From New York Times bestselling author Alison Wilgus, Chronin is a science fiction graphic novel duology of time travel adventure.
In 2042, New York City college student Mirai Yoshida’s research project takes her on a journey into Japan’s past. In 1864, she finds herself marooned after her time machine is lost, wandering the countryside disguised as a samurai, and trying to get back to her future.
“Chronin is a tense, entertaining time travel caper, charmingly drawn and filled with endearing, complicated characters that you can’t help rooting for.”—Faith Erin Hicks, Eisner-Award winning author of The Adventures of Superhero Girl
Alison Wilgus paints the characters from Chronin Volume 1
Alison Wilgus's Chronin Volume 1: The Knife at Your Back is an action-packed, time travel adventure, the first in a graphic novel duology.
Watch Alison watercolor character art for the four main characters. Trust us, it's mesmerizing.
Alison Wilgus is a Brooklyn-based bestselling writer, editor and cartoonist who's been working in comics for over a decade. She is the author of the SF graphic novel duology, Chronin (Tor Books), which NPR called “timeless in more ways than one,” and Book Riot called “magical,” and which has garnered a host of glowing reviews. Her middle grade graphic novel Science Comics: Flying Machines was named one of the National Science Teachers Association’s Best STEM Books for 2018, and was an Amazon Holiday Toy List Pick. Her next nonfiction graphic work, The Mars Challenge, is forthcoming from First Second. Her New York Times bestselling work has been published by DC Comics, Dark Horse, Del Rey, and Scholastic, and she served as a script and story writer for Cartoon Network's "Codename: Kids Next Door." In her spare time, she co-hosts a podcast about comics publishing called “Graphic Novel TK” with Gina Gagliano.