Or – “When They Say ‘Mature Readers,’ They Ain’t Just Whistlin’ Dixie.” When I began reading comics, during the late Pleistocene Era 1970’s, creators were in the midst of one of the periodic spasms of Adult Comics, notably in the form of Heavy Metal, which embraced more sophisticated story-telling, as well as overt sexuality, violence and some stuff that I’m pretty sure they still don’t have a word for. 30 years later, mainstream comics are once again embracing sanitized violence and fluidless off-panel sex (though the subject matter has, admittedly, gotten a bit more grown-up.) But where does a comic
Sometimes when two comic book characters meet they fight, it’s pretty much a universal law. Sometimes these meetings are in the end good, they learn to work through each others differences to make the world a better place. That won’t be the case when Bomb Queen meets Cassie Hack, and her hulking bodyguard Vlad. Will this match made in Hell, literally pull at the strings of your heart? Or will it just be one giant tease?
You may have seen the solicitation reveal that Bomb Queen is making her return in November. According to Image Comics, the title character will take on the President of the United States. In BOMB QUEEN VI, Bomb Queen returns with new twists and mayhem when President Obama attempts to shut down her city of crime. Can Washington D.C. put the evil Queen back in the bottle, or will this be Obama’s first comic book defeat? Don’t miss the shocking reveal at the end of this issue!
5 March 2009 (Berkeley, CA) – This May, summer heats up early as Shadowline Publisher Jim Valentino, BRUCE THE LITTLE BLUE SPRUCE’s Kristen Simon and I HATE GALLANT GIRL’s Kat Cahill and Seth Damoose launch the ultimate super-heroine one-shot, BOMB QUEEN PRESENTS: ALL GIRL COMICS! “Ever since restarting Shadowline, we’ve been slowly building up our very own corner of the Image universe, especially in the pages of BOMB QUEEN, SHADOWHAWK and most recently I HATE GALLANT GIRL. A spotlight is long overdue,” Valentino said. “BOMB QUEEN PRESENTS: ALL GIRL COMICS showcases our super-heroines and most infamous super-villianess like never before
Image Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of two titles arriving in stores next week (Oct 8, 2008), and we thought we’d play nice and share them with you, too.Â Take the jump for the 13 Chambers one-shot and Bomb Queen V #4.Â With Bomb Queen around, it’s a good bet there is some Not Safe For Work content ahead.
Image Comics has a lot of titles shipping again next week, so we are breaking the sneak peeks into two parts again. In this installment, get an early look at After the Cape II, Bomb Queen V #2, Dead Space #4, and the Dust trade paperback.
Here’s the latest batch of sneak peeks from Image Comics for titles arriving in stores next week. On the list this week; Bomb Queen V #1, Dynamo 5 #13, Godland #23, Gutwrencher #3, Invincible Universe Primer #1, PVP Volume 5, and The Perhapanauts #2. Wow, that’s a lot of comics. Better take the jump and get cracking!
Image Comics has sent Major Spoilers a bunch of sneak peeks to help you ease into the weekend. Mice Templar is looking quite good, as is The Walking Dead. Rounding out the collection is Amory Wars 3, Bomb Queen 1, and True Story Swear to God 8.
Can’t make it to the next comic convention? Fear not, Major Spoilers is bringing you a whole lot of sneak peeks to keep you occupied, while your friends are hanging out with the big names in comics. We’ll kick things off today with sneak peeks from Image Comics featuring Killing Girl, Bonds, Bomb Queen, Tellos, In Her Darkest Hour, and The Astounding Wolfman. Of all of these titles shipping next week, Killing Girl is going to be the top of my list – the mafia’s own secret service? That’s gotta rock.