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TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2008

BLUEWATER PRODUCTIONS' NEW TITLES

GEARZ

Created by Darren G. Davis, written by Dan Rafter, pencils by Thiago Afonso Silva, inks by Jean Daniel.

Lonely high-schooler Karen Chugg just wanted a dog. Instead, she got three of the most powerful, deadliest and hippest robot bodyguards to hit the sleepy town of Westville. The good news? Karen's three robots -- Marcia, Jan and Cindy -- quickly become her best friends. The bad news? Someone very high up, Oval Office high up wants those robots back. And he won't stop at anything. Can an ordinary, if slightly unpopular, teen survive killer robots, super-powered school custodians, snotty classmates, chemically boosted monsters and hooded assassins while staying on track to become class valedictorian? Karen Chugg's about to find out.

STYX AND STONE

Written by Adam Gragg, pencils by Matias Basla.

Upon returning from South Africa, Detective Mel Stone was put on medical leave after he was found almost dead on the cargo ship he was on with no explanation and almost no memory of what happened to him.. Now, he's back on the force with his new partner investigating a string of gruesome campus murders. On the surface, everything is back to normal, but in reality, Stone is back with an added bonus; he's sharing his body with the career criminal and murder James Wyatt.

As the case unfolds, Stone starts to find that there is a great deal going on that he can't even begin to understand. A visit from the Fates tells him that he is living on borrowed time, and a mysterious gangster may hold the key to everything, but before they can, they must track down this campus killer before it's too late.

PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACEäSTRIKES AGAIN

Written by Chad Helder, pencils by Nate Watson.

Fifty years after the alien invasion unleashed the unspeakable horror of Plan 9, a corrupt team of government scientists reactivate the zombie horde in order to lure the aliens back to Earth! Their sinister plan: steal the most hideous weapon known to intergalactic intelligence. Only conspiracy theorist, Eugene, and his mother, a former professional wrestler, can expose the shadowy agenda of the government as they fight off the growing zombie horde. This time, a new alien force invades Earth: the revolutionary followers of the martyred Eros. Eugene and his mother join forces with the last remaining heroes of a corrupt government. Together, they must thwart Plan 9 once again, with all life in the universe hanging in the balance.

WAR EAGLES

Written by Mark Finn, pencils by TBD.

Willis O'Brien's "lost" masterpiece, his follow-up to King Kong that was shelved for a variety of reasons, now comes to life as a mini-series from Bluewater.

When explorers find a secluded valley, they are amazed to discover a lost race of Vikings who have tamed the local wildlife -- dinosaurs from the Cretaceous Age! When the Vikings find out the rest of the world has gone on without them, they decide to re-acquaint themselves with 1938 by invading New York City on the backs of giant prehistoric birds of prey. The brutal past and the wondrous present collide over the skies of New York City in spectacular dogfights you have to see to believe! Can mankind hope to repel -- The War Eagles?

JUDO GIRL

Written by Chad Rebmann, pencils by DEX.

Everyone's favorite groovy super heroine is back in a four-issue mini-series! After being reawakened in our era, Judo Girl finds herself more isolated than ever. And after a tragic battle with a former nemesis, Judo Girl decides to hang up her go-go boots forever!

Unfortunately, as Judo Girl enjoys the fruits of a normal life, the new Captain Steel, the son of her arch enemy emerges. He quickly forms a group of super powered anarchists called ≥The Revolution.≤ Their mission: to destroy our corrupt government and replace it with a true democracy for the people. A special FBI team urges Judo Girl to come out of retirement. Her mission: to infiltrate the Revolution and take them down.

Judo Girl reluctantly dons her super hero guise, but as she works undercover with the Revolution, she discovers their anarchist beliefs jive with her 60's sensibilities. Now, Judo Girl must decide which side she's really on.

THE ODYSSEY PRESENTS: ATLAS

Written by Dan Rafter, pencils by TBD.

Atlas, the Greek god and modern-day superhero, is surprised to find that his super-powered friends consider him a walking joke, a goof with more muscle than brain. When our hero sets out to prove them wrong -- and to show that he, too, can live the life of an angst-ridden modern superhero -- things go disastrously wrong. Join Atlas and his partner Wonder Boy as they battle inept super villains, Greek gods, mythological monsters and each other all in an attempt to prove that there's more to Atlas than biceps, white teeth and a strong chin. This four-issue mini-series also includes guest appearances by Judo Girl, Venus, Orion the Hunter, Camelot and Isis.

BARTHOLOMEW OF THE SCISSORS

Written by Chad Helder, pencils by Steven Fox.

Spectral Phantasms have invaded our world. These ghostly creatures from another dimension occupy the human brain and endow their host with spectacular paranormal abilities. Private investigator Gordon Watt, long-aware of the spectral phantasms, investigates a bizarre series of scissor-murders. With the help of a powerful psychic named Jessica, Gordon soon discovers a connection between the phantasms and the mystery of a vengeful, undead boy named Bartholomew. But humanity faces a greater threat: the White Blob emerges from the abyss to colonize pockets of human society. Gordon and Jessica must enlist the help of Bartholomew and the hideous power of his Scissor Swarm or face assimilation by the growing colony of the White Blob.

INSANE JANE

Created by Darren G. Davis, written by Zach Hunchar, art by Mendoza.

Take youthful energy. Add in some over-active imagination. Mix in some powdered donuts. Sprinkle it with delusional disorder and you get ... Insane Jane! The kookiest action hero of the 21st century. Will Jane save the day? Will Jane destroy the world? Will she remember to take her medication?

MISSILE TO THE MOON

Written by Jason Schultz and Darren G. Davis, art by John Polacek.

Based off the old sci-fi Classic film, Bluewater Productions updates this classic in conjunction with Legend Films. Two escaped cons stowaway on a flight to the moon and discover a race of alien women ruled by a fierce and sadistic queen. Missile to the moon is a fun, campy trip.

TOM CORBETT: SPACE CADET

Written by Greg Thompson and Darren G. Davis, art by Christian Colbert.

POWER OF THE VALKYIRE

Written by Chris Studabaker, pencils by Emmanuel Francisco.

Suzanne Bancroft is going to die, and the end of the world will be her fault. She did't ask Odin for the mysterious power of the Valkyrie and she certainly didn't want it–but that doesn't change her fate. After accepting the role thrust upon her, Suzanne learns she's doomed to be murdered by a Norse demi-god, a child of Loki brought up by the women who create fate.Even worse, Suzanne's death will spark Ragnarok, the end of the world. Her only hope lies in Odin and the ancient Norse gods–the same gods who have turned their backs on a world that no longer cares and seem almost eager for Suzanne's inevitable demise and the final deadly battle. Surrounded by ancient gods, strange ideas, and continually reminded of her looming death, Suzanne begins to wonder: what is fate? And how do you fight a battle you're destined to lose?

THE MUSE

Written by Paul Storrie, pencils by Rantz.

Former Tenth Muse Morgan Wulf has been mysteriously reborn and given a second chance at life ... as a seventeen-year-old girl! With only fuzzy memories of her past life, she must face one of the most frightening challenges of all: high school.

Plus, she finds herself able to transform into The Muse, with awesome powers and a responsibility to use them wisely. So now she's got to balance her day-to-day life -- school, family and friends -- with the exciting and often frightening task of battling evil.

NINTH ORDER

Written by Nic, pencils by Rantz.

For more than a millennia a war waged between Heaven and Hell. Heaven's mightiest angels keeping Satan's demon hordes at bay. For the last 200 hundred years there has been a truce. At the dawn of the 21st century Rascallion, one of the demon sons of Satan, has decided to break the truce. Rascallion has located a long forgotten portal to the mortal world located in Las Vegas and plans to use the portal to invade our world and claim it in the name of his father. Now an elite task force of the best of the best warrior angels known as the Ninth Order must be reactivated to meet Rascallion's challenge.

WAR OF THE INDEPENDENTS: 10TH MUSE

Written by Chad Rebmann, pencils by Joanuin G.R.

Isn't the 10th Muse is dead? Who is this person and why does she answer to the Muse. Is she coming back because of the Castlebright movie option? After a long slumber Emma is lost in another dimension and trying to find her way back to her home. She will be teaming up with some of the coolest and odd Indy characters in comics. Wait to you see what is in store for her.

TIGER AND CRANE

Written by Alex Leung and Randall Zamcheck, pencils by Samicler Goncalves and Aejun.

The famous martial arts folk hero, Wong Fei Hung, teams up with America's greatest spy, Foster Dulles, to find the ancient Staff of the Monkey King before a highly ruthless team of super-ninjas can exploit it and help the Japanese win World War 2. Tiger and Crane is a fresh new take on a classic Chinese hero, a kinetic blend of kung fu comedy with the amazing high adventure of Indiana Jones and the thrilling espionage of James Bond.

THE BLACKBEARD LEGACY

Written by Eric Arvin, art by Nicolas Giacondino.

The only thing of any worth to Hanna amongst the wreckage of an unlucky vessel is its sole survivor, who tells the captain about a secret treasure only he knows how to obtain. But he has reasons of his own to employ her aide. And with zombies, threatening weather, and the ever-gaining Captain Purloin, it's going to be a difficult task for the crew to even get off the island. Quest for gold, adventure and her father's head on a stick.

ORION THE HUNTER: 48 PAGE GIANT

Written by Scott Davis, art by Alex Sunder.

Finishing where the Alias series left offä To tempt the Fates is one thing. To out and out steal from them is sheer lunacy. Yet Orion must pit his destiny against some of the fiercest and most dangerous forces Olympus has to offer. As he peels away another veil of the gods' deceit, Orion is forced to walk the precipice between myth and mystery only to find himself at the very mouth of Hades.

LEGEND OF ISIS

Written by Derek Ruiz, art by various.

She was one of the most powerful women in Egyptian history. Stories of her legendary beauty have been passed throughout the ages. Her story ended tragically thousands of years ago, but now she lives again. This is the Legend of Cleopatra

DEAD END BOYS

Written by Ryan Burton, art by TBD.

Sleepers and Mystic River meet Batman. Three friends from the streets of New York reunite when one of their friends is mysteriously murdered by an ex-superhero. Jonathan Diesel, millionaire and bounty hunter, is contracted by the government to track down the killer. As events unfold, Diesel discovers the killer is not only his former hero, but also his uncle.

TONY & CLEOPATRA

Written by Ken Cottingham, art by Federico Blee.

Reluctant hero and bodyguard, Tony Innis, tests the limits of his military training and patience to protect the time displaced and eternally difficult, Cleopatra, from an ancient evil determined to capture an amulet embued with immense power.

BANEBERRY CREEK ACADEMY FOR WAYWARD FARIES

Written by J.Winters art by TBD.

Boys, homework, and conquering evil -- these four rebellious, teenage fairies are in for one heck of a semester. Sierra, Gloss, Link, and Iris struggle to find themselves when they start their freshman year of high school at Baneberry Creek Academy for Wayward Fairies. Coming from a public school, their new lives are full of struggles like fitting in, attracting boys, and schoolwork. And if that wasn't hard enough, they learn that they may be the only ones that can stop Tanya, the evil fairy queen, from obtaining an artifact that will give her the power of the Fae gods. With the help of their housemother, Rhianna, the girls learn their inner strengths, but are seduced by Miss Razz to stay out of Tanya's way. Will the girls learn to work together to defeat Tanya? Or will they allow themselves to be misguided and watch as their world comes crashing down?

PAPARAZZI!

Written by Darren G. Davis and Adam Gragg, art by Gregg Paulsen.

Los Angeles; some call it the city of angels, others call it a cesspool of debauchery and self indulgence, but whatever you choose to call it, one thing is clear; L.A. is where all the action is. When an entertainment newspaper stops covering celebrity tabloids and starts to focus on the superhero community, all Hell breaks loose. From closeted capes, to drugged out Do-Gooders, no one is safe from the poison pen of Sara Michaels and her award winning snake of a photographer, Glenn Barry. From the people who brought you The Legend of Isis, Tenth Muse and Wrath of the Titans, comes a new type of comic book that explores what goes on under the spandex, and we aren't talking Botox!

CHASSIS

Written by William O'Neill, art by TBD.

Bringing back one of the classic Image Comics characters. Chassis comes to Bluewater. Welcome to a 1949 that never was. Enter a reality where WWII never happened, Eleanor Roosevelt is President, and science has advanced at an amazing pace. Time has twisted creating a world filled with zoot suit robots, zeppelin nightclubs, art deco skylines, and Rocket Car Racing!

Welcome to the future. Welcome to the World of Chassis.

Rocket car racing, also known as the Aero-Run, is the world's most popular sport. It's a high stakes spectacle of speed and peril where flying rocket cars race at breakneck speeds around hairpin turns and gut wrenching drops. Its drivers are legendary, but the money and power that runs the sport is deeply corrupt. Chassis, the 17-year-old daughter of Charles Foster McBain, one of the Aero-Run founders, desperately wants to be a rocket racer but her father won't allow it. Partially due to the dangers of the sport, but mostly because of the nefarious gangsters and corporate thugs who control it. So, the brash young girl, with the help of her robotic mechanic and best friend, SLIC, devises a plan to enter the race under the alias Pilot Zer in hopes of proving to her father that she's up to the challenge. But Chassis' daring decision only leads to more danger for her Father, and her friends as it rips apart the only life she's ever known.



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