There are a number of comic books and comic book companies debuting at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Among the fresh faces is Carpet Bomb Comics, founded by Erik Hendrix and Michael Nelsen. The duo are offering up two titles at the show, and sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Faction #1 and The Citizens #1.
Faction Issue 1 – $3.99 – Beginnings and Endings Part 1 of 4.
Winner of Small Press Idol 2009, Carpet Bomb Comics’ Faction is back with the first issue of the regular series in FULL COLOR. Taking place immediately following the events of the successful Faction #0, Acker, now a Knight in the Society of the Enlightened, along with Gabriel, Abigail, and the rest of the Knights, must face their past on the rain-drenched road to the Blood Lord, the mysterious head of a dangerous new Faction. Plus: What’s the secret history between Acker and Abigail? By Erik Hendrix, Arnie Gordon, Ibrahim Moustafa, Jon Bolerjack, Giuseppe Pica, and Michael Nelsen.
The Citizens Issue 1 – Standard Cover ($3.99) – THE GILDED AGE PART 1 of 4
Carpet Bomb Comics Present The Citizens! Those in possession of power have decided the best way to protect humanity, is to control humanity, by any means they deem necessary. Tired of this totalitarian action, and sitting idly by while those who have sworn to save lives have taken a dark turn, Kenneth Hastings must enlist some old friends if he hopes to set things right, even if they resist the call. This is the first issue in a twelve-part twisting saga of death, mystery, passion, change, and the invention of a new age of heroes. By Erik Hendrix, Michael Nelsen, and Ibrahim Moustafa.