Vault Comics has announced a renewed commitment to Donny Cates and Dylan Burnett’s Interceptor trilogy, announcing in a press release today that they will finally publish a trade paperback collection of the first volume, Interceptor, next June. In addition, as revealed yesterday, Interceptor #1 will return to print for Free Comic Book Day next May.
Vault’s plans to collect Interceptor, which was originally published in Heavy Metal Magazine, were first reported in February 2017. Since then, Donny Cates, the humble comic book writer, has become Donny Cates, Global Entertainment Superstar, the John Cena of comics, so Vault has really been sitting on a goldmine here. The publisher promises that Reactor, the second volume in the planned trilogy, will be completed in 2019 and also released as a collected edition.
It’ll be all Cates (and Burnett), all the time at Vault next year. Deal with it!
Technically it’s also colored by Dee Cunniffe and lettered by Taylor Esposito, but Vault doesn’t mention them in the press release at all.
Below, see the summary and cover for the Interceptor TPB:
Poli has a mech suit and a mission. Weep has machine guns and a temper. Together they lead a band of freedom fighters on a planet populated exclusively by blood-sucking vampires. A planet called Earth. Donny Cates (Venom, God Country) and Dylan Burnett (Cosmic Ghost Rider, X-Force) bring you neon-drenched, blood-soaked, all-out vampire warfare. #DeathBeforeUndead