From Action Lab: Danger Zone this week, here are previews of Banjax #4, Chainsaw Reindeer One-Shot and The Consultant Vol.2
Writer(s): Rylend Grant
Artist Name(s): Fábio Alves (Artist), Edson Ferreira (Colorist), HdE (Letterer)
Cover Artist(s): Fábio Alves (Artist), Edson Ferreira (Colorist)
***Same artists for both the regular and variant covers.
CHAPTER 4: ONE BOLD MOVE. The first story arc of Hollywood screenwriter/Aberrant-scribe Rylend Grant’s delightfully twisted deconstruction of the superhero genre comes to a rousing crescendo. Despite losing everything he holds dear in the wake of Mason’s assault on the Gyrotech HQ, Raines still refuses to step up to his former mentor… so, a well-meaning Amanda does something truly demonic to force his hand.
32 pgs./ M / FC$3.99
CHAINSAW REINDEER ONE-SHOTWriter(s): Brandon RhinessArtist Name(s): Carlos Trigo (pencils, inks) Przemyslaw Dedelis (colors) Nicholas O’Gorman (letters)Cover Artist(s):Carlos Trigo Chainsaw Reindeer is the story of one of Santa’s reindeer who…snaps. Sick of Santa’s abuse, the Reindeer grabs a chainsaw and the slaughter begins. Unsatisfied with simply laying waste the North Pole, the Reindeer brings his un-meticulous massacring to the four corners of the Earth, killing every human (and animal) in his path. Can anyone stop the Chainsaw Reindeer?
No. 24 pgs./ M / FC$3.99
THE CONSULTANT VOL. 2: QUID PRO QUO (Digital Only)
Writer(s): Jason Sterr
Artist Name(s): Daniel Mainé
Cover Artist(s): Simon Fraser
The complete sequel to the Ringo Award Nominated series! Following his arrest and “relocation” to Rikers Island, Marcus Greenberg is presented with an offer he can’t refuse – revenge, freedom, and a little bit of cash. His former partner Russell Small has restarted The Guardians, recruiting a new team of heroes in attempt to actually do some good in this world. Unfortunately for them, it’s a world that doesn’t want their brand of “good”. Weaponizing the United Nations, Marcus kicks off a super-powered arms race that results in Tiburon and Athena escalating World War III. Collecting The Consultan: Quid Pro Quo #1-4; written by Jason Sterr & Ben Williams, art by Dainel Mainé, and a cover by Simon Fraser.
97 pgs./ M / FC$5.99