From Book 1:
Welcome to the Black Powder \\ Red Earth Volume 1 Reloaded Edition. BPRE V1 Reloaded is a re-issue of the original book with new art, additional story and an appendix detailing the politics behind the scenes of the story and the jargon found within. The creators "reloaded" this chapter exclusively to bring the artwork up to the quality bar set by the rest of the series and is the definitive edition of book 1 of Black Powder \\ Red Earth. For those of you new to the series, BPRE is the story of Special operations contractors, backed by Saudi petrodollars, wage a war of ruthless intrigue and clandestine violence against Iranian proxies and agents in the post-Iraq state, Basran.
About the Author :
Jon Chang(1973-) splits his time between developing war games, directing short films, writing books/graphic novels and working as the co-founder/CCO at Haley Strategic Partners. Creator and director of multiple short films including the American Gunfighter Series and The Jack Carbine featurette for BCM, his graphic novel series, Black Powder \ Red Earth, has been described as "Syriana meets Black Hawk Down".