This year’s showcase of some of the next generation’s talented creators is here with a wide range of stories in both characters and those crafting them.
New Talent Showcase 2018 features Philip Kennedy Johnson, Joey Esposito, Sanya Anwar, Ryan Cady, Magdalene Visaggio, Robert Jeffrey II, Amancay Nahuelpan, Priscilla Petraites, Dominike “Domo” Stanton, Max Raynor, Isaac Goodhart, and Aneke.
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(W) Philip Kennedy Johnson, Joey Esposito, Sanya Anwar, Ryan Cady, Magdalene Visaggio, Robert Jeffrey II (A) Amancay Nahuelpan, Priscilla Petraites, Dominike “Domo” Stanton, Max Raynor, Isaac Goodhart, Aneke In Shops: Dec 12, 2018 SRP: $7.99
The latest graduates from the DC Talent Development Workshops show off their skills by telling stories about some of DC’s greatest characters including Batman, Catwoman, John Constantine, Wonder Woman, Zatanna and more!
Mine To Avenge: Book Of Layla #1, a new Kickstarter which kicked off on the 14th of November, is a futuristic cyberpunk filled with action and a dash of the supernatural. As spoiler free as possible, the first issue is a solid starting point for readers with its fast-moving plot that pulls you in with tight dialogue and snappy banter. Mine To Avenge is a mystery that starts in pre-Civil War New Orleans, then time jumps to Russia in the 22nd century, where we find our main characters rescuing a damsel in distress followed by the return of a dark nemesis.
Written and created by Robert Jeffrey II, keep an eye out for him as a recent participant of the DC Comics Writers Workshop program, you can see the refinement of his writing skills in this creator-owned project. Supporting him is an Italian artist Matteo Illuminati, whose work is new to me, but another one to look out for as he does characters and action amazingly well. Also helping with the visuals of the book is colorist and letterer Loris Ravina, whose color pallet helps to enhance and set the mood of the story.
And for proof of development, here are the first six pages of the book.