Antarctic Launches Plush and Rags in August 2018 Solicits

Antarctic Press has two rather different-looking comics series launching in August…

Plush #1 (miniseries, full color, 32 pgs., $3.99 U.S.)
Story & Art: Holly Daughtrey
Carrie, a crafty plushie maker and artist, has lost a great deal in her life, but she’s coping with the help of her late mother’s gift, a special cat plush that suddenly comes to life one night to help. Yet not everything seems right. Is this truly magic? Or is it all in her head?

Rags #1 (of 7) (miniseries, full color, 32 pgs., $3.99 U.S.)
Story: Trent Luther & Brian Ball
Art: Luigi Teruel
A terrorist attack at the border of California unleashes a devastating zombie plague across the state. One of the survivors is troubled former U.S.M.C. veteran Regina Ragowski. Trapped in the small town of Paso Robles, she seeks the keys to her survival: food, shelter, and most importantly….PANTS!

Gao #2 (miniseries, full color, 32 pgs., $3.99 U.S.)
Story/Art: Alfred Perez
A new Arctic terror has arisen and threatens to fill the world with ice and snow! It’s up to Gao and the kaiju defense task force known as The Agency to put a stop to it! But can they? It’s a story too amazing to believe, too terrifying to comprehend, too cute to poot! Gao the Cute and Terrible versus…the RAGE of PEN-GRR!

Gold Digger #258 (monthly series, full color, 32 pgs., $3.99 U.S.)
Story/Art: Fred Perry
Princess O’Lura’s coronation as the new Archon of the Wee Folk is interrupted by the new Archon of the evil Keyblers, Princess Evil, her father Keybler Ernie the Evil, and other members of their unfortunately last-named family. They kidnap the King of the Leprechauns and challenge O’Lura to rescue him ALONE!

Jed-I Joe T-shirt, (T-shirt, full-color, $21.99-$24.99 U.S. S-XXXL )
Art: Joe Wight
He’ll fight the Dark Side when people need saving, Jed-I Joe is there! Excitement and fame are not what he’s craving. Jed-I Joe is there! Jed-I Joe! (A real Aalderan hero!) Jed-I Joe is there!

Mangazine Vol. 4 #2 (monthly, full color, 56 pages, $4.99 U.S.)
Story/Art: Various
We’ve got too much talent to be contained in a mere quarterly! Terry Parr and Halo Sama put you through “Aerobicide: the Extreme Ninja Workout”, Mary Bellamy delivers sweet justice with “Cosmic Cupcake Chaos”,John Crowther and Dell Barras leave you praying for more with “John 3:16”, and Edward Pun’s got game as he sends you rolling (the die) through an attack of “Invaders!”

Steam-Age Wasteland (one-shot, full color, 32 pgs., $3.99 U.S.)
Cover: Monte Michael Moore
Art: Various
Strap on your driving goggles and jaunting armor, and get ready for a wild ride! Daring damsels gun the throttles and indulge their need for speed through vast, post-apocalyptic plains and dense, rivet-ridden strongholds, looking good every inch of the way! Live the life of (Baba O’)Riley as you race with them through the Steam-Age Wasteland!

The Trials and Tribulations of Miss Tilney #2 (miniseries, full color, 32 pgs., $3.99 U.S.)
Story: David Doub
Art: Sarah Elkins, Danielle Alexis St. Pierre
Out to help prove the innocence of her first reporting subject, Lord Beowulf Harwood, columnistHenrietta Tilney falls victim to a near-fatal assault by a ferocious beast. Recovering, she accompanies Harwood and his associate, Dr. Charles Plum, to the mansion where Harwood claims he was framed for murder. As they search, Miss Tilney spots someone watching them, but is the spy truly the greatest danger on the manor grounds?

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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