Jeremy Bastian’s Beloved Cult Series Returns in CURSED PIRATE GIRL: THE DEVIL’S CAVE #1
BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at CURSED PIRATE GIRL: THE DEVIL’S CAVE #1, a special issue that marks creator and acclaimed illustrator Jeremy Bastian’s return to his beloved cult hit series in this self-contained issue that reveals the next chapter of Cursed Pirate Girl, available in January 2022
In the long awaited continuation of Cursed Pirate Girl, her loyal companion Pepper Dice reveals that there’s still time to bring back her father, the Dread Pirate Captain Douglas! If she can escape the Sea King’s Palace with The Bright Star, will she be bold enough to enter The Devil’s Cave in the hope of bringing her father back? Or will the Devil Jonah and his minions stop her?
Jeremy Bastian is a comic book creator living in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His book Cursed Pirate Girl has garnered a group of dedicated fans not only in the United States but also internationally. The unique art style he uses in his work is reminiscent of 15th century engravings, despite the fact that he uses a brush and ink. Jeremy has done variant covers for BOOM! Studios’ Judas series andLabyrinth.
Cursed Pirate Girl, the beloved cult series, launched in 2012 with the story of young Apollonia, daughter of the governor of Port Elizabeth, who meets the enigmatic, no-nonsense Cursed Pirate Girl, a wandering adventurer on a quest to find her lost father, a dreaded pirate captain of the Omerta Seas. Since then, Cursed Pirate Girl’s wild and thrilling adventures have continued in the Cursed Pirate Girl graphic novel and special issue Cursed Pirate Girl2015 Annual, garnering widespread acclaim for their intricately detailed illustrations evocative of Arthur Rackham and Gustave Dore’s fairy tale depictions.
CURSED PIRATE GIRL is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ ambitious Archaia imprint, home to graphic novels such as Mouse Guard by David Petersen, Bolivar by Sean Rubin; Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut, Ryan North, and Albert Monteys; The Sacrifice of Darkness by Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne-Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby; Big Black: Stand at Attica by Frank “Big Black” Smith, Jared Reinmuth, and Améziane, We Served the People by Emei Burell, and licensed series including Lev Grossman’s The Magicians by Lilah Sturges and Pius Bak, as well as Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance and Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Coronation.
Print copies of CURSED PIRATE GIRL: THE DEVIL’S CAVE #1, featuring cover art by Bastian, will be available for sale in January 2022 exclusively at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the one nearest you) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle.