“This is going to sound really weird, but there's a certain innocence to him that I haven't done in a character in a really long time,” Azzarello revealed about SPACEMAN protagonist Orson to USA TODAY. “Definitely in 100 Bullets, a lot of the characters were street smart. He's not. He's a bit naïve about things — not stupid but not as worldly."
Orson was created for a space program to Mars that never happened. Now, the hulking loner is making his way in a decrepit world dreaming of the life he was promised, only to accidentally get involved in a celebrity kidnapping scandal.
This May, Vertigo will publish STRANGE ADVENTURES #1, a collection of science fiction short stories as only Vertigo can do them.
Written and drawn by some of the comic industries most sought after talents, STRANGE ADVENTURES also features some exciting new talents making their Vertigo debut!
This May don’t miss STRANGE ADVENTURES #1 written by some of the greatest comic book writers of our time, including Peter Milligan, Scott Snyder, and Jeff Lemire! Also featuring exciting new talents in comics making their vertigo debut!
From the far reaches of space to the not so distant future, Vertigo brings you a collection of 8 ten page science fiction short stories as only Vertigo can do them.