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Archangels rediscover Noah's Ark in Knights of the Golden Sun #8 preview

Knights of the Golden Sun #8
(Image credit: Mauricio Villarreal (Mad Cave Studios))

The battle of good vs. evil on a biblical scale returns December 8 with the release of Knights of the Golden Sun #8. 

(Image credit: Mauricio Villarreal (Mad Cave Studios))

Writer Mark London and artist Mauricio Villarreal's fantasy-esque exploration of the Judeo-Christian figures of God, Lucifer, and the angels in a battle for control of the universe returns after a seven-month hiatus.

"The Archangels are back! With Metatron on the run and Lucifer nowhere to be found, the Archangels must scour the Earth for the pieces of God's Armor in order to prevent the Fallen from bringing destruction upon the world the likes of which have only been hinted at through the annals of history!" reads publisher Mad Cave Studios' description of the issue.

In this preview, the Archangels Michael, Raphael, and Gabrielle venture to the resting place of Noah's Ark in their mission to reassemble God's Armor. Check it out:

Here's a preview:

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Knights of the Golden Sun #8

(Image credit: Mauricio Villarreal (Mad Cave Studios))

Knights of the Golden Sun #8 preview

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Knights of the Golden Sun #8

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Set in the 400-year gap between the Judeo-Christian Old Testament and New Testament, Knights of the Golden Sun follows the Archangels (the 'Knight of the Golden Sun' in this analogy) as they deal with the mysterious disappearance of God and the fallen angel Lucier's attempts to take their father's throne.

Knights of the Golden Sun #8 goes on sale on December 8. A collection of the first seven issues, Knights of the Golden Sun: Providence, is on sale now.

Knights of the Golden Sun is available in print and digitally. Check out our list of the best digital comics readers for Android and iOS devices.

Chris Arrant

Newsarama Senior Editor Chris Arrant has covered comic book news for Newsarama since 2003, and has also written for USA Today, Life, Entertainment Weekly, Publisher's Weekly, Marvel Entertainment, TOKYOPOP, AdHouse Books, Cartoon Brew, Bleeding Cool, Comic Shop News, and CBR. He is the author of the book Modern: Masters Cliff Chiang, co-authored Art of Spider-Man Classic, and contributed to Dark Horse/Bedside Press' anthology Pros and (Comic) Cons. He has acted as a judge for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the Harvey Awards, and the Stan Lee Awards. Chris is a member of the American Library Association's Graphic Novel & Comics Round Table.