If you enjoy variety in the comics and stories you like to read, you need to be reading what Cy Dethan writes! This talented scripter from the U.K. has been challenging my thinking for a long time, and I always enjoy that!
A few months back, I got to preview the first chapter of Techno-Mancer by Raph Moran and Marc Borstel. Now that I’ve read the whole graphic novel, I wanted to let folks know just what I thought of the entire story. In that earlier article, I started off with the following idea: If technology didn’t exist at the level we now experience it, many devices we’re used to would seem like magic to us. For example, if someone in the Middle Ages pulled out an iPhone, anyone seeing it would not have any idea how it works. Well, in Raphael
If technology didn’t exist at the level we now experience it, many devices we’re used to would seem like magic to us. For example, if someone in the Middle Ages pulled out an iPhone, anyone seeing it wouldn’t have any idea how it works. Well, in Raphael Moran’s latest comic TechnoMancer, that’s something of the trade’s basic premise. The set-up is a little different, though. The book will hit comics shops this month!
AAM/Markosia has announced a new Starship Troopers one-shot called War Stories: Tasch, that arrives in stores in December 2008.Â War Stories: Tasch is written by Cy Dethan with art by Neil van Antwerpen and Peter-David Douglas. Cy Dethan explains, “‘War Stories: Tasch’ is essentially an “origin” piece. Before signing up for Pathfinder training, Private Naomi Tasch was a specialised sniper, working alongside a Mk-II combat Neodog. Neodogs are genetically and cybernetically altered animals with enhanced intelligence and physical attributes, linked to their handlers through a complex set of implants. During a full-scale planetary evacuation, Tasch’s Neodog partner goes missing and
AAM/Markosia has announced its latest series, Ritual, will arrive in December.Â The series is written by Andy Briggs, with art by Sawn McCauley. Publisher Harry Markos explains, â€˜We’ve been working with Andy Briggs for a while now so when he approached me about the possibility of developing some new properties I jumped at the chance! Andy is incredibly talented and prolific with many ongoing projects at the moment, including movies, TV and as a published author of several books. I figured that he’s worth getting involved with now rather than wait until he has the sort of success that I
AAM/Markosia has announced a brand new story arc for the Starship Troopers ongoing series. Three stories, linked over two parts by writer Cy Dethan, with guest writers Tony Lee (Doctor Who) and Christian Beranek (Willow Creek), and guest artists Neil Edwards, Scott James and Jim Boswell. It’s the Vandals versus the Tigers in a race to save the federation against the Civilian Militia — but who are the Reaper Cell and what is their connection to SICON? “When Harry [Markos] asked me to come on board to co-write the story, my immediate answer was ‘yes’,” says Christian Beranek in a
What’s that saying? You can’t keep a good man down? Such is the case with Lazarus, the brand new title from AAM/Markosia, publishers of King Kong, Startship Troopers, and The Boy Who Made Silence. Publisher Harry Markos, states, “I am very excited about this title, which I am confident is going to attract a ton of positive reviews. Joseph’s script is amazing, you can see almost immediately that this is no ordinary take on the Lazarus story but something quite unique and remarkable. The stunning art brings the tale to life and immerses the reader into a dark and frenetic
“The Art of the Boy Who Made Silence” Exhibition and Book Release Party with artist & author Joshua Hagler OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, March 21 from 7 pm â€“ 11 pm Sneak preview of EXIT SIGN: a Rock Opera at 10 pm Show runs March 21st through April 12th OPEN FOR VIEWING 7 DAYS BY APPOINTMENT a.Muse Gallery 614 Alabama Street at 18th, Second Floor San Francisco, California INFO 415.279.6281 JOSHUA HAGLER, who is mainly recognized for his energetic large-scale oil paintings, brings his other passion to the gallery–comic books. Winner of the coveted Xeric Grant, Hagler’s comic book series The
AAM/Markosia has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek at the second issue of the Boy Who Made Silence by Joshua Hagler.
AAM/Markosia has launched a brand new website to showcase their titles. The site features news, previews, and links for everything related to the company. Publisher Harry Markos explains, “We have a very exciting year ahead of us, with some groundbreaking new titles such as The Boy Who Made Silence, Lazarus: Immortal Coils, N-Guard, and Sunset to name but a few, and we are very keen to show people the positive direction that we are moving in. The new website, which was launched recently, will feature two new web comics by the end of April, as well as offering visitors the
AAM/Markosia has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of The Boy Who Made Silence #2. What is The Boy Who Made Silence? I’m glad you asked… In The Boy Who Made Silence, deaf child Nestor Gudfred inexplicably creates utter silence around him, which compels the people near him into each other’s pasts and memories. As his religious rural community looks to him as a prophet, the story follows Nestor and a diverse cast of richly imagined characters as he comes of age, falls in love, and begins a search for his father.
AAM Markosia has announced its latest book will be The Boy Who Made Silence. The Boy Who Made Silence #1 Joshua Hagler (Story and Art) Thomas Mauer (letters) In The Boy Who Made Silence, deaf child Nestor Gudfred inexplicably creates utter silence around him, which compels the people near him into each other’s pasts and memories. As his religious rural community looks to him as a prophet, the story follows Nestor and a diverse cast of richly imagined characters as he comes of age, falls in love, and begins a search for his father. The Boy Who Made Silence will