IMAGE EXPO: Fraction and Ward on ‘Ody-C’

More new comics coming from Image Expo! Now they’ve announced Ody-C, a gender-reversed take on The Odyssey written by Matt Fraction and drawn by Christian Ward. Also, it will take place in space.

odyc IMAGE EXPO: Fraction and Ward on Ody C

Photo taken from Jerry Amsterdam’s twitter feed.

Set during the aftermath of a big space fight, it’ll see the lead heroine embark on a mission to retu— wait, you guys know how The Odyssey goes, don’t you? This is actually the second take on the Greek epic currently being published by Image, following Infinite Horizon by Gerry Duggan and Phil Noto.

Ody-C is scheduled for 2014.



  1. Elliott says:

    Any word if it is ongoing or a limited series?

  2. Cleops says:

    Nothing can beat Ulysses 31 in terms of retelling The Odyssey in space. Ulysses, Ulysses, soaring through all the galaxies…


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