If you've been keeping track of the news recently, you my have heard that the FBI has announced some leads in the 40 year old case of D.B. Cooper, the man who mysteriously hijacked a plane and parachuted away with $200,000 over the Pacific Northwest. It's one of those classic American unsolved mysteries, but Oni Press has something to say about that.
Today Oni Press announces the new ongoing series, beginning in March 2012: The Secret History of D.B. Cooper, by Brian Churilla. Oni revealed that this book has been in production for some time and that the recent news from the FBI is an attempt to discredit the upcoming comic series, which promises to tell the tale of D.B. Cooper, who has become a mythic folk hero, revealing that the "D.B. Cooper Incident" was not a hijacking and extortion plot. Rather, D.B. Cooper was a covert operative whose actions nearly changed the course of human history
We had a chance to chat with Brian Churilla about The Secret History of D.B. Cooper where he gives iFanboy the exclusive scoop:
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Below is the full series information from Oni Press, along with 6 exclusive sneak peeks at artwork from the upcoming series!
The Secret History of D. B. Cooper
Written and illustrated by Brian Churilla
Full color, 22 pages
Monthly starting in March 2012
ABOUT THE FIRST ISSUE: The most infamous hijacker of all time, D.B. Cooper remains on the FBI’s most-wanted list nearly forty years after the alleged crime. For the first time, the secret history of the man and the truth regarding the hijacking will be revealed. During the height of the Cold War, a fringe group within the CIA wages a crusade on the deadliest battlefield of all: the human mind. D.B. Cooper participated in a campaign of subterfuge wherein altered states of consciousness were used to assassinate Soviet targets from afar. But as Cooper deteriorates mentally and physically, the line between two worlds blurs, and he becomes a rogue agent.
This mind-bending account of the legendary outlaw’s exploits is not to be missed!