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Preview: Kid Lobotomy, Vol. 1

Kid Lobotomy, Vol. 1

Peter Milligan (w) • Tess Fowler (a & c)

Meet Kid, the youngest descendant of a rich, demented hotelier named Big Daddy. Kid is the newly appointed manager of “The Suites,” but his good looks and swagger can’t hide a rough childhood of strange therapies and brain operations that have awakened inner demons and psychodramas.  This of course makes him eminently qualified to perform lobotomies.  A failed rockstar/successful madman gets one last chance to prove his worth—and regain his sanity—by turning the hotel that was once his childhood sanctuary into a lucrative business despite a host of obstacles including seductive shapeshifters, dead literary heroes and Kid’s own sister, who would love nothing more than to see him fail miserably.
Collects issues #1-6 of the ongoing series.

FC • 152 pages • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-68405-244-8

Preview: The Prisoner #2

THE PRISONER #2

Writer: Peter Milligan
Artist: Colin Lorimer
Cover A: Colin Lorimer
Cover B: Photo
Publisher: Titan Comics
FC, 32pp, $3.99, On sale: May 23, 2018

The cult TV series comes to life in a brand new comic series by writer Peter Milligan and artist Colin Lorimer!

Timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the first US transmission, this new series transports readers back to the mysterious village where everyone is a number!

Peter Milligan and Robert Gill Go to War in Britannia: Lost Eagles of Rome #1 – On Sale July 25th!

Valiant has released a first look at Britannia: Lost Eagles of Rome #1, the incendiary opening salvo of an ALL-NEW EPIC SERIES and BLOODSTAINED JUMPING-ON POINT from Peter Milligan and Robert Gill! On July 25thprepare yourselves for a perilous journey into the barbarian age as history’s first detective takes on another challenging case at the crossroads of magic, mystery, and monsters!

The Roman standard – the eagle borne at the front of each Roman legion – was more than just a symbol of the soldiers that carried it… It was a symbol of Rome itself, the ultimate embodiment of the empire’s power…

But now, in the mist-shrouded Germanic forest of Tottenwald, the unthinkable has happened: A rampaging barbarian horde has crushed three of Rome’s most highly skilled detachments in battle… and captured their mighty Roman eagles.

His authority threatened by this all-too-public shame, the mad emperor Nero has dispatched Antonius Axia, the empire’s finest “detectioner” and hero of Britannia, and Achillia, the sword-wielding champion of the gladiatorial arena, to reclaim his stolen relics at any cost.

But what began as a simple mission will soon become a terrifying journey into the dark heart of belief itself as the isolated woodlands of Rome’s enemies reveal unseen dimensions…and the true power of the legion’s lost eagles threatens to consume any who would pursue them…

Featuring covers from Cary Nord, Brian Thies, and David Mack!

Preview: Legion #4

Legion #4

(W) Peter Milligan (A) Lee Furguson (CA) Javier Rodriguez
Rated T+
In Shops: Apr 25, 2018
SRP: $3.99

• Hannah Jones’ defenseless body is threatened by Lord Trauma’s metallic sentinel!
• Meanwhile, inside the fractured mind of David Haller, A.K.A. LEGION, Hannah must persuade the powerful Alter known as Hunter to help her defeat the evil alternative personality.
• But a new and perhaps more terrifying danger awaits Hannah as Lord Trauma digs out a monstrous creature from her own dark past…

Preview: The Prisoner #1

The Prisoner #1

Writer: Peter Milligan
Artist: Colin Lorimer
Cover A: Mike Allred. Colors By Laura Allred
Cover B: Photo cover
Cover C: Jack Kirby, Mike Royer. Colors by Mike Allred
Cover D: Colin Lorimer. Colors by Joana Lafluente
Cover E: John McCrea. Colors by Michael Spicer
Cover F: Mike Allred Black and White Variant.
Publisher: Titan Comics

FC, 32pp, $3.99, On sale: April 25, 2018

In the 21st Century, the global currency is no longer oil or gold but information. And he who possesses it possesses the world. There is one place on the planet where the most valuable information is mined, a place that prides itself on ‘mental fracking’, promising to extract any secret from any individual using any means possible.

It is perhaps the intelligence community’s darkest secret, aligned to no one political system or state, an autonomous institute, free of state manipulation. The identity of its controller, the mysterious Number One, is unknown. It is a place so secret, some believe it to be a myth. It is The Village.

Now read on…

Preview: Black Crown Quarterly #3: Spring 2018

Black Crown Quarterly #3: Spring 2018

Peter Milligan, Rob Davis, David Barnett, Tini Howard, Jamie Coe & Various (w) • Tess Fowler, Rob Davis, Martin Simmonds, Philip Bond, Jaime Coe & Various (a) • Philip Bond (c)

PERFORMANCE! ART! This sumptuous spring selection of regular shorts, new works, and sublime interviews includes “Tales From the Black Crown Pub” by Rob Davis; “Cud: Rich & Strange” by Potter, Puttnam, and Bond (which follows the rise and fall and rise of the greatest British band you’ve never heard of but can’t live without); “Swell Maps,” “Canonball Comics,” and “Beat Surrender.” Plus, more “House Amok” by Christopher Sebela and Shawn McManus; and “Hey, Amateur!—How to Spot a Galaxy” by Emmeline Pidgen. Find out where the bodies are buried beneath the cross street of Canon and Great Yarn a la “The Great Ghost Walking Tour” by Tini Howard and Philip Bond. And finally: a new feature involving a raygun, a live mic, and pure pandemonium (a la Rashomon) begins!

FC • 48 pages • $7.99

Britannia: Lost Eagles of Rome Returns to the Ancient World with Peter Milligan & Robert Gill in July!

Valiant has announced Britannia: Lost Eagles of Rome, the beginning of an ALL-NEW EPIC SERIES retreading the courageous steps of history’s first detective! On July 25th, Valiant’s sold-out descent into the horrors of the ancient world returns with A BLOODSTAINED JUMPING-ON POINT from legendary comics master Peter Milligan and Harvey Award-nominated artist Robert Gill as “detectioner” Antonius Axius launches into an otherworldly mystery of monsters, magic, and conspiracy at the boundaries of human understanding…

The Roman standard – the eagle borne at the front of each Roman legion – was more than just a symbol of the soldiers that carried it… It was a symbol of Rome itself, the ultimate embodiment of the empire’s power…

But now, in the mist-shrouded Germanic forest of Tottenwald, the unthinkable has happened: A rampaging barbarian horde has crushed three of Rome’s most highly skilled detachments in battle… and captured their mighty Roman eagles.

His authority threatened by this all-too-public shame, the mad emperor Nero has dispatched Antonius Axia, the empire’s finest “detectioner” and hero of Britannia, and Achillia, the sword-wielding champion of the gladiatorial arena, to reclaim his stolen relics at any cost.

But what began as a simple mission will soon become a terrifying journey into the dark heart of belief itself as the isolated woodlands of Rome’s enemies reveal unseen dimensions…and the true power of the legion’s lost eagles threatens to consume any who would pursue them…

Featuring covers from Cary Nord Brian Thies, and David Mack!

Preview: Kid Lobotomy #6

Kid Lobotomy #6

Peter Milligan (w) • Tess Fowler (a) • Nick Robles  (c) • Lee Loughridge (colorist)

“A Lad Insane,” Part 6 of 6. Why is Kid insane? How come he’s having an affair with Kafka’s favorite sister? And just what did our failed rock god’s 12-year-old self see in the lower depths of the haunted hotel from hell? Our hero finally gets some answers. But will they drive him crazier than King Lear?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Preview: Legion #3

Legion #3

Story: Peter Milligan Art: Wilfredo Torres
Ink: Wilfredo Torres, Marc Deering Color: Dan Brown Letterer: VC’s Travis Lanham
Cover: Javier Rodríguez
Graphic Designers: Jay Bowen, Anthony Gambino
X-Men Group Editor: Mark Paniccia Editor: Darren Shan Assistant Editor: Chris Robinson
Rated T+
In Shops: Mar 28, 2018
SRP: $3.99

TRAUMA PART 3
• In order to protect Legion’s mind from Lord Trauma, an overwhelming dark personality, Dr. Hannah Jones must band the other personalities together and fight back!
• But the only way to rally everyone is to first recruit the biggest, baddest personality there is… You can call him RIDER.
• Will he accept?

Preview: Legion #2

Legion #2

Story: Peter Milligan Art: Wilfredo Torres Cover Art: Javier Rodriguez
Color: Dan Brown Letterer: VC’s Travis Lanham
Graphic Designers: Jay Bowen and Anthony Gambino
Editor: Darren Shan Assistant Editor: Chris Robinson X-Men Group Editor: Mark Paniccia
Rated T+
In Shops: Feb 28, 2018
SRP: $3.99

TRAUMA Part 2
• Celebrity psychologist HANNAH JONES has been sucked into LEGION’s bizarre mind-world!
• What strange alternative personalities, painful memory spores and mind-bending paranoia storms will she encounter?
• And will Hannah be able to heal the fractured mind of her patient – and keep her own life and sanity intact?!

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