Hermes Press announces the first volume of Slaves For Gods by the art collective These Machines Are Winning. Illustrated in a combination of stark black & white and vivid color by Aaron Minier (PUSH), with additional interior art by James O’Barr (The Crow), Clayton Stillwell (The Book of Life), Antoine Dode (The Crow: Curare), and Sebastian Fiumara (Abe Sapien).
Each version of the graphic novel comes with an accompanying digital download of original music written and produced by Dylan Silvers (The Polyphonic Spree) that expands on the story and its themes.
Cover art B art by Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead) comes with a digital download of the album “Slaves For Gods,” a combination of dark electro-cyber punk, shoegaze, and early industrial pop co-produced by Dafe Trumfio (Wilco), and Casey Dilorio (Midlake), with music contributions by members of Cursive, Psychedelic Furs, Sarah Jaffe, White Denim and True Widow.
Praise for These Machines Are Winning (TMAW) & Slaves For Gods:
“There’s a lot of passion in the whole project, and to me, that’s what’s exciting about it.” - Jock (Wytches), excerpt from PASTE Magazine Interview
“TMAW isn’t a jumbled Rubik’s Cube but an evolving puzzle with intricately designed pieces that ultimately fit together seamlessly. It’s controlled chaos, and he (Dylan Silvers) finds it immensely
satisfying to watch the moving parts of TMAW gradually fall into place.” - DALLAS OBSERVER
These Machines are Winning presents: Slaves For Gods Volume One ; Cover A ISBN #978-1-61345-130-4 ; Cover B Variant ISBN #978-1-61345-131-1 ; Black And White & Color; Hardcover ; 128 pages; Slaves For Gods art by Aaron Minier ; Story by Jason Godi, Dylan Silvers and Ryan Hartsell ; Cover A by Jock and Cover B Variant (PREVIEWS EXCLUSIVE) by Charlie Adlard ; Each edition comes with a unique music digital download of a full-length album by These Machines are Winning ; $19.99 each.
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