Following the huge success of the New York Times best-selling saga and the popular Netflix series starring Joel Kinnaman (and Anthony Mackie for Season 2), Richard K. Morgan’s Altered Carbon is making its debut as a graphic novel, courtesy of Dynamite. Altered Carbon: Download Blues is set for May and will be written by Morgan alongside co-writer Rik Hoskin (White Sand, Red Rising) and artist Ferran Sellares (Grimm Fairy Tales).
Technology has advanced to allow human consciousness to be stored digitally and transferred to new bodies called “sleeves.” Protagonist Takeshi Kovacs knows what it’s like to jump from sleeve to sleeve, having been a former soldier and now currently working as a PI in a different body.

“When you go to Dynamite for a sequential art incarnation of your much loved anti-hero, you know you’re not going to get short-changed. These, after all, are the guys who took on The Boys without blinking. No compromise, no punches pulled,” says Morgan. “I couldn’t wish for a happier, more hard-boiled home in which to have Takeshi Kovacs make his comic book debut.”

“What a wonderful extension of this incredible world and what a delight to have the creator of Kovacs himself—Richard Morgan—overseeing the entirety of our first graphic novel. Rik and Ferran have done a masterful job bringing the pages to life and pushing Kovacs into a bold new direction,” says Executive Editor Joseph Rybandt.
Altered Carbon: Download Blues is set to release this May in comic shops as well as digitally on Comixology, Kindle, iBooks, Google Play, Dynamite Digital, ComicsPlus, and more.

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