MILWAUKIE, Ore., (September 27, 2018)—Following the announcement of Reflector Entertainment’s first ambitious transmedia property Unknown 9, Dark Horse Comics is proud to announce a partnership with Reflector to publish a line of Unknown 9 comics starting this fall.
In Unknown 9 Archives, writer John Ney Rieber (The Books of Magic, Captain America, G.I. Joe) and acclaimed artist Jae Lee (Inhumans, Before Watchmen, The Dark Tower) explore history to shed light on events that changed the course of humanity forever. Follow Kieran, a reckless young merchant whose encounter with a mysterious woman opens his eyes to his family’s centuries-old involvement with a secret network of traders and explorers dedicated to the discovery of ancient hidden knowledge.
A free preview for Unknown 9 Archives will be released next week, on October 3, 2018, on Dark Horse Digital, Comixology, iTunes, and Google Books. Fans attending New York Comic Con will have the chance to pick up the preview at the Dark Horse Comics booth (#1636). Artist Jae Lee is also signing in the Dark Horse Comics booth on Saturday, October 6 from 5:30-6:30 PM. The first complete issue is expected to hit in Spring 2019.
Unknown 9 is an occult conspiracy thriller focused on the Leap Year Society, a secretive organization aiming to uncover the keys to mankind’s greatest mysteries. As the world of Unknown 9 expands, fans will be able to experience stories told across a variety of platforms and points of entry, and the interwoven narratives will be shaped by their participation. It is the ambitious first universe launched by Reflector Entertainment, a venture led by Alex Amancio (Assassin’s Creed) in partnership with Guy Laliberté (Cirque du Soleil).
About Reflector Entertainment
Reflector Entertainment is a new breed of studio creating high-quality, compelling content for global audiences. A cross-platform approach to its original “storyworlds” allows the company to tell richer, deeper stories that connect with fans everywhere. Reflector collaborates with top industry talent to innovate and revolutionize the entertainment experience. Hea
dquartered in Montreal, the company is led by Alexandre “Alex” Amancio (Co-Founder & CEO), CCO of Lune Rouge, Reflector’s parent company, and former creative director at Ubisoft, where he was one of the visionary talents behind the international success of the videogame Assassin’s Creed; and Guy Laliberté (Co-Founder), founder of Cirque du Soleil and Lune Rouge, who was named one of the most influential people on the planet by Time Magazine. For more information, visit the website at reflectorentertainment.com. Follow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagra m and YouTube.