Among the selling points of this news mini-series from Dark Horse is that it’s “creator owned.” It’s also got a nice throwback look, with flat, chunky color replicating the primitive (yet still relevant) coloring techniques of the pre-scanning era.
Written by Curt Pires and drawn by artist-to-watch Jason Copland, it’s a thriller set in a world where celebrities are literally manufactured by the ultra-rich and powerful. When one of them escapes, a five issue mini series breaks loose.
Pop #1 is on sale August 27th.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.