You can’t keep a bad woman down, and none are badder than Giulietta Romero, the professional assassin that was introduced in the recent Jennifer Blood series. Now writer Fred Van Lente is taking his bombshell bandage-masked hitwoman antagonist into her own story inspired by none other than William “The Bard” Shakespeare. Jennifer Blood Presents: Giulietta Romeo: Hitwoman is a pulse-pounding special starring the breakout character that fans have been clamoring to see more from.
Van Lente will be joined on the special spotlight by talented illustrator Robert Carey, acclaimed for his work on James Bond and other titles. A trio of show-stopping covers by Lesley “Leirix” Li, Drew Moss, and Valentina Pinti will complete the package for this winter release to keep fans warm with blistering action and noir intrigue!
Slamming her way out of the pages of the recent Jennifer Blood: Bloodlines series, Italian assassin Giulietta Romeo stars in La Tempesta, a noirish reimagining of the William Shakespeare play The Tempest. Giulietta is being extradited to Italy after the events of the Bountiful storyline when her plane is shot down over a remote island in the Atlantic, a former Nazi stronghold that is now the tiny kingdom of a man named Prospero, a former duke of the Naples mobs. His brother, the man who usurped his position, was being extradited on that same plane, and Giulietta finds herself in the middle of a gory blood feud and fighting for her life against Prospero’s monstrous servants, Caliban and Ariel.
Jennifer Blood Presents: Giulietta Romeo: Hitwoman is out this December.
(W) Jeremy Lambert (A) Marianna Ignazzi, Valentina Pinti (CA) Frany In Shops: Aug 17, 2022 SRP: $14.99
The Scooby Gang goes head-to-head with Silas in a final showdown for the fate of the multiverse!
Meanwhile with Buffy and Giles trapped in the memoryscape, things look grim for the Slayer.
Writer Jeremy Lambert (Doom Patrol) and artists Marianna Ignazzi (An Unkindness of Ravens) and Valentina Pinti (Destiny, NY) along with their own Scooby Gang of writer and artist friends bring the “We Are The Slayer” storyline to its pulse-pounding conclusion!
Collects Buffy the Vampire Slayer #34-35 and the “We Are The Slayer” epilogue from Buffy The Vampire Slayer: 25th Anniversary Special #1.
RED SITHA MUST FACE THE ORDER OF WIZARDS DETERMINED TO STEAL HER POWERS! Red Sitha will have to confront old enemies — the Blindfolded Warlocks who have coveted her powers for years. Sitha has prepared herself for battle, but the one thing she did not expect is a trap!
Sitha, Devar, and Kebra reach the city of Belverus, looking for Sitha’s parents, and a fabulous treasure…only to realize they have been caught in a horrible trap! By MIRKA ANDOLFO (Sweet Paprika) and VALENTINA PINTI (Buffy The Vampire Slayer)!
Sitha has discovered they are still alive…prisoners of a band of marauders in the deserts of Nemedia. On her way, she will find an old acquaintance: the thief Kebra. Spinning directly out of the hit RED SONJA series by Mirka Andolfo, Red Sitha journeys in search of her long-thought-dead parents.
BEHOLD…THE DAUGHTER OF FIRE. Once possessed by Xamul, the spirit of the flame that possessed her, Sitha The Red has chosen to follow the path of the sword, inspired by the courage of her adopted mother, RED SONJA. Ten years have gone by, and Sitha is a young bounty hunter, always on the trail of the most dangerous criminals in the kingdom of Aquilonia! Until one day, someone returns from her past to involve her in a mission bordering on suicide…
Behold… the daughter of fire! Red Sonja rescued and helped raise Sitha the Red from a fate eerily similar to her own. Now worldwide superstar creator Mirka Andolfo is expanding the breakout character into her own spotlight series, Red Sonja: Red Sitha, coming this May!
Sitha’s village was ransacked and brutalized by bandits, most of her family slain, not too unlike her adoptive mother Red Sonja’s origin. Further, she was posessed by the spirit of the flame, Xamul. Through a perilous journey, Sonja was able to protect the young girl and teach her the ways of the warrior.
A decade has passed since those pivotal events in the flagship ongoing Red Sonja series by Mirka Andolfo. Sitha is now grown up, getting by as a fearsome young bounty hunter across the lands of Aquilonia. Her whole life is about to be upturned once more, when a figure from her past returns to loop her into a suicide mission. And how does Red Sonja factor in..?
The sensational Mirka Andolfo writes this series starring the character who first appeared in her Red Sonja (2021) #1. She’s joined by fellow Italian artist Valentina Pinti, for what is sure to be a breakout project for the rising star.
Andolfo and Pinti both contribute gorgeous covers themselves to the title. In addition to them, they’re joined by Junggeun Yoon and Paulina Ganucheau. Plus, a cosplay cover featuring Gracie the Cosplay Lass.
Launching with a slate of five original graphic novels created for the young adult space, Legendary Comics has announced a new imprint, Legendary Comics YA, dedicated to telling original and character-driven stories across a wide array of genres. With a commitment to amplify new voices, spotlight diverse perspectives, and seek out passionate talent telling authentic stories, the imprint gives emerging and veteran artists a platform to share stories never told before and retell classics from a new point of view, in hopes to transport readers to other worlds that span a range of genres, from fantasy to historical fiction, and beyond.
The Legendary Comics YA slate includes:
Championess (in stores now) – based on the true story of Elizabeth Wilkinson, a female bare-knuckle boxer in 18th century London. Elizabeth, reimagined as half-Indian, and her sister Tess struggle to make ends meet and cover Tess’s debts. While Elizabeth works odd jobs at the local newspaper, the only way she knows how to make enough money to help them survive is her true passion, bareknuckle boxing. With Tess’s support, Elizabeth trains at the boxing facility of one of the most famous retired boxers and the only real fight promoter of any notoriety, James Figg. As Elizabeth trains with Figg and James Stokes, she confronts her personal demons of what destroyed her family and comes to terms with being the first half-Indian female boxer in a white male world. Writers: Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas. Arist: Amanda Perez Puentes.
The Heart Hunter (August 3, 2021) – set on the cursed island of Envecor, where everyone is doomed to wear their heart outside their body and are immortal—unable to die, to change, to have children — until they find their soul mate. Paired soul mates are then turned mortal, freed from the curse, and able to leave. But all fairy tales have a dark side: those who don’t want to lose their immortality pay “Heart Hunters” to find their soul mates and kill them so they may remain immortal. Psyche, a Heart Hunter, is hired by the king to kill his soulmate. As she sets out on her quest, she begins her own journey of mending her broken heart and learning to trust again. Writer: Mickey George. Artist: V. Gagnon.
Lupina (September 9, 2021) – a six-part captivating saga about a young girl on a journey of revenge with her wolf companion. In the coastal town of Kote, recently brought under the yoke of the Addalian Empire, four-year-old Lupa spends her days getting bullied by her older sister and hiding behind her mother’s skirts. But when tragedy strikes, Lupa finds herself alone in a new world… alone until she’s found by the she-wolf, Coras, and sets off on a journey of discovery… and revenge. Writer: Eisner Award-nominated writer James F. Wright. Artist: Li Buszka.
The Witches of Silverlake (October 1, 2022) – the story of Elliot Green, who moves across country to start high school in one of Los Angeles’ most prestigious private schools. He’s quickly taken in by the school’s outcasts: the scholarship kids; the queer kids; and the ones who just don’t really fit in with the glossy trust fund babies of SJTBA. They quickly let him in on their little secret…they are witches. Elliot joins them in their world among the crystal stores and occult shops of Silverlake and ends up joining his new friends’ coven. During one of their magical experiments, they accidentally release a bloodthirsty demon that starts murdering their classmates and teachers. Elliot and his coven realize that the fun and games of playing with crystals and candles is over, that magic is powerful, real, and that it might be more dangerous than they’d ever imagined. Writer: Simon Curtis. Artist: Stephanie Son.
Tragic (April 18, 2022) – a retelling of Shakespeare’s Hamlet from a queer lens and told through the eyes of 17-year-old Harper Hayes. After her father Hamilton dies a mysterious and tragic death, Harper is convinced that he was murdered, and her first suspect is her uncle, who has been sleeping with her mother. With the help of her ex-girlfriend Talia and her best friend (sometimes with benefits) Holden, Harper is determined to find her father’s killer. But when Caius, Talia’s father and Hamilton’s business partner, is also found dead, Harper realizes the answer to Hamilton’s murder is more complicated than she had initially realized. As Harper begins to see her father’s ghost in the form of a teenage Hamlet everywhere and starts slipping into hallucinations of his murder that end with blood on her hands, one thing becomes clear—in order to uncover the truth about what happened to her father, Harper has to confront her own demons and ones that haunt the Hayes family. Writer: Dana Mele. Artist: Valentina Pinti. Colorist: Chiara Di Francia.