Accompanied by a former child soldier, the Unknown Soldier begins a journey across the most intensive expanse of the war zone Moses has experienced yet. But what's on the other side for these two? Redemption for their killings—or damnation? UNKNOWN SOLDIER #13 begins a 2 issue arc with the art of newcomer Pat Masioni, originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Want to know more about Pat? Read the next post. But while you’re waiting, here’s a preview of his work on issue #13 with cover by Dave Johnson:
UNKNOWN SOLDIER #12 marks the first anniversary of this highly regarded series. And we’re going to a funeral—the Unknown Soldier’s funeral. It's nothing less than epic hotel room warfare as the Unknown Soldier plays a bloodthirsty game of cat and mouse with assassins in the back halls of an exquisite five-star establishment. The real challenge will be keeping it from the high-profile guests in the banquet room next door. Here's a preview: [gallery link="file"]
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If there’s one thing I’m proud of in UNKNOWN SOLDIER, it’s that Alberto and I work hard to capture East Africa. Not as it looks in films, not as it’s described in books, but as I experienced it. To that end I’d like to share with you some of the exhilarating, scary and dreamy realizations that shaped the tone of the book. Things that no amount of research, shy of visiting the region in 2007, could have possibly unearthed.
For those of you all caught up, issue #11 is out next week. Here’s a preview: [gallery link="file"]
“Dude…. You’re going to be all right, right?” That was how I decided to phrase it. Casual. Not too mother-henny. Still manly, you know? See, it was ’05, and I was on the phone with Josh. He was going to fly to Uganda, eventually ending up in Acholiland -- which had been a war zone for the past couple decades. Of course, now it was in peace talks. It was safe.