One of the things that today’s comics creators are doing to keep things fresh is to mix up two different genres. For instance, Daniel Corey recently started up Red City, a mixture of science fiction and crime drama. I continue to enjoy that book, by the way. But this week, I want to review the first issue of Copperhead, a blend of sci-fi and Western/cowboy sensibilities. This issue has completely sold out at the distributor level, but may still be available in comic stores. It is currently available digitally on the Image Comics website (imagecomics.com) and the official Image Comics iOS app,
Press Release Writer Jay Faerber (NEAR DEATH, DYNAMO 5) and artist Scott Godlewski (Dracula: The Company of Monsters) team up with colorist Ron Riley (NEAR DEATH, DYNAMO 5) and letterer/designer Thomas Mauer (UNDERTOW, UMBRAL) to bring readers an all-new science fiction western series this September from Image Comics.
The Batman: Arkham Origins panel just wrapped up in San Diego and one of the biggest announcements to come from it was the reveal that Copperhead is one of the 9 assassins to be featured within the new game. After the jump is the official announcement video and it features a Copperhead that you have never seen before.
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Or – “Manhunter!” It’s been a while since we’ve been treated to the adventures of Kate Spencer and her extended family.Â Mark Andreyko’s Manhunter has actually escaped cancellation yet AGAIN, and now the armored Bird of Prey returns to active duty, with a new artist and a slightly new attitude.Â But, what new wrinkles are in store for the best book you probably never bought the first two times it was cancelled?