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Aftershock announces new transgender superhero series ALTERS, coming this Sept

Aftershock Comics have just announced details of their latest upcoming series.  Written by Paul Jenkins with art from Leyla Leiz, colours from Tamra Bonvillain and cover artwork from Brian Stelfreeze, ALTERS tells the story of a young woman who finds herself not only beginning the transition from male to female, but also from regular civilian to a powerful new mutant species!

The series hits shelves this September, and you can check out the full solicitation info – as well as Stelfreeze’s cover for the first issue – below.

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ALTERS #1/ $3.99 / 32 pages / Color / on sale 9.7.16
writer: Paul Jenkins
artist: Leyla Leiz
color: Tamra Bonvillain
cover: Brian Stelfreeze

Diamond Order Code: JUL161167

From a diverse team of creators composed of differing genders, gender identities, ethnic backgrounds and sexual orientations comes a groundbreaking new series featuring the world’s first transgender superhero!

As the world struggles to accept the emergence of a new kind of mutant species known as alterations, or “Alters,” a young woman begins her transition from male to female only to find herself also transitioning into a powerful Alter. Faced with persecution by the multi-powered fascist known only as Matter Man, she will face the world as Chalice–a hero for a new age. But as Chalice navigates the path to becoming her true self, she must juggle the complications of her civilian life and the responsibilities of her newfound power.

This groundbreaking series–years in the making–begins the saga of a young woman who can only really be herself…whenever she is not herself.


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