Image Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Madman Atomic Comics #17, ’76 #5, and Timothy and the Transgalactic Town graphic novel.Â All arrive this week (Sept. 23, 2009) and you can check them out after the jump.
MADMAN ATOMIC COMICS #17
story, art & cover MICHAEL ALLRED
32 PAGES, FC, $3.50
“TWEENAGE WASTELAND,â€ Conclusion!
The Grand Finale! Frank “Madman” Einstein and the Atomics meet Red Rocket 7 as they join forces with the surviving members of the fabulous psychedelic pop band,The Gear, after their lead singer has mysteriously disappeared. This is the climactic cosmic conclusion to this MADMAN series and will open the door for the next Madman epic in the months to come. This issue contains several ginchy extras including all-new pin-ups by comic artist legends DAVE COOPER, CRAIG THOMPSON, DAVE JOHNSON, and others!
â€™76 #5 (OF 8)
story B. CLAY MOORE & SETH PECK, art ED TADEM & TIGH WALKER, cover ED TADEM
32 PAGES, BW, $2.99
In Jackie Karma, Jackie and Marcus are drawn deeper into what seems to be a hidden conspiracy, as the players in the story begin to come together, and we first meet the Soul Brigade, ass-kicking soul band/street fighters. In Cool, Leon deals with stripper on the run Cherry Baum, and Pete finds himself dodging mob bullets. Fired directly at him. From point blank range.
TIMOTHY AND THE TRANSGALACTIC TOWEL GN
story MIKE BULLOCK, art MICHAEL METCALF, cover MANNY TREMBLEY
112 PAGES, FC, $16.99
Timothy is a young boy being raised by his single father. His dad always has to go away on long business trips, but makes sure to bring home a special gift each time. His latest trip was to Hawaii, and he brought home a multi-colored beach towel. Timothy thinks the towel kind of sucks, until he discovers it can transport him to other worlds and times! In this, the first of a projected series, Timothy is transported into the heart of an inter-galactic war!