Friday, October 29, 2004
FIRST LOOK: TRANSFORMERS/G.I. JOE VOL. 2 #1
Tranformers/G.I. Joe Vol. 2 #1 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from Dreamwave Productions. The issue is written by James McDonough and Adam Patyk, with art and cover by Pat Lee.
Here's how Dreamwave describes the issue:
"As the new commander of the anti-terrorist organization G.I. Jou, the young Dashiell Faireborn -- codename: Flint -- is forced to earn his stripes when the Joe team goes up against the newly resurrected menace of Cobra. But does this rough-around-the-edges rookie have what it takes to keep the likes of Shipwreck, Snake Eyes and Rock-N-Roll in line long enough to stop this upstart terrorist organization? It's a contest of wills and a race against time across a host of incredible globe-trotting locations as Flint rallies to even the odds against Cobra's superior firepower, which is being bolstered by the discovery of the mysterious and powerful mechanical beings known as the Transformers."
Transformers/G.I. Joe Vol. 2 #1 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.95.
FIRST LOOK: FORSAKEN #3
Forsaken #3 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from Image Comics. The issue is written by Carmen Treffiletti, with art by Kristian Donaldson and Nick Zagami.
Here's how Image describes the issue:
"'The Light of Other Days,' Part Three. As the Separatist goes public with his intent to inflame a full-scale race war, the team must race against the clock to track down their next lead before their greatest fear becomes a bloody reality. Will this lead prove to be yet another dead end? Or will the team finally gain some ground?"
Forsaken #3 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.95.
FIRST LOOK: MEGA CITY 909 #2
Mega City 909 #2 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from Devil's Due Publishing. The issue is by Jacob Lee, Andrew Dabb, Kano Kang and Zack Suh.
Here's how Devil's Due describes the book:
"Phobia assaults the research facility-only to be plunged into a literal hell on earth. Amid the smoking rubble, wanders a monstrous army, its soldiers composed of machinery and dead flesh. Meanwhile, deep inside the wreckage, a powerful psychic force, unlike anything the team has seen before, stirs. This isn't some mere parasite, this is something more, something with the power to shake the world. And Phobia are the only ones standing in its way."
Mega City 909 #2 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.95.
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FIRST LOOK: SWAMP THING #9
Swamp Thing #9 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from DC Comics. The issue is written by Joshun Dystar, with art and cover by Enrique Breccia.
Here's how DC describes the book:
"New regular writer Joshua Dysart debuts with 'Love in Vain,' Part 1 of 4. Swamp Thing's long-forgotten act of kindness toward a young girl unleashes a hellish disaster. When the girl, now grown, performs a clumsy juju ritual to summon her 'swamp spirit,' she gives Hell's most dangerous soul the escape route to Earth "
Swamp Thing #9 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.95.
FIRST LOOK: LOYOLA CHIN AND THE SAN PELIGRAN ORDER
Loyola Chin and the San Peligran Order will arrive in stores in December from SLG Publishing. The book is by Gene Yang.
Here's how SLG describes the book:
"The graphic novel tells the story of a high school sophomore who discovers a way to visit other realms through what she eats before sleeping. On one of these sojourns, she meets a mysterious man named Saint Danger -- a saint who has lost his faith -- who has a plan to save humankind. Loyola must examine her own heart and as herself what makes us better human beings -- our intelligence, or our compassion?"
Loyola Chin and the San Peligran Order will be 104 black-and-white pages.
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