The collected hardcover edition of Hybrid Bastards arrives in stores this week from Archaia.  The company sent a sneak peek for you to check out so you know what to look for when you head to your local comic shop.

HYBRID BASTARDS! Collected Edition Hardcover
Retail Price: $17.95 U.S.
Page Count: 104 pages
Format: hardcover with dust jacket, 6.625” x 10.25”, full color
ISBN: 978-1-932386-50-9
Release Date: comic shops – June 30, 2010; bookstores – July 13, 2010
Rating: Mature Readers (contains Graphic Violence and Adult Content)

Written by Tom Pinchuk
Illustrated by Kate Glasheen

Zeus is a god with a reputation for lechery, and it’s been driving his wife Hera nuts for years. Reaching her limit one night, she puts together an epic practical joke: She places a spell on Zeus that makes him fall in lust with every inanimate object in sight! It was a night Zeus doesn’t remember, but his godly seed took root nevertheless. Now, 18 years later, his unnatural hybrid bastards wander the world. And because Zeus has a reputation to protect, these embarrassing freaks have got to go! But this motley crew refuses to go quietly. Through schemes both ingenious and idiotic, Zeus’ bastard children—Cotton, a smarmy cloth patchwork; Carmine, a timid automobile; Corey, a self-loathing apple; Walter, a belligerent stack of bricks; and Panos, their gallant would-be leader—will force their negligent father to acknowledge them…that is, if their own squabbling doesn’t defeat them first! Collecting the mini-series that takes Greek mythology in a decidedly different direction, the HYBRID BASTARDS hardcover includes a bonus story and pin-up gallery.

via Archiaa

The Author

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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1 Comment

  1. Damascus
    June 30, 2010 at 2:54 am — Reply

    Kind of a funny concept. Hate the art. Looks like poorly done water colors.

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