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Preview: Pumpkinhead #5

Pumpkinhead #5

writer: Cullen Bunn
artist: Blacky Shepherd, Kyle Strahm (backup)
covers: Kyle Strahm (A), Blacky Shepherd (B)
Kyle Strahm (RI-Virgin), Blacky Shepherd (RI-B/W)
FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen+

Bradley Mountain is crawling with demons. All the sins of man have been unleashed upon the Earth. Pumpkinhead, the demon of vengeance, is their prey, but he’s not giving up on his unholy mission without a fight. Sheriff Andi Ferris is the only person standing in the way of a full-scale demonic massacre, and when she finds those responsible, she’ll exact a little vengeance of her own.

Bone Parish Heads to Full Series

BOOM! Studios has announced today that Bone Parish, an all-new addictive necromantic horror series from superstar writer Cullen Bunn and artist Jonas Scharf, has earned a full series order of twelve issues in advance of its debut in comic shops on July 25th due to the overwhelming early response from retailers and fans.

Bone Parish follows the proliferation of a new drug sweeping through the streets of New Orleans—one made from the ashes of the dead. Wars are being fought over who will control the supply, while the demand only rises. While the warring factions collide, users begin to experience terrifying visions of the dead coming back to life—through them. And at the heart of it, one family must decide how far they’re willing to go to connect – or perhaps disconnect – from the world around them as this dangerous conflict escalates in shocking ways.

Print copies of  Bone Parish #1, featuring a main cover by Lee Garbett and a variant cover by Rod Reis.

Preview: Shadow Roads #1

Shadow Roads #1

(W) Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt
(A) A.C. Zamudio
(C) Carlos N. Zamudio
(CA) A.C. Zamudio with Carlos N. Zamudio
Age Rating: Young Adult Audiences
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure
Price: $3.99
Page Count: 32

The world is thinnest at The Crossroads, a mythical plane that serves as a doorway throughout the universe. It is here that a band of adventurers throughout the Wild West gather, brought together by Gord Cantrell and Abigail Redmayne with a singular purpose: to fight back against the creatures that would endanger the sanctity of all creation. SHADOW ROADS is the set in the world that remains after the conclusion of Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt and Bill Crabtree’s critically-acclaimed series, The Sixth Gun.

Preview: The Damned #10

The Damned #10

(W) Cullen Bunn
(A) Brian Hurtt
(C) Bill Crabtree
(CA) Brian Hurtt with Bill Crabtree
Age Rating: Mature Audiences
Genre: Crime/Fantasy
Price: $3.99
Page Count: 32

There are no girl demons. That’s what infernal crime boss Bruno Roarke tells his half-human daughter when she asks, but Maura has enough evil in her heart to change all that. For years, three demon families have feuded for dominance. Now, a fourth player is setting her own schemes into motion. Those schemes don’t bode well for anyone else, especially not Eddie and his brother, Morgan.

Marvel Introduces the Asgardians of the Galaxy from Cullen Bunn and Matteo Lolli

There’s a new team roaming the galaxy. Spinning out of Infinity Wars, Marvel has announced The Asgardians of the Galaxy from writer Cullen Bunn and artist Matteo Lolli.

Angela, the not-so-beloved half-sister of Thor.

The hotheaded Valkyrie – and the human who shares her form, Annabelle Riggs.

Skurge, the Executioner, freshly returned from Hel.

Throg, the mightiest frog of thunder.

Kevin Masterson, the boy who took his father’s mace to become the hero Thunderstrike.

And the Destroyer, the Asgardian armor built to take down Celestials – its wielder unknown.

The Galaxy has new Guardians!

Review: Dark Ark #7

The monstrous creatures of Shrae’s Ark have been tasked with protecting Noah and his flock. But the shocking nature of the creature that plague’s Noah may set the monsters of the Dark Ark at each other’s throats!

Dark Ark is an interesting spin on the Biblical tale of Noah focused on another ship whose task is to protect the monsters, aka evil, of the world.

For six issues we’ve seen Shrae deal with the politics of the boat and a murder mystery but Dark Ark #7 shifts things a bit as we go into the past to see Shrae building his ark and some of the world before the flood. There’s something that’s interesting about this aspect in that it humanizes Shrae and his family in a way we haven’t seen before. He’s a many who has been tasked with a mission and isn’t focused on the straight and narrow like his counterpart Noah.

Beyond that aspect we also get to see the next “big bad.” There’s a monster under the water that threatens Shrae and Noah. Shrae’s fate depends on Noah so while he’s kept his distance in the past things may be changing here. Writer Cullen Bunn mixes things up in a few ways adding some depth to Shrae and his family and sets things in a new and organic direction.

The art by Juan Doe is fantastic as always. There’s a horror aspect of it all and the monsters within look fantastic. There’s some great designs and the build up until that last page’s reveal is solid.

This series continues to rewrite what we know and delivers a horror tinged take on the Bible that’s engaging and interesting and keeps us on our toes.

Story: Cullen Bunn Art: Juan Doe
Story: 8.25 Art: 8.25 Overall: 8.25 Recommendation: Buy

AfterShock provided Graphic Policy with a FREE copy for review

Preview: Subspecies Volume 1


Writer(s): Cullen Bunn & JimmyZ
Artist Name(s): Daniel J. Logan
Cover Artist(s): Daniel J. Logan
96 pgs./ M / FC

Michelle survived being attacked by the vampire Radu, defeated him on more than one occasion, and has been living with the fallout for years. Her life forever changed since she was infected by him, she has adjusted to her existence as a creature of the night. Now, though, the unthinkable has happened. Radu has resurfaced… only now there appears to be FIVE incarnations of the fiendish vampire.

This volume collects the complete three issue series.

Preview: Subspecies #3


Writer(s): Cullen Bunn & JimmyZ
Artist Name(s): Daniel J. Logan
Cover A – Daniel J. Logan
Cover B – Kelly Williams
32 pgs./ M / FC

Sometimes the lines get blurred between running from something and running to something. Michelle has tried in the past to kill Radu. Can she trust him now? Can he trust her? With the odds against them, there may not be another chance for either of them to figure it out.

Cold Spots—A Chilling New Horror Series Set to be the Hottest Read of the Summer

Psychological terror, the undead, and a supernaturally bitter cold come together in this spine-tingling new series, Cold Spots, from Cullen Bunn and Mark Torres launching from Image Comics this August.

Ten years ago, Dan Kerr turned his back on his wife and unborn daughter. Now, both mother and child have gone missing, and Dan must face cosmic terrors to find them again. He soon finds that ghosts stir when his estranged daughter is near. And as the dead grow restless, the cold deepens in… Cold Spots.

Cold Spots #1 (Diamond Code JUN180044) hits stores on Wednesday, August 22nd. The final order cutoff deadline for retailers is Monday, July 30th.

Preview: Pumpkinhead #4

Pumpkinhead #4

writer: Cullen Bunn
artist: Blacky Shepherd, Kyle Strahm (backup)
covers: Kyle Strahm (A), Blacky Shepherd (B)
Kyle Strahm (RI-B/W), Blacky Shepherd (RI-B/W)
FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen+

Pumpkinhead has been called up from Hell to exact vengeance against a cruel backwoods crime cartel. But his would-be victims have a few tricks of their own. They have summoned a group of their own restless demons with very specific instructions–destroy Pumpkinhead!

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