Staff Picks: Best of Previews September 2013
Arriva il momento di fare l’ordine mensile dal Previews USA. Tante le novità’ di questo mese proposte dai vari editori, vediamo di cosa non possiamo proprio fare a meno.
Partiamo con la Dark Horse, riparte dal primo numero “Ghost”, con disegni di R. Sook.
Ghost #1 (Terry Dodson cover)
Ghost, the hero trapped between two worlds, fights to protect Chicago from extradimensional demons disguised as humans. When a familiar stranger destroys an el train, Ghost makes a deal with a devil for the chance to uncover her own mysterious past. The perfect issue to join this action-packed superhero title!
* Ryan Sook on interiors!
* Cover artist Terry Dodson!
* Chris Sebela (High Crimes) joins the fray!
* Kelly Sue DeConnick (Captain Marvel) continues her hit run on the Dark Horse hero.
“DeConnick has a strong sense of dialogue and the rhythms that sound right; the end result is a script that isn’t just natural but hard to pull yourself away from.
Clown Fatale #1
Sexy female clowns are mistaken for contract killers and abandon their shabby traveling circus for a world of violence and cruelty-with clown makeup.
* Featuring covers by Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash, Revival)
* By Victor Gischler (Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike-A Dark Place, Punisher MAX, X-Men)!
“[Victor Gischler]’s proven . . . to be a writer that can balance humor, drama and action in an entertaining, fast paced package.
…passiamo alla DC che raggiunge quota # 25 con il suo new 52, ma noi ci concentriamo su:
Harley Quinn #0
This bombastic debut issue features art by award-winning illustrators including Darwyn Cooke, Sam Kieth, Tony S. Daniel, Paul Pope, Walter Simonson, Art Baltazar and others–but will any of them measure up to the exacting standards of the Clown Princess of Crime?
Don’t miss the thrilling return of Harley Quinn in her own monthly series!
Sandman Overture #1 (of 6) Special Edition
Each of the six issues of THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE will be followed the next month by its own Special Edition which will include an interview with a member of the creative team, plus rare artwork and more. This issue starts things off with an interview with J.H. Williams.
This issue will include the entire first issue of the new miniseries, including the gatefold in its original form before coloring, giving readers a behind-the-scenes at J.H. Williams’ unique process. Williams’ original coloring will be shown in addition to the black, white and gray tones of the original work.
In addition, the lettering will be translucent, allowing the reader to see the exquisite artwork behind the word balloons.
Doctor Who Series 2 HC Girl Who Waited Boy Who Lived
The complete 16-issue Series II featuring the first comic book tales of the 11th Doctor, as portrayed by Matt Smith, plus the 2011 Annual are collected in this volume. Tony Lee, Joshua Hale Fialkov, Matthew Dow Smith & Dan McDaid o Andrew Currie, Richard Piers Rayner, Horacio Domingues, Tim Hamilton, Mark Buckingham, Smith, Josh Adams, Paul Grist, Blair Shedd, Mitch Gerads & McDaid
…molto poco di interessante in casa Marvel, a parte il ritorno di Painkiller Jane
Painkiller Jane Price Of Freedom #1 (of 4)
PAINKILLER JANE is back in action as we follow her on an adrenaline filled adventure protecting a Saudi Arabian princess on her visit to the New York City.
It seems a number of people want her dead and the only thing between them and her royal highness is our gun toting, out of control, Painkiller Jane.
Also in this issue a 10 page back up telling you all about the origin of Painkiller Jane and her friendship between her best friend Detective Maureen Fernandez.
Moon Lake HC Voll. # 1 e 2
From the hilariously demented mind of Tony Award-winning actor Dan Fogler comes Moon Lake! Moon Lake isn’t just any normal body of water – it’s a mysterious portal into the weird, drawing all manner of macabre mysteries to its shores. In the spirit of classic horror tales from EC Comics, Moon Lake combines comedy, horror and adventure into a fantastic anthology, with each story centered on the strange happenings of Moon Lake.
…e concludiamo con la Valiant che parte con il suo primo grande crossover Unity!
To kill a king, he has created an army.
The world’s most dangerous man, Toyo Harada, has been struck by the one thing he never thought possible – fear. Halfway across the globe, a new power threatens to topple modern civilization and, to preempt the cataclysm that is to come, Harada will unite the most lethal, most volatile, most unforgiving team the world has ever known – UNITY.
Their mission: defeat the warrior king armed with the universe’s most powerful weapon. Kill X-O Manowar! Be here when New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (Justice League of America, Mind MGMT) and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (Justice, Journey into Mystery) launch Valiant’s first-ever superteam into the landmark comic book event of the year with an all-new ongoing series in UNITY #1, featuring covers by a murderer’s row of comics juggernauts – Doug Braithwaite, JG Jones, Bryan Hitch, Paolo Rivera, Clayton Crain, Travel Foreman, and Neal Adams!
You’ve heard the buzz, you’ve seen the reviews. If you still haven’t jumped onto Valiant Comics, the time is now! This November, UNITY is the perfect entry point for new readers.
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