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Starship Down Uncovers the Mystery of an Extraterrestrial Ship in March 2020

Creators Justin Giampaoli, Andrea Mutti, alongside colorist Vladimir Popov, and letterer Sal Cipriano, bring you the new sci-fi miniseries Starship Down.

Starship Down follows cultural anthropologist Jocelyn Young after the earth-shattering discovery of an extraterrestrial ship buried deep under the ice of Siberia.

As she consults with US Naval Intelligence on the investigation, meddling Russians, Vatican officials, media spotlight, and her own insecurities threaten her efforts to keep the fabric of society from crumbling as mankind discovers its startling origin.

Starship Down #1 (of four) arrives March 18, 2020.

Starship Down

Review: Meyer

Meyer

Al Pacino is one of those actors whose onscreen magnetism makes every movie he makes a must see. Movie audiences have been drawn to the iconic actor ever since he graced the screen in the original Godfather. His penchant for tough guys has been his calling card, often playing rough characters whose lives have not always been the best. His role in Donnie Brasco was probably some of his best work and he didn’t even occupy the titular role.

One of his best roles of recent, and probably one that is so underrated, is Stand Up Guys. It’s a movie about aging gangsters trying to find equity one last time. It’s a nod to a long-celebrated genre which hadn’t had entries in recent years and to a generation whose contributions had largely been forgotten. In a fictional telling of a historical figure we get a reimagining of the infamous gangster, Meyer Lansky, in Meyer, where he gets to pull off one last job.

We meet Meyer in a retirement home in Florida where he is operating an assumed name of Morris Gluck. He suffers endless disrespect and feels as though the community is sucking the life out of him. This all changes when one of the orderlies David breaks Lansky out for one last con job.

Overall, Meyer is an excellent graphic novel which is across between Bubba Ho-Tep if it had gangsters and Pineapple Express if it was a serious drama. The story by Jonathan Lang is engaging and intense. The art by the creative team is captivating. Altogether, a story that is both fun and a love letter  to those gangster movies everyone loves.

Story: Jonathan Lang
Art: Andrea Mutti, Shawn Martinbrough,
and Andre Szymanowicz
Story: 9.7 Art: 9.6 Overall: 9.66 Recommendation: Buy

Preview: Meyer

Meyer

Story: Jonathan Lang
Art: Andrea Mutti
Cover: Shawn Martinbrough
Color: Andre Szymanowicz
Letters: A Larger World Studios

Humanoids, the Los Angeles-based publisher of some of the world’s most iconic and groundbreaking science fiction and fantasy graphic novels, is publishing MEYER, a fictional biography of Meyer Lansky by writer Jonathan Lang (Feeding Ground) and acclaimed international artist Andrea Mutti (Rebels), featuring a cover by Shawn Martinbrough (Thief of Thieves), colors by Andre Szymanowicz and lettering by A Larger World Studios. The original graphic novel MEYER imagines the legendary Jewish mobster’s very last con job. As you might expect, there are some unforeseen complications.

In this sun-soaked noir set in Miami Beach, Meyer Lansky is dead… or at least that’s what he wants his enemies to believe. But the old man has one last job to pull off, and he can’t do it alone. Once he recruits an innocent bystander, their journey propels them headlong into an adventure filled with murder and malice, towards an ending neither could possibly have foreseen.

The highly anticipated graphic novel goes on sale in bookstores on September 24, 2019 and in comic shops on September 25, 2019.

Preview: Port of Earth #12

PORT OF EARTH #12

(W) Zack Kaplan (A/CA) Andrea Mutti, Jordan Boyd

END OF STORY ARC! Seattle is scheduled for destruction in order to protect Earth from an alien outbreak. But to protect our authority over our own planet’s security, the ESA will have to face off with our alien partners in the ultimate game of espionage, politics, and galactic business.

Port of Earth #12

Preview: Port of Earth #11

PORT OF EARTH #11

(W) Zack Kaplan (A/CA) Andrea Mutti, Jordan Boyd

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?

PORT OF EARTH #11

Review: Six Days is an Incredible True Story of a Lost D-Day Chapter

2019 is the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, D-Day and 75 years later, there’s still amazing true stories to tell about it.

Six Days: The Incredible True Story of D-Day’s Lost Chapter is about one hundred and eighty-two paratroopers who mis-dropped 15 miles away from their target and wound up teaming up with a French village to take on the German army.

Story: Robert Venditti, Kevin Maurer
Art: Andrea Mutti
Color: Lee Loughridge
Letterer: Clayton Cowles

Get your copy in comic shops now and book stores March 14! To find a comic shop near you, visit http://www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook or digitally and online with the links below.

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Preview: Infinite Dark #6

Infinite Dark #6

(W) Ryan Cady (A) Andrea Mutti, K. Michael Russell (CA) Nick Robles

Paranoia reigns supreme on the Orpheus, as fledgling leaders must choose between two terrifying unknowns. Meanwhile, Deva Karrell investigates nightmarish crimes with an unlikely ally.

Infinite Dark #6

Preview: Fearscape #5

Fearscape #5

Writing: Ryan O’Sullivan
Cover: Andrea Mutti & Vladimir Popov
Pencils/Inks: Andrea Mutti
Colours: Vladimir Popov
Lettering: Deron Bennet of Andworld Design
Publisher: Vault Comics
Price: $3.99
Pages: 32

From Ryan O’Sullivan, Andrea Mutti, Vladimir Popov, and Deron Bennet comes FEARSCAPE. The Fearscape is a world beyond our own, populated by the manifestations of our greatest fears. Once per generation, The Muse travels to Earth, discovers our greatest Storyteller, and takes them with her to the Fearscape to battle these fear-creatures on our behalf. All has been well for eons, until The Muse encounters Henry Henry—a plagiarist with delusions of literary grandeur. Mistaking him for our greatest Storyteller, she ushers him into the Fearscape. A fake man in a fake land…this is the story of the wrong person answering the call to adventure, and the doom that followed.

Fearscape #5
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