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MOONSHINE Local Comic Shop Day cover revealed

a0b5adeb-46e3-4eb3-a44d-089ffed6159bImage Comics is pleased to announce a special cover of Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso’s forthcoming MOONSHINE #1 in celebration of this year’s Local Comic Shop Day.

The cover will feature black and white art by Frank Miller and will be available to comic shop retailers with Diamond Code JUL168777 and on shelves on Local Comic Shop Day—Saturday, November 19th. The final order cutoff deadline for participating retailers is Monday, September 12th.

Set during Prohibition, and deep in the backwoods of Appalachia, MOONSHINE #1 tells the story of Lou Pirlo, a city-slick “torpedo” sent from New York City to negotiate a deal with the best moonshiner in West Virginia, one Hiram Holt. What Lou doesn’t figure on is that Holt is just as cunning and ruthless as any NYC crime boss...

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Stranger Attractors #1

Get ready for one weird and obscure ride.  Book one begins with a teaching assistant at Columbia University giving a talk on chaos theory, inclusion theory and a variety of other things incomprehensible to the average person.  As the scene progress it becomes obvious that the man can see the world in a peculiar way where he can predict seemingly random outcomes.  Apparently this altered mental state is enough to make him throw himself off the building.  Weird, yeah?  It really only gets more bizarre from there.
Enter our main character, a graduate student named Heller Wilson, a gifted young man in the field of complexity theory who tracks down a certain brilliant professor named Brownfield...

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The Human Cannonball

460101_474342479246839_1526579647_oWalter Dorckley is not much good at music, art or academics. The main thing that he enjoys is playing with explosives, or in his own words, “blowing myself up”. Inspired by a trip to the circus, he determines that his only hope to escape the small grungy town in which he resides, and his small grungy life, is to apprentice himself to Sidelong Sidely, the human cannonball.

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Back at S.P.A.C.E., I met this guy. I actually met him when he was stealing my sandwich. Okay, he didn’t realize that it was my sandwich and he was taking it. In the end, I was nice and let him have it and he was nice and gave me the first issue of his series to check out.  Last night, I finally had the opportunity to pull it out of the stack and read it...

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Apama The Undiscovered Animal

SUB001806._SX640_QL80_TTD_Hungarian ice cream truck driver, Iliya Zjarsky, goes hiking one day and discovers the animal spirit of the most powerful creature mankind has never known. Soon he unlocks the powers of the ‘Apama’ and hits the streets of Cleveland in an offbeat series unlike anything you’ve ever seen.

Like nothing I’ve ever seen…and yet, somehow familiar.  I have no idea why, but I kind of want to insert spooky type music here. However, since that would be more than a little silly, let’s jump into Apama!

You may recall that a bit ago I attended SPACE down in Columbus. While there, I met the writer of this tome and he was kind enough to send me back to the office with it in hand...

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Harley’s Little Black Book #2

It’s not often that I write comic reviews these days so let’s see if I still remember how it’s done…

Guest-starring Green Lantern! Black and red are kind of Harley Quinn’s thing…so when the most unique power ring in the universe crosses her path, she has no choice but to put it on, right? Unfortunately for Harley—and everyone else—this hybrid ring is fueled by rage and death…and things are gonna get out of hand very quickly!

Art by: John Timms
Cover by: Amanda Conner
Variant cover by: John Timms
Written by: Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner
Colors by: Hi-Fi

Those of you who have ever spoken to me know that I don’t really read the big two.  I never have and the odds are that I never will on any kind of regular basis...

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