Samantha is bored out of her skull. She lives on an island, her entire world is covered in ocean, and she's explored pretty much every crusty corner of the sunken city that surrounds her home. She's just about accepted a tedious, excitement-free life when a contest with a rival diver sends her deep into the sunken city's forbidden zone, where she discovers a pathway to a world more exciting, and more dangerous, than anything she'd ever imagined-- one full of uncharted lands, mysterious creatures, and the mythical Thanatos Diver who, depending on the teller, is rumored to either save both worlds or destroy them...
"As big fans of Th3rd World's THE STUFF OF LEGEND, we're always excited for new projects from them. Their new series, THANATOS DIVER, captures the whimsy and wonder of THE LEGEND OF ZELDA and STUDIO GHIBLI films in a way that no other American comic has."
-- Steve Anderson, Owner/Operator Third Eye Comics
"With THANATOS DIVER, Nick Tapalansky and Alex Eckman-Lawn create not a 'kid's comic,' but that rarest of gems: a truly ALL-AGES comic. Snappy dialog and beautiful artbring to life a spirited tale of forbidden underwater cities, family drama, and high adventure that readers young and old will enjoy!"
-- D.J. Kirkbride (Amelia Cole, Never Ending, The Bigger Bang)
"THANATOS DIVER presents us with a strong but flawed heroinein an imaginative world that echoes the best of A WRINKLE IN TIME and video games like CHRONO TRIGGER, managing to combine them to create a powerful, modern-day, aspirational fantasy."
-- David A. Rodriguez (Lead Narrative Designer on Skylanders Swap-Force, Finding Gossamyr)
"THANATOS DIVER is a book that leaves a smile on your face; not because it reminds you of the many wonderful games and comics from your childhood, but because it cements itself among them. Eckman-Lawn's playful and mysterious artwork flows perfectly over Tapalansky's expert world building. The best first issue I've read all year."
-- Shane-Michael Vidaurri (Iron: or, The War After, Jim Henson's Storyteller)
"Somewhere between the LEGEND OF KORRA and the RPG classic SECRET OF MANA sits THANATOS DIVER. Tapalansky and Eckman-Lawn deliver a story fitting for those who once dreamed of soaring on the back of a dragon or finding a fabled sword. It's adventurous fun, with characters that become instant friends. An adventure full of mystery, as well as heart."
-- Lan Pitts (newsarama.com)