The mysterious Josephine returns to the Fatale series with a Lovecraftian bang. Brubaker and Phillips delve into the backstory of Josephine and Walt Booker, a classic love story full of Nazis, cthulhu monsters, human sacrifices, and old gypsy women. Is it a love story for the ages or one that will be devoured by the Master of R’lyeh himself? More after the jump!
The founders of the survivalist colony Safe Haven are sure that the end of civilization is at hand. Economic collapse, natural disaster, civil war — they’re prepared for it all in their underground compound deep in the woods of America’s northeast. But, in SHELTERED, the new series from Image Comics by Ed Brisson (COMEBACK) and Johnnie Christmas, the threat to their existence comes from a source they never expected: their own children.
Argentine artist Julian Totino Tedesco will draw the third in a series of exclusive Wizard World variant covers of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead #1 comic for Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, May 30 – June 2, it was announced today by Wizard World and Skybound, Kirkman’s imprint at Image Comics. The covers proved to be extremely popular at Portland Comic Con in February and St. Louis Comic Con in March, celebrating the groundbreaking, Eisner Award-winning comic book series.
Rob Guillory and John Layman have started the tradition of releasing special variant cover editions of Chew issues during the San Diego Comic-Con and the cover for this year’s variant has just been revealed. Take the jump for the Kill Bill cover for Chew #35.
Or – “Not Everyone Gets To Be The Red Ranger…”
When it comes to your Japanese five-person super-teams, there are a few rules of thumb. You get a leader, usually the upstanding hero and/or rookie. You get a comic-relief character. You get a girl. You get yourself big guy. And, to round out the group, there’s often a mysterious loner, the brooding bad boy outcast, the guy who has an axe to grind, but still quietly respects the other members of his group. This is a story about the first of those loners… Your Major Spoilers (retro) review awaits!
Another teaser from Image Comics, I’ll let you go to town in the comment section to place your bets and guesses on the upcoming project.
This July, acclaimed comic book creators Matt Fraction (Hawkeye, Casanova, Iron Man) and Howard Chaykin (BLACK KISS, AMERICAN FLAGG) will take readers back to the Golden Age of Television, a time when innocence was as manufactured a fiction as the perfect families in the comedies that captivated audiences at home. Their new Image Comics series SATELLITE SAM, debuting in July, takes a look at the darkness behind the small screen when, in 1951, Carlyle Bishop, the star of the beloved serial “Satellite Sam” turns up dead in a filthy flophouse.
Or so says Image Comics in this teaser for what they have coming up next.
I’m not up on my martial arts anime and manga stuffs, so I don’t know if this is Tekken, Fatal Fury, Double Dragon, so for now, I’m going with Something Else, until one of you fine Spoilerites enlighten me in the comment section.
Image Comics has announced that Sara Pichelli will provide the variant cover for Bounce #2 by Joe Casey and David Messina.
Greene’s background is finally delved into in this newest issue of BlackAcre by Duffy Boudreau and Wendell Cavalcanti. Going from soldier to Prophet, Greene has led an interesting life. But what makes Greene so important that Sinclair would attempt to assassinate him? Major Spoilers finds out.
Or – “It Doesn’t Help That I Just Can’t Stand Negan…”
I have been taken to task recently on the social media sites in my assessment that both the Walking Dead TV series and this book have jumped different sharks in recent months, leaving me unhappy with the storytelling (which is different from being unhappy with what’s happening in the story, something this book has always excelled at.) Will this be the issue that changes my mind? Your Major Spoilers review awaits!