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AAM/Markosia has announced a new Starship Troopers one-shot called War Stories: Tasch, that arrives in stores in December 2008.  War Stories: Tasch is written by Cy Dethan with art by Neil van Antwerpen and Peter-David Douglas.

Cy Dethan explains, “‘War Stories: Tasch’ is essentially an “origin” piece. Before signing up for Pathfinder training, Private Naomi Tasch was a specialised sniper, working alongside a Mk-II combat Neodog. Neodogs are genetically and cybernetically altered animals with enhanced intelligence and physical attributes, linked to their handlers through a complex set of implants. During a full-scale planetary evacuation, Tasch’s Neodog partner goes missing and she puts her career and life on the line to find him. In doing so, she demonstrates the loyalty, single-mindedness and raw brilliance that will one day make a Pathfinder out of her.”

Take the jump for a sneak peek of the issue.

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via AAM/Markosia

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1 Comment

  1. CatFang
    October 9, 2008 at 4:46 am — Reply

    For those that want more of a taster past one of Cy Dethan’s Bad Blood storyline is available to read for free at http://www.myebook.com.

    This arc is the introduction of Vanauken’s Vandals, the pathfinder unit to which Tasch belongs.

    There is also more info, art and background material on the series at http://www.cydethan.com

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