Ahoy Comics have announced their second wave of new titles to follow up on those from 2018.
Bronze Age Boogie by Stuart Moore, Alberto Ponticelli and Giulia Brusco. April 3, 2019; $3.99
What do you get when you combine all the best-loved comics genres of the 1970s (apes, monsters, Kung Fu, sword-and-sorcery) and cosmic adventure? You get Bronze Age Boogie. An intense, character-based action-fest with plenty of style. In this collector’s item first issue, young barbarian princess Brita Constantina finds herself battling a Martian invasion—in 1975 AD and BC. Back-feature: Meet MAJOR URSA, the first bear in space. But will he be a hero or a villain? Plus the usual assortment of Ahoy text stories.
Planet Of The Nerds by Paul Constant, Alan Robinson, Randy Elliott, and Felipe Sobreiro. April 17, 2019; $3.99
Three high school jocks in the 1980s are accidentally frozen by an experimental cryogenics device, only to be revived in the computer-driven, superhero movie-loving world of 2019–an era ruled by nerds. PLUS. A backup series explores the characters’ origins. EXTRA. Prose and pictures by the finest talents in and out of comics.
Hashtag: Danger by Ahoy EIC Tom Peyer and Chris Giarrusso. May 1, 2019; $3.99.
Exploding from the pages of High Heaven, three scientific adventurers face strange creatures, lost civilizations, and supernatural threats–when they’re not too busy being complete jerks to each other. PLUS. Follow the depressing misadventures of Snelson, an over-the-hill comedian who peaked in the 90s. EXTRA. Pics, prose, and possibly poems.
Steel Cage One-Shot by Mark Waid and Lanna Souvanny, Tom Peyer and Alan Robinson, Stuart Moore and Peter Gross. June 26, 2019; $3.99
Three dazzling short “pilot” stories from AHOY’s finest – and YOU get to vote on which series continues! In “Noah Zark” by Mark Waid and Lanna Souvanny, an alien boy is kidnapped into an interplanetary zoo—and becomes the protector of the animals. In “True Identity” by Tom Peyer and Alan Robinson, we learn what secret anguish drives the most beloved superhero on Earth! And Stuart Moore and Peter Gross’s “Bright Boy” tells the grim tale of the world’s smartest human—and the havoc he leaves in his wake.