AfterShock is announcing a new comic: Backways by Justin Jordan and Elenora Carlini. Backways appears to be a contemporary fantasy series about a magical hidden nation “that exists in all the forgotten spaces” and a young lady who lost someone there. The solicitation brings to mind Neverwhere, but since AfterShock is name checking Harry Potter and Chronicles of Narnia, it seems […]
Here’s another new title from AfterShock which is quietly ramping up its line with some solid books. Writer Cullen Bunn (Uncanny X-Men, Deadpool) and artist Mirko Colak (Punisher) are teaming on Unholy Grail, a new take on the Arthurian legend that casts the defender of the realm as a bloody conqueror. Holy Galahad! Not your auntie’s Arthur. […]
AfterShock is on the move, with more titles and now a new publishing assistant and a (well deserved!) promotion for Lisa Y. Wu; Ashley Wyatt has been hired as publishing assistant. Bios below: Lisa Y. Wu, our Retailer/Fan Relations Manager, is experienced in community outreach for diverse online organizations, in particular comics and pop culture. She […]
Hello from Compton California. February kicks off with a week in comics which didn’t see the dam of debut comics drown the village, but we managed to bring you a pair things worth talking about this week in ONE OR DONE. PLANET OF THE APES / GREEN LANTERN #1 ($3.99) Story: Robbie Thompson, Justin […]
The new Aftershock Title ALTERS has been a lightning rod for controversy due to its depiction of the trans superhero Chalice. Will this cover for the second issue, out next week, add more fuel to the fire?
Shipwreck by Warren Ellis and Phil Hester, is one of the best reviewed titles from AfterShock, a weird jystery story as only Ellis can tell it. And here’s an exclusive look at the cover to issue #4, on sale in 1/25/17. Writer: Warren Ellis Artist: Phil Hester Colorist: Mark Englert Inker: Eric Gapstur Cover Artist: Phil Hester In addition, […]
Previews time is nigh and we’re pleased to partner with AfterShock to present their previews for books on sale in December with all the covers. Highlights include the first Rough Riders collection and the continuation of Warren Ellis and Phil Hester’s Shipwreck and the controversial Alters by Paul Jenkins and Leila Leiz. Alters 3 Reeling from […]
All we know about Shipwreck, the new AfterShock book from Warren Ellis and Phil Hester is that is concerns “a very unusual and very secret shipwreck. Which, given the work of Warren Ellis is enough for me. Throw in Phil Hester and it’s a pre-order must. The book comes out in October and has […]
AfterShock Comics, announced with much fanfare last year, has been rolling out dozens of comics since December, but they’ve just announced the one that MAY be their breakout hit. At AwesomeCon I got to catch up with writer Paul Jenkins (Wolverine: Origin) quite a bit, and he couldn’t stop talking about ALTERS, a book about […]
Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti, the team behind the smash hit Harley Quinn series are back with a brand new hero: Drusilla Dragowski, a teen-aged girl who dreams of being a superhero but has some wacky ideas for how to go about it.