Radical Publishing has sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for the two titles arriving in January 2009.
SHRAPNEL: ARISTEIA RISING #1
Creator MARK LONG & NICK SAGAN
Writer M ZACHARY SHERMAN
Artist BAGUS HUTOMO
Colorist LEOS “OKITA” NG
Letterer SEAN KONOT
JanuaryÂ – 48 pages â€“FC – $1.99
Shrapnel #1 Cover A â€“ Clint Langley
Shrapnel #1 Cover B – Bruno Werneck
Shrapnel #1 Cover C â€“ Kai
Shrapnel #1 Cover D â€“ Gerhard Moszi
Humanity has a new empire. Our solar system has been colonized and each planet is dominated by the brutal will of the Solar Alliance.
All except Venus, the last free colony and final relic of democracy.
As Venus and its’ people suffer the enforcement of the Alliance, one woman may be able to turn the tide. Samantha “Sam” Vijaya, a Solar Alliance war veteran and hero, lives on Venus in self-imposed exile, hoping to escape the life she once knew. However, when the skies burn and civil war comes to her doorstep, Sam has no choice but to join the fight.
With the freedom of humanity on the brink of extinction, Sam must emerge from exile to destroy the same forces she once led.
CITY OF DUST: A PHILIP KHROME STORY #4
Writer STEVE NILES
Artist ZID, GARRIE GASTONNY and BRANDON CH’NG
Colorist BUDDY JIANG, LEOS NG ‘OKITA’ and SIXTH CREATION
Letterer CHRIS ELIOPOULOS
JanuaryÂ â€“ 28 pages â€“ FC – $2.99
City of Dust #4 Cover A â€“ Clint Langley
City of Dust #4 Cover B â€“ Patrick Reilly
City of Dust #4 Cover C – JP Targete
As the entire city is engulfed by living nightmares, Khrome and Morgan must make a fragile alliance with Ajax in order to find a way to stop the plague of monsters. As the truth becomes clear, one of them will have to make the ultimate sacrifice, and those that remain will be changed forever.