REVIEW: GOD COUNTRY #1 is an Elegantly Simple Opening to a Sprawling Epic

REVIEW: GOD COUNTRY #1 is an Elegantly Simple Opening to a Sprawling Epic

There are few titles which have received louder heralding than Donnie Cates latest opus from Image: God Country. Since it was announced in October, the comics community has anxiously awaited the arrival of what many called the first great comic of 2017. Well, God Country has arrived, and in a thunderous way. Pitched as “Southern Bastards meets American Gods” in a high-fantasy epic, the first installment delivers on its immense promise as the creative team…

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Remender & Opena’s SEVEN TO ETERNITY Sells Out AGAIN, Goes Back to Print

Remender & Opena’s SEVEN TO ETERNITY Sells Out AGAIN, Goes Back to Print

In news which should surprise no one, Rick Remender and Jerome Opena have a certified hit on their hands in Seven to Eternity. The new science fiction series, which debuted last month to rave reviews, has seen the first issue sell out two consecutive printings, and the second issue is close on its heels. Seven to Eternity debuted at #81 on Diamond Comic Distributors’ Top 100 books for the month of September, no mean feat in…

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ADVANCE REVIEW: MOONSHINE #1 Has the Kick Of Its Namesake

ADVANCE REVIEW: MOONSHINE #1 Has the Kick Of Its Namesake

Moonshine has easily the most compelling concept for a comic in a long time. Pitched as werewolves versus mobsters in the heyday of the bootleggers, it has everything a supernatural period crime thriller needs. It’s characters are compelling, its art is beautifully matched with its tone, and the plot kicks off with just the right amount of bang, then backs off to just the right speed to keep it interesting. Though the premise may sound simple…

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KICKSTARTER KORNER: A Magnificent Seven Books You Should Back

KICKSTARTER KORNER: A Magnificent Seven Books You Should Back

Welcome to Kickstart Korner, where every month we’ll take a look at several comics, web comics or graphic novels that are in the throes of their Kickstarter campaigns. You can choose to fund one or fund them all. Whatever you do, you’ll take a peek at cool projects like these that are clearly worth a closer looking into. THE FIST Who doesn’t like the vigilante in comics, the anti-hero, the unstable protagonist? Deadpool, Wolverine, Punisher,…

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Image Announces DEMONIC New Series From Sebela and Walter

Image Announces DEMONIC New Series From Sebela and Walter

If you can get your name attached to a Robert Kirkman project, then you jump at it. That’s what writer Chris Sebela has done, as he and artist Niko Walter will tackle Demonic, which was co-created by Kirkman and Marc Silvestri. There is a better-than-even chance that this series will wind up making it’s way to television, as most of Kirkman’s work (other than Invincible) has done. In all likelihood, Kirkman outsourced this project due…

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Image Previews New Ongoing From Scott Pilgrim Creator Bryan Lee O’Malley

Image Previews New Ongoing From Scott Pilgrim Creator Bryan Lee O’Malley

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World is widely regarded as one of the most delightful independent comic book series of all time, having spawned a hit film and dozens of imitators. Image Comics is hoping to recapture that lightning in a bottle with the first look at Snotgirl, a new series from creator Bryan Lee O’Malley. Originally announced at last month’s Image Expo, the new series, which will be co-created by O’Malley and artist Leslie Hung, is a…

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Creators for Creators Submissions Are Now Open

Creators for Creators Submissions Are Now Open

During the recent Image Expo at Seattle’s Emerald City Comic-Con, independent comic book publisher Image Comics announced the launch of the Creators for Creators initiative. Creators for Creators is an initiative started to help creators keep their work and teach them how to navigate in the business.  The publisher has now released more detailed information; including who is eligible and how prospective creators can apply.  The recipient will receive mentorship from a list of well-known creators as well as…

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Image Sets July Release for First Volume of MYTHIC

Image Sets July Release for First Volume of MYTHIC

Phil Hester and John McCrea‘s Mythic has been a critical and sales success for Image Comics, and is now headed from longboxes to bookshelves across fandom. The Berkeley-based independent comic book publisher announced today that the first arc of the series will be released in trade at the end of June, with comic book shops getting first crack on the 22nd and the wider bookstore market getting into the game on the 28th. The first…

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Cory Walker’s Return to INVINCIBLE Sends #127 Back for 2nd Printing

Cory Walker’s Return to INVINCIBLE Sends #127 Back for 2nd Printing

After a three-month hiatus, Robert Kirkman‘s Invincible returned to comic book shops this week along with original series artist Cory Walker. Sales on the book have been strong enough that Image Comics announced today that this month’s issue will be receiving a second printing, due out in stores the first week of May, which is a pretty fast turnaround. For some time, Image has tried to avoid multiple printings by increasing initial print runs, but…

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Image Comics Announces MOONSHINE From Brian Azzarello

Image Comics Announces MOONSHINE From Brian Azzarello

  Today at Image Expo in Seattle, Image Comics announced a new series from writer Brian Azzarello and arist Eduardo Risso, entitled Moonshine. The series is Azzarello’s first with Image. After twenty years working under DC’s Vertigo imprint, the writer said that he wanted to venture into “new territory” and “try something different.” The series is his attempt at blending genres, specifically those of old mobster movies and old monster movies. Moonshine features a story…

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