Press Release Top Cow Productions, Inc. proudly announced today the upcoming release of the penultimate installment of Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer #4Â the first crossover between Top Cowâ€™s Cyberforce and Hunter-Killer teams.Â Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer #4 is written by Mark Waid (Amazing Spider-Man, Strange), who co-created Hunter-Killer with Top Cowâ€™s CEO and founder Marc Silvestri in 2005, with artwork by Kenneth Rocafort (Madame Mirage, Pilot Season: The Core), who drew the final four issues of the initial Hunter-Killer Season One series.
Next Wednesday, July 22, 2009 Top Cow and select comic book retailers around the country want to win you to the Top Cow side of the force by giving away Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer #1 – FOR FREE! â€œItâ€™s no hyperbole on my part when I say that this is Top Cowâ€™s biggest event series for 2009. Weâ€™ve been building towards this for well over a year and so it was a natural step to include the launch issue in the â€œLet Us Win YOU Overâ€ program,â€ said Filip Sablik, Top Cowâ€™s Publisher. â€œ â€™Let us win YOU overâ€™ should be renamed â€˜THANK
Top Cow Entertainment has announced the Mark Waid penned Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer #1 is scheduled to arrive in stores on July 22, 2009. Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer #1 is written by Mark Waid, who co-created Hunter-Killer with Top Cow CEO and founder Marc Silvestri in 2005.Â Artistic duties will be performed by Kenneth Rocafort, (Madame Mirage, Pilot Season: The Core) who drew the final four issues of the initial Hunter-Killer season. This issue will be the first time the Hunter-Killer team is made part of the proper Top Cow universe. â€œWorking with creators like Mark and Kenneth is a pure pleasure and makes my life
This summer, Top Cow Productions will launch a huge limited crossover series featuring the cybernetic killers of Cyberforce, and the Ultra Sapiens of Hunter-Killers.Â While the storyline is being kept a secret, we do know Mark Waid will be writing with Kenneth Rocafort providing all the art. â€œI canâ€™t wait to work with Kenneth again,â€ said Waid in a prepared statement. â€œHe blew my mind when I first saw his Hunter-Killer pages during the first run. To be brutally honest, itâ€™s rare that I see a new artist whose work doesnâ€™t feel redundant or a clone of something else already
Top Cow has sent us a copy of its schedule for Wizard World LA taking place this weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center. In addition to a long list of signings, Top Cow will offer three exclusive variants of Witchblade Takeru Manga #2, a black and white edition of Hunter-Killer #12, and a black and white edition of Witchblade #104. Take a peek at the covers (appearing on eBay soon) and the complete signing schedule after the jump.
Top Cow sent Major Spoilers a 12 page preview of the first collected volume of Hunter-Killer written by Mark Waid. Volume 1 collects Hunter-Killer issues #0, #1-#12 plus the one shot Hunter-Killer Dossier. Fans of Marc Silvestri get a bonus sketchbook to see how he brings the characters to life.