I was recently going through my collection and came across some issues of Matt Wagner's Mage, which came out from Comico in the mid 1980s. A little over a decade later, he continued the saga of Kevin Matchstick, inheritor of the legend of King Arthur, In Mage, The Hero Defined from Image Comics. This July, the final chapter, titled Mage, The Hero Denied begins in a new series from Image.
This June, Image Comics will release Howard Chaykin’s newest series, The Divided States Of Hysteria, which explores the deep political divisions in the United States. Essentially, the series seems to be an exploration of what it would take to literally fracture the nation, according to the press release from Image Comics. Howard Chaykin is the
Image Comics sent out a press release showcasing their ECCC Announcements. In the sea of Super Hero comics, it's always refreshing to read something different and Image is a leader in that category. Check out the list below!
Youngblood is infamous. As one of the first Image titles, it was so anticipated that it sold more copies than any other independently comic at that point. However, creator Rob Liefeld's reputation as a bad artist has tarnished it despite efforts by some really good writers to explore the central theme of superheroes as celebrities. The series has a habit of not finishing planned stories and not meeting commitments of completed mini-series.
We normally do not post press releases but this one I'm excited about. Image was and has been a publisher I admire and they have come a long way since 1992. If you want to read about these blind boxes, read on and make sure to ask for them at your comic shop.
Invincible is one of those really good super-hero comics that has flown under the radar. Robert Kirkman has incorporated all of the great super-heroic tropes into an entertaining story that has a wonderfully cohesive continuity. Unfortunately, it has been overshadowed by Kirkman's much more noticed series, especially The Walking Dead. After thirteen years, it will officially end in the final, twelve-issue story "The End of All Things." Here is the press release from Image Comics.
Bryan Lee O'Malley writes some fantastic comics, so fans look forward to any new comics from him. It looks like the new series Snotgirl is no exception, going to a second printing to keep up with pre-ordered demand. This leads to a press release from image with an eye-catching, if not slightly disgusting headline... SNOTGIRL blows readers away
Jeff Lemire's Plutona is getting the hardcover treatment this summer from Image Comics. Lemire's writing has been gaining him new fans for the past few years, with each new series continuing to show his skill as a storyteller. This summer, Image Comics is collecting the five issue Plutona into both a trade paperback and a great, limited edition hardcover.
Luther Strode's story is coming to an end. Everything has led to a final confrontation with the first murderer, Cain. Cain is the one person behind all of Luther Strode's pain. Everything is going to end for the saga of Luther Strode this July in Legacy of Luther Strode TPB.
Mythic is one of those books that shows the caliber of talent that goes to Image Comics to get creator owned work published. This June, it gets collected in a trade paperback from Image. Check out the full press release below.
It's been a while since I caught up with Marco, Alana, and Hazel in the pages of Saga. When I saw that Saga #36 promised a somewhat happier story, I was thrilled to catch up, since things have not looked good for quite a while in Saga.