The Book of Blaise
Image Comics, 9781632156969, 256pp.
Publication Date: September 13, 2016
When a group of misfits discover themselves to be the re-incarnations of Catholic Saints they must put aside their differences to battle the fallen angel Michael and his army of Doomsday Zealots. Critically lauded, this is the comic debut of award winning playwright Sean Christopher Lewis (Kennedy Center Rosa Parks Award; NPR'S This American Life) and graphic artist Benjamin Mackey (of Twin Peaks Tarot Card fame). SAINTS is the wildly funny and challenging story of people questioning what they believe in the midst of fighting for it. Religion, Humor and Heavy Metal combine in this audacious drama for adults. Sean Lewis' plays have been produced the United States and Europe winning the Kennedy Center's Rosa Parks Award, the Barrymore Award, the Smith Prize and many more. His work has been published in the NY Times Sunday Magazine, lauded in the Huffington Post, and heard on NPR'S This American Life. He is a proud father, husband and Artistic Director of Working Group Theater. He can be found at Benjamin Mackey is the co-creator and artist of the ongoing series SAINTS alongside Sean Lewis. While this is Benjamin's first foray into the world of comic books, he has been working as a freelance illustrator for various books, magazines, and films over the past six years. He lives in Arizona and enjoys a damn fine cup of coffee.