Uber #0 is Kieron Gillen and Canaan White’s latest offering for Avatar Press. Can this story about Nazi supersoldiers in the waning days of the Third Reich live up to one critic’s expectations?
Or – “Why Do I DO This To Myself?”
Y’know when you have a bad tooth, and any time you touch it with your tongue, it jolts a little lightning bolt of pain down your jaw and makes your whole head ache? But, even so, you can’t help but futz with it with the tip of your tongue all day, constantly stabbing your own nervous system with meaningless little barbs, the immediately regretting it, just because you can’t help yourself?
That is my relationship with the Crossed franchise. Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
BOOM! Studios announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Avatar Press to distribute their graphic novels to the book trade. This agreement will see BOOM! distributing Avatar in the United States via BOOM!’s existing relationship with Simon & Schuster and Canadian distribution through BOOM!’s existing relationship with HarperCollins Canada.
The new BOOM! Studios/Avatar mass market partnership sees two of the top ten Direct Market publishers teaming up for a unique relationship, extending both brands into the mass market.
Addy Pratt leads her family through the apocalyptic wasteland inhabited by the Crossed, sadistic and perverse creatures that inflict themselves on the ever-dwindling human population. Will Addy be able to deliver her remaining family members from the infected claws of evil? Read on…if you dare.
Or – “Sir, I Protest! I Am NOT A Merry Man!!!”
Once again, we’ve come to the situation where Stately Spoilers Manor contains far more comics than there are days to review ‘em, leading once again unto the Final Frontier… NUQNEH – NOOKNEHH! Phasers on summarize!
Avatar Press has sent Major Spoilers the solicitation information and cover images for titles shipping in April 2008. Take the jump for the full list and an eye full of the image above.