PREVIEW: First Issue of Scott Snyder’s Scorching 5-Part Heist, ‘Dark Spaces: Wildfire’

Dark Spaces Wildfire
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From New York Times best-selling author Scott Snyder (Writer of Batman and American Vampire), the original comic book project, Dark Spaces, is part of the anthology series that was announced by IDW in April. Each character-driven entry in the project is a fully contained, standalone story that will launch with Dark Spaces: Wildfire – the first issue of the five-part, female-led heist. Featuring painstakingly detailed artwork by rising star Hayden Sherman and colors by Ronda Pattison, the pages are filled with fire – in all of its majesty and horror.


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Set six weeks into the slow burn of the historic Arroyo fire, Dark Spaces: Wildfire explores the decisions of a desperate crew of women from an inmate firefighting program on the frontlines. Their newest recruit—a white-collar convict with a deep network of shady dealers—discovers that they’re mere miles from a former associate’s abandoned mansion.  Enchanted by a score that would truly change their lives, she proposes a plan to abandon their duties and hunt for riches under the cover of smoke and ash. But with the fire closing in on the forest around them,  is this a flicker of fortune or a deadly trap?

Dark Spaces: Wildfire will be published monthly from July through November, with subsequent to-be-announced Dark Spaces storylines debuting in 2023. The first issue of Wildfire will be available with multiple cover variants for retailers and fans to enjoy, featuring artwork by Hayden Sherman, Andrea Sorrentino, Liana Kangas, and Tula Lotay.