Image Comics sent us a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week. Take jump for an early look at ’68 Jungle Jim #2, Activity #12, Artifacts #27, BlackArcre #6, Epic Kill #10, Invincible Universe #2, Mice Templar IV – Legend #2, Savage Dragon #187, Snapshot #4, Son of Merlin #4, Spawn #231, Super Dinosaur #19, Ten Grand #1 and more.
Roland is a down-on-his-luck space gambler and card cheat. With a large debt to pay off, he is forced to serve on the casino/prison spaceship, Lost Vegas. So far he has served five years as a servant busing tables and working for tips. Since he does not want to work at Lost Vegas forever, Roland has other plans. He hopes to escape Lost Vegas by cheating money from the casino and buying a ship. He also has help from a few friends: Ink, a telepathic, black goo alien; Rinny, the Lost Vegas mechanic; and Loria, a Lost Vegas card dealer. Equipped with a holographic collar so he can blend into Lost Vegas’s gambling crowd, Roland has all the cards to make the perfect getaway.
Joe Fitzgerald is a dead man. After the brutal murder of both he and his girlfriend, Joe learns she’ll be headed to Heaven while he’ll be taking a decidedly lower path to the afterlife. A holy agent offers him a bargain, however: Do an unspecified number of jobs for us and we’ll see if we can reunite your with your love, if only briefly. Is this the fifth season of the A-Team? No! It’s “Ten Grand,” a new series from “Babylon 5″ creator J. Michael Straczynski.
More After the Jump
Yesterday, during te Peter Panzerfaust panel, fans got a look at a three-minute trailer for the Peter Panzerfaust, and got a look at Kurtis J. Wiebe’s new series, Rat Queens.
Readers will get a chance to start reading APHRODITE IX for free this May 4, as Top Cow debuts the re-launched Top Cow series on Free Comic Book Day.
At the Diamond Comics Retailer summit in Chicago today, Image Comics Publisher Eric Stephenson announced Image Expo 2013, a unique media event that will take place in San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on July 2, 2013.
Before heading out to your local comic book shop today, take a look at the titles arriving from Image Comics this week.
Tim Seeley’s and Mike Norton’s Revival series is a brand new take on the zombie genre. In the Wausau district of Wisconsin, the dead are rising from the grave. However, instead of mindless corpses, the people have been resurrected with their original personalities. The local townspeople call them Revivers. With the entire district quarantined by the federal government, a young police officer and single mother named Dana Cypress are investigating the murder of her sister, Martha, who is a Reviver. Through Dana’s eyes, the comic branches into all walks of life within the quarantined area, with everyone trying to deal with this new phenomenon.
Danger Club proposes a world where all the heroes are gone and all that are left are the sidekicks; and things do not end up pretty. After a long hiatus the bloody, violent, series about adolescents playing hero returns. Does it live up to the previous issues’ praise? Was the hiatus justified in an increase quality? Find out the answers to all these questions and more in your Major Spoilers review!
There are even more Walking Dead Minimates headed your way this summer from Diamond Select Toys, and best of all, the fourth series features The Governor.
Amid a spot of controversy, Saga #12 by Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples makes its way to shelves. Does it live up to the hullabaloo? Here! Have a review!