Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Desdemona special issue ready to be launched at Loncon3‏

Via press release:

DieGo Comic Publishing, the independent London-based publishing house founded by Giuseppe and Marcella Pennestri, are proud to introduce another incredible Italian comic book to the public: Desdemona by authors Giuseppe Di Bernardo and Andrea J. Polidori.

The series is scheduled for presentation next August at The 72nd World Science Fiction Convention a special issue of 32 pages will be printed for the event. The story titled Obsession is written by Giuseppe Di Bernardo and illustrated by Emanuela Lupacchino. Desdemona is a mixture of noir aesthetic, political intrigue, occultism and conspiracy theory, but does not neglect from the poetic themes of human life.  

“The 13 episodes that compose Desdemona series will be published monthly as digital graphic novel by the end of August” says Giuseppe Pennestri. “We are confident that ‘Desdy’ will receive a warm welcome by the International public, we will also launch a crowd-funding campaign to raise funds and awareness for Desdemona series. We are working to present this amazing character at its best, as it deserves. We are working closely with the author, Di Bernardo, who is preparing to celebrate his 20 years of activity in the Italian comic book scene.”

This special issue will be a limited and numbered edition designed specifically for the Loncon3 event, the book is enriched by a series of original drawing depicting Desdemona visiting London. The book is on pre-sale at

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