Aphrodite IX #0
Aphrodite IX is the perfect assassin because she forgets about her missions shortly after completion. Unfortunately for her employers, she starts remembering bits of her past and starts questioning her path.
It’s Aphrodite’s IX first mission to kill a very prominent politician. Moments before of starting her mission meets a man she thinks he has seen before. Why she can’t remember anything and whos is this man?
Pilot Season: Alibi
The perfect killer always has an airtight alibi. But can anyone be in two places at once? John Stephens can. Heâ€™s often a suspect whenever a high-profile target is taken out, but he always gets off scot-free because heâ€™s usually somewhere else, having the time of his life. How can he be responsible? The authorities may be fooled, but now someone knows his secret, and John is going to have to face the consequences.
From the peopleâ€™s choice Joshua Hale Fialkov (Cyblade, Marvel Comics Presents) and artist Jeremy Haun (Civil War: Iron Man/Captain America, Chuck) comes this espionage thriller with a twist!
Pilot Season: The Core
The Core is the center of the known universe where ancient and well-established species have created powerful empires, federations and cooperatives. The Core is also the most dangerous place in existence, and younger races are not welcomed warmly. When the first human is appointed to an extraterrestrial Special Forces unit, the soldier must first earn the respect of his peers as he fights for the recognition of his species.
Pilot Season: Genius
Alexander, Hannibal, Napoleon, Patton. What if the greatest military mind of our generation was born in strife, surrounded by violence and combat since birth? When the gauntlet is dropped, the question isnâ€™t â€œHow did 17-year-old Destiny Ajaye unite the gangs of South Central into a killer army and declare war on the LAPD?â€ No, the question is, â€œCan anyone stop her?â€
From the minds of writers Marc Bernardin and Adam Freeman (The Highwaymen, Monster Attack Network) and innovative illustrator Afua Richardson (Half Dead), Genius is a book that will have readers talking for months to come.
Pilot Season: Lady Pendragon
A direct descendant of King Arthur and Lady Guinevere revives magic in the modern-day world, but is conflicted when she discovers her doing so may have done more harm than good. Filled with nods to Arthurian legend and a fantastic dragon battle scene unlike any other, the issue is drawn by Singapore-based artist Eru of Imaginary Friends Studios and features a beautiful painted cover by Star Wars and Indiana Jones movie poster artist Drew Struzan!
Pilot Season: Twilight Guardian
Sheâ€™s the hero who could be you! Eisner nominee Troy Hickman (Common Grounds) brings you more of his unique view of the superhero genre, with stunning artwork by Reza. Enter the world of the Twilight Guardian and the nine-block area she patrols each night, a world of everyday intrigue, brown and green gargantuas, marital aids, and yes, donut shops. Superheroics meets slice-of-life as youâ€™ve never seen before!
Pilot Season: Urban Myths
Journey to New Athens â€” a modern-day world where humans still worship the Greek Gods and the Greek Gods still meddle in the lives of men. In this world, if you think your wifeâ€™s cheating on you, first you pray to Aphrodite for a way to win her back. If that doesnâ€™t work, you hire Jack Medusa, private eye, to get the goods on film. Son of the infamous Medusa, Jack wears a metal mask to protect the people around him. Heâ€™s a social leper but a damn good P.I., and he takes on cases the police wonâ€™t touch.
This Pilot Season entry comes from fan-favorite writer Jay Faerber (Dynamo 5, Noble Causes) and fresh newcomer Jorge Molina (Superman/Batman Annual).
Rising Stars #1
A giant ball of light was heading to Earth, when it flashed everyone in utero was changed.
Years later there was an earth quake a a local elementary school. When pieces of the school started to fall a young boy gave an example of his incredible strength. What will happen to these children with incredible power? How will the world react to them?