Towards the past few days, news has been sparse regarding the publishing news line-up for DC, Now we’re starting to see lots of news articles and announcements from the publisher in advance of upcoming solicitations.
DC is returning to an old concept with a title known as Bloodlines that debuted in ’93. Comics writer J.T. Krul (Teen Titans) is returning to DC with a tale featuring art from V. Ken Marion (Fathom: The Elite Saga.) The team has worked together on titles from Aspen comics previously and reuniting as a creative team for the DC comic. The new title is a six-issue mini that differs from the original concept that saw an alien infestation with effect that rippled throughout the DC Universe.
CBR broke the news and shared preview art and a solicitation for the brand new event. The solicitation describes the comic as a “dark and horrifying science-fiction epic,” which seems suitable given that the full name of the comic is Bloodlines: Hostile Takeover the comic is slated for an April 2016 debut. The story centers around a few individuals from a small town trying to fight off an alien invasion.
BLOODLINES #1 “HOSTILE TAKEOVER”
Written by J.T. Krul
Art and cover by V. Ken Marion
1:25 variant cover by Jill Thompson
On sale APRIL 6 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T
When a meteor crashes to Earth, bringing with it an unspeakable alien presence that terrorizes a nearby small town, the lucky ones die first. As for the rest, they find themselves locked in a hellish struggle for control of their bodies and their minds. This isn’t just an invasion. It’s an infestation. What would you do if the greatest threat to humanity was hidden away inside you?
Award-winning writer J.T. Krul (Teen Titans, Green Arrow, Jirni) and superstar-in-the-making V. Ken Marion (All New Soulfire, Jirni) bring you their dark and horrifying science-fiction epic about tortured souls who are cursed to a fate worse than death…much worse.