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The Weatherman is a new Image series written by Jody LeHeup (Shirtless Bear-Fighter!) and drawn by Nathan Fox (DMZ, Haunt) with colors by Dave Stewart (Hellboy). It concerns the people of an Earth-like terraformed Mars whose society is in upheaval after the people of Earth have been killed in the worst terrorist attack in human history. And Nathan Bright, a carefree local weatherman, whose life of playing with his dog and eating noodles is upended when he’s accused of masterminding the attack.

I’ve had a peek at issues #1 – which goes on FOC on Monday – and it’s an intriguing sci-fi thriller with the HUGE bonus of Fox’s art, which never takes no for an answer. It’s restless, unsettling and full of imaginative character details. I’ve been a Fox fan for a while, and he’s in good form with The Weatherman – and of course Stewart’s always flawless colors help immensely.

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Here’s a preview of two covers for Issue 3 that we can EXCLUSIVELY REVEAL! one by Fox:TheWeatherman-FC-A_03b.jpg

 

and one by Marcos Martin!

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And here’s a few pages of Issue #1.  which goes on sales on June 13.

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WEATHERMAN #1
(W) Jody LeHeup (A/CA) Nathan Fox
Nathan Bright had it all: an awesome girlfriend, a kickass dog, and a job as the number one weatherman on terraformed Mars. But when he’s accused of carrying out the worst terrorist attack in human history-an event that wiped out nearly the entire population of Earth-Nathan becomes the most wanted man alive and a target of a manhunt that spans the galaxy. But is Nathan truly responsible for such a horrific crime? And why can’t he remember?
Writer JODY LEHEUP (SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER!), artist NATHAN FOX (DMZ, HAUNT, Dark Reign: Zodiac), and colorist DAVE STEWART (Hellboy, RUMBLE) present a full-throttle, widescreen science fiction epic about the damage we do in the name of justice and what it truly means to be redeemed…You don’t want to miss THE WEATHERMAN! In Ships: Jun 13, 2018

 

CORRECTION: My initial explanation of the plot of the book was wrong, so it has been corrected to reflect the actual story line. 

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