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Preview: Killswitch #4

KILLSWITCH #4

Writer(s): Jeffrey and Susan Bridges
Artist Name(s): Walter Geovani (pencils, inks), Brittany Peer (colors), Ed Dukeshire (letters)
Cover Artist(s): Natasha Alterici
30 pgs./ M / FC
$2.99
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It’s chaos on the comet exterior as Marcella and the Augurs make their final bid for freedom. Even if they succeed, they’ll have to deal with a society that hates and fears them, and that may be too much for them to bear… and not everyone makes it out alive.

KILLSWITCH #4

Preview: Killswitch Volume 1

KILLSWITCH VOLUME 1

Writer(s): Jeffrey and Susan Bridges
Artist Name(s): Walter Geovani (pencils, inks), Brittany Peer (colors), Simon Bowland (letters), Ed Dukeshire (letters)
Cover Artist(s): Diana Van Damme
123 pgs./ M / FC
$5.99
Digital-First

In a future where clairvoyant Augurs are used for their powers but feared, held captive, and persecuted, a disaffected military major is shocked into action by the grim realities of the Augurs’ treatment. She puts her life and career on the line to help them attempt a daring escape from captivity.

KILLSWITCH VOLUME 1

Preview: Killswitch #4

KILLSWITCH #4

Writer(s): Jeffrey and Susan Bridges
Artist Name(s): Walter Geovani (pencils, inks), Brittany Peer (colors), Ed Dukeshire (letters)
Cover Artist(s): Natasha Alterici
30 pgs./ M / FC
$2.99
Digital-First

It’s chaos on the comet exterior as Marcella and the Augurs make their final bid for freedom. Even if they succeed, they’ll have to deal with a society that hates and fears them, and that may be too much for them to bear… and not everyone makes it out alive.

KILLSWITCH #4

Preview: Killswitch #3

KILLSWITCH #3

Writer(s): Jeffrey and Susan Bridges
Artist Name(s): Walter Geovani (Pencils, Inks), Brittany Peer (Colors), Simon Bowland (letters)
Cover Artist(s): Natasha Alterici
24 pgs./ M / FC
$3.99

Marcella’s captured and a surprising truth is revealed, while the Augurs’ true selves bubble to the surface as they fight for their lives and freedom. Farrell gets a nasty surprise, and Jackson lets his single-minded determination get the better of him.

KILLSWITCH #3

Action Lab: Danger Zone Announces Release Dates for Amalgama: Space Zombie #4, Argus #1, Killswitch #3, Mr. Beaver #1, and Twin Worlds #1

AMALGAMA: SPACE ZOMBIE #4

Writer(s): Jason Martin
Artist Name(s): Winston Young
Cover A – Winston Young Regular Cover (unlimited)
Cover B – Winston Young Risqué Variant (limited to 2500)
Cover C – Bryan Baugh Variant (limited to 1500)
Cover D – Bryan Baugh Risqué (limited to 2000)
Cover E – Danielle Gransaull Artist Variant (limited to 1500)
Cover F – Danielle Gransaull Artist Risqué (limited to 2000)
24 pgs./ M / FC
$4.99

Born from the DNA of the Danger Doll Squad and then rocketed into space. Amalgama: Space Zombie’s first epic adventure concludes here, forging the legend of comic’s newest sci-fi superstar!!

Features 3 regular and risqué variants, including the special Bryan Baugh variants!

AMALGAMA: SPACE ZOMBIE #4

THE ARGUS #1

Writer(s): Mark Bertolini
Artist Name(s): Darryl Knickrehm (Art, Colors)
Cover Artist(s): Darryl Knickrehm
32 pgs./ T+ / FC
$3.99

Time travel is real! Scientific prodigy Randall Patton has had a breakthrough that allows travel through the timestream, which immediately led to the creation of The Argus, the temporal law enforcement organization that polices the time/space continuum. After an accident renders one of the members of The Argus insane, he begins killing off the others – except they are all versions of Randall Patton from various points in his own life! Who can stop Randall but himself?

THE ARGUS #1

KILLSWITCH #3

Writer(s): Jeffrey and Susan Bridges
Artist Name(s): Walter Geovani (Pencils, Inks), Brittany Peer (Colors), Simon Bowland (letters)
Cover Artist(s): Natasha Alterici
24 pgs./ M / FC
$3.99

Marcella’s captured and a surprising truth is revealed, while the Augurs’ true selves bubble to the surface as they fight for their lives and freedom. Farrell gets a nasty surprise, and Jackson lets his single-minded determination get the better of him.

KILLSWITCH #3

MR. BEAVER #1

Writer: Pablo Verdugo Muñoz; Editor: Ben Slabak
Artist Name(s): Pablo Verdugo Muñoz (Pencils, Inks), Jose Expósito (Colors)
Cover Artist(s): Pablo Verdugo Muñoz
32 pgs./ T+ / FC
$3.99

The world’s most powerful crime organization – “The Twelve” – had managed to evade justice for far too long and in desperation, the police reach out to the one individual who just might be able to turn things around. Enter special agent Mr. Beaver, returning to his hometown fresh from the Alpha Academy and itching to take down the dark underbelly… after taking care of his own rumbling belly, of course.

MR. BEAVER #1

TWIN WORLDS #1

Writer(s): Rami Al-ashqar
Artist Name(s): Jethro Morales (Pencils, Inks), Bryan Magnaye (Colors), Lucas Gattoni (Letterer)
Cover Artist(s): Jethro Morales (Pencils, Inks), Bryan Magnaye (Colors), Lucas Gattoni (Letterer)
Cover B limited to 2,500 copies.
32 pgs./ T+ / FC
$3.99

The natives of Drakkara rebel against the imperialist Earthers who colonized their planet. Two twin children, hybrids controversially born to a pioneer Earther and a Drakkaran princess, embark on a journey of survival. They’re caught between colonizer fire, natives who view them as abominations, and a manhunt by warlocks seeking to eliminate their royal bloodline.

TWIN WORLDS #1

Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage #1

Wednesdays are new comic book day! Each week hundreds of comics are released, and that can be pretty daunting to go over and choose what to buy. That’s where we come in!

Each week our contributors choose what they can’t wait to read this week or just sounds interesting. In other words, this is what we’re looking forward to and think you should be taking a look at!

Find out what folks think below, and what comics you should be looking out for this Wednesday.

2099 Alpha #1/Fantastic Four 2099 #1 (Marvel) – Spider-Man’s next event that takes us to 2099 celebrating 80 years of Marvel and the popular comic line that’s 80 years from now.

Annihilation Scourge Alpha #1 (Marvel) – It’s the newest “Annihilation” story and it’s one hell of a ride. This is one for those who loved the original events.

Excalibur #2/Marauders #2 (Marvel) – “Dawn of X” continues and there’s potentially some interesting directions each of these series may go.

Heart Attack #1 (Image Comics/Skybound) – It’s superpowers and teenage romance!

Heartbeat #1 (BOOM! Studios) – A new twist on the vampire genre that we’re intrigued to check out.

Killswitch #2 (Action Lab Entertainment) – Some solid science fiction that involves precognatives on the run. The first issue was entertaining and we want to check out more.

Multo (Retrofit Comics) – A collection of autobiographical comics from Retrofit who have consistently released solid indie comics.

Olympia #1 (Image Comics) – An interesting new series that feels like a love letter to comics in general.

Once & Future #4 (BOOM! Studios) – Some great modern fantasy that’s full of action.

The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage #1 (DC Comics/DC Black Label) – Jeff Lemire, Denys Cowan, and Bill Sienkiewicz take on The Question in this new miniseries.

Preview: Killswitch #2

KILLSWITCH #2

Writer(s): Jeffrey and Susan Bridges
Artist Name(s): Walter Geovani (Pencils, Inks), Brittany Peer (Colors), Simon Bowland (letters)
Cover Artist(s): Natasha Alterici
24 pgs./ M / FC
$3.99

Marcella’s found more fight than she bargained for, as the Augurs hide in fear for their lives. They regroup and formulate a plan to escape the city and head for the comet’s exterior, while Jackson’s frustrations grow and Farrell goes to extreme lengths to bring the Augurs in.

KILLSWITCH #2

Review: Killswitch #1

Killswitch #1

Killswitch #1 is an interesting debut. With elements of Minority Report, the comic feels like a nice sci-fi allegory with an emphasis on the action and mystery.

Augurs are pre-cognitive individuals enslaved and used to better society. They’re seen as abominations who are supposed to be turned in by their friends and family when discovered. They’re also abused and at times killed in the process to discover what they see. They also want their freedom.

Writers Jeffrey Bridges and Susan Bridges deliver a story that feels familiar but is still well done and interesting. It’s solid science fiction that you can read at numerous values. There’s the surface of the Augurs just wanting to escape. Then there’s the deeper use of an enslaved group of individuals to better society and the militaristic control that keeps everyone in line. It’s numerous tropes and things explored elsewhere mixed together for an entertaining story.

But, what the Bridges do, and do well, is add in depth and backstory to the characters. There’s an emotion here that keeps it all interesting and feels a bit fresh. While some of it is cookie-cutter, the overall package is a bit different than what we’ve seen before. The characters all get their moment and by the time things wrap you can understand motives and have a bit of a connection to all involved.

The art by Walter Geovani is solid work. Along with color by Brittany Peer and lettering by Simon Bowland, there’s a lot packed into the issue and every panel is filled with detail. Beyond the dialogue, the art really delivers the information as to what this society is like. We get the strict sense of military discipline from this and a cold sense of society in general.

Killswitch #1 is just solid science fiction. It doesn’t have a lot that’s new but it does a great job at everything presented. The art, the story, it comes together for a really good read and a series that’s well worth exploring for those that enjoy the genre.

Story: Jeffrey Bridges, Susan Bridges Art: Walter Geovani
Color: Brittany Peer Letters: Simon Bowland
Story: 7.75 Art: 7.75 Overall: 7.75 Recommendation: Buy

Action Lab Entertainment provided Graphic Policy with a FREE copy for review

Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

X-Men #1

Wednesdays are new comic book day! Each week hundreds of comics are released, and that can be pretty daunting to go over and choose what to buy. That’s where we come in!

Each week our contributors choose what they can’t wait to read this week or just sounds interesting. In other words, this is what we’re looking forward to and think you should be taking a look at!

Find out what folks think below, and what comics you should be looking out for this Wednesday.

Absolute Carnage #4 (Marvel) – The event has been going strong and we really want to see where it all goes as it gets bigger and bigger as far as characters involved.

Crazy #1 (Marvel) – Celebrating 80 years of Marvel with this bit of a throwback comic.

Killswitch #1 (Action Lab: Danger Zone) – The concept kind of sounds like Minority Report but the idea of clairvoyants looking to escape captivity still sounds interesting enough to check out.

Marked #1 (Image Comics) – A double-sized premiere about a secret order that protects the world by using their tattooed powers.

The Mask: I Pledge Allegiance to the Mask #1 (Dark Horse) – The Mask is back with what sounds like a timely political spin to it.

Metal Men #1 (DC Comics) – The classic characters get a twelve issue miniseries and picks up on Nth Metal and the Dark Multiverse. We’re intrigued.

Once & Future #3 (BOOM! Studios) – Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora have been killing it with this modern fantasy series. Great action and great characters with an interesting twist.

Robotech Remix #1 (Titan Comics) – The next step in the Robotech franchise. We’re excited to see what Brenden Fletcher does with it!

Something is Killing the Children #2 (BOOM! Studios) – Children dying in towns seems to be a big “genre” now but this series stands out with it’s delivery on the topic. Just a solid mix of mystery and horror.

Superman Smashes the Klan #1 (DC Comics) – We’ve wanted to read this since it was announced. The series is inspired by the famous 1940s radio serial.

Superman: Year One #3 (DC Comics) – Frank Miller and John Romita Jr.’s take on Superman wraps up and after a gonzo and cringey second issue…

Tales From the Dark Multiverse: Batman Knightfall #1 (DC Comics) – DC launches a new line of comics that takes major DC events and shows us the Dark Multiverse take on them. We’re excited for all of this.

Trees: Three Fates #2 (Image Comics) – The first issue returned us to the world of “Trees” but that aspect seems to not matter as much. Three Fates is more murder mystery than sci-fi weirdness but with a unique setting and solid pacing, it’s a must for those that enjoy that type of story.

X-Men #1 (Marvel) – Dawn of X launches!

Preview: Killswitch #1

KILLSWITCH #1

Writer(s): Jeffrey and Susan Bridges
Artist Name(s): Walter Geovani (pencils, inks), Brittany Peer (colors), Simon Bowland (letters)
Cover Artist(s): SOZOMAIKA (Cover A), Natasha Alterici (Cover B)
24 pgs./ M / FC
$3.99

In a future where clairvoyant Augurs are used for their powers but feared, held captive, and persecuted, a disaffected military major is shocked into action by the grim realities of the Augurs’ treatment. She puts her life and career on the line to help them attempt a daring escape from captivity.

KILLSWITCH #1
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