It's The Matrix Vs. The Apocalypse In This Arcadia #1 Comic Preview

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In a world nearly devastated by plague, four billion humans narrowly escaped death by uploading digital version of themselves into computers. But this willing Matrix needs people on the outside to keep it running — but what happens when these survivors have had enough? Welcome to Arcadia.

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Written by Alex Paknadel with art by Eric Scott Pfeiffer, Arcadia is Boom Studios' new scifi series about the digital city Arcadia, where class warfare begins to erupt both inside the virtual city and outside, as its elite depletes the resources living in the Matrix-esque world as well those needed by the people still living in the real world, a.k.a "The Meat." Check out for yourself with our exclusive five-page preview!

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Illustration for article titled Its iThe Matrix /iVs. The Apocalypse In This iArcadia/i i#1/i Comic Preview
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Illustration for article titled Its iThe Matrix /iVs. The Apocalypse In This iArcadia/i i#1/i Comic Preview
Illustration for article titled Its iThe Matrix /iVs. The Apocalypse In This iArcadia/i i#1/i Comic Preview
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Illustration for article titled Its iThe Matrix /iVs. The Apocalypse In This iArcadia/i i#1/i Comic Preview

The first issue of Arcadia hits comics stores on May 6th!


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DISCUSSION

I'll be honest, I don't read many comics, but I'm sold on this concept - there's conflicts going on here that I can buy into in a big way. Thanks!