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Preview: Blood Syndicate: Season One #6 (of 6)

Blood Syndicate: Season One #6 (of 6)

(W) Geoffrey Thorne (A) ChrisCross, Juan Castro (CA) Dexter Soy
In Shops: Nov 01, 2022
SRP: $3.99

Wise Son and Tech-9 thought they’d left the war back in Sadaqah, but Holocaust has turned Paris Island into a war zone! Icon, Rocket, and Static aren’t coming to save the day; can our unlikely heroes save their neighborhood?

Blood Syndicate: Season One #6 (of 6)

Preview: Dudley Datson and the Forever Machine #1

Dudley Datson and the Forever Machine #1

Story: Scott Snyder
Art: Jamal Igle
Ink: Juan Castro
Color: Chris Sotomayor
Letterer: Tom Napolitano
Editor: Will Dennis

Have you ever wondered why all the great figures in history had a pet companion, and if there were all running from the same mysterious threat? Such questions have never crossed the mind of Dudley Datson, a fifteen year-old with a penchant for invention. But when dastardly foes turn his world upside down, Dudley is going to have to start facing things beyond his wildest imagination in this modern day fable from writer SCOTT SNYDER and artist JAMAL IGLE.

Part of the Comixology Originals line of exclusive digital content only available on comiXology and Kindle. Read for free as part of your subscription to Comixology Unlimited, Kindle Unlimited or Amazon Prime. Also available for purchase via Comixology, Kindle and collected in print via Dark Horse Books.

Dudley Datson and the Forever Machine #1

DC and Milestone Reveal New Covers and Artwork for Blood Syndicate Season One #1!

DC and Milestone have revealed new images for Blood Syndicate: Season One #1 by original Milestone artist ChrisCross and Juan Castro, plus new available variant covers, available for pre-order now! In addition to these stunning interior pages, In addition to the main cover by Dexter Soy and the “old school” open to order variant by ChrisCross, two new covers are available for pre-order: A “new school” open-to-order variant by Static: Season One breakout artist Nikolas Draper-Ivey, plus an awesome 1:25 ratio variant spotlighting Holocaust, by Rahzzah. Check local comic book shops for availability and pre-order details.

On May 10, rising star writer Geoffrey Thorne joins one of Milestone’s original talents in blowing open the next chapter in the Dakotaverse!

Wise Son and Tech-9 have returned from their military tours in Afghanistan, reuniting with their comrade Fade and returning to a very different Dakota and Paris Island. As super heroes like Icon, Rocket and Static have become part of the crimefighting landscape, other “Bang Babies” have been forming rival gang factions.

And then there’s Holocaust; his influence is growing on Paris Island, and with his own super-powered army growing, who will look out for the people of Dakota’s most dangerous neighborhood while the capes aren’t watching?

And what secrets have Wise Son and Tech-9 brought back to Paris Island from their tour overseas? As the struggle for control of the neighborhood spirals into all-out war, who will control Paris Island, and at what cost?

Blood Syndicate Returns to the Dakotaverse in May

Blood Syndicate: Season One kicks off May 10 for a new limited series returning the series to Milestone. The six-issue limited series is written by Geoffrey Thorne with art by Chriscross and Juan Castro.

The return of the series has been teased for a while and confirmed at the recent DC Fandome event. The new version reunites Tech-9, Wise Son, and Fade. They return to Paris Island, one of Dakota’s most impoverished boroughs and hit hard by the Big Bang. Both Wise Son and Tech-9 have returned from their military tours in Afghanistan to a Dakota that’s far different from the one they left.

While Dakota’s other heroes have been dealing with some issues, Bang Babies are forming rival gangs and Holocaust is recruiting, gathering a super-powered army.

The debut issue features a main cover by Dexter Soy, with an “OG” (old school) variant cover by Chriscross, a “new school” variant by breakout artist Nikolas Draper-Ivey, and a 1-in-25 ratio variant cover by Juliet Nneka.

Check out the character designs by Chriscross and Wil Quintana below as well as the cover by Dexter Soy.

Scott Snyder Signs Deal with comiXology Featuring 8 Creator-Owned Comics

Scott Snyder has tested the waters of creator-owned comics, crowdfunding, and now has signed a deal with comiXology to co-create eight original titles for the digital platform. Through Snyder’s Best Jackett Press, the comics will first debut digitally on comiXology and Kindle and then later be printed through Dark Horse.

We Have Demons with Greg Capullo is one of the series announced. Others involved include Rafael Albuquerque, Francesco Francavilla, Jamal Igle, Jock, Tula Lotay, Francis Manapul, and Dan Panosian. The comics will begin to be released in October.

The decision by Snyder was expedited due to shifts in the industry due to COVID as well as publishers cutting rates.

While Amazon will get a brief first look, the company has no rights to the comics allowing Snyder and the artists to control the projects when it comes to film, television, and merchandise.

Check out the full releases below.

Barnstormers: written by Scott Snyder with art by Tula Lotay and colors by Tula Lotay and Dee Cunniffe — A high flying adventure romance set just after the First World War.


The Book of Evil: written by Scott Snyder with illustrations by Jock — A prose story about four young friends growing up in a strange, near future where over 90 percent of the population are born as psychopaths.

The Book of Evil

Canary: written by Scott Snyder with art and colors by Dan Panosian — It’s 1891 and a mine collapses into itself. Find out what the dark substance found 666 feet underground is in this horror Western!


Clear: written by Scott Snyder with art and colors by Francis Manapul — A sci-fi mystery thrill-ride into a strange dystopian future, where a neurological internet connection is transforming reality.


Duck and Cover: written by Scott Snyder with art by Rafael Albuquerque — A manga-influenced teen adventure set in the strange post-apocalyptic America… of 1955. In conjunction with Albuquerque’s Stout Club Entertainment.

Duck and Cover

Dudley Datson and the Forever Machine: written by Scott Snyder with art by Jamal Igle and Juan Castro and colors by Chris Sotomayor — A rollicking adventure story about a boy, his dog, and a machine that controls time and space! What could go wrong?

Dudley Datson and the Forever Machine

Night of the Ghoul: written by Scott Snyder with art and colors by Francesco Francavilla — A dazzling work of horror, intercutting between the present day narrative and the story of a lost horror film.

Night of the Ghoul

We Have Demons written by Scott Snyder with art by Greg Capullo and Jonathan Glapion and colors by Dave McCaig—The conflict between good and evil is about to come to a head when a teenage hero embarks on a journey that unveils a secret society, monsters, and mayhem.

We Have Demons

Preview: The Wrong Earth: Night and Day #4


(W) Tom Peyer
(A) Jamal Igle / Juan Castro
(C) Jamal Igle
May 5, 2021

The utility gauntlets are off! The tensions between campy Dragonflyman and his gritty counterpart, Dragonfly, come to a furious boil! It’s a rift that can only be settled with fists, gadgets, and—in Dragonfly’s case—lethal weapons! EXTRA: illustrated prose, AHOY-style!

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