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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.

Todd McFarlane's Spawn 2021 Announced

Todd McFarlane's Spawn 2021 Announced
TODD MCFARLANE ANNOUNCES FOR 2021, HIS NEW ATTEMPT AT 
CREATING A SHARED UNIVERSE OF COMIC BOOK CHARACTERS


That will grow into a global brand by recruiting an all-star line-up of creators & expanding his Spawn empire

PORTLAND, Ore. 02/18/2021 — Image Comics' President Todd McFarlane announced his Todd McFarlane's Spawn 2021 Announcedbold attempt at creating his own multi-character, interconnected comic book universe. His stated goal is to establish a shared fictional universe over time in the vein of what the other comic industry giants, Marvel, and DC Comics, have accomplished with their comic book universes.

The announcement was given by McFarlane during a first look presentation at the Direct Market Retailers at the Annual ComicsPRO Conference.

The character Spawn, created by McFarlane, will be at the forefront of the initial launch of new titles, but the long-term goal is that Spawn will become but one of many characters that will succeed not only in the comics industry but in many mediums across the globe.

McFarlane will capitalize on the twenty-eight-year success story of Spawn, which has seen sales increase between 150 to 600% from pre-pandemic orders. The Spawn title currently is a top five monthly selling title on the Diamond Distributors Top 100 Chart. Recently, a new release of a Spawn figure on Kickstarter set a new Kickstarter record, in its category, for raising just under $3.5 million in 30 days. That figure was also recently awarded the prestigious People's Choice 2021 Toy Of The Year (TOTY) by The Toy Association, Inc.

As part of his announcement, McFarlane announced four new titles coming out in 2021, with three of them continuing on as regular monthly titles, meaning that there will be an opportunity for fans of the Spawn character and his new expanding world to get their stories from it on a weekly basis instead of just twelve times a year.

"The simple question is this: DC Comics started a shared universe in the late 1930s. Marvel Comics began theirs in the early 1960s… so, can lightning strike a third time beginning in 2021? I personally do not have the answer to that question right now, but the only way to get an answer to that question is to make the attempt in the first place," said McFarlane.

"This is a long-intended plan that will need the help of dozens and dozens of creators to help create hundreds and hundreds of characters. And then to reward those creators if any of their ideas pay off in a big way outside of the comic industry. The quest isn't to have our ideas exclusively live in the comic book industry but to have merit and value outside of that industry as well. My character Spawn has been an example of what can happen with creation… so, what are the possibilities if hundreds of creations are brought together? Marvel and DC Comics have shown us that a collective group of characters, together, in a shared universe can resonate globally. I think it is time for David to attempt to join the same arena as the Goliaths of the world."

In June, in what McFarlane is calling "2021 the year of Spawn," comic retailers will be able to order Spawn's Universe #1. This will be a book that will set the stage with a story that will then spill out into the other new monthly titles. The first title will release in August with a book called King Spawn #1. The character Spawn will now join the rare company of stalwart characters, like Superman, Batman, and Spider-Man, that will have multiple monthly books for the same title character. It will also mark the first time in twenty-eight years that anyone can buy a monthly issue #1 Spawn book. Giving McFarlane hope of reaching a new generation of readers that missed out on the initial launch of the Spawn back in 1992.

In October comes the second new monthly called Gunslinger Spawn. This title character has been a huge hit among the fanbase the past year and each of his appearances has garnered enthusiasm at the stores and online.

Finally, there will be a new #1 team book, which will band five characters together to fight against forces too big for any of them to take on alone. That book is titled The Scorched. Spawn, Redeemer, Gunslinger, Medieval Spawn and She-Spawn begin the group’s adventures, but McFarlane promises a rotating cast of heroes over the coming months to keep the roster of heroes fresh. He also said that he will be bringing in new major villains into the fold, too.

To lend a creative hand on some of this expanding list of titles, McFarlane has recruited. An all-star list of comic book creators such as Art Adams, Jason Shawn Alexander, Carlo Barberi, Brett Booth, J. Scott Campbell, Greg Capullo, Donny Cates, Jim Cheung, Mike del Mundo, Javier Fernandez, David Finch, Jonathan Glapion, Kevin Keane, Aleš Kot, Puppeteer Lee, Sean Lewis, Sean Gordon Murphy, Ben Oliver, Stephen Segovia, Paulo Siqueira, Marc Silvestri, Marcio Takara, and Frank Quitely, as well as others he will be announcing in the coming months.

All of this just continued to build on the mythology of Spawn and his world. The original Spawn book is one of the world's bestselling and longest-running comics, with over 100 million copies sold in more than 120 countries. 

In 2019, McFarlane made history with the release of the historic Spawn #300 and record-breaking Spawn #301. These milestones have earned McFarlane the Guinness World Records title for the world's longest-running creator-owned comic book series. Spawn #300 became the second highest selling comic title and was also the only character to place two of its issues in the Top 11 for highest-selling issues for that year.

A new movie of Spawn is currently in development with BlumHouse Studios, Jamie Foxx, and Jeremy Renner, all attached to the project as McFarlane will be making his directorial debut on the film when it goes into production.

For more information, visit: www.mcfarlane.com
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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.
ABOUT SPAWN AND LEGENDARY ARTIST & SPAWN CREATOR TODD MCFARLANE
Todd McFarlane's Spawn is one of the world's best-selling and longest-running monthly independent comic books, with hundreds of millions sold worldwide in more than 120 countries. 2019 marked the year that legendary artist Todd McFarlane made history with the release of the historic Spawn #300 and record-breaking Spawn #301. These milestones have earned McFarlane the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the longest-running creator-owned superhero comic book series in the world. 

Todd McFarlane's Spawn was one of the best-selling comic titles for all of 2019!  Spawn was the only title to have 2 issues in the Top 11! Spawn #300 claimed the #2 spot, according to Diamond Comic Distributors, the world's largest distributor of comics and graphic novels. The World Record Breaking Spawn #301 placed #11 on the list of more than 8000 books published in 2019.  Also, the comic became an Emmy Award-winning animated series on HBO and a live-action feature film that grossed more than $100 million.

McFarlane established himself as a force in the entertainment world. McFarlane has won 2 Grammy nominations, 2 Emmys Awards, 2 MTV Video Music Awards, 1 Canadian MuchMusic Award, and more than 150 International awards in the fields of action figures, comic books, and publishing.  
 
Spawn and all related characters and elements © & ™ TMP

Home Comic to Feature Jacoby Salcedo Variant Covers

Home Comic to Feature Jacoby Salcedo Variant Covers
FORTHCOMING HOME COMIC TO FEATURE SPECIAL SERIES OF JACOBY SALCEDO VARIANT COVERS

PORTLAND, Ore. 02/18/2021 — The upcoming series Home by writer Julio Anta (Frontera) Home Comic to Feature Jacoby Salcedo Variant Coversand artist Anna Wieszczyk will boast a special, collectible series of variant covers featuring artwork by the lauded Jacoby Salcedo. 

Salcedo is a longtime collaborator with Anta. They’ve previously worked together on “The Price of Freedom,” “Between Two Worlds,” and “Balseros,” mini comics which were published in anthologies like COVID Chronicles and magazines like Panel X Panel. The pair have a forthcoming graphic novel together, Frontera, slated for 2023 with HarperAlley.

There will be a Salcedo variant available for each issue of the five-issue miniseries in stores this April. 

The new series Home explores the real-world implications of a migrant with extraordinary powers, and will launch from Image Comics in April.

Home follows a young boy who is torn away from his mother while seeking asylum at the U.S. border, just as something begins to change in him. He doesn’t know it yet, but it’s the onset of superhuman abilities that will change his life forever. 

Home #1 Cover A by Sterle (Diamond Code FEB210032), Home #1 Cover B by Salcedo (Diamond Code DEC209048) will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, April 14.

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

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.

Afua Richardson's Aquarius: The Book of Mer Coming in May 2021

Afua Richardson's Aquarius: The Book of Mer Coming in May 2021
BLACK PANTHER’S AFUA RICHARDSON TO LAUNCH SPLASHY NEW SERIES AQUARIUS: THE BOOK OF MER THIS MAY

PORTLAND, Ore. 02/18/2021 — Eisner Award winning talent Afua Richardson Afua Richardson's Aquarius: The Book of Mer Coming in May 2021(Black Panther: World of Wakanda, HBO’s Lovecraft County) will take a deep dive into mythology with the forthcoming series, Aquarius: The Book of Mer. This all-new, quarterly series from Image Comics is set to make waves in May. 

A visionary new comic, Aquarius: The Book of Mer is a modern retelling of mermaid myths and legends from all over the world. In 1983 Harlem, something surfaces from the haunted lake of Astara's dreams. She’s plagued by visions of Ancestors, monsters, and Merfolk. What will she sacrifice to finally have peace? 

Aquarius: The Book of Mer will also feature an alternate cover by David Mack (Kabuki) and be accompanied by music for an unique storytelling experience.

"I like to look into the origins of things and find what is knowable of our history philosophy, and metaphors that may represent natural phenomena," said Richardson in an exclusive scoop at ComicBook.com. "When looking into the origins of mermaids there seemed to be such a vast culture stretching everywhere I looked. Each land having a flood myth with common themes of half human half aquatic beings that pulled on the strings of nature and the emotions of humans. Where did it come from? What were their names and characteristics? It’s so easy to find what separates us these days. Leave it up to legend to reveal the rivers of our mythologies share a common source of inspiration."

Aquarius: The Book of Mer #1 will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, May 19. 

Aquarius: The Book of Mer #1 will also be available for purchase across many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.

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.

Savage Dragon #259 becomes North Force #0 This May

Savage Dragon #259 becomes North Force #0 This May
SAVAGE DRAGON IS A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH THIS MAY


PORTLAND, Ore. 02/17/2021 — In response to popular Savage Dragon fandom Savage Dragon #259 becomes North Force #0 This Maydemand, Image Comics partner Erik Larsen will rework and reformat Savage Dragon #259 for release this May as North Force #0

North Force #0 is a new presentation of the highly collectible issue in the long running series and will shine a spotlight on an all-new Canadian super team. Letters pages and funnies have been replaced with bios for team members. The Canadian super-team North Force is looking to recruit a new member to their team: Malcolm Dragon.

"When North Force was introduced in Savage Dragon #255 I knew they were something special and reader response has been overwhelming," said Larsen. "This representation of Savage Dragon #259 focuses on the team in a more in depth fashion with bio pages and more!"

North Force #0 (Diamond Code MAR210085) will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, May 5. 

North Force #0 will also be available for purchase across many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.

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.

Made in Korea Coming in May

Made in Korea Coming in May

NEW SCI-FI MINISERIES MADE IN KOREA TO EXPLORE A.I. FUTURE WHEN IT HITS SHELVES IN MAY


PORTLAND, Ore. 02/05/2021 — Fan favorite writer Jeremy Holt (Virtually Yours, Made in Korea Coming in MayBefore Houdini) joins breakout artist George Schall (Planet of the Apes, Chasing Echoes) for a new science fiction story titled Made In Korea. The six issue miniseries will launch from Image Comics this May. 

"As an identical triplet and Korean adoptee, I wanted to explore my own self-exploration of identity through the lens of science-fiction,” said Holt. “I think anyone that is looking for a new take on an Artificial Intelligence story will thoroughly enjoy what George and I have crafted."

Made In Korea is Alex Garland's Ex Machina meets Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen's Descender and perfect for fans of Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn's Alex + Ada.

In Made In Korea, readers will follow Jesse, the world’s first true A.I. system, on an exciting exploration of what it means to be a family in an age when biological parenthood is no longer a reality.

Schall added: “In a genre that often feels old because of how fast our world evolves, Jeremy has managed to write a story that feels both very personal and relevant to this day. Doesn't matter if you're a sci-fi fan or not, there's something everyone will be able to relate to in this comic."

Made In Korea #1 is scheduled to hit shelves in time for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, May 26. 

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

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.

EXCELLENCE Deluxe Hardcover Version Launching on Kickstarter on February 23, 2021

EXCELLENCE Deluxe Hardcover Version Launching on Kickstarter on February 23, 2021

SKYBOUND/IMAGE FANTASY SERIES EXCELLENCE TO LAUNCH DELUXE HARDCOVER VERSION ON KICKSTARTER


PORTLAND, Ore. 01/28/2021 — Brandon Thomas and Khary Randolph’s Skybound/Image action fantasy series EXCELLENCE is getting an exclusive deluxe hardcover, available exclusively through Kickstarter. Comic book enthusiasts can order starting on February 23, 2021 and can get more details about the Kickstarter campaign HERE

EXCELLENCE: BOOK ONE will encompass the first nine issues of the magic series, with additional never-before seen content. The deluxe hardcover is the first release from Skybound Signature, a line of graphic novels debuting on Kickstarter.   
 
Thomas, Randolph, letterer Deron Bennett, and colorist Emilio Lopez stated: "In 2019 we set out to create an action-fueled, fantasy-rich comic the likes of which nobody had seen before. We wanted a comic that channeled and reflected the many experiences and emotions of Black people everywhere, and then to surround it with magic and intrigue. Excellence has been an incredible journey to be a part of so far, and we cannot wait for it to continue. Make sure to stay up to date on the campaign, new bonus content, and more! We want to make this the hardcover edition of your dreams. And remember… Excellence is real."
 
For more information on EXCELLENCE and all Skybound titles, follow Skybound on Twitter (@skybound), Instagram (@skyboundent), and Facebook (@SkyboundEntertainment).

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.

ABOUT SKYBOUND ENTERTAINMENT
Skybound Entertainment is a multiplatform content company that works closely with creators and their intellectual properties, extending their stories to further platforms including comics, television, film, tabletop and video games, books, digital content, events, and beyond. The company is the home of notable properties including The Walking Dead, Invincible, and Super Dinosaur.
 
Skybound holds strategic partnerships across the entertainment industry, and has the in-house capabilities to serve as publisher, producer, and global distributor for tabletop and video games. On screen, Skybound holds a first-look television deal with Amazon Studios and a first-look movie deal with Universal. Additional partnerships include comic book publishing with Image Comics, book publishing with Simon & Schuster, and a first-look narrative audio deal with Audible. Skybound also houses a variety of unique creators and their IP, including Kristian Harloff and his pop-culture movie trivia platform the Schmoedown Entertainment Network, and printmaking expert Peter Santa Maria’s Attack Peter brand.

Crossover #4 Coming in February

Crossover #4 Coming in February

MYSTERY CHARACTER WILL JOIN MADMAN & THE PAYBACKS FOR CROSSOVER #4

PORTLAND, Ore. 01/28/2021 — Yet another exciting key character will make an Crossover #4 Coming in Februaryappearance in Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw, Dee Cunniffe, and John J. Hill’s Crossover #4 on shelves this February from Image Comics. 

In keeping with Crossover’s reputation for surprise cameos from beloved comic book icons, the final cover will remain a secret until the day it goes on sale. Eager fans will just have to be sure to pre-order copies of Crossover #4 with their local comics shop and then await for the surprise of who will join Madman and The Paybacks in this upcoming installment of one of the hottest, buzziest series in stores.

In Crossover #4, Ellie, Ryan, Otto and the mysterious Ava delve deeper into the mystery behind THE EVENT on their fateful journey to the dome and the epicenter of the greatest CROSSOVER in comics history!

"This issue is maybe the most fun we've had in the series to date," said Cates. "If you thought the previous cameos and surprises were insane... I PROMISE, you ain't seen nothing yet!!"

Crossover #4 will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, February 24.
  • Crossover #4 Cover A Shaw - Diamond Code DEC200197
  • Crossover #4 Cover B Allred - Diamond Code DEC208835
  • Crossover #4 Cover C Blank - Diamond Code DEC208787
  • Crossover #4 Cover D 10 Copy Incentive Shaw Virgin - Diamond Code DEC208788
  • Crossover #4 Cover E 25 Copy Incentive Shaw Raw - Diamond Code DEC208789
  • Crossover #4 Cover F 50 Copy Incentive Ellipsis Design - Diamond Code DEC208790
  • Crossover #4 Cover G 100 Copy Incentive Allred Raw - Diamond Code DEC208836
Crossover #4 will also be available for purchase across many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.

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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.

Spawn #315 Cover Variants Coming February 24, 2021

Spawn #315 Cover Variants Coming February 24, 2021

SPAWN #315 WILL FEATURE BARENDS, SEGOVIA & THREE HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE MCFARLANE ART PROCESS VARIANTS
Plus first appearance of The Plague

PORTLAND, Ore. 01/27/2021 — Image Comics is pleased to unveil five Spawn #315 Cover Variants Coming February 24, 2021breathtaking Spawn #315 covers featuring artwork by Björn Barends, Stephen Segovia, and three covers by Greg Capullo and two of those inked by Image Comics President and partner Todd McFarlane.

The trio of Capullo/McFarlane variants will highlight each stage of the team’s creative process—from raw pencils, to inks, to the final colored version done by the colorist FCO (known for his Batman and Metals coloring). Also... Introducing the first appearance of: The PLAGUE...!

Collectors will want to jump on board and acquire all three of these highly sought after covers, along with those done by Barends and Segovia, when all of them land in stores Wednesday, February 24. 

Spawn #315 begins part three of the “Omega Society” storyline. Spawn. Medieval Spawn. Plague. And Monolith take on the gigantic force of OMEGA-SPAWN.

"Beginning with the introduction of a brand new character called the PLAGUE. We continue the recent success of the Spawn comic, driven by the awesome efforts of comic shops across this nation (and around the world), we will once again deliver on exciting covers that will excite the readers and help keep the sales of this title as strong for retailers as possible," said McFarlane. "Through these complicated times, working as a team with retailers have given all of us some wonderful results we will strive to continue in 2021."

Spawn #315 will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, February 24. 
  • Spawn #315 Cover A Barends - DEC200233
  • Spawn #315 Cover B Capullo & McFarlane - DEC200234
  • Spawn #315 Cover C Segovia - DEC200235
  • Spawn #315 Cover D 50 copy incentive Capullo Raw Pencils - DEC208791
  • Spawn #315 Cover E Capullo & McFarlane B&W - DEC208792 
Spawn #315 will also be available for purchase across many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.


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 Silver Coin, Horror Anthology Series, Coming In April

The Silver Coin, Horror Anthology Series, Coming In April

UPCOMING HORROR ANTHOLOGY SERIES
THE SILVER COIN RICH IN TALENT

PORTLAND, Ore. 01/22/2021 — Eisner Award winning artist Michael Walsh (Star The Silver Coin, Horror Anthology Series, Coming In AprilWars, Black Hammer/Justice League) will team up with an all-star lineup of collaborators—Chip Zdarsky (Stillwater), Kelly Thompson (Sabrina the Teenage Witch), Ed Brisson (Old Man Logan), and Jeff Lemire (Gideon Falls)—in The Silver Coin. This ongoing horror anthology series will launch from Image Comics this April.

Each issue of The Silver Coin will tell a tale of terror in a shared supernatural world interwoven with common characters and overlapping stories. The series begins in 1978 with a failing rock band whose fortune suddenly changes when they find the mysterious Silver Coin. Little do they know that fame comes with a cost, and a curse is always hungry.

“After finishing Black Hammer/Justice League with Jeff Lemire I was really itching to draw a Horror comic. I was also dying to work with a bunch of my favourite collaborators again AND I was really pushing myself to move back into the world of creator owned comics,” said Walsh in and exclusive scoop on the announcement at IGN. “I thought for a while about how I could make all of these things happen and came up with the idea behind The Silver Coin. A shared world where a bunch of writers can throw amazing and horrific ideas at me to draw the hell out of. I approached a group of writers whose work I not only admired as a fan, but also had a fruitful working collaboration with in the past. Everyone signed up for this simple idea... A Coin rolls through time causing supernatural horror to all those that find it. That story prompt grew and evolved into something truly unexpected. As each script came in the world grew into something bigger and more connected... I can't WAIT for readers to find out where this is going and what we have in store for them.”

The Silver Coin, Horror Anthology Series, Coming In AprilZdarsky told IGN: "This was incredibly fun to work on. Michael is such a talented artist with a real eye for horror, I’m pretty stunned with what he was able to do with my story. It’s incredibly creepy.

“It was really great being able to do these side by side with the other writers. Because we all started with the same basic premise and are working with Michael on art, it’s the perfect way to determine which of us is the best writer by comparing our final stories. Which means we’ve all brought our A-game for fear of looking bad by comparison. Which means YOU, the READER, truly wins out!"

The Silver Coin #1 Cover A by Walsh (Diamond Code FEB210045), The Silver Coin #1 Cover B by Tula Lotay, and The Silver Coin #1 Cover C by Maria Nguyen will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, April 7. 

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