Monday, September 6, 2004
FIRST LOOK: MADROX #1
Madrox #1 will arrive in stores on Sept. 22 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Peter David, with art by Pablo Raimondi and a cover by David Lloyd.
Here's how Marvel describes the issue:
"Jamie Madrox, stabbed, staggering off a bus. Jamie Madrox, setting up a detective agency in the heart of Mutant Town. Jamie Madrox, a peaceful Shaolin priest. Which is the real Jamie Madrox? In this noir-esque thriller of a limited series, it's possible that even Madrox doesn't know anymore. Peter David, acclaimed for his run on X-Factor, reunites several of that title's most popular and whimsical characters--Jamie Madrox, Wolfsbane, and the aptly named Strong Guy -- and sends them on an adventure of light and darkness."
Madrox #1 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.
FIRST LOOK: PSCYTHE #1
Pscythe #1 will arrive in stores in September from Image Comics. The issue is by Mark Texeira.
Here's how Image describes the issue;
"Following the end of Lucifer's war, his legions of angels were banished to Hell to suffer an eternity for their actions. For one of the fallen, the suffering is about to end. Pscythe, once one of the most powerful angelic entities, has been granted a chance for redemption. To succeed, it must inhabit the subconsciousness of a human vessel in order to understand and appreciate the lessons on Earth that it did not learn in Heaven or Hell. Without her knowledge, Angela, a novice bounty hunter, is chosen to be that vessel, placing her in the middle of a spiritual struggle for Pscythe's allegiance."
Pscythe #1 will be 40 pages and will cost $3.95.
FIRST LOOK: BLACK WIDOW #1
Black Widow #1 will arrive in stores on Sept. 22 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Richard K. Morgan, with art by Bill Sienkiewicz and a cover by Greg Land.
Here's how Dark Horse describes the book:
"PAcclaimed science fiction novelist Richard K. Morgan (Altered Carbon and Broken Angels) and legend Bill Sienkiewicz (Elektra: Assassin, Stray Toasters) bring you old ghosts and new revelations about the original Black Widow -- Natasaha Romanoff."
Black Widow #1 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.
FIRST LOOK: SHI: JU-NEN #2
Shi: Ju-Nen #2 will arrive in stores on Oct. 13 from Dark Horse Comics. The issue is by Billy Tucci.
Here's how Dark Horse describes the issue:
"The Kabuki stage is set for ambush as Ana comes face to face with the mysterious Lady Kaoyo. One of the original 'Nara Six' who hunted Shi in the acclaimed Way of the Warrior story-arc the beautiful Kaoyo readies her Nara warriors to annihilate the unsuspecting Imperial Kyoto Kabuki Theatre Troup. What follows is a showdown between the two, a duel of elegance, beauty, and the flash of the naginata as not only is Kaoyo far superior in skill, but desire for blood as well. For Kaoyo is also obsessed with the death of her brother, Nichi, and its catalyst, Ana Ishikawa ... Shi."
Shi: Ju-Nen #2 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.
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