is the title of a comic book limited series
written by Greg Rucka
, illustrated by Steve Lieber
, and published by Oni Press
. It is the sequel to Whiteout
, the illustrations are all in black and white, capturing the starkness of the Antarctic landscape.
A third volume in the series, Whiteout: Thaw
was expected to be released as four separate issues beginning in the Fall of 2007,Wieland, Jonah. "." The Comic Wire, Comic Book Resources
, February 23, 2007. however the series was not issued in 2007 or 2008. Rucka subsequently indicated that Thaw
was expected to be released around the same time as the film version of Whiteout
Rucka, Greg. (2007). "." Nature v. Nurture: A Greg Rucka Newsletter
vol 1, iss 6. in September 2009, but it has not yet been published.
The story follows Carrie Stetko, a U.S. Marshal
who is called back to Antarctica
from her vacation in New Zealand
to investigate the explosion of a Russian science outpost. There she discovers a cache of illicit nuclear warheads and evidence that some of them are missing. Along with an officer from the Russian intelligence service, Stetko sets off across the ice on foot to track down the thieves.
The series are collected as trade paperbacks
- Whiteout Volume 2: Melt (120 pages, 2000, ISBN 978-1929998036; Definitive edition, June 2007 ISBN......