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Seven Seas Licenses Hiveworks Webcomics AWAKEN, NEVER SATISFIED, and TIGER, TIGER for Bookstores

Posted on August 25th, 2021

Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to announce a new wave of licenses from webcomic publisher Hiveworks Comics: three more graphic novels of popular webcomic series, to be distributed in new trade paperback editions to bookstores and other retailers around the world. The new releases include the full-color supernatural dystopian adventure tale Awaken Vol. 1 by Koti Saavedra, the full-color and critically acclaimed LGBT+ fantasy Never Satisfied Vol. 1 by Taylor Robin, and the Eisner-nominated swashbuckling adventure Tiger, Tiger Vol. 1 by Petra Erika Nordlund.

About Awaken:

Piras, the capricious and spoiled son of a military hero, dreams of becoming an elite Knight for the Nova Empire. But one day, when he literally crashes into a mysterious woman on the street, his life is turned upside down. Saved from a monstrous creature by a group of “terrorists,” Piras is mesmerized by the strange new power that flows through him–only to learn that the Empire will hunt him down for it. Is this the end of his charmed life, and the start of a new quest for the truth behind the Nova Empire and the people it labels enemies? This supernatural action-mystery comic, heavily influenced by shonen manga, is written and drawn in full color by Chilean artist Koti Saavedra.

About Never Satisfied:

In a seaside city flanked by towering statues, a diverse group of magicians live and work with their familiars–animal companions unique to themselves. To young magicians, there is one job coveted more than any: representative champion of their city. Lucy Marlowe is a non-binary apprentice out to prove themself to an apathetic master. The other apprentice magicians reach out to Lucy and each other, but as the competition heats up, it’s unclear if friendship can bloom when they are all pitted against each other. Can anybody truly understand anyone else? And at what cost does glory come? Championed as the Best New Webcomic of 2015 on Comics Alliance, this first graphic novel of the acclaimed full-color webcomic by American artist Taylor Robin is bringing its rich magic and character drama to bookstores across the globe.

About Tiger, Tiger:

In this Eisner-nominated swashbuckling tale, the young lady Ludo–a pampered Victorian noble–dreams of romance and adventure. Spurred by a desire to explore, she steals her brother’s identity and sails across the world. While searching for love, adventure, and enough material to write a book about her favorite sea creatures, otherworldly mysteries await in the dark depths of the sea. Follow Finnish artist Petra Erika Nordlund’s thrilling and hilarious adventure, packed with sword fights, nasty villains, and the exploration of dangerous, uncharted lands!

Seven Seas will publish the full-color graphic novel Awaken Vol. 1 worldwide in a large-trim edition with an exclusive new cover. The book will be released in May 2022 for $17.99 USA / $21.99 CAN. The ebook will also be available on digital platforms.

Seven Seas will publish the full-color graphic novel Never Satisfied Vol. 1 worldwide in a large-trim edition with an exclusive new cover. The book will be released in June 2022 for $17.99 USA / $21.99 CAN. The ebook will also be available on digital platforms.

Seven Seas will publish the graphic novel Tiger, Tiger Vol. 1 worldwide in a large-trim edition with an exclusive new cover. The book will be released in July 2022 for $19.99 USA / $24.99 CAN. The ebook will also be available on digital platforms.

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