the Vatican,” Morales mentioned. “there’s a ton of strain and stress in Antonio’s relationship with the Pope, and he keeps an extraordinarily explosive secret from the Pontiff, which provides to the intrigue and payoff of this starting place story arc.”

The a hundred and forty four-web page, full-coloration, hardcover photograph novel for mature readers will retail for $ 19.ninety nine at:

    independent comedian guide outlets (Diamond Comics Distributors order code: JUL141266)
    Digital distribution at http://www.ComiXology.com and http://www.ComicsFix.com    

“I’ve poured my heart and soul into the conclusion of CruZader over a few years,” remembers Morales. “As an indie writer and creator, you face so many limitations. I’m past gratified that my ingenious vision has come to fruition.”

“I’m the son of two Latino immigrants; I couldn’t even discuss English when I entered kindergarten again within the Nineteen Eighties,” persevered Morales. “If this isn’t residing the American dream, I don’t comprehend what’s. I grew up on comics, cartoons, films and videogames – and now I get to inform my story.”

Morales broke into the medium in 2008, when CruZader was once just a one-shot, 22-page difficulty. The title used to be entered into a pair of contests and performed admirably, putting within the prime 25 in Platinum Studios’ international “comedian e-book problem,” and taking first position within the CW television network’s “comic ebook Hero” contest. From there, CruZader debuted as a restricted-print-run conference exclusive at San Francisco’s WonderCon 2008 – and fan reception was once robust.

“those contests and that first experience at WonderCon gave me the arrogance I wanted to dive in head first,” Morales recounts. “I knew I had to expand CruZader into a full-blown, 6-chapter photo novel with my group of artists. most of the people would’ve cease by now with the entire challenges I’ve faced, but I’m driven to inform a special roughly story that no one else but me may tell.”


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LOGLINE: A reluctant priest is retrained as a Holy Warrior for the Pope; he must embody his future so as to protect the Vatican from an invading military of radical terrorists … who’re rather more than what they give the impression of being.

TAGLINE: Prophecies. Aliens. Sinners & Saints.

ISBN: 978-0-615-94370-1