Adventure, science, heroism and redemption intertwine in this illustrated, interstellar space opera by Matthew Medney and John Connelly. Medney joins Books on Tap Live for the launch of the first book in a planned ten-book series set in the Beyond Kuiper Universe.
In Beyond Kuiper: The Galactic Star Alliance, world-renowned astrophysicist Bernard William Hubert experiences a catastrophe of unimaginable proportions while visiting CERN, leaving him as the sole survivor. Stunned, the scientific community and the world look to Hubert for answers. He has only has one response. Aliens. This inconceivable explanation is dismissed, and Hubert is investigated, resulting in his being shunned by the scientific community. As the former Lead Scientist of the seminal space exploration company Outer Limits, Hubert is intent on proving his theory and develops a new company with the intention of designing an engine capable of interstellar travel to do just that.
We’re happy to be giving away a limited number of signed copies of Beyond Kuiper as well as Sun Eater along with several full year subscriptions to Heavy Metal magazine. Be one of the first to enter below for a chance to win. If you‘d like to ask a question of our guest, you can submit it in the form as well. Upon submission, you'll automatically be signed up to receive an email reminder of the event because we can’t expect you to remember everything.
A writer above all, Matthew Medney is the CEO of the generational & legendary Heavy Metal magazine. Matthew is also the co-founder of the boutique storytelling company, Herø Projects, where he presides as CEO. A former music events producer, Mathew has authored the graphic novel for the #1 Hip Hop Music festival in the world: Rolling Loud as well as numerous titles under the Heavy Metal mantle including The Red and Hymn of the Teada. Matthew’s writing for Herø consists of “Voyagers” for the rock band 311, “Heart Of The Universe” for Pegboard Nerds, Riot’s “Dogma Resistance,” and Insomniac’s Project Z event. Find him around the web at @matthewmedney.
John Maher is news and digital editor at Publishers Weekly and cofounder of the animation journalism publication the Dot and Line. He has written for New York magazine, the Los Angeles Times, and Esquire, among others.
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