The Twilight Children

The Twilight Children

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For the first time ever, legendary comics creators Gilbert Hernandez (Love
and Rockets) and Darwyn Cooke (DC: THE NEW FRONTIER) have joined forces for a
surreal project unlike anything you've ever read before! When a white orb washes
up on the shore of a remote Latin American village, a group of children
naturally poke at the strange object to see what it is. The orb explodes,
leaving the children completely blind. And when a beautiful young woman who may
be an alien is found wandering the seafront, she's taken in by the townspeople,
but soon becomes a person of interest to a quirky pair of undercover CIA agents,
and the target of affection for a young scientist. Can they come together to
prevent an all-out alien invasion and save the souls in this sleepy, seaside
town? Collects THE TWILIGHT CHILDREN #1-4 of the four-issue
miniseries.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 168 x 258 x 6mm | 260g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1401262457
  • 9781401262457
  • 206,420

Review quote

"A mesmerizing tale of eerie and extraordinary events in a most unassuming setting...one of the year's must-read books."
--Matt Wagner, creator of Mage and Grendel "Hernandez, Cooke, and Stewart are the kind of creative team that demands attention, and the strength of their combined talent makes The Twilight Children a great omen for Vertigo's future." -A.V. Club/The Onion

..".every bit as good as you'd expect from a series featuring writer Gilbert Hernandez, artist Darwyn Cooke and colorist Dave Stewart." -IGN

..". another expertly crafted example of Gilbert Hernandez's unique vision and talents, and a delightful reminder of why Pulitzer-Winning author Junot Diaz once said he should be deemed 'one of the greatest American storytellers.'" - PopMatters

..".it's not just good -- it's phenomenal...Simply amazing and highly recommended." -Comic Book Resources
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About Gilbert Hernandez

Gilbert Hernandez lives in Las Vegas, NV, with his wife and daughter. He is co-creator of the long-running, award-winning, and critically acclaimed series LOVE AND ROCKETS. His books include CHANCE IN HELL, THE TROUBLEMAKERS, LUBO, PALOMAR, SPEAK OF THE DEVIL, SLOTH, THE HIGH SOFT LISP, YEAH!, and many books in the LOVE AND ROCKETS series.
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Rating details

636 ratings
2.99 out of 5 stars
5 7% (44)
4 22% (140)
3 42% (267)
2 22% (141)
1 7% (44)
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