Fresh Off of Pride & AAPI Heritage Month –
Quentin Lee’s Graphic Novel Debut Mystery Brothers Readies its Comic-Con Launch
(July 6, 2022) Los Angeles — This coming July 21-24, 2022 mrks the grand return of Comic-Con in San Diego, CA, after its canceled 2020 event and subsequent all-digital convention in 2021. Comic-Con 2022 will also serve as the launchpad for queer creative Quentin Lee’s debut graphic novel Mystery Brothers.
In partnership with Red 5 Comics, the indie comics firm acquired the print property from Lee, as announce in Variety recently. The deal encompasses global publishing rights and sees the 2nd issue of the Asian-America sci-fi adventure comic book Mystery Brothers by creator Quentin Lee on the Diamond Comics Catalog: https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/JUN221862 — in addition, a series of 9 NFTs from Lee’s comic book Mystery Brothers were released on May 18th, 2022 in partnership with Lee’s Margin Films and Spores Network, culminating in the comic book’s upcoming release at Comic-Con.
Set in New York, Mystery Brothers is an exciting sci-fi universe about two Chinese-American 13-year-old half brothers — one of whom may or may not be completely human — battling to save their parents and protect humanity from a robot-led dystopia.
“Exciting and powerful, filled with complex relationships and thrilling plot twists! Using a timely story of aliens and robotics, Lee probes the mysteries of heritage and identity,” said respected playwright David Henry Hwang.
The comic book is a first collaboration between Lee and Argentinian based artist Elis Zil (IG @eliszil). Quentin wrote the comic while Elis drew. Elis Zil is represented by Argentina’s Altercomics Studio.
ABOUT RED 5 COMICS
Red 5 is an independent comic book publisher, known for producing a combination of creator-owned and internally developed titles, including recently optioned titles Afterbum, Haunted, Riptide and Spook. Red 5 was the first publisher to jump into digital comics with Amazon’s Comixology and is distributed globally by Diamond Comic Distributors.
ABOUT SPORES NETWORK
Spores Network is a metaverse media company that leverages an NFT marketplace and game publishing platform to activate content creators across art, games and entertainment verticals.
ABOUT MARGIN FILMS
Margin Films is a media production company whose mission is to produce and distribute culturally challenging commercial entertainment.
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