Recently, we brought you news about Top Cow’s upcoming supernatural noir tale, Netherworld which hits shelves on April 13. Written by Rob Levin and Bryan Edward Hill, the minds behind Pilot Season: 7 Days From Hell and Broken Trinity: Pandora’s Box, the specifics of the story have been kept under wraps by the creators, but some details have been tantalizingly teased. Art is being handled by the art team of Tony Shasteen and colorist JD Mettler who were behind Witchblade: Annual and Stephen King’s Talisman.

Some of you may remember the enigmatic “We Are All Lost” teaser trailer that made its way around the net recently—that’s Netherworld-related stuff right there, put out in the wild in order to enhance the mystery of the book. The video—a little over a minute of various urban locations with “We are all lost” postered in highly-visible locations—ties into the story in ways that at this point remain unclear. There is the sense, from speaking with the authors, that there’s something inside of and underneath the skin of Netherworld that’s waiting to get out in the story:

Rob Levin: I think the actual phrase was something Bryan came up with. We were working on the outline and the idea of having a message on the walls of this city came about. The idea was that something many people were feeling would also be whispered in the streets, and if you stopped to look around for a second you’d realize you weren’t alone in thinking this. I think “We Are All Lost” was the first line we tried and it went through several variations before coming back to the current tag. The meaning, of course, is better left to discover through the book, but the feeling the marketing material incorporating the tag gives off is definitely the vibe we’re after for this project. Read More...

Now the enigmatic "All Is Lost" teaser and trailer is starting to make a whole lot more sense!

Top Cow has just announced that they are launching in April "Netherworld," a 5-issue limited series by Bryan Edward Hill and Rob Levin (PILOT SEASON: 7 DAYS FROM HELL, BROKEN TRINITY: PANDORA’S BOX) and the art team of Tony Shasteen and colorist JD Mettler (WITCHBLADE: ANNUAL, STEPHEN KING’S TALISMAN).

Check out some great preview art below, and stay tuned for more news about this exciting new series!


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