Virus: Highborn is the second episode of the apocalyptic zombie-series from the hand of Flemisch artist Patrick Cornelis.
A witch cult uses an ancient magical book to visit other realms in search for more power. On one of those worlds something goes seriously wrong as they inadvertently release a dark entity. The barely make it back to earth unknowingly bringing the entity along with them. As soon as it arrives it starts infecting everything around it turning humans into brain dead flesh-eating monsters. Sebastian, the last surviving warlock, forces Will, a man at the wrong place at the wrong time, to absorb the combined force of the warlocks before he dies from the infection. Will, who goes through life as Warlock now, runs with the book in his possession. He wanders the desolate world for months overwhelmed by grief over the loss of his son. Eventually he finds an ally and stumbles onto a small group of survivors who are in the middle of a massive zombie-attack! In the second episode a higher being is introduced into the fight against Saren. Warlock will learn his involvement with this universal high-power and will gain insight in how the magic that flows through his gains works and how to channel it. We lift the veil on the source of the infection that spreads the planet. In this second epic episode full of battle scenes and hordes of zombies Warlock and his team suffer losses and gain new allies but… nothing could prepare them for what happens when they finally have a showdown with Saren…
Patrick Cornelis released the first issue via his own publishing company Pangolin Comics. He is in the middle of crowdfunding the second issue Virus: Highborn.
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