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Preview: The Raid

THE RAID

Writers: Ollie Masters, Alex Paknadel
Artist: Budi Setiawan
FC, $16.99, On sale: May 8, 2019

The martial arts movie hit punches its way onto the page, in a critically-acclaimed, bone-crunching new story set during the second film!

Ollie Masters (The Kitchen) and Alex Paknadel (Assassin’s Creed) team up with artist Budi Setiawan (Rex Royd) to send hero cop Rama undercover into the depths of prison!

Rama wields his brutal skills to protect an incarcerated officer… and himself! But in the world outside, crime lord Bejo begins his bloody rise to power – and prison walls are no obstacle to his wrath! Plus: the dark secrets behind fan favorite villains Hammer Girl and Baseball Bat Man are revealed!

THE RAID

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…

Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

Wednesdays 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 Wednesday.

Adventures of the Super Sons #1 (DC Comics) – Superboy and Robin are back in this new series and we have new villains that feel so appropriate. The last volume was fantastic and the interaction of these two make this series so much fun to read.

Arab of the Future Graphic Memoir Vol. 3 (MacMillan) – The third volume of Riad Sattouf’s graphic memoir of his childhood in the Middle East. The third volume covers 1985-1987 and his mother’s want to move to France leaving his father torn between family and traditions.

Captain America #2 (Marvel) – The first issue was fantastic for this brand new volume written by Ta-Nehisi Coates with art by Leinel Francis Yu. We’re psyched to see where this all goes from there.

Cosmic Ghost Rider #2 (Marvel) – It’s a cosmic road trip to see if there’s such a thing as predetermined destiny.

Dark Ark #9 (AfterShock Comics) – This new take on the Bible tale of Noah has been amazing with every issue. A fantastic infusion of horror.

DC Super Hero Girls: Out of the Bottle (DC Comics) – The latest graphic novel in the kids comic series focuses on mental health and making your own comics!

Death of the Inhumans #2 (Marvel) – The first issue surprised us as to how good it was. We’re excited to read more of this series which we… well not sure what we expected. This is far more than a mini-series, this feels like a major event that will have a big impact going forward.

Infinity Wars #1 (Marvel) – The Prime issue was good and we’re excited to see where the cosmic end of the Marvel Universe is heading.

Leviathan #1 (Image Comics) – John Layman and Nick Pittara’s new series about some dingbats who summon a giant monster from hell.

Mister Miracle #10 (DC Comics) – This series has been amazing and the tension only seems to be getting greater with each issue. This is comic of the year material.

Project Superpowers #1 (Dynamite Entertainment) – Can superheroes still save the day? Written by Rob Williams with art by Sergio Davila, the series seems to explore if the heroes of the past have relevance in the modern world.

The Raid #1 (Titan Comics) – Based on the cult film, we’re excited to see how it translates on the printed page.

Robots vs. Princesses #1 (Dynamite Entertainment) – The title says it all with this one.

The Seeds #1 (Dark Horse/Berger Books) – A four issue mini-series from Berger Books from Ann Nocenti and David Aja follows a journalist who stumbles upon the story of a lifetime which if it’s revealed will destroy the last hope of a dying world.

WWE Attitude Era 2018 Special #1 (BOOM! Studios) – Head back to what many consider one the best eras for wrestling.

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.