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Lot’s of great comics and lots of great press coverage this week!
No man, mouse or rat will be left behind as Joe embarks on a mission to save his fallen comrade Jack! But to do that, he'll have to enter the darkness of the Cellarworld and face off against the Black Horde – samurai rats that once served King Death itself in the penultimate chapter of the hit miniseries!
Joe meets Queen Bree and the Knights of the Hearth Castle – the last remnants of a kingdom standing guard against Death's soldiers. And when they welcome the Dying Boy as the new hero and champion of their golden realm, will he be lured by the excitement of fame into the clutches of King Death? Here’s a sneak peek at the first 3 pages, with an amazing two page spread, all drawn by Sean Murphy. Read it tomorrow!
Over on THE SOURCE, The DCU is celebrating 75 years of DC Comics by revealing a bunch of amazing variant covers. But these aren’t just any variant covers, they are of some of the most classic and iconic images from DC’s illustrious history re-imagined by some of the biggest names in the industry.
If you didn’t see the announcements last week, Vertigo will be publishing DELIRIUM’S PARTY: A Little Endless Storybook by Jill Thompson, and for Vertigo Crime, RAT CATCHER by Andy Diggle and artist Victor Ibanez, and NOCHE ROJA by Simon Oliver and artist Jason Latour.
Celebrate the launch of JOE THE BARBARIAN #1 (written by Grant Morrison) with artist Sean Murphy at BERGEN STREET COMICS (between Flatbush & 5th Avenues) Brooklyn Saturday, January 30th 7pm-closeSean will be signing, so don't miss this opportunity! And now to reveal another amazing JOE THE BARBARIAN cover. Here's #4:
I asked Sean Murphy to describe what he tried to capture on the cover of JOE THE BARBARIAN #3 and here’s what he had to say: