Image Comics has sent another batch of sneak peeks for titles arriving this week. Take the jump for previews of The Next Issue Project #1: Fantastic Comics #24, Gutwrencher #1, and ’76 #2.
THE NEXT ISSUE PROJECT #1: FANTASTIC COMICS #24
story: ERIK LARSEN, JOE CASEY, TOM SCIOLI, TOM YEATES, FRED HEMBECK, ASHLEY WOOD, ANDY KUHN, & B. CLAY MOORE
art: ERIK LARSEN, BILL SIENKIEWICZ, MIKE ALLRED, TOM SCIOLI, TOM YEATES, FRED HEMBECK, ASHLEY WOOD & ANDY KUHN
cover: ERIK LARSEN
SAMSON! STARDUST! FLIP FALCON! SPACE SMITH! CAPTAIN KIDD! THE GOLDEN KNIGHT! PROFESSOR FIEND! SUB SAUNDERS! YANK WILSON! Some of the greatest creations from yesterday brought back to life by some of the greatest creators of today! Fans have marveled over the years as, one by one, characters from comics’ Golden Age have been revived for a modern audience. The NEXT ISSUE PROJECT is an ongoing series that continues a classic discontinued title for a modern audience! All stories are complete, self-contained and cool as all hell! All books are Golden Age sized, but these aren’t simply an homage to Golden Age comics: They’re updated classics for a new generation by modern masters!
64 PAGES, FC, $5.99
GUTWRENCHER #1 (OF 3)
story: SHANNON ERIC DENTON, STEVE NILES & KEITH GIFFEN
cover: KEITH GIFFEN
art: ANTHONY HIGHTOWER
In rural New England, a hiker is infected with an ancient curse days before his 10-year high school reunion. If his soul is pure he will be able to resist its bloodlust, if not… nothing will be able to stop him! An all-new three-issue miniseries from STEVE NILES, KEITH GIFFEN, SHANNON ERIC DENTON & ANTHONY HIGHTOWER!
32 PAGES, FC, $3.50
’76 #2 (OF 8)
story: B. CLAY MOORE & SETH PECK
art: ED TADEM & TIGH WALKER
cover: ED TADEM
In 1976 New York, Jackie Karma reconnects with his sixties street-fighting partner Marcus King, and the two consider a return to kicking ass. In the second chapter of “Cool,” LA bounty hunters Pete Walker & Leon Campbell begin the hunt for a runaway stripper and we meet Jimmy Length, porn star turned hit man.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES
32 PAGES, BW, $2.99
THE WALKING DEAD BOOK 2 HC 2ND PRINTING
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
BACK IN PRINT! This hardcover features issues #13-24 of the hit series along with covers for the issues all in one oversized hardcover volume. Perfect for long time fans, new readers, and anyone needing a slightly heavy object with which to fend off the walking dead.
304 PAGES, BW, $29.99