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Review: Promethee 13:13 #1

What if you knew the world was about to end? What would you be willing to do to save the people you love?

Promethee 13:13 #1 kicks off an intriguing sci-fi series.

Story: Andy Diggle
Art: Shawn Martinbrough
Color: Dave Stewart
Letterer: Simon Bowland

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Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

Batman #125

Wednesdays (and Tuesdays) 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 week.

Absolution #1 (AWA Studios) – A hired killer has a month to prove she can change before the bomb implanted in her head explodes.

The Ballad of Gordon Barleycorn #1 (Black Caravan/Scout Comics) – Gordon and his manager Giuseppe are hunted down by a religious debt collector who’s come to make him pay for his past. Yeah, this sounds like the weird we enjoy.

Batman #125 (DC Comics) – The new creative team of Chip Zdarsky and Jorge Jimenez begin their run here!

Behemoth #1 (Black Caravan/Scout Comics) – Theresa wakes up have turned into a monster, then thrown into a detention camp where the government wants to turn her into a weapon.

Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty #2 (Marvel) – The two Captain America series are interesting in how they’re similar and differ. This one focuses on Steve and Bucky as they begin their missions.

The Closet #2 (Image Comics) – The series follows a family as they move across the country and a creature from the closet follows them along the way.

DC vs. Vampires #7 (DC Comics) – The second half of the miniseries begins here as the world has been taken over by superpowered vampires. Will anyone be able to stop them?

Mega Centurions #1 (Scout Comics) – Former heroes lives are turned upside down when a face from the past comes crashing back into their lives.

Metal Society #3 (Image Comics) – A really intriguing sci-fi series that sees humans fighting for their rights through combat to overthrow their robot overlords.

Mind MGMT: Bootleg #1 (Dark Horse) – Matt Kindt’s mindbending superspy series returns with Farel Dalrymple on art!

Prodigy: Icarus Society #1 (Image Comics) – A new series from Mark Millar is always on the radar.

Promethee 1313 #1 (Ablaze) – What if you knew the world was about to end? What would you be willing to do to save the people you love?

Starhenge: Dragon & Boar #1 (Image Comics) – Liam Sharp launches a creator owned series! A future Merlin travels to 5th-century Britain to prevent monstrous time-traveling killer robots from robbing the universe of magic.

There’s Something Wrong with Patrick Todd #1 (AfterShock) – A fifteen year old is on the run and using his telepathic abilities to force people to rob backs then turn themselves in.

Tiger’s Tongue #1 (Mad Cave Studios) – Twin princesses hold the future of their people in their hands as they face the brink of war.

Ablaze reveals its September and Halloween 2022 Releases

THE BOOYMAN #1

MSRP: $3.99 · Available September 7th 

Monsters don’t only exist in children’s imaginations…

Passionate about reading, Elliott has always been drawn to the stories of boogymen, those monstrous creatures which, at night, hide in the shadows or under the bed to frighten little children. He can’t imagine how much they will change his life… Witnessing the bloody murder of his parents, he will discover that boogyman do indeed exist, and very precise codes govern their existence. When one of the most powerful boogymen, “Father-Death,” decides to protect him, Elliott finds himself plunged into a terrible conflict at the heart of a universe as terrifying as it is fascinating. On a dark, stormy night, Elliott’s destiny will be fulfilled…

LOVECRAFT: UNKOWN KADATH #1

MSRP: $3.99 · Available September 14th 

A bold adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath unlike anything you’ve read before. This new version is written by Florentino Flórez, H.P. Lovecraft and features artwork by Guillermo Sanna & Jacques Salomon.

Randolph Carter, a traveler to dreamland, tries not to wake up before reaching his goal, the elusive Kadath: the home of the gods, a place of fantasy and overflowing imagination. Carter walks through a world full of threats and abominable monsters, but also of palaces, exuberant cities, and geographies that remind man of his insignificant role on the gigantic cosmic chessboard. What are the reasons to keep going when everything around us is terrifying and lethal? Kadath may offer some answers to this question! The debut issue also includes H.P. Lovecraft’s original prose story!

MANIX ABRERA’S 14

MSRP: $16.99 · Available September 28th 

“14” tells the story of a human who discovers a mysterious 13th floor of his building and finds himself in the middle of a storytelling session among different mythological creatures of Philippine folklore. Together with a partying crowd of supernatural beings, he listens to stories narrated by creatures such as the Manananggal, Diwata, Tikbalang, Kapre, Tinyanak and even by a White Lady and a Doppelganger. 14 is a grand narrative of weird, yet wonderful tales, humorous albeit dark and spooky, surreal but unarguably true to the emotions of the heart.

Using no words, Manix weaves the stories through careful planning of each scene and sequence. Frame by frame, panel by panel, Manix effectively renders each scene in detail and maximizes the power of images to completely convey the stories and emotions he wants to evoke in his readers. Readers are invited to notice these details, to savor each frame, page by page until the big picture and meaning unfolds, sans traditional word balloons. Truly mind-blowing.

MANIX ABRERA’S 14

ZOMBIE MAKEOUT CLUB, VOL. 1: DEATHWISH Volume 1

by Peter Richardson
MSRP: $9.99 · Available October 12th  

The Hit webtoon comes to print! Welcome to DEATHWISH. A graphic and chaotic comic about life, death, suicide, and the other side.

A rebellious high school student is brought back to life in a strange underground facility after committing suicide. Now, she must piece together not only how and why she has been resurrected, but also confront the fragmented memories of her past and the horrors of the laboratory that want to send her back to the afterlife. This breakneck story illustrates a violent vision of life after death.

ZOMBIE MAKEOUT CLUB, VOL. 1: DEATHWISH Volume 1

THE NIGHTCRAWLERS, VOL. 1: THE BOY WHO CRIED, WOLF

by Marco Lopez & Rachel Distler
MSRP: $14.99 · Available November 9th 

When things go bump in the night, they bump back.

If you think aliens replaced your teachers or your neighbor might be a vampire, then there’s only one group to call for help: The Nightcrawlers.

The Nightcrawlers take on their first case when a friend from school believes werewolves replaced his parents. They get more than they bargained for when their investigation leads them right in the middle of a confrontation between their caretaker William Jones and a former Nightcrawler out for revenge. This story is about the unlikeliest group of friends coming together to help others…with a spooky twist!

THE NIGHTCRAWLERS, VOL. 1: THE BOY WHO CRIED, WOLF

ELLE(S) #2

MSRP: $3.99 · Available September 14th 

In the new issue, it doesn’t take long for Elle’s new friends to realize there is something different about her. Even Elle suspects there is more to her situation than her therapist is willing to admit. But as everyday stress and some bad news start to accumulate, Elle fears that she will reveal another personality that will upend the new life that she is living.

PROMETHEE 13:13 #3

MSRP: $3.99 · Available September 21st 

The Atlantis crew makes a terrifying and baffling discovery as they explore their new surroundings. One that already has and can once again turn deadly. Meanwhile, Darla, with the aid of her captors, makes a startling discovery of her own that may result in the cost of even more human life!

BÊLIT & VALERIA: SWORDS VS SORCERY #5

MSRP: $3.99 · Available September 28th 

A god gone mad. A woman possessed. The ultimate showdown between good and evil manifests in an epic battle between Belit, Valeria, and someone that they were calling a friend. The result of which will lead to the discovery of something beyond the comprehension of even the most powerful wizards in all of Hyperborea…and far, far beyond!

Ablaze Reveals its August Comics and Graphic Novels

ELLE(S) #1

MSRP: $3.99 · Available August 3rd

ABLAZE proudly presents Elle(s), a vibrant, imaginative new series. Featuring brilliant, Pixar-esque art from Aveline Stokart, and an engaging story by Kid Toussaint that brings moments of real emotion, mystery, intrigue, and humor together during the epic highs and lows of high school.

Elle is just another teenage girl…most of the time. Bubbly and good-natured, she wastes no time making friends on her first day at her new school. But Elle has a secret: she hasn’t come alone. She’s brought with her a colorful mix of personalities, which come out when she least expects it… Who is Elle, really? And will her new friends stand by her when they find out the truth?

INDIE GAMES 2

MSRP: $19.99 · Available August 3rd

The 2nd Volume in the artbook series from ABLAZE covering the history, sounds, artwork and characters of indie video games.

Indie Games 2 explores major developments in indie video games since 2018. Superably illustrated and documented for enthusiasts and curious gamers alike, this book gives voice to those who drive this cultural industry. Featuring exclusive interviews and more than 300 illustrations, concept art and unpublished sketches, through which the reader will get a glimpse behind the scenes and get answers from key people in the indie gaming arena.

Discover more than 300 indie game titles including: A Plague Tale: Innocence, A Short Hike, Children of Morta, Carto, Creaks, Eastward, Factorio, Frostpunk, Genesis Noir, Haven, LUNA – The Shadow Dust, Old Man’s Journey, Return of the Obra Dinn, Sayonara Wild Hearts, Slay the Spire, Spelunky 2, Untitled Goose Game, When The Past Was Around, and many more.

INDIE GAMES 2

RED LIGHTNING

MSRP: $24.99 · Available August 31st

It is the morning of January 10, 2016, and thirty-year-old Samuel is ready to leave the house and live another day of his ordinary existence. As soon as he arrives on the street, he learns about David Bowie’s death. The news strikes him so hard that he is stunned, and his are not moments of bewilderment, but hours, days, years, and centuries…he finds himself catapulted across space and time.

He awakens hundreds of thousands of years later, in a society of the future—in the year 200016—not so different from his own, although he is surrounded by people dressed as dinosaurs, integrated biological technologies, and there is a global well-being. Is it perhaps the utopia of the future? Samuel will have to try to find out and find his own dimension in the process, without losing himself.

RED LIGHTNING

JP ROTH’S THEORY OF MAGIC

MSRP: $19.99 · Available August 31st

Fall into a world of fairytales that tests all the theories of magic…in JP Roth and Sabine Rich’s Theory of Magic.

Every hundred years, a Seelie fairy must be human for three days, in that time, the Unseelie can hunt the Seelie Fey for their immortal flame, and the gods would close their eyes. A princess of firelight and next in line for the Seelie throne, Selyara is a girl who wants only freedom. Given no protection, she must face three days as a human, alone. Lavara sits on the Seelie throne as queen regent until Selyara has completed and survived her human trial. If Selyara dies, Lavara will take the throne… The book also includes a cover gallery as well as sketch and layout bonus pages, and a new cover by J Scott Campbell.

JP ROTH’S THEORY OF MAGIC

THE CIMMERIAN VOL. 4

MSRP: $29.99 · Available August 31st

ABLAZE adds to its bestselling line of UNCENSORED Robert E. Howard Cimmerian graphic novels. Discover the true Conan, unrestrained, violent, and sexual. Read the story as he intended!

The Cimmerian Vol 4 includes two complete stories, “Beyond the Black River”, and “Hour of the Dragon”, plus bonus material, including the original prose stories, in one epic hardcover collection!

THE CIMMERIAN VOL. 4

PROMETHEE 13:13 #2

MSRP: $3.99 · Available August 17th

Promethee 13:13 tells the thrilling fast-paced space drama leading up to the moments of September 21, 2019 at 13:13. During preparation to launch a satellite in orbit, the crew of the Atlantis is pulled off course in a way that makes them question beyond where they are being taken, but HOW they are being taken there. Back on Earth, Darla comes face to face with the people who have taken her captive, forcing her to question what is real and what is a conspiracy that will cost people their lives.

Andy Diggle (Green Arrow: Year One, James Bond, The Losers, Hellblazer), Shawn Martinbrough (Thief of Thieves, Batman: Detective Comics, The Black Panther, Hellboy), Dave Stewart (Hellboy, DC: The New Frontier, The Umbrella Academy), and Jock (Batman, The Losers) bring you a psychological sci-fi horror comic full of alien conspiracy…

BÊLIT & VALERIA: SWORDS VS. SORCERY #4

MSRP: $3.99 · Available August 24th

Robert E. Howard’s Hyborian Age is unleashed! See its true skull-cracking nature, its unrestrained blood-splattering violence, mayhem, and sexuality! Two she-pirates, one recently dead, and the other less than willing are all that stands between chaos and order.

Bêlit and Valeria take their crew across Hyperborea to stop the wizards and magicians that are threatening the realm to contact the god responsible for Bêlit’s reemergence, but the quest takes a detour when she feels the need to prove herself. And now what was an adventure may turn into a suicide mission!

Preview: Promethee 13:13

Promethee 13:13

Written by Andy Diggle
Art by Shawn Martinbrough
Edited by Will Dennis, Jean Wacquet
By Christophe Bec
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What if you knew the world was about to end? What would you be willing to do, to save the people you love?

Darla Clemenceau has been plagued by apocalyptic visions, ever since she was abducted by a UFO as a child. Now, she’s ready to put it all behind her and move on with her life. But what if it’s all true? A dangerous cult militia is prepping for the end of the world, and they see Darla as the key to their survival…

Meanwhile, something alien is awakening on the dark side of the Moon, and the crew of the space shuttle Atlantis have a rendezvous with destiny…

Prométhée 13:13 by Andy Diggle and Shawn Martinbrough is a 96-page standalone sci-fi thriller, and a prequel to Prométhée — Christophe Bec’s best-selling, mind-bending graphic novel series.

Headed by veteran editor Will Dennis, with covers by fan-favorite artist Jock, Prométhée 13:13 is part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive digital content only available on comiXology and Kindle. Read for free as part of your subscription to comiXology Unlimited, Kindle Unlimited or Amazon Prime. Also available for purchase via comiXology and Kindle.

Promethee 13:13

ComiXology and Delcourt Reveal a Promethee 13:13 Poster by Shawn Martinbrough and Jock

ComiXology and Delcourt Group join forces to bring readers everywhere the upcoming comiXology Originals title Promethee 13:13, a prequel to Christophe Bec’s best-selling, mind-bending, science-fiction bande dessinée, Promethee. The Promethee 13:13 team along with original Promethee creator Christophe Bec will be in attendance at the 46th annual Festival International De La Bande Dessinée – happening January 24-27, 2019 in Angouleme, France – to promote and discuss new details about this upcoming title.

Coming this year as part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive digital content, Promethee 13:13will be exclusively available as two 48-page volumes on Kindle and comiXology and available to members of Prime Reading, Kindle Unlimited, and comiXology Unlimited at no additional cost. Each volume will be simultaneously released in English and French worldwide at debut.

To celebrate this announcement, the all-star Promethee 13:13 creative team of Andy Diggle, Shawn Martinbrough and Jock, along with Promethee original creator, Christophe Bec, will appear at the Delcourt Group booth in Le Monde des Bulles Marquee to sign an exclusive, limited edition poster illustrated by Shawn Martinbrough, with colors by Jock, Friday, January 25th from 5-6pm, and Saturday January 26thfrom 7-8pm. Additionally, the Promethee team along with comiXology Originals Head of Content, Chip Mosher, Directeur Editorial at Delcourt Group, Jean Wacquet, and Editor Will Dennis, will discuss this upcoming comic series during the Past, Present and Future: Promethee 13:13 panel, Thursday, January 24th at 4:30pm at the Conservatory Gabriel Fauré in Angoulême, France.

Promethee 13:13 is a psychological sci-fi horror comic full of alien conspiracy, written by Andy Diggle with art by Shawn Martinbrough, colors by Dave Stewart, covers by Jock, and headed by veteran editor Will Dennis.

Darla, a successful author, has visions of apocalyptic invasions and being abducted by aliens as a child. After years of medication she’s put it behind her, until one day while speaking at a mental illness conference in San Diego, her life gets turned upside down. At the same time, strange things begin to happen during the latest space shuttle Atlantis mission. Promethee 13:13 tells the thrilling fast-paced space drama leading up to the moments of September 21, 2019 at 13:13.

NYCC 2018: ComiXology Originals and Delcourt Assemble All-Star Team for Promethee 13:13

ComiXology and Delcourt Group, the leading independent comic book publisher in France, join forces to bring readers everywhere a prequel to Christophe Bec’s best-selling, mind-bending, science-fiction bandes dessinées PrometheePromethee 13:13. Created by Andy Diggle and Shawn Martinbrough with covers by JockPromethee 13:13 will be exclusively available on Kindle and comiXology through comiXology Originals. To celebrate this announcement, the all-star Promethee 13:13 team will be signing exclusive, limited edition posters illustrated by Jock at the comiXology NYCC Artist Alley table #1B5.

Coming 2019.

Promethee 13:13  istwo 48-page volumes will be available on Kindle and comiXology – individual release dates forthcoming. Volumes will be simultaneously available in English and French same day worldwide. It’ll be free to read for members of Amazon Prime, Kindle Unlimited and comiXology Unlimited.