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 […]
A few years back, Justin Jordan and Tradd Moore made some noise with The Strange Talent of Luther Strode, a fairly dark tale of a man who sends away for Charles Atlas-ish Hercules Method and discovers that with his newfound physique and powers come the attention of a murder cult. And then things get a little […]
Twenty-Five years ago, the U.S. Government created a secret agency of “chaos agents” dedicated to eliminating enemies of state around the world. Then, they were considered too dangerous to control and were eliminated themselves. Or so the government thought. Now, however, as the Black Forest cell sows chaos in the streets of New York, they […]
With this year’s Image Expo taken off the schedule due to Image’s move to Portland, the ECCC Image Panel was the scene of many announcements, including the concluding chapter of Matt Wagner’s 30+ years in the making Mage epic, and much more. So here’s the lowdown, cobbled together from various announcements: • Image Expo will […]
This is the first in a planned series of articles about the “Image Effect.” Over the past 20+ years Image Comics has grown from a vanity publisher for the top talents of the 90s into a trendsetter and home to a diverse range of popular titles and creators. How did they accomplish that? Image’s well-known […]
The Luther Strode trilogy by Justin Jordan (SPREAD, LUTHER STRODE) and Tradd Moore (LUTHER STRODE, All New Ghost Rider) warps up with a double sized issue of the LEGACY OF LUTHER STRODE on April 1. The story debuted in The Strange Talent of Luther Strode (the book which put basically put Jordan on the map) and continued in The Legend of Luther Strode.
More things to buy at the Image Comics booth (#1544) at NYCC. I’m guessin’ that Wytches exclusive by Scott Snyder and Sean Gordon Murphy will sell quickly, but there are severl hot #1 people will be trying to get hold of. New York Comic COn kicks off next Thursday, October 9.
Remember that Boom! Studios conspiracy book we were teasing last week? The cpinsorators have been revealed: Writer Justin Jordan and artist Ariela Kristantina (Death of Wolverine) will unveil DEEP STATE in NOvember. According to pr, it’s about John Harrow, a man who works for the U.S. government to ensure the nation’s secrets stay that way—secret. In the first story arc, […]
And Boom continues its two week announcement roll-out with news that Justin Jordan (Luther Strode) will be writing not one not two but THREE THREE THREE titles for Boom! Jordan has really cemented his place as an up and comer over the last few years so this is another strong announcement for all concerned. Heidi […]
Straight from the offices of Publishers Weekly, it’s More to Come! Your podcast source of comics news and discussion starring The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In this week’s interview special, Heidi goes to Mid-Georgia Con in Macon, Georgia and interviews comics creator Justin Jordan of The Strange Talent of Luther Strode and Shadowman, Rico Renzi – creative […]