Gene Leun Yang‘s new graphic novel The Shadow Hero featuring the first Asian American super hero to appear in American comic books, the Green Turtle, will release a first digital installment next week.
The highly-anticipated graphic novel has been planned for release in July, However the publisher, First Second Books, has decided to serialize the graphic novel into six digital comics that will be released monthly starting next week.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the digital series, which begins with The Shadow Hero 1: The Green Turtle Chronicles, will be available via Amazon, Apple and Barnes & Noble’s digital bookstores starting February 18, with a new issue released in the middle of each month. The last digital installment, The Shadow Hero 6: Enter the Green Turtle, will be released on July 15, the same day as the collected edition, which will be available both in print and digitally.
You can check out a preview of The Shadow Hero on Tor.com.