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Infidel’s Trade Paperback Gets a Second Printing

On the heels of news that Hany Abu-Assad will direct Infidel’s film adaptation, Image Comics is rushing the breakout hit horror story by bestselling editor and writer Pornsak Pichetshote, artist Aaron Campbell, award-winning colorist and editor José Villarrubia, and letterer/designer Jeff Powell back to print this week, ahead of schedule.

A haunted house story for the 21st century, Infidel follows an American Muslim woman and her multiracial neighbors who move into a building haunted by entities that feed off xenophobia. Garnering early critical acclaim for its fresh and timely twist on horror, Infidel was selected for numerous 2018 “best of” lists.

Infidel trade paperback collects issues #1-5—the complete miniseries—plus an introduction by Tananarive Due and an afterword by Jeff Lemire.

Infidel

Matt Kindt and Ray Fawkes Join the World of Black Hammer for a WWII Epic

From the world of Black Hammer comes another exhilarating send up to the superhero genre! Jeff Lemire joins forces with writer Ray Fawkes and artist Matt Kindt to tell an epic WWII story in the Golden Age of Superheroes shaken up with Lemire’s signature Black Hammer twist. Travel back to 1945, where an elite crew known as the Black Hammer Squadron bands together to combat Nazis, a host of occult threats, and their ultimate aerial nemesis, the Ghost Hunter.
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Black Hammer ‘45: From the World of Black Hammer #1 (of four) goes on sale March 6, 2019.

Warner Bros. Has a Plastic Man Movie in the Works

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The Hollywood Reporter has the scoop that Warner Bros. is working on a Plastic Man movie with Amanda Idoko as the screenwriter. Bob Shaye will executive produce.

The character was created by Jack Cole for Quality Comics in 1941 and DC Comics picked him up when the publisher went under.

Plastic Man is Patrick “Eel” O’Brian, a crook who goes good. A chemical liquid splashes him during a botched heist allowing him to shape-shift and stretch his body.

After years out of the spotlight, the character has come back within the past year as a key character in the recent event Dark Knights: Metal and two series. Currently, he’s starring in a comic miniseries written by Gail Simone as well as The Terrifics written by Jeff Lemire.

Preview: The Terrifics #10

The Terrifics #10

(W) Jeff Lemire (A) Viktor Bogdanovic (CA) Evan Shaner
In Shops: Nov 28, 2018
SRP: $2.99

Is there a totally titanic termination in store for the Terrifics? Mr. Terrific and company team with the Tom Strong family in a final battle against Doc Dread, who’s leveraging the power of a dark god to kill everyone in his path. With the fate of the Multiverse AND the Dark Multiverse hanging in the balance, it’ll take a team-up of Terrific proportions to save the day. Just don’t expect the group to escape unscathed when all is said and done…

Preview: The Terrifics #9

The Terrifics #9

(W) Jeff Lemire (A) Viktor Bogdanovic (CA) Dale Eaglesham
In Shops: Oct 24, 2018
SRP: $2.99

The Terrifics struggle to escape their respective plights while trying to save members of the Tom Strong family as chaos reigns across the Multiverse! But as Doc Dread’s true identity is revealed, that unmasking hits especially close to home for Sapphire Stagg, who’s in mortal danger after she learns the fateful secret. And she’s not the only Terrific in trouble-just wait until the team finds what threat awaits them back at their Gotham City headquarters!

Black Hammer Gets a Director’s Cut

Since its debut in 2016, Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s Black Hammer has taken the world by storm with a loyal fanbase, several spin-offs, and an Eisner Award for Best New Series to its name!

Dark Horse is taking fans behind the panel with this deluxe director’s cut showcasing high res, uncleaned scans of Dean Ormston’s beautiful inked line art from the first issue of the award-winning Black Hammer series. The director’s cut also includes Todd Klein’s lettering, Jeff Lemire’s original script, and a high res scan of the original cover. A must for collectors and all Black Hammer fans!

Black Hammer: Director’s Cut goes on sale January 16, 2019. With 51 story pages, this special edition of Black Hammer #1 retails for only $4.99!

Curt Pires and Antonio Fuso Get Wyrd at Dark Horse

There are some cases that are simply too weird for law enforcement to solve. Enter Pitor Wyrd, an un-aging, invincible detective with a penchant for the strange who steps in to assist…for a fee. Between a botched attempt at recreating a certain US supersolider, a monster roaming the countryside, and a trail of bodies, there is no case too big, too small, or too weird.

Writer Curt Pires oins forces with artist Antonio Fuso for Wyrd, a four-issue comics series that’s James Bond meets The X Files. The series is colored by Stefano Simeone and features variant covers by Jeff Lemire, Rafael Albuquerque, Gabriele Dell’Otto, and Danijel Zezelj.

Wyrd #1 (of four) goes on sale January 30, 2019.

Preview: The Terrifics #8

The Terrifics #8

(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Dale Eaglesham
In Shops: Sep 26, 2018
SRP: $2.99

The Terrifics find themselves stuck up a cosmic tree with the newly rediscovered Tom Strong-and the fire department ain’t coming to rescue them! The team gets split up while trying to escape this devious trap set for them by a mysterious enemy known as Doc Dread, and they wind up in a bunch of weird dimensions trippier than a spin on the “Yellow Submarine”! Is there a cure awaiting our afflicted adventurers at the end of this other-dimensional adventure? Or will Plastic Man, Metamorpho, Phantom Girl and Mr. Terrific be trapped in Tom Strong’s stronghold peddling snake oil instead?

Preview: Sentry #4

Sentry #4

(W) Jeff Lemire (A) Joshua Cassara (A/CA) Aaron Kim Jacinto
Rated T+
In Shops: Sep 26, 2018
SRP: $3.99

With his mind and both worlds he inhabits being ripped apart, Sentry comes face to face with one of his oldest enemies, and his only salvation may be his damaged ex-sidekick, Scout.

Emi Lenox Returns to Black Hammer with Black Hammer: Cthu-Louise

High school can be hell for anyone, but it’s especially difficult for teenage girls spawned by the emissary of a Cthulhu god! Based on Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s Eisner Award-winning series, Black Hammer: Cthu-Louise explores the realities of attending high school as an outsider. Black Hammer co-creator Jeff Lemire pens this one-shot. Superstar artist Emi LenoxBlack Hammer colorist Dave Stewart, and legendary letterer Todd Klein join him on this new adventure. The beautiful cover and variant covers are by Emi Lenox and Jill Thompson.

In Black Hammer: Cthu-Louise, Cthu-Louise struggles and is teased at school due to her monstrous appearance. Finally fed up with the bullying and abuse, she decides she will do anything to make herself “normal.” It’s Carrie meets Call of the Cthulhu!

The Black Hammer: Cthu-Louise one-shot goes on sale December 12, 2018.

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