Assassin Nation, Heavy Liquid & More This Week From Image

Here are this weeks comics and collections available from Image Comics

 
 
In this issue, all our surviving hitmen-turned-bodyguards have to do is storm the tower fortress of a rival crime syndicate, defeat their literal army of sword-wielding maniac teenagers, and kill their leader. Wait. Was that an army of sword-wielding maniacs? Yikes.
 
 
 
“FAIRY TALE ENDING,” Part Two Wizord and Ruby Stitch, their memories finally restored, head to the Hole World to help their daughter Margaret in her epic battle against the forces of the demon Sizzajee. It’s all coming to a head, and heads will roll!
 
 
 
The Aegis protects the world, but not everyone is equal is their eyes. A lesson their newest recruit, Spencer Dales, learns the hard way when he crosses the Aegis’s unseen master: the Overseer!
 
 
 
When her client turns up dead, Fairlady Jenner Faulds thinks her biggest task will be figuring out whodunnit. Instead, she learns that the client was an imposter, that the assassin(s) might still be after the real guy, and that she might yet have a bigger role to play.
 
 
 
 
Many vultures gather to dine on the corpse of the Jenkins Family Farm.
 
 
 
“STATIONS OF THE CROSS,” Part Three After a near fatal encounter, Father Burke finds himself in “The Village,” an eerie place where the people seem to worship Norton Sinclair and leave him with more questions than answers… at least until an old (and we mean REALLY old) Doctor shows up. HOLLYWOOD NEWS! Picked up for TV by Hivemind after a multi-studio bidding war with long-time producing partners Sean Daniel and Jason Brown, Bad Robot veteran Kathy Lingg, and former Valiant Entertainment CEO & Chief Creative Officer Dinesh Shamdasani.
 
 
 
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of PAUL POPE’s (Battling Boy, Batman: Year 100) Eisner-nominated sci-fi/cyberpunk classic with this new edition. Time Magazine listed HEAVY LIQUID among the 100 most important science fiction graphic novels of the decade when it originally debuted in the 2000s, and its relevance and influence has only increased since it was first published. In a future where New York has evolved into a sci-fi metropolis, a man named S becomes entwined in a mystery that’s littered with love and drugs—and in particular, an addictive substance called heavy liquid that’s both a drug and an art form. In his search for the one artist skilled enough to render heavy liquid into a perfect sculpture, S finds himself battling deadly psychopathic foes as well as the inner demons of addiction. If he can survive these physical and mental trials, S just might discover the shocking secret behind heavy liquid, and a love he thought lost forever. Collects HEAVY LIQUID #1-5
 
 
 
HIT-GIRL’S IN HONG KONG. Her mission: to destroy a bloodthirsty gang that’s responsible for drug trafficking, money laundering, and brutal massacres across Asia. Big Daddy had plans for taking down the Liu triad, but only Mindy can take these monsters out for good.
 
 
 
Hit-Girl tears Tinsel Town a new one when she realises her life’s being dramatized for the silver screen. The adolescent assassin storms sets, wages war on fat-cat movie bosses, and lures old enemies out of hiding in this kamikaze Californian bloodbath. Collects HIT-GIRL SEASON TWO #1-4
 
 
 
Held captive at New Vatican, Little Bird endures endless medical examinations to procure the “resurrection gene” for Bishop’s dying son. If Little Bird wants to escape this nightmare and save her people, she’ll first have to confront a dark family secret. The penultimate issue of the LITTLE BIRD saga contains 30 pages of story, and a pin-up gallery by a variety of artists.
 
 
 
Maggie’s band of nomads try to pick themselves up after a break in the storm. Meanwhile, Abel and the fox discover the forest they’ve been wandering in has been watching.
 
 
 
Maika is finally close to getting all the answers she ever wanted—but at what price?
 
 
 
Deep in the Outpost, Alea and Sam make a new friend—who knows a lot more than they do—and finally get to ask the questions that have been building since Steven’s death. Hopefully their friendship can survive the answers.
 
 
 
As our alien business partners urge the Earth Security Agency to destroy Seattle in order to protect the planet from a deadly alien virus, covert agents scramble to uncover the truth about the outbreak’s origins. Why does the Consortium want to recover these escaped aliens so badly, and what secret are they hiding?
 
 
 
RONALD WIMBERLY’s critically acclaimed first work returns with a new cover! PRINCE OF CATS is the B side to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, played at an ‘80s block party in a New York where underground sword dueling blossomed alongside hip-hop, punk, disco, and no wave. It’s a deconstruction of Romeo and Juliet’s romantic meta narrative focusing on the minor players, with Tybalt at the center. TRIM SIZE: 9.375” x 12.25”
 
 
 
“THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING,” Part One In the wake of great change, the Rat Queens struggle to reclaim their sisterhood—just as a mysterious force of great vengeance sets its sights on Palisade. For our incorrigible band of adventurers, it’s personal. A new chapter begins here, with the all-new ongoing creative team of RYAN FERRIER, PRISCILLA PETRAITES, and MARCO LESKO!
 
 
 
“LAST KNIGHT,” Part Three The Scourge Knights of the Apocalypse keep coming, and its Famine’s turn to destroy the Rumble world. This issue also features a variant cover by comics greats RON WILSON and BILL SIENKIEWICZ, our third in a series of variant covers celebrating African American comics artists.
 
 
 
“FIX THE WORLD,” Part Four The battle for Chicago! The bug-riding Farmers have descended on the city, and it’s all-out WAR. It’s up to Willa and Edison to save their home! But if they’re not enough… can the city itself rise to the challenge?
 
 
 
“A PLACE BEYOND TEARS” Joshua and Gladiator Two-Six go head-to-head with The Red Machine as the mobile targeting platform Jacknife is deployed onto the scorched hellscape of Los Angeles.
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Review: 2000 AD – Prog 2249

September 17, 2021 Michael Nimmo 0

Story arcs come to a close before next week’s jumping on point in this week’s 2000 AD from Rebellion – this is Prog 2249. UK and DIGITAL: 15 September £3.10 NORTH AMERICA: 27 October $31 (per pack) DIAMOND: JUL211885 […]

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