For time beyond memory, the Nine Families watched from the shadows, believing themselves shepherds and manipulating whole societies as they saw fit. Nothing happened that they didn’t observe or control. Outsiders knew naught of the Families, much less threatened them. Until now.
Van Jensen (Green Lantern Corps, The Flash) and Pete Woods (Action Comics, Deadpool) join forces for a high-octane sci-fi thriller. Delve into a conspiracy millennia in the making.
Paperback | $19.99
Published by Dark Horse Books Apr 11, 2017| 152 Pages| 6-5/8 x 10-3/16| ISBN 9781506701356
“If you’re a fan of The X-Files, you’re going to love this series. If the rest of it is anything like this issue, I’m already addicted.” - Horror Talk
“Cryptocracy is off to a good start. Jensen worked in an interesting premise with a solid lead in Grahame. Woods’ artistic take with the series will keep many people coming to the series. If the pacing can adjust itself for the next volumes, we can see a strong comic series that will surely gain fans.” - Fandom Post
“Cryptocracy sets up a grand stage that will play out for years, and creates enough questions that it leaves the reader enthralled after the last panel. It earns a solid 8 out of 10.” - Capeless Crusader
“Cryptocracy #1 is a pretty fun read especially if you’re a fan of Sci Fi, and conspiracies. “ - Bounding Into Comics
“Its nice to see something so unique in tone and temperment on the stands; this story could easily have been very dour and dark, but thanks to the art and the dialogue, theres quite a bit of life on each page, and more than a few laugh-out-loud moments.” - Comicality
“Van Jensen and Pete Woods are creating a solid story among some very fantastic ideas and time will tell if they keep the balance they’ve struck in the first issue. If they do, then readers are in for a ride. “ - All-Comic
“Van Jensen brings a high level of skill to the writing of this pilot issue, deftly building a folklore that is mystic and easy to understand simultaneously. “ - Pop Culture Uncovered
“If you believe in things like the Illuminati and know that the “Truth is Out There”, I think you will really enjoy this book. “ - Weird Science
“Cryptocracy does not play it safe, it takes risks and it succeeds.” - We the Nerdy