Star Runner: Rising Star Graphic Novel Released

by | Dec 2, 2022 | Press Release

Atlantis Studios announced today the release of Star Runner: Rising Star, the third chapter in the Star Runner Chronicles graphic novel series. The Star Runner Chronicles follows Aurora Palmer, a rebellious teen girl born with strange, unpredictable powers, seeking the truth behind her mysterious past and the meaning of her alien origins.

In the series, Aurora travels from the halls of high school to the inner rings of the Galaxy, and ultimately, to her destiny in the stars. Written by screenwriter James Watson, this star-spanning saga showcases top-notch artwork from leading professionals in the industry. Rising Star completes the first trilogy of the ambitious six-issue series in both print and digital formats.

“As we begin this adventure, Aurora’s dreams are coming true”, said series creator James Watson “She has a great boyfriend, true friends, and a chance to travel to the stars. But dark forces are conspiring in the background, and when an old enemy attacks, Aurora is forced to face her future faster than she ever imagined possible!”

Rising Star will release in December digitally on Amazon Kindle, and in print from the Star Runner Website and PreviewsWorld. It will ship to stores in January 2023.

The series is currently in development as a live action feature film Aurora: The Star Runner Chronicles, through a joint venture with New South Independent and Third Shift Media.

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About Atlantis Studios

Atlantis Studios is a Virginia-based sequential arts studio specializing in comics and graphic novels for science fiction, fantasy, and action-adventure licensed properties. Since its creation in 1997, Atlantis Studios has created, published, or produced over 200 published works, many of them developed exclusively for clients in the film and television industry.

The Star Runner Chronicles is a graphic novel series, inspired by classic science fiction for young adults, such as books by Alexander Key (Escape to Witch Mountain) and Madeline L’Engle (A Wrinkle in Time). It is available digitally and in trade paperback format at: