The Iron Empires: eight weary nations, spanning three million light years of the Milky Way Galaxy. They are the withering remains of a human civilization once immeasurably vast. Their dying has not been quiet.
The Vaylen Terror has ravaged humanity down the ages, seizing a thousand worlds in a bloody rush, then pausing for decades of consolidation. During these intervals of calm, the empires rebuild, rearm...and wage war on their neighbors. they almost believe the Vaylen will never return.
Faith Conquers, the first of Christopher Moeller's acclaimed series of Iron Empires graphic novels, was nominated for the coveted Eisner award when first released in 1994. You will meet tough, uncomprimising warrior-priest Trevor Faith, battling for his life and conscience on a corrupt border world. Also in this volume is "The Passage," a short story of terror and heroism, presented in color for the first time!
The Iron Empires stories are epic in the truest sense. - Mike Carey (from his introduction)
Moeller presents us with a story worthy of his art. And that's a very fine story, indeed! - Scott Hampton (Eaters of the Dead, Batman: Night Cries)
Faith Conquers is that rarity in comics: a book beautifully painted, passionately written, with a grand and inspiring setting. This is epic storytelling at its memorable best. - Mark Smylie (Artesia)