On a sleepless night, Jonah Blake goes for a drive—and finds the world literally crashing down on him when a 757 drops out of the sky, exploding in the nearby woods.

Jonah, the lone witness to the event, soon finds himself engulfed in a maelstrom of voices and visions. Are these truly the souls of the 215 people who lost their lives aboard Flight 77—or is Jonah Blake losing his mind?

And if these are the spirits of the dead crying out to him—what do they want?

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all illustrations copyright (c) J.H. Williams III, 2023

Eisner Award winner J. M. DeMatteis was a professional musician and rock music journalist, before launching a long career writing comic books, novels, television, and film.

J. H. Williams III is a longtime veteran of the Arts and has created significant works for DC Comics, Image Comics, Amazon, and Marvel. His current work on Echolands from Image Comics has been met with critical acclaim. He’s garnered multiple awards, including Eagles, Eisners, GLAAD, Harveys, Inkwell, National Cartoonist Society, a coveted Nebula—for his contributions to The Sandman Overture, Promethea, Batwoman, Batman, Desolation Jones, and Where We Live. And has happily gained an honor award from the Grey School of Wizardry. Never one to settle for a single artistic vision, Williams has also branched out into arenas beyond the comics industry, illustrating album covers for legendary rock bands The Sword and Blondie, illustrations for Bram Stoker’s Dracula novel, and dabbling collaboratively in fashion. Beyond visual arts, his other creative endeavors include various writing roles, with Echolands and Batwoman being prominent examples. J. H. lives with his ever cherished wife and adorable cats in a land of desert mountains and valleys of sand, listening to music and collecting vinyl records.