A lot of good work came from Sejic during his Witchblade: First Born run, and Top Cow Productions has announced Stjepan will now be the regular artist for the ongoing Witchblade series beginning with issue #116.
“Historic run, on the rise artist, longest running, and consistent,” said Sejic in a prepared statement, “In my personal dictionary these descriptions all fall under ‘hype’. As a fan, I’ve read my share of hype but as an artist my job is to destroy the skepticism in fans’ minds. I’m committed to doing just that. Ron [Marz] has amazing stories outlined and I’m extremely excited to show fans what I can really do. I’m in this because I love comics and telling stories, and these are going to be some badass stories!”
Witchblade #116 promises to be an ideal jumping on point for new readers. Following the events of First Born, the Witchblade was split in half and is now wielded by long-time bearer Sara Pezzini and neophyte Danielle Baptiste. Both women will have to adapt to the new changes in their lives and this issue will lay seeds for the upcoming landmark issue #125.
Take the jump for a sneak peek at the Sejic cover and the bonus incentive cover by Greg Horn (hot!)