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Mirka Andolfo explores the complicated world of sexuality in UNNATURAL, coming to Image this July

This July, Wonder Woman artist Mirka Andolfo is bringing her gorgeous sensual fantasy series UNNATURAL—originally published in Italian as Contro Natura—to Image Comics.

In UNNATURAL, a totalitarian government patrols the personal lives of its citizens, punishing transgressors who engage in “unnatural” relationships. According to this regime, individuals may only enter into relationships with those of the same race, and different gender, as themselves.

Sweet, unassuming pig girl Leslie dreams of something different for herself. But her dreams are becoming dangerous—they’ve begun to involve a mysterious wolf, for starters. And when she wakes, she could swear she’s being watched…

Speaking about the series, Andolfo said “This is my first time as a creator in the American comic world, and I can’t describe how thrilled I am!”

She continued, adding “UNNATURAL is a series I worked on with passion for the last three years, and I’m happy that readers in the U.S., who’re used to seeing my art on comics written by other people, will be able to find a book I wrote, illustrated, and colored—because, to me, ‘Mirka the Creator’ is as important as ‘Mirka the Artist.’ And in addition, to improve everything, I’m so excited to have the chance to be published by Image Comics. It could not have been better.”

UNNATURAL #1, Cover A by Andolfo (Diamond code: MAY180023) and Cover B by Milo Manara (Diamond code: MAY180024), hits comic book stores Wednesday, July 4th. The final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, June 11th.

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