Image announces first collection for Aleš Kot, Danijel Žeželj, and Jordie Bellaire‘s “Days of Hate: Act One”

Image announces first collection for Aleš Kot, Danijel Žeželj, and Jordie Bellaire‘s “Days of Hate: Act One”

There is art that entertains us, and there is art that challenges us.  It’s not mutually exclusive, of course, but Image Comics’ Days of Hate looks to fall more in the latter category.  From writer Aleš Kot, artist Danijel Žeželj, and colorist Jordie Bellaire, Days of Hate takes place in a dystopian near-future of police states and guerrila warfare.  This summer, the first half of the twelve part series will be collected in Days of Hate: Act One.

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DAYS OF HATE: ACT ONE WILL BE COLLECTED INTO TRADE PAPERBACK AND AVAILABLE THIS JULY
PORTLAND, OR, 05/29/2018 — Bestselling writer Aleš Kot (ZERO, THE NEW WORLD), artist Danijel Žeželj (STARVE), and Eisner-winning colorist Jordie Bellaire (REDLANDS, PRETTY DEADLY) introduce readers to a near-future dystopian America in DAYS OF HATE: ACT ONE this July.

The United States of America, 2022: the loss that ripped two lovers apart drove one into the arms of the police state and the other toward a guerrilla war against white supremacy. This is the story of what happens when they meet again. A story of much more than just revenge.

A terrifyingly realistic dystopian tragedy—in the vein of The Americans and The Handmaid's TaleThe Onion's AV Club describes DAYS OF HATE as a "speculative fiction that doesn't pull punches" and IGN calls it "a beautiful and haunting look at a very troubled world."

Days of Hate: Act One will hit comic shops on July 18 and other retailers on July 24.

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