“Echoes From The Void” is a fantasy graphic anthology series, comprised of 48-page deluxe comic books, each featuring two or more story adaptations from the EVANESCENCE catalog. Beginning with story themes based on songs from their upcoming March 26 release “The Bitter Truth” (BMG), and culminating in revisiting iconic material from throughout the band’s career, the project is comprised of a series of short stories created by an all-star cast of graphic artists, animators, illustrators, fine artists, screenwriters, novelists, and more.
Combining bandleader Amy Lee‘s love of visual arts, fantasy-inspired graphics, and graphic novels with the narrative power of EVANESCENCE‘s music, the series is being developed in close collaboration with Amy as she oversees the creative direction of the art and stories. “Echoes From The Void” begins as a five-issue series, with each issue containing stories based on two or more of EVANESCENCE‘s songs, presented in a variety of visual styles and mediums. Issue #1, available in limited-edition, includes two stories inspired by the songs “Better Without You” and “Wasted On You”, from “The Bitter Truth”, with tales written by Carrie Lee South and Blake Northcott (“Arena Mode” saga, DC‘s “Catwoman”). The issue will feature illustrations from Hugo Award-winning artist Abigail Larson and highly esteemed painter Kelly McKernan.
The first print edition of each issue will be released as a prestige format limited-edition collectible comic book, with cardstock covers, specialty foil treatments, glossy pages, and individual numbering. Each first printing will be limited to 3,000 copies priced at $18.95, and available to order from this location. The first issue is available to order now and ships in June 2021.
The art of “Echoes From The Void” will also be made available to purchase through a series of archival fine art prints, the first of which is illustrated by Kelly McKernan. Incorporating symbols and themes from across the band’s discography into an intricate traditionally painted work that also debuts a mysterious original character, the print features a blue tint glow in the dark base with a luminous pink UV active overlay, as part of an individually numbered 500-piece collection.
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- Evanescence - The Bitter Truth - US - CD album - £18.99, $22.98, €22.03 (New Item) (arrived 21-Dec-2021 12:17)on July 2, 2022 at 7:07 am
EVANESCENCE The Bitter Truth (2021 US Limited Target Exclusive Edition 14-track CD album, this is their first collection of original music in a decade sees them return to their dark and heavy rock roots, including the singles Wasted On You, The Game Is Over, Use My Voice & Better Without You plus the bonus recordings: Cruel Summer [Live] and a cover version of Fleetwood Mac's The Chain. The disc looks barely played issued in the gatefold picture sleeve complete with the picture / lyric booklet)
- Evanescence - The Bitter Truth - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £24.99, $30.24, €28.99 (New Item) (arrived 09-Jul-2021 16:28)on July 2, 2022 at 7:07 am
EVANESCENCE The Bitter Truth (2021 UK/EU limited edition 12-track 2-LP double album - their first album of original music in a decade sees them return to their dark and heavy rock roots; housed in a gatefold picture sleeve with lyric printed inners. Apart from a light crease in the bottom left corner, the sleeve displays minimal wear and the vinyl remains in a 'near as new' condition)