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Aces Weekly Asks You to Pick a Card, Any Card

Aces Weekly, the on-line comic magazine, founded in 2012 by David Lloyd and Bambos Georgiou, has announced the release of a set of collectible “trading cards”, which give purchasers access to volumes of the award-winning publication.

Each of the ten cards features an image from a specific volume on one side and a unique code on the other, which allows access to that volume. Volumes feature at least six different stories spanning seven issues and are often over 200 pages in length.

The cards are limited editions of 100 per volume, and are available from direct sales comic shops retailing for £6.99 for one card.

The first ten volumes feature a stellar line-up of established talent such as David Lloyd,  Herb Trimpe, Marc Hempel, Henry Flint, James Hudnall, Val Mayerik, JC Vaughn, Mark Wheatley, Phil Hester, John McCrea, Yishan Li, Algesiras, Alain Mauricet, Alexandre Tefenkgi, Roger Langridge, Dan Christensen, Kev Hopgood, Ferg Handley, Dave Hine, Shaky Kane, Keith Burns, Lew Stringer, Carl Critchlow, Phil Elliott, Lew Stringer, Stephen Baskerville, Jim Hansen, Mychailo Kazybrid, David Leach, Batton Lash, Jimmy Broxton and Bambos Georgiou.

Aces Weekly has also managed to launch plenty of breakout creators during those first ten volumes, including Paul McCaffrey, David Hitchcock, Ben Dickson, Gavin Mitchell, Esteban Hernandez, Kathryn Layno, Jok, Santullo, Rachael Smith and Lawrence Beveridge of the Fearless Vampire Killers, to name but a few.

The cards feature the following artist;

Volume 1 David Lloyd
Volume 2 Henry Flint
Volume 3 Marc Hempel
Volume 4 Herb Trimpe
Volume 5 Shaky Kane
Volume 6 Roger Langridge
Volume 7 Nardo Conforti
Volume 8 Paul McCaffrey
Volume 9 Val Mayerik
Volume 10 Keith Burns

Comic shops can obtain wholesale prices and order sets of cards by contacting Bambos Georgiou at info@acesweekly.co.uk

Preview: The Mummy #3

THE MUMMY #3

Writer: Peter Milligan
Artist: Ronilson Friere
Colorist: Ming Sen & Dijjo Lima
Letterer: Simon Bowland
COVER A: John McCrea
COVER B: Tom Mandrake
COVER C: David Hitchcock
FC – 32pp – $3.99 – On sale: January 25

Having escaped from the insidious clutches of the Sect of Annubis, Angel now finds herself lost and alone on the streets of London, as she struggles to overcome the burgeoning power of the ancient Egyptian Priestess Nebulah’s soul as it fights for control of her mind. Meanwhile the Sect of Annubis and the Pyramid Club race against time to find her before the other can. For the Sect of Annubis, failure to find Angel will mean their most violent deaths at the hands of Ammit, the demon dog, while for the Pyramid Club, their failure could result in something far, far worse…

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NYCC 2013: Titan Announces New Wave of Titles

Titan Comics has released details on the brand-new wave of creator-owned titles for 2014, including titles from established comics stars Rob Williams,  D’Israeli, Peter Milligan, Arthur Suydam, Simon Bisley and more!

Announced at the panel  ‘Titan Comics: The Next Wave’, the new batch of fresh creator-owned titles includes adrenal grindhouse-flick Sally Of The Wasteland by Victor Gischler and artist Tazio Bettin, superhero thriller Girl 1 by award-winning actor-writer-director Noel Clarke and Yishan Li, and quirky anti-capes tale Ordinary by Rob Williams and D’Israeli.

Brand-new collections to add to Titan’s blossoming deluxe library include a cutting-edge two-volume English edition of the never-before-translated French science fiction masterpiece Snowpiercer. Snowpiercer is about a postapocalyptic train that can never stop, its thousand carriages housing all that’s left of humanity. The story has been adapted into an astounding new film directed by Joon-ho Bong, starring Chris Evans, John Hurt Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris and Jamie Bell, distributed in the USA by The Weinstein Company, and due for release in early 2014.

Other astounding graphic novels to come from Titan include the definitive edition of existentialist hitman satire Johnny Nemo,by industry legend Peter Milligan and Brett Ewins; The Complete Cholly & Flytrap by Arthur Suydam, collecting the full EPIC shorts and more; Gothic Victorian horror-adventure Springheeled Jack by David Hitchcock, and gnarly skull-crusher The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse by screenwriter Michael Mendheim and rock-star of comics, Simon Bisley!

You can find out more at their next panel on Sunday October 13th at 3.45pm in Room 1A01, where you can meet the creators and be in at the very beginning…!

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