Oni Press has three titles arriving in stores today – Guerillas volume 1, All Saint’s Day: An Amy Devlin Mystery, and Frenemy of the State #3. Take the jump for a sneak peek before heading out to the comic book store.
GUERILLAS V1 – In stores 10/13/2010
Writer / Artist: Brahm Revel
Format: Black& White, 6 X 9
Page Count: 152
Genre: Action / War
Age Rating: O – Older Audiences
Comparison Titles: Movies like Apocalypse Now, Dispatches, and Platoon. Description: Private John Francis Clayton is on his first tour of duty in Vietnam, facing death at every turn in the middle of a war he doesn’t understand. Clayton is just trying to stay alive when he encounters an elite platoon of…. simian soldiers?!? This squad of chain-smoking chimps is the most dangerous fighting force in the jungle… but whose side are they on?
ALL SAINT’S DAY: AN AMY DEVLIN MYSTERY
Writer: Christina Weir, Nunzio DeFilippis
Artists: Dove McHargue, Kate Kasenow
Format: Black& White, 6 X 9 Hardcover
Page Count: 168
Genre: Mystery / Suspense
Age Rating: M – Mature Readers
Comparison Titles: Hard hitting PI comics like Stumptown and tv shows like Criminal Minds.
Description: Three years after the events of Past Lies, Amy Devlin, in her final days in Beverly Hills’ Cold Case Division, uncovers a series of murders that seem connected through time. Every 10 years, a sinner with a saint’s name has been brutally murdered on All Saints Day. With a string of cases spanning 30 years, and another killing likely to occur within the month, can Amy convince anyone these unsolved crimes are connected? And when she starts digging, will she make herself the next victim?
FRENEMY OF THE STATE #3
Writer: Christina Weir, Nunzio DeFilippis, Rashida Jones
Artist: Jeff Wamester
Format: Standard, Full Color
Page Count: 32
Age Rating: T+ – Older Teens
UPC: 649856 00030 9 00311
Comparison Titles: Comics like Buffy the Vampire Slayer. TV Shows like Chuck.
Description: Celebutante Ariana Von Holmberg is in over her head chasing a lead during her first mission as a secret agent for the CIA. Will her training save her from jihadists out for blood? Will she get caught and sold into white slavery!? Will she score a totally SWEET kafiyah?!