First Look at Dan Panosian’s SLOTS #1

Image Comics has released a short preview of the first issue of writer/artist Dan Panosian‘s Slots.   [OFFICIAL SOLICIT] Superstar artist Dan Panosian (Daredevil: Back in Black, Conan/Red Sonja) will take on writing as well as art duties on his all-new series SLOTS, coming this October from Image Comics and Skybound Entertainment. You can say this about the life of Stanley Dance: he did it his way. Unfortunately, his way never took getting old into…

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Image Announces SLOTS From Dan Panosian

Skybound is one of Image’s largest imprints, and founder Robert Kirkman is adding a new title to its stable with Dan Panosian‘s Slots. The Berkeley-based independent publisher announced today that the first issue of the new series will be released in October. Slots is billed as a “bold new take on Las Vegas”. It stars former boxer Stanley Dance as a man looking for redemption. The solicitation for the series leans into that Vegas vibe,…

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Millar and Murphy Exploit Time Travel in CHRONONAUTS

Chrononauts, a new series from writer Mark Millar (Starlight, Kick-Ass) and artist Sean G Murphy (Punk Rock Jesus, The Wake), was first announced back in November, but yesterday independent comics publisher Image Comics released the first pages we’ve seen since the initial discussion of the series. Chrononauts is described by Millar as a “buddy comedy” which will feature two genius-level scientists embarking on journeys to various periods in history, often times with personal gain as the…

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DC Comics Shakeups for July 2014 Solicit

July ushers in the finales of numerous storylines (Batman, Catwoman, Green Lantern, Green Lantern Corps, Supergirl). Powerful new villains, such as the Doom Patrol and Superman, enter the New 52 and wreak havoc across several titles. Superman?!? Watch what happens when the Man of Steel succumbs to the Doomsday virus. There will be some new faces for DCU heroes, as well. While Oliver Queen’s world is being torn apart, we see a new person take…

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REVIEW: “Uncanny: Seasons of Hungry Ghosts, Part One #1”

Genre mash-ups make narratives that much more interesting, and in the hands of talented creators it can make a single issue experience, especially an introductory one, an enjoyment. Writer Andy Diggle and artist Aaron Campbell provide such a favorable experience by fashioning the down on his luck grifter tale by spinning it with elements of crime fiction, James Bond action, and the slightly unexplainable manifested in a rather unique ability on the part of the…

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ADVANCE SCOUT: Politics and Pizza Dog

WHAT IS ADVANCE SCOUT? Each week, the Capeless Crew picks out those books that we think are most worthy of your dollars and attention. These books are chosen based on a variety of qualities, including relevance to real-world issues of the day, their sheer excellence as examples of the medium and often with an eye towards the importance of a given book within the context of the comics industry. SITUATION: This week we are pleased…

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