Media Alert: Ask For Mercy Season Two: The Heart of the Earth Arrives Today From ComiXology Originals
June 16, 2020 – New York, NY – Season Two of the hit comiXology Originals series Ask For Mercy is available today, June 16th from comiXology and Comicraft. Written by Richard Starkings (Elephantmen) with art by rising star Abigail Jill Harding, Ask For Mercy Season Two: The Heart of the Earth collects the Ask For Budgie one-shot and the 5-issue storyline The Center Of Everything That Is.
Ask For Budgie– spotlights the breakout star of Season One, posing the questions: who is Budgie and where did he come from? And following on, The Heart of the Earth features Kasa, Mercy, Ratmir and Budgie on an adventure where the course of history is at stake! Summoned by Lakota shaman, Medicine Bear, Mercy and her band of monsters discover that Ikto’mi—the Spider-trickster—is interfering with the lives of the people of the Black Hills and the American soldiers intent on driving them out!
Part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive digital content, Ask For Mercy Season Two: The Heart of the Earth and Ask For Mercy Season One: The Key To Forever--a World War II fantasy horror story in which Mercy is snatched from her own place and time to join a team of Monster Hunters, who together, have to take on a Pantheon of Hideous Creatures summoned to our world by Nazi evil--are available to read at no additional cost for members of Amazon Prime via their Prime Reading benefit, Kindle Unlimited and comiXology Unlimited and for purchase on Kindle and comiXology.
About the Ask For Mercy Creative Team:
Richard Starkings is the creator/writer of Elephantmen; co-creator/writer of Ask For Mercy and co-creator of The Beef with Tyler Shainline and Shaky Kane. In the course of a distinguished career in comic books, Richard edited for Marvel UK in the 80s and founded the lettering studio Comicraft in the 90s. He has worked as a lettering artist on just about every comic book you might care to mention, including Batman: The Killing Joke, and has written for The Real Ghostbusters, Zoids, Transformers and Doctor Who.
Abigail Jill Harding is a young English illustrator and comic book artist from Yorkshire, whose first professional comics work appeared in Elephantmen #72, written by Richard Starkings whom she met at a signing at Travelling Man in York. Abigail graduated from York College with a BA honours in 3D Art and Design in 2015 but continued to concentrate on her illustration work and did small comic projects. Abigail had been showcasing her mixed-media skills at the yearly Leeds Comics Arts Festival, Thought Bubble and it was the short strip she contributed to the festival’s 2015 print anthology that caught Richard’s eye. Since then she has done cover work for Titan Comics.