Twenty years avenged in twenty four hours.
Kristo is a retelling of The Count of Monte Cristo set in Stalinist Russia, and features the stunning vision and craft of Alex Sheikman (Robotika, Dark Crystal), with colours by Kris Carter (Transformers).
When Aleksandr Sozlzhenitsyn, the Russian Nobel Laureate and dissident was only a baby, his father died in a hunting accident.
Then how do you explain the discovery of The Confession of Isaak Solzhenitsyn, written thirty years after his death?
It tells of how a Cossack officer was betrayed and incarcerated for twenty years by his three closest friends, how he assumed another man’s identity to escape and then took his final, bloody revenge.
‘The Count of Monte Cristo is masterfully retold in this excellent take on Stalin’s Russia‘ – Pat Mills, creator of 2000 AD.
‘Promising work from bright new talent‘ – David Lloyd (V for Vendetta).
“As much an illustrated Murder Ballad as Graphic Novel, Sam and Alex have created a dark humoured yet emotionally affecting tragic tale with a final fabulous literary coda.” – Mike Collins (Doctor Who, Judge Dredd)