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Vault’s “Greatest Hits” Comes to Heavy Metal

Vault Comics has announced a partnership with Heavy Metal Entertainment. The partnership will commence today with the release of a selection of Vault’s “Greatest Hits” titles to date, featuring exclusive new cover design. Heavy Metal is focusing on strategic partnerships with publishers and content creators focused on their growth in the marketplace.

The first wave of product under this new partnership will feature Heathen, Money Shot, The Plot, These Savage Shores, and Wasted Space among others, and will expand in the coming months to include exclusive packaging of new #1 titles from Vault, with unique dress treatments and cover art, and a new digest format that will feature an entire line of select Vault titles in a serialized compendium style book format, and an assortment of merchandise created in partnership with Threadless.

Launch Titles From Vault

Heathen

Aydis is a viking, a warrior, an outcast, and a self-proclaimed heathen. Aydis is friend to the talking horse Saga, rescuer of the immortal Valkyrie Brynhild, and battler of demons and fantastic monsters. Aydis is a woman. Born into a time of warfare, suffering, and subjugation of women, she is on a mission to end the oppressive reign of the god-king Odin. Heathen is written, drawn, and colored by Natasha Alterici, and lettered by Rachel Deering.

Heathen

Money Shot

In the near future, space travel is ludicrously expensive and largely ignored. Enter Christine Ocampo, inventor of the Star Shot teleportation device with a big idea: She’ll travel to new worlds, engage—intimately—with local aliens, and film her exploits for a jaded earth populace trying to find something new on the internet. Now, Chris and her merry band of scientist-cum-pornstars explore the universe, each other, and the complexities of sex in MONEY SHOT! A story about scientists having sex with aliens for the glory of mankind—and money, written by Tim Seeley and Sarah Beattie, drawn by Rebekah Isaacs, colored by Kurt Michael Russell, lettered by Crank!.

Money Shot

The Plot

In order to receive… first you must give. When Chase Blaine’s estranged brother and sister-in-law are murdered, he becomes guardian to MacKenzie and Zach, the niece and nephew he hardly knows. Seeking stability for the children, Chase moves his newly formed family to his ancestral home in Cape Augusta — which overlooks a deep, black bogland teeming with family secrets.

The Plot is written by Tim Daniel and Michael Moreci, drawn by Joshua Hixson, colored by Jordan Boyd, lettered by Jim Campbell.

The Plot

These Savage Shores

Two centuries after the first European ship sailed to the Malabar Coast and made landfall at Calicut, The East India Company seeks to secure its future along the lucrative Silk Route, in the year 1766. An old evil now sails aboard a company ship, hoping to make a home in this new found land. But he will soon find that the ground along the Indus is an ancient one with daemons and legends far older than himself.

Along These Savage Shores, where the days are scorched and the nights are full of teeth.

These Savage Shores is written by Ram V, drawn by Sumit Kumar, colored by Vittorio Astone, lettered by Aditya Bidikar.

These Savage Shores

Wasted Space

Billy Bane is a prophet who got it all wrong, and the galaxy has been burning ever since. All he wants is to waste away in the darkest corner of space with his best pal Dust, a supercharged Fuq bot. But when a new prophet comes calling, Billy is summoned to save the galaxy he’s at least partially responsible for destroying.

Too bad he couldn’t care less.

Michael Moreci (Roche Limit, Wonder Woman, Black Star Renegades) and Hayden Sherman (The Few, Cold War, John Carter: The End) have thrown Philip K. Dick in a blender with Preacher. Take a sip and get wasted.

Wasted Space

Money Shot #1, #2, & #3 Go Back to Print, On Sale February 5th, 2020, the Same Day as #4

After numerous sell-outs and rave reviews, the first three issues of Vault Comics‘ hit series, Money Shotare all going back to print. Money Shot issue #1 will receive it’s third printing, while issue #2 and #3 will receive their second printing.

Money Shot’s creative five-some includes writer Tim Seeley, co-scripter & comedian Sarah Beattie, artist Rebekah Isaacs, colorist Kurt Michael Russell, and letterer Crank!.

In the near future, space travel is ludicrously expensive and largely ignored. Enter Christine Ocampos, inventor of the Star Shot teleportation device with a big idea: She’ll travel to new worlds, engage —intimately—with local aliens, and film her exploits for a jaded earth populace trying to find something new on the internet. Now, Chris and her merry band of scientist-cum-pornstars explore the universe, each other, and the complexities of sex in Money Shot! A story about scientists having sex with aliens for the glory of mankind—and money. All three new printings hit store shelves on February 5th, 2020, the same release date as Money Shot #4.


MONEY SHOT #1 (3RD PTG)

Writers: Tim Seeley & Sarah Beattie
Artist: Rebekah Isaacs
Colorists: Kurt Michael Russell
Letterer: Crank!
Designer: Tim Daniel
On Sale: 2/5/2020
Diamond Order Code: SEP199113

In the near future, space travel is ludicrously expensive and largely ignored. Enter Christine Ocampos, inventor of the Star Shot teleportation device with a big idea: She’ll travel to new worlds, engage-intimately-with local aliens, and film her exploits for a jaded earth populace trying to find something new on the internet. Now, Chris and her merry band of scientist-cum-pornstars explore the universe, each other, and the complexities of sex in MONEY SHOT!

A story about scientists having sex with aliens for the glory of mankind-and money.

MONEY SHOT #1 (3RD PTG)

MONEY SHOT #2 (2ND PTG)

Writers: Tim Seeley & Sarah Beattie
Artist: Rebekah Isaacs
Colorists: Kurt Michael Russell
Letterer: Crank!
Designer: Tim Daniel
On Sale: 2/5/2020
Diamond Order Code: NOV198723

The intrepid XXX-plorers are held prisoner by a Warlord on the planet Dry Reef! Can this crew of lovers-not-fighters survive the arena long enough to find their prize-a love guru whose orgasms are powerful enough to split the atom?

MONEY SHOT #2 (2ND PTG)

MONEY SHOT #3 (2ND PTG)

Writers: Tim Seeley & Sarah Beattie
Artist: Rebekah Isaacs
Colorists: Kurt Michael Russell
Letterer: Crank!
Designer: Tim Daniel
On Sale: 2/5/2020
Diamond Order Code: NOV198722

While half of the XXX-plorers search for the big-balled seer whose orgasm could power their teleporter forever, Chris and Omar must seduce the malevolent warlord of planet Dry Reef in time for the livestream. But are they ready to trade the hottest tag-team in the universe for the fate of a world? Plus, the secret origin of Team Money Shot comes to a close!

MONEY SHOT #3 (2ND PTG)

MONEY SHOT #4

Writers: Tim Seeley & Sarah Beattie
Artist: Rebekah Isaacs
Colorists: Kurt Michael Russell
Letterer: Crank!
Designer: Tim Daniel
On Sale: 2/5/2020
Diamond Order Code: NOV191993

In the afterglow of an orgasm that devastated an army, the XXX-Plorers must pick up the pieces, pull up their britches, and figure out how to save a dying world. But first: The horror known only as BWEEDT! Ball-swinging science and romance in the Mighty Money Shot tradition!

MONEY SHOT #4

Money Shot, The Plot, and Sera and the Royal Stars Get Second Arcs in 2020

Vault Comics

Vault has announced, after the tremendous success of each series, that Money ShotThe Plot, and Sera and the Royal Stars have all been extended for second arcs that will debut in 2020.

Sera and the Royal Stars will begin its second arc in February 2020 with issue #6, The Plot will begin its second arc in April 2020 with issue #5, and Money Shot will begin its second arc with issue #6 in April 2020.

Sera and the Royal Stars is a stunning epic fantasy series written by Jon Tsuei, drawn by Audrey Mok, colored by Raúl Angulo, lettered by Jim Campbell, and designed by Tim Daniel. The first arc of Sera and the Royal Stars will be collected in a trade paperback edition that hits store shelves in January 2020.

The Plot is Vault’s first horror series published under Nightfall, Vault’s autumnal horror imprint. The Plot is written by Tim Daniel and Michael Moreci, drawn by Joshua Hixson, colored by Jordan Boyd, lettered by Jim Campbell, and designed by Tim Daniel. The first arc of The Plot will be collected in trade paperback edition that hits store shelves in February 2020.

Money Shot, Vault’s sexy sci-fi series, was a best-selling, sold-out hit series written by Tim Seeley and comedian Sarah Beattie, artist Rebekah Isaacs, colorist Kurt Michael Russell, and letterer Crank!Money Shot‘s first arc will be collected in a trade paperback edition that hits store shelves in March 2020.

The three returning series join Heathen and Wasted Space in Vault’s catalog on ongoing comic book series. Heathen‘s long-awaited third arc begins in February 2020, with artist Ashley A. Woods joining the creative team. Wasted Space began it’s critically acclaimed third arc in November 2019.

Review: Money Shot #1

Money Shot #1

Money Shot #1 is an interesting comic. In part a spoof. In part commentary. And in part serious sci-fi. The comic does a lot and does it all just ok.

Written by Tim Seeley and Sarah Beattie Money Shot is a story about scientists who take to the stars and become pornstars to fund their adventures. It’s the future and an anti-science administration is in charge of the government. Humanity has made contact with aliens and while first they’re welcomed once the galactic community finds out how screwed up humanity is, that invitation is rescinded.

That concept alone is an interesting statement and commentary but from there the comic spirals. It has a sense that it’s trying to be edgy and comedic with the porn angle. So far it doesn’t add a whole lot to the comic. It’s just there. The humor doesn’t quite come off the way it needs to. Beyond being the hook it doesn’t add much at all. Is it porn? Is it comedy? How about sci-fi? What about social commentary? It attempts to be all things and doesn’t really succeed in any.

The art by Rebekah Isaacs is interesting leaning more towards the comedy than sexy. There’s glimpses of nudity but like the story, the art feels like it dances around the subject instead of committing in some ways. But, the art has a lot of personality in design and along with Kurt Michael‘s color pops in some ways.

Money Shot #1 is very much the set up introducing us to the cast of characters and setting up the dynamic. It has glimpses of really smart commentary. But, so far it doesn’t really commit to it or pull off what I think it’s going for. Like porn, it goes through the motions but feels a little empty and fake.

Story: Tim Seeley, Sarah Beattie Art: Rebekah Isaacs
Color: Kurt Michael Russell Letters: Crank!
Story: 7.0 Art: 7.4 Overall: 7.0 Recommendation: Read

Vault Comics provided Graphic Policy with a FREE copy to review

Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

The Amazing Mary Jane #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.

The Amazing Mary Jane #1 (Marvel) – Mary Jane gets the spotlight as she heads to Hollywood to pursue her dreams. This series spins out of Amazing Spider-Man #25.

Bad Reception #3 (AfterShock) – It’s like an Agatha Christie novel as attendees of a wedding are killed one by one.

Black Canary Ignite (DC Comics) – DC’s Zoom titles have been fantastic and can be enjoyed by both kids and adults alike.

Criminal #9 (Image Comics) – One of the best comics on the shelf today. This is a must for everyone that enjoys crime comics.

Going to the Chapel #2 (Action Lab: Danger Zone) – Speaking of crime comics… This is a robbery gone wrong and has a great mix of humor and action along with some twists and turns.

Horde (AfterShock) – An original graphic novel that turns the issue of hoarding into a horror tale.

Immortal Hulk #25 (Marvel) – The previous issue of Hulk ended in a shocker and now the heat death of the universe has come and gone. The Ninth Cosmos cowers before the Breaker of Worlds!

Marauders #1 (Marvel) – The latest Dawn of X release focuses on Kate Pryde and her crew whose goal is to liberate mutants who can’t make it to Krakoa.

Money Shot #1 (Vault Comics) – Pornstars explore the universe and each other. Scientists having sex with aliens for the glory of mankind.

Open Borders (First Second) – A graphic novel exploring immigration and makes the case for opening all borders and unrestricted immigration.

Second Coming #4 (AHOY Comics) – An amazing series that both is a love letter to and skewers religion and its followers.

Super Sons Book 2 The Foxglove Mission (DC Comics) – The first volume was a lot of fun and solid storytelling for younger readers. This volume continues the adventure of Damian and Jon trying to find a sample of a deadly virus.

Around the Tubes

Money Shot #1

It was new comic book day yesterday! What’d everyone get? What’d you like? What’d you dislike? Sound off in the comments below! While you think about that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.

WNWO NBC – Grant allows Toledo Lucas County Public Library to start comic book clubs at local schools – This is great to see.

Newsarama – Tokyopop Branches Out Into Digital-First with New Titles by Shadow and Tim Smith 3 – That’s a very interesting move.

Global News – No ‘to be continued’ for C4 comic convention – That’s a long running convention.

The Beat – A Year of Free Comics: Witchcraft makes a mess of magic and feelings – Free comics!

Newsarama – DC Hires Editor Ben Meares – Some staffing news.

Reviews

AIPT! – Adventures of Spider-Man: Spectacular Foes
AIPT! –
Marvel Rising: Heroes of the Round Table
The Beat –
Money Shot #1
The Beat –
Sparrowhawk

Vault and ComicHub Announce a New Partnership

ComicHub

Vault Comics and ComicHub have announced the two companies have partnered to promote Money Shot #1, the new sci-fi comic book series from best-selling writer Tim Seeley, comedian and co-scripter Sarah Beattie, artist Rebekah Isaacs, colorist Kurt Michael Russell, and letterer Crank!.

The new partnership will see the two start-ups work to expand the audience for the new series. ComicHub’s direct-to-reader marketing and pre-order tools will expand Money Shot’s presence in the mind’s of retailers and readers internationally. ComicHub’s “Available At” map feature will be a key part of Vault’s strategy to help retailers in a sweeping sell-through campaign.

Further, retailers who participate in Vault Comics’ BOOK IT pre-order system will receive a special $100 discount when they sign up for ComicHub at Retailer.Comichub.com.

Money Shot is set in the near future where space travel is ludicrously expensive and largely ignored. Enter Christine Ocampos, inventor of the Star Shot teleportation device. Her big idea: She’ll travel to new worlds, engage-intimately-with local aliens, and film her exploits for a jaded earth populace trying to find something new on the internet. Now, Chris and her merry band of scientist-cum-pornstars explore the universe, each other, and the complexities of sex in MONEY SHOT, a story about scientists having sex with aliens for the glory of mankind-and money.

Vault Comics Announces Money Shot #1 Black Bag Variants

Vault has announced two new Black Bag variants for Money Shot #1, each containing hilariously sexy covers designed for readers aged 18+. The first Black Bag variant is drawn by series writer and co-creator Tim Seeley, and the second is drawn by Mirka Andolfo.

The two Black Bag covers will ship, as the name suggests, in a specially designed black poly-bag that obscures the 18+ art contained within. Both Black Bag covers will ship on October 23, 2019, the same day as the regular Money Shot #1 covers. The special covers contained within the black polybag will be a surprise not be revealed until the day of release.

The Black Bag covers can be ordered using the following Diamond Order Codes:

Mirka Andolfo (Cover C): JUL198907
Tim Seeley (Cover D): JUL198907

Money Shot is set in the near future, where space travel is ludicrously expensive and largely ignored. Enter Christine Ocampos, inventor of the Star Shot teleportation device. Her big idea: She’ll travel to new worlds, engage-intimately-with local aliens, and film her exploits for a jaded earth populace trying to find something new on the internet. Now, Chris and her merry band of scientist-cum-pornstars explore the universe, each other, and the complexities of sex in Money Shot! A story about scientists having sex with aliens for the glory of mankind-and money.

Money Shot is written by Tim Seeley, co-scripted by Sarah Beattie, drawn by Rebekah Isaacs, colored by Kurt Michael Russell, lettered by Crank!, and designed by Tim Daniel.

Money Shot #1 hits store shelves on October 23, 2019.

Money Shot #1

It’s Money Shot from Tim Seeley, Sarah Beattie, Rebekah Isaacs, Kurt Michael Russell, Crank!, and Vault Comics

Vault has announced the new series Money Shot, a story about scientists having sex with aliens for money.

Money Shot’s creative five-some includes writer Tim Seeley, co-scripter and comedian Sarah Beattie, artist Rebekah Isaacs, colorist Kurt Michael Russell, and letterer Crank!.

In the near future, space travel is ludicrously expensive and largely ignored. Enter Christine Ocampos, inventor of the Star Shot teleportation device with a big idea: She’ll travel to new worlds, engage —intimately—with local aliens, and film her exploits for a jaded earth populace trying to find something new on the internet. Now, Chris and her merry band of scientist-cum-pornstars explore the universe, each other, and the complexities of sex in MONEY SHOT! A story about scientists having sex with aliens for the glory of mankind—and money.

Money Shot #1 will receive a Vault Vintage B Cover by Nathan Gooden and Tim Daniel that pays tribute to John Byrne & Joe Sinnott’s iconic cover to Fantastic Four #220 (Marvel Comics, 1980). The Vault Vintage cover line celebrates the artistic achievements of both modern and legendary comics artists.

Money Shot #1 hits store shelves on October 23rd, 2019.