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The Dead Hand Comes to Trade this October

The first story arc of the critically acclaimed new Cold War espionage thriller The Dead Hand—by writer Kyle Higgins, artist Stephen Mooney, and Eisner Award-winning colorist Jordie Bellaire —will be collected into trade paperback and available this October. The Dead Hand, Vol. 1: Cold War Relics will include issues #1-6 of the series.

The Dead Hand, Vol. 1 follows Carter Carlson, who was a highly decorated operative during the Cold War. But in the Fall of 1991, as the Soviet Union collapsed, Carter discovered a secret that not only changed his life… but also altered the course of history. Now, as the mysterious “Dead Hand” threatens to end the world once again, the only thing standing in its way is the relationship between four old spies, a secret town, and a special little boy.

The Dead Hand, Vol. 1 trade paperback (ISBN: 978-1534308398, Diamond Code JAN188509) will hit stores on Wednesday, October 3rd and bookstores on Tuesday, October 9th. The final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, August 20th.

Around the Tubes

It was new comic book day yesterday! What’d you all 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 aroudn the web.

CBR – Infinity War Has Sold More Tickets Than the Past 7 MCU Films Combined – That’s a lot of tickets.

Newsarama – Ellis, Shalvey & Bellaire’s Injection Coming to TV – Very nice!

Newsarama – FX’s Legion Nominated for Peabody Award – Congrats to all!

The Comichron – Fresh Start Avengers #1 tops advance reorders, Action Comics: 80 Years hardcover leads reorders – For those that enjoy the horse race.

 

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Newsarama – The Dead Hand #1

Kyle Higgins, Stephen Mooney, and Jordie Bellaire start a new Cold War in The Dead Hand

Writer Kyle Higgins and artist Stephen Mooney join forces with Eisner Award-winning colorist Jordie Bellaire for an all-new series steeped in Cold War history, mystery, and spy-thriller action in The Dead Hand. The series is set to launch this April from Image Comics.

The Dead Hand #1 introduces readers to Carter Carlson, a highly decorated operative during the Cold War. But in the fall of 1991, as the Soviet Union collapsed, Carter discovered a secret that not only changed his life…but also altered the course of history. Now, in 2018, as the mysterious “Dead Hand” threatens to end the world once again, the only thing standing in its way is the relationship between an old spy and a little boy.

The Dead Hand #1 (Diamond Code FEB180506) will be available on Wednesday, April 11th. The final order cutoff for retailers is Monday, March 19th.