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Magdalena #1-2

After the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ, Mary Magdalene, reputed to be his wife, gave birth to a daughter, Sarah.  From this child is descended the holy lineage of the Magdalena, a royal bloodline that passes great power and great honor from mother to daughter.  For over 2000 years, the Knights of Malta have trained one special woman in each generation to be the Magdalena — the official warrior protector of the Catholic Church.  Across the millennia, the Magdalenas have battled in secret, protecting humanity from the supernatural threats and evil that would tear our world apart.

I’m not a big fan of the whole Dan Brown/History Channel mythos (ancient Catholic secrets, Jesus’ kids, Knights of Whatever, etc.); I was pretty reluctant to give Magdalena a try...

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Magdalena Vol. 4 #1

Ini Howard & Ryan Cady (writers), Christian DiBari (artist), Mike Spicer (Colorist), Troy Peteri (Letterist)

After the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ, Mary Magdalene, reputed to be his wife, gave birth to a daughter, Sarah. From this child is descended the holy lineage of the Magdalena, a royal bloodline that passes great power and great honor from mother to daughter. For over 2000 years, the Knights of Malta have trained one special woman in each generation to be the Magdalena — the official warrior protector of the Catholic Church. Across the millennia, the Magdalenas have battled in secret, protecting humanity from the supernatural threats and evil that would tear our world apart.

The Magdalena has the ability to see into the human heart, to show people the error of their...

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Image Comics – Four More Women’s History Month Covers Revealed

 
FOUR MORE WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH 25TH ANNIVERSARY VARIANT COVERS REVEALED

Image Comics is pleased to reveal four more Women’s History variants planned for March’s 25th anniversary theme with proceeds to benefit Planned Parenthood. The variants will serve to celebrate the careers of women in comics and the progress made throughout comics history by the women’s movement.

Each month of Image’s 25th year will boast a theme for special anniversary variants, beginning with Wednesday, February 1st—the exact date of Image Comics’ founding in 1992.

Available in stores on Wednesday, March 1st:

  • RAT QUEENS #1 by Kurtis J. Wiebe & Owen Gieni, variant artwork by Colleen Doran (Diamond Code DEC168662)
  • ROYAL CITY #1 by Jeff Lemire, variant artwork ...
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