Forever is harder than it looks. Led by a warrior named Andy (Charlize Theron), a covert group of tight-knit mercenaries with a mysterious inability to die have fought to protect the mortal world for centuries. But when the team is recruited to take on an emergency mission and their extraordinary abilities are suddenly exposed, it’s up to Andy and Nile (Kiki Layne), the newest soldier to join their ranks, to help the group eliminate the threat of those who seek to replicate and monetize their power by any means necessary.
The film is based on the comic series from Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernández and published by Image Comics and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, The Old Guard is a gritty, grounded, action-packed story that shows living forever is harder than it looks.
Netflix has released our first look at Charlize Theron who leads a group of mercenaries in The Old Guard. The film is based on the comic series from Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernández and published by Image Comics. It comes to Netflix on July 10. The film is directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood and also features Chiwetel Ejiofor, Harry Melling, and Kiki Layne.
The Old Guard is the story of soldiers who never die and are trapped in an immortality without explanation.
The comic series debuted in February 2017 with the first volume running for five issues. It was followed up with a second volume that debuted in December 2019, running five issues as well, and is set to wrap up July 15.
(W) Bryan Edward Hill (A) Leandro Fernandez (CA) Ben Oliver MATURE READERS In Shops: Jun 19, 2019 SRP: $3.99
Bullets fly and blood flows when Richard’s plan to exfiltrate one of Jennifer’s childhood friends from the white nationalist narcotics business goes awry. Meanwhile, Sheila’s new FBI overlord makes his move as DC Vertigo’s acclaimed Los Angeles crime saga continues in this stunning issue.
(W) Bryan Edward Hill (A) Leandro Fernandez (CA) Ben Oliver In Shops: May 15, 2019 SRP: $3.99
A new storyline begins! A tragic mistake in Richard’s past left an innocent child dead, and it’s a devastating trauma from which he’s never recovered. Determined not to let it happen again, he risks everything-including his undercover status-on a mission to rescue a drug-addicted young man in way over his head from the white nationalist narcotics trade.
(W) Bryan Edward Hill (A) Leandro Fernandez (CA) Ben Oliver In Shops: Apr 17, 2019 SRP: $3.99
Richard is trapped. What began as a routine undercover mission for his next paycheck has devolved into a nightmare of mortal consequences. Having disrupted Wynn’s inner network and catapulted well past the point of no return, Richard fears he must sever himself from Sheila’s original assignment in order to survive-but before he can implement their final plan, a revelation from Jennifer forces him to accept his ultimate function within Wynn’s white nationalist empire.
(W) Bryan Hill (A) Leandro Fernandez (CA) Ben Oliver In Shops: Mar 20, 2019 SRP: $3.99
Wynn Morgan’s business rivals get wind of Agent Sheila Curry’s off-the-books investigation into the white nationalist leader, but things don’t go well at all when they try to make an illegal quid pro quo with the vengeful FBI agent. Meanwhile, Richard closes in on the murderer of Agent Watson, with help from the unlikeliest of allies.
(W) Bryan Hill (A) Leandro Fernandez (CA) Ben Oliver MATURE READERS In Shops: Feb 20, 2019 SRP: $3.99
Wynn Morgan isn’t just a wealthy Los Angeles industrialist, he’s the unofficial king of a vast white nationalist movement and the prime suspect in the murder of an FBI agent. But a dead fed may prove to be the least of Morgan’s problems when dissension in the ranks signals what could be the start of a secret civil war, with white-passing undercover agent Richard Wright caught right in the middle.
DC’s Vertigo is imprint with numerous brand new series and a new vision and direction. American Carnage is one of the new releases telling the story of an ex-FBI agent who goes undercover to infiltrate a white supremacist group.
American Carnage #1 is by Bryan Edward Hill, Leandro Fernandez, Dean White, and Pat Brosseau.
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