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Time Before Time, Time Travel SF Series, Launches In May

Time Before Time, Time Travel SF Series, Launches In May

TIME BEFORE TIME—A HIGH STAKES TIME TRAVEL SCIENCE FICTION SERIES SET TO LAUNCH THIS MAY


PORTLAND, Ore. 02/19/2021 — From the bestselling writer/artist Declan Shalvey Time Before Time, Time Travel SF Series, Launches In May(Bog Bodies) and Write It In Blood team Rory McConville and Joe Palmer comes an all new science fiction story in Time Before Time. This ongoing time travel series will launch from Image Comics this May.

Best described as Criminal meets Back to the Future and Looper, this high octane, extra-length debut issue will feature an alternate cover by artist John Paul Leon. 

"I loved what this team did on Write It In Blood so I'm really excited to take that crew and work on something more ambitious," said Shalvey in an exclusive scoop on the announcement at IGN. "This is a book with miles of potential, brilliantly realized by Joe Palmer and Chris O'Halloran. Their work to me, looks like the baby of Aeon Flux and Hellboy. I think readers will enjoy the gorgeous pages, but also the core story that follows Tatsuo into a more and more complicated set of troubles. With Time Before Time, Rory and myself get to write a crime drama that's injected with even more dramatic twists and the compelling visuals that sci-fi provides."

In Time Before Time, it’s the year 2140, and to escape a world with no future, many turn to the Syndicate, a criminal organization who, for the right price, will smuggle you back in time to a better life. After working for the Syndicate for years, Tatsuo and Oscar decide to steal one of their boss’s time machines—but soon find that the one thing you can’t run from is your past.

McConville told IGN: "It’s been great to reunite with the Write It In Blood team, as well as collaborating with Declan, whose work I’ve been a huge fan of for years. Time travel stories are my favourite type of sci-fi and getting to write one with so many twists and turns is incredibly thrilling. Joe and Chris continue to be a fantastic combo and I can’t wait for people to see some of the eye-popping pages they’ve been working on."

"In Time Before Time, Declan and Rory have written a time hopping adventure in which the past can’t be altered, so the emotional stakes are always high," said Palmer. "The whole team has put a lot of love into this book, and I’m really excited for readers to be able to get their hands on it. Buckle up, because this wild ride goes all over the place."

Time Before Time #1 Cover A by Shalvey (Diamond Code MAR210037) and Time Before Time #1 Cover B by John Paul Leon (Diamond Code MAR210038)will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, May 12.

Time Before Time #1 will also be available for purchase across many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.

Early praise for Time Before Time

"Achingly good. This book crackles with the unique energy of a creative team that knows exactly what it's trying to do, and pulls it off with exhilarating levels of skill. Time-traveling criminals fighting gang wars across millennia, done in the smartest possible way. Love it." —Charles Soule, Undiscovered Country, Curse Words

“The most fun, inventive, razor sharp crime adventure I’ve read in years. Jump in and hang on, it doesn’t get better than this.” —Darcy Van Poelgeest, Little Bird, forthcoming Precious Metal

"A unique, high-concept mash-up of time travel and crime story, with beautiful craftsmanship from the entire creative team. If you love comics like Criminal and movies like Looper, run don't walk to your local comic shop to grab this book!" —Robbie Thompson, Meet The Skrulls, Suicide Squad

“Right up there with Looper, Primer and 12 Monkeys—whip smart, engaging and timeless.” —Kyle Higgins, Radiant Black, Ultraman

"A time travelling crime thriller with an endearing protagonist caught in machinations bigger than himself. Declan, Rory and Joe have crafted a timeless crime story set across all of time and told with style and panache!" —Ram V, Swamp Thing, Blue In Green

“Shreds the tropes of time travel down to the raw bone and gives you a lean and mean corkscrew tale of hardbitten survival through centuries, where years act like stash houses and the future and past bleed together into a harrowing present that marches ever forward, forever unforgiving.” —Christopher CantwellIron Man, Halt and Catch Fire

ABOUT IMAGE COMICSImage Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of bestselling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has six individuals on the Board of Directors: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, Jim Valentino, and Eric Stephenson. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline Comics, Skybound Entertainment, and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.

The Department of Truth - Declan Shalvey Incentive Variant


The Department of Truth - Declan Shalvey Incentive Variant

LIMITED 1:10 THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH INCENTIVE VARIANT BY DECLAN SHALVEY
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The Department of Truth - Declan Shalvey Incentive Variant

ABOUT IMAGE COMICS
Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of bestselling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has six individuals on the Board of Directors: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, Jim Valentino, and Eric Stephenson. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline Comics, Skybound Entertainment, and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit
www.imagecomics.com.

BOG BODIES Coming in March 2020


BOG BODIES Coming in March 2020

NEW SURVIVAL HORROR GRAPHIC NOVEL—BOG BODIES—SET TO LAUNCH FROM IMAGE COMICS IN MARCH 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. 08/18/2019 — Image Comics is pleased to announce an original graphic novel, Bog Bodies, by writer Declan Shalvey BOG BODIES Coming in March 2020(Injection, Savage Town), artist Gavin Fullerton (Bags [Or A Story Thereof]), colorist Rebecca Nalty (Xena, Glow), letterer Clayton Cowles (Die, Savage Town), and editor Heather Antos coming to Image Comics in March 2020. 
A cold, poignant story of crime, survival, and regret, Bog Bodies follows an Irish gangster on the run after a job gone wrong who encounters a young woman lost in the Dublin mountains. Injured and unarmed, the unlikely pair must try to evade their pursuers and survive the desolate bog that has served as burial grounds for unspeakable murder throughout history.

Bog Bodies original graphic novel (ISBN: 978-1-5343-1330-9) will hit comic book shops on Wednesday, March 4 and bookstores on Tuesday, March 10. You can pre-order it on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million, IndieBound, and Indigo.

BOG BODIES Coming in March 2020

ABOUT IMAGE COMICS
Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of bestselling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has six individuals on the Board of Directors: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, Jim Valentino, and Eric Stephenson. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline Comics, Skybound Entertainment, and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit
www.imagecomics.com.

The Walking Dead Day - Blind Bag Editions of Milestone Issues


The Walking Dead Day - Blind Bag Editions of Milestone Issues
THE WALKING DEAD DAY WILL FEATURE COLLECTIBLE BLIND BAG EDITIONS OF MILESTONE ISSUES

J. Scott Campbell, James Harren, Emma Ríos, Declan Shalvey, and Sana Takeda Blind Bag artists revealed

PORTLAND, OR, 06/20/2018 — Image/Skybound Entertainment is pleased to announce that this year’s WALKING DEAD DAY, on October 13th, in celebration of the series’ 15th anniversary, will feature collectible blind bag editions of milestone issues from Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard’s THE WALKING DEAD.

Fans will experience the thrill of surprise when they purchase any of the WALKING DEAD DAY BLIND BAG editions. Each of the following issues will be available to purchase as a blind bag item, where customers have a chance of opening one of multiple trades dress variants (color, sketch, virgin, etc) of each iconic issue. Covers will feature art by J. Scott Campbell, James Harren, Emma Ríos, Declan Shalvey, and Sana Takeda, among other exciting to-be-announced artists, and will retail for $3.99 each.

  • THE WALKING DEAD #1: 15TH Anniversary Blind Bag variant, Diamond Code MAY188674 
  • THE WALKING DEAD #2: 15TH Anniversary Blind Bag variant, Diamond Code MAY188675 
  • THE WALKING DEAD #7: 15TH Anniversary Blind Bag variant, Diamond Code MAY188676 
  • THE WALKING DEAD #19: 15TH Anniversary Blind Bag variant, Diamond Code MAY188677 
  • THE WALKING DEAD #27: 15TH Anniversary Blind Bag variant, Diamond Code MAY188678 
  • THE WALKING DEAD #48: 15TH Anniversary Blind Bag variant, Diamond Code MAY188679 
  • THE WALKING DEAD #53: 15TH Anniversary Blind Bag variant, Diamond Code MAY188680 
  • THE WALKING DEAD #92: 15TH Anniversary Blind Bag variant, Diamond Code MAY188681 
  • THE WALKING DEAD #98: 15TH Anniversary Blind Bag variant, Diamond Code MAY188682 
  • THE WALKING DEAD #100: 15TH Anniversary Blind Bag variant, Diamond Code MAY188683 
  • THE WALKING DEAD #108: 15TH Anniversary Blind Bag variant, Diamond Code MAY188684 
  • THE WALKING DEAD #127: 15TH Anniversary Blind Bag variant, Diamond Code MAY188685 
  • THE WALKING DEAD #138: 15TH Anniversary Blind Bag variant, Diamond Code MAY188686 
  • THE WALKING DEAD #167: 15TH Anniversary Blind Bag variant, Diamond Code MAY188687 
  • THE WALKING DEAD #171: 15TH Anniversary Blind Bag variant, Diamond Code MAY188688

The Walking Dead Day - Blind Bag Editions of Milestone Issues

ABOUT IMAGE COMICS
Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of bestselling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline Comics, Skybound Entertainment, and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit
www.imagecomics.com.
ABOUT SKYBOUND ENTERTAINMENT
Founded in 2010, Skybound Entertainment is a multiplatform entertainment company specializing in television, comics, film, digital content, interactive, gaming, and merchandise. The company is led by The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and his longtime producing and business partner David Alpert.
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