[Comic Book News] Image Comics to Release GIDEON FALLS #1: DIRECTOR’S CUT by Jeff Lemire & Andrea Sorrentino


The first issue of the breakout hit, GIDEON FALLS, from the creative team behind Green Arrow and Old Man Logan—New York Times bestselling and Eisner Award-winning writer Jeff Lemire (ROYAL CITY, DESCENDER) and critically acclaimed artist Andrea Sorrentino—will now boast a very special Director’s Cut edition at Image Comics.

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After selling out on multiple print runs, Lemire and Sorrentino team up to bring fans GIDEON FALLS #1: DIRECTOR’S CUT—a must-have for enthusiasts of the hot new series that Comic Book Resources calls, “a pure vision of terror.” This explosive first issue will be printed in glorious black and white to showcase Sorrentino’s masterful inks and will feature Lemire’s never-before-seen first issue script.

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GIDEON FALLS is a series that explores the lives of a reclusive young man obsessed with a conspiracy in the city’s trash, and a washed up Catholic priest arriving in a small town full of dark secrets. At the heart of the town’s secrets is the mysterious legend of The Black Barn, an otherworldly building that is alleged to have appeared in both the city and the small town, throughout history, bringing death and madness in its wake.


Praise for GIDEON FALLS:

“Lemire and Sorrentino will go down as one of the greatest comic teams of all time.
Gideon Falls cements that. Well, Green Arrow did, but this really REALLY does it.”
—Brian Michael Bendis

“I know everybody lies in blurbs, but this comic really is amazing.
Do not gloss over these words. This is two guys at the top of their game.”
—Mark Millar

“If you were a fan of Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino Green Arrow or Old Man Logan,
which were instant classics in the eyes of many, then check out this original story.”

“Jeff Lemire really knocks it out of the park with this comic.
I highly recommend this one. Give it a read.”
—Bleeding Cool

“Though Lemire is one of the busiest writers in the industry right now, the sheer volume, diversity, and high quality of his output is remarkable. He doesn’t lose a step here nor does Sorrentino, who is composing here at peak level too… I left the experience of Gideon Falls more than ready to see how the mystery of this odd town plays out in the next chapter.”
—The Comics Beat

“It’s a thriller, it’s horror, it’s literary, and it’s also something truly unique.”

“Sorrentino’s art offers some visually complex layouts that I found to be quite compelling. Overall, I’m really enjoying this story and the mysterious complexities it brings.”
—Impulse Gamer

GIDEON FALLS #1: DIRECTOR’S CUT (Diamond Code JUL180231) will hit stores on Wednesday, September 19th. The final order cutoff for retailers is Monday, August 27th.


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