Benjamin Percy and Ramon Rosanas Kick Off Year Zero #1 From Artists, Writers & Artisans

Benjamin Percy, of Green Arrow, Nightwing, Wolverine and The Dark Net has a new comic book (finally) coming out with Ramon Rosanas and Lee Loughridge from AWA – Artists, Writers & Artisans, the publisher created by Bill Jemas and Axel Alonso.  Year Zero is a zombie apocalypse with a very diverse group of survivors – in every way imaginable – 'A Japanese hitman, a Mexican street urchin, an Afghan military aide, a Polar research scientist, a midwestern American survivalist'. That all sounds very useful for surviving such… here's the solicitation and wveeyrthing else AWA has out in April 2020, including Upshot NOW #1, their publisher preview magazine.
YEAR ZERO #1 CVR A ANDREWS

YEAR ZERO #1 CVR A ANDREWS

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(W) Ben Percy (A) Ramon Rosanas (CA) Kaare Andrews

Ben Percy (Wolverine) and Ramon Rosanas (Star Wars: Age of Resistance) team up to present an epic tale that offers a global look at the Zombie Apocalypse. A Japanese hitman, a Mexican street urchin, an Afghan military aide, a Polar research scientist, a midwestern American survivalist – five survivors of a horrific global epidemic who must draw upon their unique skills and deepest instincts to navigate a world of shambling dead. Year Zero wrestles with the weighty moral and theological questions posed by the pandemic and investigates its cause and possible cure.

In Shops: Apr 01, 2020
SRP: $3.99
YEAR ZERO #1 CVR B ANDREWS

YEAR ZERO #1 CVR B ANDREWS

RESISTANCE #2 (OF 6)

RESISTANCE #2 (OF 6)

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(W) J. Michael Straczynski (A) Mike Deodato (CA) Rahzzah

J. Michael Straczynski – creator of Babylon 5, co-creator of Sense8, and writer of beloved runs on The Amazing Spider-Man, Thor, and Superman: Earth One – returns to comics, teaming with Mike Deodato Jr. – the blockbuster artist of The Amazing Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, and Infinity Wars. Together they plant the flag for a new universe of heroes and villains for the 21st Century. As governments around the world put pressure on newly-superpowered individuals, a few of the so-called "reborns" band together to demonstrate they won't take oppression lying down. Welcome to the Resistance. Hope you survive the experience.

In Shops: Apr 15, 2020
SRP: $3.99
RED BORDER #2 (OF 4) (MR)

RED BORDER #2 (OF 4) (MR)

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(W) Jason Starr (A) Will Conrad, Ivan Nunes (CA) Tim Bradstreet

A young Mexican couple narrowly escapes the Juarez Cartel by fleeing across the border into Texas, only to be run down in the desert by the Cartel's most brutal thugs. Rescued by a mysterious local who takes them to the safety of his family's ranch, the couple soon realize they are trapped in a house of horrors beyond their wildest imagination, and the army of assassins on their trail might be the least of their problems.

In Shops: Apr 22, 2020
SRP: $3.99
ARCHANGEL 8 #2 (OF 5) (MR)

ARCHANGEL 8 #2 (OF 5) (MR)

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(W) Michael Moreci (A) C. P. Smith, Snakebite Cortez (CA) Jeff Dekal

In a world beyond the sight of mortals, Heaven and Hell wage war for the souls of mankind. Principal among God's legion are seven archangels written about in religious texts for millennia. But there is an eighth archangel, known only from passing allusions in Apocrypha, who operates under a different code. Fighting without God's sanction, he faces the enemy on his own terms, and shows just how bad good can be.

In Shops: Apr 08, 2020
SRP: $3.99
HOTELL #2 (OF 4) (MR)

HOTELL #2 (OF 4) (MR)

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(W) John Lees (A) Dalibor Talajic (CA) Karen Andrews

J. Michael Straczynski – creator of Babylon 5, co-creator of Sense8, and writer of beloved runs on The Amazing Spider-Man, Thor, and Superman: Earth One – returns to comics, teaming with Mike Deodato Jr. – the blockbuster artist of The Amazing Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, and Infinity Wars. Together they plant the flag for a new universe of heroes and villains for the 21st Century. As governments around the world put pressure on newly-super-powered individuals, a few of the so-called "reborns" band together to demonstrate they won't take oppression lying down. Welcome to the Resistance. Hope you survive the experience.

In Shops: Apr 15, 2020
SRP: $3.99
UPSHOT NOW MAGAZINE #1

UPSHOT NOW MAGAZINE #1

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(W) Various (A) Various

Miss out on Upshot's debut titles? This massive, specially priced volume re-presents all four first issues in black and white, along with sneak peeks at the second issues, and a bonus preview of Frank Cho's sexy sci-fi adventure Fight Girls. Witness the birth of a new shared universe in J. Michael Straczynski & Mike Deodato Jr.'s superhero epic, The Resistance; meet the next great antihero in Michael Moreci & C.P. Smith's supernatural espionage thriller Archangel 8; see border paranoia taken to – and past – the limit in Jason Starr & Will Conrad's noir horror thriller, Red Border; beware the myriad horrors that lurk within the walls of John Lees & Dalibor Talajic's Hotell.

In Shops: Apr 01, 2020
SRP: $5.00

 

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

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