Frank Cho has had quite a year. He was a focal point in an online battle with social justice warriors. He provided numerous covers to Marvel. He started regularly drawing a new Hulk series. Dynamite still continues to publish his Jungle Girl series. His level of quality remains high, despite any controversy he generates. In May,
Eric Stephenson, Publisher of Image Comics is known for expressing some radical views for a comics publisher. Whether it's slowing down with variant covers or constant events meant to boost short-term sales, he has been outspoken about the comics industry.
Bloody Mary from Eisner-winning writer Garth Ennis and artist Carlos Ezquerra has found a new home at Image Comics. First published under the DC Comics Helix imprint in 1996, Bloody Mary told the story of an American commando sent to Europe, then back to America. There were eight issues over two mini-series, Bloody Mary and Bloody Mary, Lady Liberty.
Tokyo Ghost Volume 1 has been officially announced by Image Comics. Following in the tradition of great science fiction comics, Tokyo Ghost crafts a believable future world of the future. We could go on, but the press release from Image Comics sells the collection better than we could sum it up. When it comes out in March, it's worth checking out if you've missed the series the first time around.
The Walking Dead #151 Launches a new story arc following the events of the momentous 150th issue. Spoilers for that issue abide in this article, so be warned. If you haven't yet read The Walking Dead #150 and you don't want it spoiled, don't click past the break.
Shutter, a great Image Comics fantasy title, is launching a brand new story arc in February.It's a great time for comic readers that like science fiction and fantasy. So many great titles come out every month telling stories that Marvel and DC, with their reliance on super-heroes, simply do not publish en masse. One of Image's highly regarded fantasy titles is Shutter.
If you're enjoying Low, by Rick Remender and Greg Tocchini, you'll be pleased at the new story arc. If you've heard of it, but need a jumping on point, then Image Comics has news for you with this new story arc.
In sharing a press release about a new Walking Dead variant cover, Image Comics has shown a little sense of humor about how variant covers work. The new variant cover featuring only the black and white artork from Charlie Adlard's regular cover will go to any retailer that orders at least zero copies of The Walking Dead #150. Yes, every retailer will get a copy of this variant cover.
Monstress from Image Comics has really hit strong. It's not terribly unusual any more for an issue to get a second printing, but a third printing is pretty spectacular. The first issue of Monstress is one its way to a third printing, and the second is getting a second printing, so don't be surprised if you can't find them at your local comic shop. What is Monstress? I'm glad you asked.
The Walking Dead's 150th Issue is a major milestone. The best selling comic not from Marvel or DC reaching this point in its longevity is something that practically screams for variant covers from some of the best artists suited to doing covers for The Walking Dead.
Bitch Planet, published by Image, really captured the attention of comic readers with its strong feminist story and a great variety among its cast of characters. Kelly Sue DeConnick has crafted a sci-fi world that really gets immersive quickly. However, some of you may not have picked it up yet, in which case Image Comics has news for you.
Last month, Image Comics announced the Sex Criminals #Brimpersketch contest.Using the second printing of Sex Criminals #11, participants would fill in the blank faces of creators Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky and then post them on Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #brimpersketch. Browsing through Twitter, there were some fantastic entries, but winners have been announced, with the winner, Twitter user @soulsandra gettingpersonalized copies of THE WICKED & THE DIVINE #2, JUST THE TIPS, and BIG HARD SEX CRIMINALS.