Press Release The dark and raunchy SATELLITE SAM turns up the heat with retailers by offering a scandalous new incentive comic stores won’t be able to resist. Retailers who order ten or more copies of SATELLITE SAM #8 will be able to indulge in the SATELLITE SAM TIJUANA BIBLE—free!
Image Comics released a giant sneak peek of the titles that are scheduled to land at your local comic shop this week. Take the jump for an early look at The Bounce #6, Bushido #4, Clone #11, Great Pacific #11, Pretty Deadly #1, Rat Queens #2, Satellite Sam #4, Sex Criminals #2, and Velvet #1.
Who killed Carlyle White? This is the question posed by Satellite Sam from Image Comics. Set in New York City in 1951, Satellite Sam follows a live television science fiction series on the Le Monde Television Network. Carlyle White, the actor who plays Satellite Sam, was murdered in a flophouse. His son, Michael, who also works on the television show, tries to figure out who killed his father by looking into Carlyle’s mysterious past.
Image Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week. Take the jump for an early look at Activity #14, Artifacts #30, BlackAcre #9, Cyber Force #5, Fatale #16, Invincible Universe #5, Legend of Luther Strode #6, Manhattan Projects #13, Miniature Jesus #4, Prophet #38, Satellite Sam #2, Sheltered #2, Sidekick #1, and Ten Grand #4.
Imagine Mad Men if it were about the crew of a live television Star Trek knock off and you have Satellite Sam, the latest creator owned work out of Image, by Matt Fraction and Howard Chaykin. The premise of a comic about the production of a television show has lots of potential. Other mediums have had lots of success with the same concept, such as with the show Sports Night. Does Satellite Sam pull it off? Find out after the break!
Press Release 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.