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AfterShock, Ollie Masters, and Eoin Marron Takes us on a Killer Groove

In 1970s Los Angeles, Jonny is one of the thousands of musicians trying to make it big while working a crummy bar job, and getting drunk with his whiskey soaked P.I. friend, Jackie. When Jonny gets tangled up with a local mob hitman, he not only finds a new and violent career, but maybe the inspiration for his music as well.

This May, writer Ollie Masters, artist Eoin Marron, colorist Jordie Bellaire, and letterer Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou deliver a Killer Groove, a brand new series being published by AfterShock.

Killer Groove #1 arrives May 29, 2019 with a cover by Marron and a 1:10 Incentive Cover by Cliff Richards and Irma Kniivila.

Killer Groove #1

Preview: The Raid #4

THE RAID #4

Plot: Ollie Masters
Writer: Alex Paknadel
Artist: Budi Setiawan
Cover A: Rhoald Marcellius
Cover B: Photo
Publisher: Titan Comics
FC, 32pp, $3.99, On sale: November 7, 2018

A brutal finish to this action-packed expansion on the martial arts hit!

Rama fought off his enemies in jail, but those outside took notice… the invasion by Bejo’s assassins begins!

Baseball Bat Man and Hammer Girl, back in action!

Preview: The Raid #3

THE RAID #3

Writer: Alex Paknadel
Plot: Ollie Masters
Artist: Budi Setiawan
Cover A: Roy Allen Martinez
Cover B: Photo
FC – 32pp – $3.99 – On sale: October 3, 2018

As an undercover cop in jail, the last thing Rama wants to see is a familiar face… but it seems his actions in the first movie are back to haunt him.

Writer Alex Paknadel (Doctor Who, Arcadia) enters the brutal world of the cult martial arts movie hit, in a bone-breaking new story set during the events of the second movie!

Preview: The Raid #2

THE RAID #2 (of 4) 

Writer: Ollie Masters
Artist: Budi Setiawan
Cover A: Claudia Iannicello
Cover B: Photo
Colorist: Brad Simpson
Publisher: Titan Comics
FC, 32pp, $3.99, On sale: September 5, 2018

As the events of the second movie rage, Rama, main character of The Raid, is trapped in prison. Can he protect an undercover cop? Can he even protect himself? Meanwhile, Jakarta crime boss Bejo begins causing havoc in the outside world as he strives to gain more and more power – ably assisted by two familiar faces: Hammer Girl and Baseball Bat Man…

Preview: The Raid #1 (of 4)

The Raid #1 (of 4)

Writer: Ollie Masters
Artist: Budi Setiawan
Colorist: Brad Simpson
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover A: Ben Oliver
Cover B: Photo
Cover C: John McCrea
Cover D: Budi Setiawan
Publisher: Titan Comics
FC, 32pp, $3.99, On sale: August 1, 2018

Taking place during the events of the second movie – the Raid movie’s main character Rama is trapped in prison and he has to protect an undercover cop… as well as himself… Meanwhile, Jakarta crime boss Bejo is causing havoc in the outside world as he strives to gain more and more power – and he is ably assisted by two familiar faces: Hammer Girl and Baseball Bat Man…

Titan Comics Releases an Extended Uncensored Preview of The Raid #1

Titan Comics has revealed an extended art preview of The Raid #1 – from writers Ollie Masters and Alex Paknadel and artists Budi Setiawan and Brad Simpson – a brand-new story based in the world of martial arts movie masterpiece, The Raid!

Punching and kicking its way into stores in August 2018 with Issue #1, Titan Comics’ new four-part series brings the bone-crunching cinematic martial arts action to the bloodied page. Readers are invited to go beyond the movie to discover the shocking story behind fan-favorite characters, Hammer Girl and Baseball Bat Man.

Titan’s new comic series, overseen by series creator Gareth Evans, is a perfect companion to the upcoming American reimagining of The Raid mythos, which is being brought to life by renowned director Joe Carnahan.

The Raid’s Comic Creative Team is Revealed

Titan Comics has announced that writers Ollie Masters and Alex Paknadel are teaming up with artists Budi Setiawan and Brad Simpson to helm a brand-new story from the world of martial arts movie masterpiece, The Raid!

Punching and kicking its way into stores in August 2018 with Issue #1, Titan Comics’ new four-part series brings the bone-crunching cinematic martial arts action to the bloodied page. Readers are invited to go beyond the movie to discover the shocking story behind fan-favorite characters, Hammer Girl and Baseball Bat Man.

Premiering in 2011, Indonesian martial-arts movie The Raid (also known as The Raid: Redemption) sent pulses racing at the Toronto International Film Festival and secured unanimous critical praise, rocketing to cult film status across the globe.

Titan’s new comic series, overseen by series creator Gareth Evans, is a perfect companion to the upcoming American reimagining of The Raid mythos, which is being brought to life by renowned director Joe Carnahan.

Production Has Begun on the Vertigo Comic Series, The Kitchen

Principal photography has begun on New Line Cinema’s gritty drama The Kitchen. The film is written and directed by Andrea Berloff, who was nominated for an Oscar for the original screenplay for Straight Outta ComptonThe Kitchen is based on the Vertigo comic book series from DC Entertainment, written/created by Ollie Masters, with art/created by Ming Doyle, and covers by Becky Cloonan.

The film stars Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, and Elisabeth Moss as three 1978 Hell’s Kitchen housewives whose mobster husbands are sent to prison by the FBI. Left with little but a sharp ax to grind, the ladies take the Irish mafia’s matters into their own hands—proving unexpectedly adept at everything from running the rackets to taking out the competition…literally.

The Kitchen also stars Domhnall Gleeson, James Badge Dale, Brian d’Arcy James, Margo Martindale, Oscar winner Common, Bill Camp, Jeremy Bobb, Alicia Coppola, John Sharian, and Myk Watford.

Multiple Oscar nominee Michael De Luca and Marcus Viscidi are producing. Berloff’s creative team includes director of photography Maryse Alberti, production designer Shane Valentino, Oscar-nominated editor Christopher Tellefsen, and costume designer Sarah Edwards.

Principal photography will take place primarily in and around the film’s setting, New York City’s famed Hell’s Kitchen.

The Kitchen is currently set for release on September 20, 2019.

Preview: Sons of Anarchy Redwood Original Vol. 3 SC

Sons of Anarchy Redwood Original Vol. 3 SC

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Ollie Masters
Artist: Lucas Werneck
Cover Artist: Chris Brunner
Colorist: Joana LaFuente
Letterer: Ed Dukeshire
Price: $16.99

When Jax is kidnapped by a group of gangsters, the club must rally together to find him by any means necessary, even if it means partnering with enemies of SAMCRO.
Writer Ollie Masters (Snow Blind, The Kitchen) and artist Lucas Werneck (Saban’s Power Rangers Aftershock) conclude the authorized prologue to Kurt Sutter’s critically acclaimed television series Sons of Anarchy, depicting Jax Teller’s first year as a SAMCRO prospect.

Preview: Sons of Anarchy Redwood Original Vol. 2 SC

Sons of Anarchy Redwood Original Vol. 2 SC

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Ollie Masters
Artist: Eoin Marron
Cover Artist: Chris Brunner
Colorist: Adam Metcalfe
Letterer: Ed Dukeshire
Price: $16.99
Synopsis:

Jax Teller is at rock bottom, stripped of his prospect kutte and deemed a civilian in the eyes of the club. But with the help of his best friend Opie, Jax has one last-ditch plan to get back in Clay’s good graces and regain his position in the Sons of Anarchy: track down the Biker with No Name that has been terrorizing SAMCRO.

Writer Ollie Masters (Snow Blind, The Kitchen) and artist Eoin Marron continue the authorized prologue to Kurt Sutter’s critically acclaimed television series Sons of Anarchy, depicting Jax Teller’s first year as a SAMCRO prospect.
Collects issues #5-8.

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