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ComiXology Original Elephantmen 2261 Season 3 Goes Documentary

Are you ready for the Elephantmen documentary? It’s coming your way—in Season 3 of the acclaimed comic book series written by Richard Starkings, with art by Axel Medellin, featuring covers by Boo Cook. Available from comiXology OriginalsElephantmen 2261 Season 3: Theo Laroux Meets The Elephantmen debuts on July 7, 2020.

In Elephantmen 2261 Season 3: Theo Laroux Meets The Elephantmen, British documentarian, Theo Laroux is making a documentary about the Elephantmen. Laroux arrives in California to begin interviews. He seeks out SKYCAB driver Miki in an effort to understand her apparent infatuation with one of the more well-known Elephantmen, Hip Flask and asks for her help in making the introduction to his first subject: LAPD Lieutenant Trench. Trench is a no nonsense, one-eyed zebra/human hybrid who takes him on a ridealong on the darker side of Los Angeles, 2261. But has Laroux unwittingly stumbled upon another story with much broader implications for all the Elephantmen?

Elephantmen 2261 is available upon release, at no additional cost, for members of Amazon Prime, Kindle Unlimited, and comiXology Unlimited, and for purchase on Kindle and comiXology. Prime Reading offers all Amazon Prime members a rotating selection of over a thousand top Kindle books, magazines, short works, comic books, children’s books, and more – all at no additional cost. Kindle Unlimited offers over 1 million titles, thousands of audiobooks, and select current issues of popular magazines for just $9.99 a month with a 60-day free trial. ComiXology Unlimited now offers over 25,000 comics, graphic novels and manga for just $5.99 a month with a 60-day free trial.

Elephantmen 2261 Season 3: Theo Laroux Meets The Elephantmen

comiXology Originals Elephantmen and Ask For Mercy Get Second Seasons

ComiXology and Comicraft announced today Season Two of the hit comiXology Originals series Elephantmen and Ask For Mercy, with Elephantmen 2261 Season Two: The Pentalion Job #1 out today, and Ask For Mercy Season Two: Ask For Budgie One-Shot debuting May 8thand Ask For Mercy Season Two: The Center Of Everything That Is #1 debuting this summer.

Elephantmen is written by Richard Starkings with art by Axel Medellin and covers by Boo Cook whileAsk For Mercy is written by Richard Starkings with art by Abigail Jill Harding – both series were part of the creator-owned comiXology Originals launch last June. Elephantmen 2261 Season Two: The Pentalion Job #1 is digitally available to read now for members of Prime Reading, Kindle Unlimited, and comiXology Unlimited, with Ask For Mercy Season Two: Ask For Budgie One-Shot also available for members upon release, May 8th.

Today, Elephantmen 2261 Season Two: The Pentalion Job #1 kicks off the next adventure of the long running pulp science fiction series featuring the human/animal hybrid Elephantmen.Weapons of the war between Africa and China’s transgenics have surfaced and are being transported from the East Coast to the West Coast to be delivered to the Museum of Tolerance. In the vein of a Western heist, thisnew 4-issue miniseries follows ex-con Burba on a mission to steal three Pentalions (giant robotic exo-suits) before they reach their intended destination. The finale of this story will be the 100th issue of Elephantmen and with issue #1 artist Axel Medelin surpasses the 1,000 page mark!

And starting May 8th, the new season of Ask For Mercy kicks off with Ask for Mercy Season Two: Ask For Budgie One-Shot – spotlighting the breakout star of Season One, posing the questions: who is he and where did he come from? Following that, Ask For Mercy continues this summer with Ask For Mercy Season Two: The Center Of Everything That Is – a 5-issue miniseries in which Kasa takes Mercy, Ratmir and Budgie on an adventure where the course of history is at stake! Summoned by Lakota shaman, Medicine Bear, Mercy and her band of monsters discover that Ikto’mi, the Spider-trickster, is interfering with the lives of the people of the Black Hills and the American soldiers intent on driving the Indians out!

Additionally, Elephantmen 2261 Season One: The Death of Shorty – collecting the 5-issue whodunnit miniseries, where Hip Flask and Jack Farrell are drawn into the curious death of an Elephantman known to his friends as “Shorty”– is available today for the first time in print from Amazon.com print-on-demand, and digitally for members of Prime Reading, Kindle Unlimited, and comiXology Unlimited, and for sale on comiXology and Kindle.

Ask For Mercy Season One: The Key To Forever – a World War II fantasy horror story in which Mercy is snatched from her own place and time to join a team of Monster Hunters who are actually Monsters themselves, and together they have to take on a Pantheon of Hideous Creatures summoned to our world by Nazi evil – will also be available print-on-demand via Amazon.com, for members of Prime Reading, Kindle Unlimited, and comiXology Unlimited, and for sale on comiXology and Kindle, starting May 8th.

ComiXology Originals offer new, exclusive comic book content across Amazon’s subscription services of Prime, Kindle Unlimited, and comiXology Unlimited. Prime Reading offers Amazon Prime members a rotating selection of over a thousand top Kindle books, magazines, short works, comic books, children’s books, and more – all at no additional cost. Kindle Unlimited offers over 1 million titles, thousands of audiobooks, and select current issues of popular magazines for just $9.99 a month with a 30-day free trial for new members. ComiXology Unlimited offers over 20,000 comics, graphic novels and manga for just $5.99 a month with a 30-day free trial for new members.

Around the Tubes

It’s new comic book day! What’s everyone excited for? What do you plan on getting? Sound off in the comments below. While you wait for shops to open, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

Artsy – The Feminist Comic Book That Broke into the Cartoon Industry’s Boys Club – Some solid comic book history.

IGN – Legion Season 2 Premiere Date Announced – Hells yes.

 

Reviews

Talking Comics – Elephantmen #80

The Beat – The Ladies in Waiting

Comic Attack – The Silencer #1

Preview: Elephantmen #64

Elephantmen #64

Story By: Richard Starkings
Art By: Carlos Pedro
Cover By: Pia Guerra
Price: $3.99
Diamond ID: FEB150604
Published: May 6, 2015

“HOW DID IT GET SO LATE SO SOON?” Hip Flask and Miki spend a night in.

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Preview: Elephantmen #63

Elephantmen #63

Story By: Richard Starkings
Art By: Axel Medellin
Cover By: Boo Cook
Price: $3.99
Diamond ID: JAN150682
Published: April 8, 2015

Miki and Farrell meet perhaps the strangest Elephantman of all.

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The CBLDF Presents: Elephantmen: Shots

Image Comics and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) join forces once again to bring readers an Elephantmen one-shot collection in Shots #1, written by Richard Starkings and drawn by Dougie Braithwaite, Ian Churchill, Boo Cook, Shaky Kane, Moritat, Tim Sale, and Dave Sim. The proceeds of this book will go toward helping protect the First Amendment rights of comics creators, publishers, and retailers.

Led by Tim Sale’s nine-page “When the Night Comes,” this special Elephantmen: Shots #1 collects all the Elephantmen strips from Hero Comics, Liberty, and The Thought Bubble Anthology. The collection also features the hard-to-find Judge Dredd, Strontium Dog, and Marine Man crossovers and beautiful covers by J. Scott Campbell and Tim Sale!

All proceeds earned from Elephantmen: Shots #1 will go toward supporting the CBLDF’s important work defending the rights on which our community depends.

In a release Starkings said:

I’m sure I wasn’t the only comic book creator affected by the Charlie Hebdo massacre earlier this year. It was a deeply shocking and terrifying event that sent ripples throughout the cartooning world. It really made me realize the importance of supporting organizations like the CBLDF, who stand vigilant for cartoonists whether there’s a traumatic event capturing our attention or not. I counted up the strips that we’d produced for The Hero Initiative, Thought Bubble and, of course CBLDF’s own Liberty Annual and decided that, rather than do nothing but worry, I could put out a special issue of Elephantmen to benefit the CBLDF. Eric Stephenson at Image Comics agreed and… voila!

Elephantmen: Shots #1 arrives in stores on May 27.

CBLDF PRESENTS Elephantment Shots

Preview: Elephantmen #61

Elephantmen #61

Story By: Richard Starkings
Art By: Axel Medellin
Cover By: Boo Cook
Price: $3.99
Diamond ID: JUL140544
Published: January 7, 2015

Sahara, the Red Queen of the City of Angels, must deal with some Demons.

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Preview: Elephantmen #60

Elephantmen #60

Story By: Richard Starkings
Art By: Axel Medellin
Cover By: Boo Cook
Price: $3.99
Diamond ID: JUN140550
Published: October 22, 2014

Our 60th issue celebrates the Wedding of Obadiah Horn and Sahara.

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Preview: Elephantmen #59

Elephantmen #59

Story By: Richard Starkings
Art By: Axel Medellin
Cover By: Boo Cook
Price: $3.99
Diamond ID: APR140568
Published: September 3, 2014

Hip Flask learns that no one is safe now.

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Preview: Elephantmen #58

Elephantmen #58

Story By: Richard Starkings
Art By: Axel Medellin
Cover By: Boo Cook
Price: $3.99
Diamond ID: MAR140570
Published: July 2, 2014

Sahara is ready to give birth to Obadiah Horn’s baby.

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