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Vault Announces The Plot #1 “Vault Lines” Black & White Edition

The Plot #1 Vault Lines Special Edition

Vault Comics has announced that, after extremely high demand, The Plot #1 will receive a very special printing as part of the Vault Lines series of deluxe black-and-white editions highlighting the astonishing original inks from Vault artists.

Printed on deluxe heavyweight paper, The Plot #1 Vault Lines Special Edition spotlights the incredible line art of series co-creator and artist, Josh Hixson.

One of the most critically-acclaimed comics of 2019, The Plot is co-written by Tim Daniel & Michael Moreci, drawn by Josh Hixson, colored by Jordan Boyd, lettered by Jim Campbell, and designed by Tim Daniel.

The Plot #1 Vault Lines Special Edition will hit store shelves on February 12, 2020. Stores can order the issue by using the Diamond Order Code: DEC198071.

Money Shot #1, #2, & #3 Go Back to Print, On Sale February 5th, 2020, the Same Day as #4

After numerous sell-outs and rave reviews, the first three issues of Vault Comics‘ hit series, Money Shotare all going back to print. Money Shot issue #1 will receive it’s third printing, while issue #2 and #3 will receive their second printing.  

Money Shot’s creative five-some includes writer Tim Seeley, co-scripter & comedian Sarah Beattie, artist Rebekah Isaacs, colorist Kurt Michael Russell, and letterer Crank!.  

In the near future, space travel is ludicrously expensive and largely ignored. Enter Christine Ocampos, inventor of the Star Shot teleportation device with a big idea: She’ll travel to new worlds, engage —intimately—with local aliens, and film her exploits for a jaded earth populace trying to find something new on the internet. Now, Chris and her merry band of scientist-cum-pornstars explore the universe, each other, and the complexities of sex in Money Shot! A story about scientists having sex with aliens for the glory of mankind—and money. All three new printings hit store shelves on February 5th, 2020, the same release date as Money Shot #4. 


MONEY SHOT #1 (3RD PTG)

Writers: Tim Seeley & Sarah Beattie
Artist: Rebekah Isaacs
Colorists: Kurt Michael Russell
Letterer: Crank!
Designer: Tim Daniel
On Sale: 2/5/2020
Diamond Order Code: SEP199113

In the near future, space travel is ludicrously expensive and largely ignored. Enter Christine Ocampos, inventor of the Star Shot teleportation device with a big idea: She’ll travel to new worlds, engage-intimately-with local aliens, and film her exploits for a jaded earth populace trying to find something new on the internet. Now, Chris and her merry band of scientist-cum-pornstars explore the universe, each other, and the complexities of sex in MONEY SHOT!

A story about scientists having sex with aliens for the glory of mankind-and money.

MONEY SHOT #1 (3RD PTG)

MONEY SHOT #2 (2ND PTG)

Writers: Tim Seeley & Sarah Beattie
Artist: Rebekah Isaacs
Colorists: Kurt Michael Russell
Letterer: Crank!
Designer: Tim Daniel
On Sale: 2/5/2020
Diamond Order Code: NOV198723

The intrepid XXX-plorers are held prisoner by a Warlord on the planet Dry Reef! Can this crew of lovers-not-fighters survive the arena long enough to find their prize-a love guru whose orgasms are powerful enough to split the atom?

MONEY SHOT #2 (2ND PTG)

MONEY SHOT #3 (2ND PTG)

Writers: Tim Seeley & Sarah Beattie
Artist: Rebekah Isaacs
Colorists: Kurt Michael Russell
Letterer: Crank!
Designer: Tim Daniel
On Sale: 2/5/2020
Diamond Order Code: NOV198722

While half of the XXX-plorers search for the big-balled seer whose orgasm could power their teleporter forever, Chris and Omar must seduce the malevolent warlord of planet Dry Reef in time for the livestream. But are they ready to trade the hottest tag-team in the universe for the fate of a world? Plus, the secret origin of Team Money Shot comes to a close!

MONEY SHOT #3 (2ND PTG)

MONEY SHOT #4

Writers: Tim Seeley & Sarah Beattie
Artist: Rebekah Isaacs
Colorists: Kurt Michael Russell
Letterer: Crank!
Designer: Tim Daniel
On Sale: 2/5/2020
Diamond Order Code: NOV191993

In the afterglow of an orgasm that devastated an army, the XXX-Plorers must pick up the pieces, pull up their britches, and figure out how to save a dying world. But first: The horror known only as BWEEDT! Ball-swinging science and romance in the Mighty Money Shot tradition!

MONEY SHOT #4

Money Shot, The Plot, and Sera and the Royal Stars Get Second Arcs in 2020

Vault Comics

Vault has announced, after the tremendous success of each series, that Money ShotThe Plot, and Sera and the Royal Stars have all been extended for second arcs that will debut in 2020.

Sera and the Royal Stars will begin its second arc in February 2020 with issue #6, The Plot will begin its second arc in April 2020 with issue #5, and Money Shot will begin its second arc with issue #6 in April 2020. 

Sera and the Royal Stars is a stunning epic fantasy series written by Jon Tsuei, drawn by Audrey Mok, colored by Raúl Angulo, lettered by Jim Campbell, and designed by Tim Daniel. The first arc of Sera and the Royal Stars will be collected in a trade paperback edition that hits store shelves in January 2020. 

The Plot is Vault’s first horror series published under Nightfall, Vault’s autumnal horror imprint. The Plot is written by Tim Daniel and Michael Moreci, drawn by Joshua Hixson, colored by Jordan Boyd, lettered by Jim Campbell, and designed by Tim Daniel. The first arc of The Plot will be collected in trade paperback edition that hits store shelves in February 2020.  

Money Shot, Vault’s sexy sci-fi series, was a best-selling, sold-out hit series written by Tim Seeley and comedian Sarah Beattie, artist Rebekah Isaacs, colorist Kurt Michael Russell, and letterer Crank!Money Shot‘s first arc will be collected in a trade paperback edition that hits store shelves in March 2020.     

The three returning series join Heathen and Wasted Space in Vault’s catalog on ongoing comic book series. Heathen‘s long-awaited third arc begins in February 2020, with artist Ashley A. Woods joining the creative team. Wasted Space began it’s critically acclaimed third arc in November 2019.  

Vault Expands “Pay-What-You-Want” Holiday Sale, adds Four New Comic Samplers, 50% of Each Sale Goes to Non-Profits.

Vault Comics

Vault Comics has announced that, due to overwhelming response, they are expanding the selection of titles available in their “Pay-What-You-Want” holiday non-profit fundraiser sale. Vault has added four themed samplers to the selection of the list of available titles. Each sampler contains between twelve and thirteen first and second issues of various series in Vault’s catalog. 

During this special holiday “pay-what-you-want sale,” readers can choose how much they want to pay for any of the included titles. Further, 50% of all digital comics sales during this window will be donated to the buyer’s choice of one of three non-profits: National Alliance on Mental Ilness, Family Promise, or Room to Read.   

Below is a list of the four samplers, and what digital single issues they include: 

SCI-FI SAMPLER

  • Alien Bouny Hunter #1 & #2
  • Colossi #1 & #2
  • Friendo #1 & #2
  • Queen of Bad Dreams #1 & #2
  • Test #1 & #2
  • Vagrant Queen #1
  • Wasted Space #1 & #2

FANTASY FAVORITES

  • Heathen #1 & #2
  • Maxwells Demons #1 & #2
  • Relics of Youth #1 & #2
  • Sera and the Royal Stars #1 & #2
  • She Said Destroy #1 & #2
  • Songs for the Dead #1 & #2

HORROR HITS

  • Cult Classic: Return to Whisper #1 & #2
  • Cult Classic: Creature Feature #1 & #2
  • Deep Roots #1 & #2
  • Fissure #1 & #2
  • The Plot #1
  • Resonant #1 & #2
  • These Savage Shores #1 & #2

2019 NEW BEGINNINGS BUNDLE

  • Cult Classic: Creature Feature #1
  • Mall #1
  • The Plot #1
  • Queen of Bad Dreams #1 & #2
  • Resonant #1 & #2
  • Sera and the Royal Stars #1 & #2
  • She Said Destroy #1 & #2
  • Test #1 & #2

Vault strongly encourages readers who enjoy these samplers to go to their local comic shop and pick up the remaining single issues or collected editions. You can find your closest local comic shop by using Comic Shop Locator.

The pay-what-you-want sale is live now, and will run until 11:59 PM on January 1st.   

The full list of offered titles can be found at https://store.vaultcomics.com/.

Buyers can choose for 50% of their purchase to go to one of the following three non-profits:

  • ROOM TO READ: Room to Read seeks to transform the lives of millions of children in low-income communities by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. Working in collaboration with local communities, partner organizations and governments, we develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children, and support girls to complete secondary school with the relevant life skills to succeed in school and beyond. Learn more at: https://roomtoread.org
  • FAMILY PROMISE: Family Promise helps homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence through a community-based response. Poverty is a complex problem. It won’t yield to a simple solution. It requires an integrated approach that reaches beyond immediate needs. Family Promise initiates coordinated local efforts that bring communities together to help homeless families regain their housing, their independence, and their dignity. Learn more at: https://familypromise.org
  • NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR MENTAL ILLNESS: NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Learn more at: https://nami.org/

Vault is encouraging everyone–whether or not they make a purchase–to consider giving directly to these organizations or other non-profit organizations dedicated to doing real good for people and communities.

Vault Comics Hires Rebecca “Tay” Taylor as Managing Editor, Creates Open Submission portal for Myriad Imprint

Rebecca “Tay” Taylor

Vault Comics has announced the hiring of Rebecca “Tay” Taylor as Managing Editor of Vault’s Myriad imprint. Beginning in Fall 2020, Myriad will publish fantasy and science fiction graphic novels for children and teens. Taylor will run editorial and acquisitions for the line, while marketing and sales roles will be shared with Vault’s core staff. Acclaimed designer and Vault EVP, Tim Daniel, will guide the look of the line along with Taylor.

A veteran editor recently of DC Comics, where she oversaw titles for readers of all ages and coordinated the line-wide Dark Nights: Metal publishing event, Taylor previously oversaw editorial for BOOM! Studios’ Archaia Imprint.

Taylor has opened submissions for the Myriad line, encouraging creators to submit fun and exciting science-fiction and fantasy stories geared toward young readers. Submissions can be made online.

Taylor will report to Vault’s CCO & Editor-in-Chief, Adrian Wassel.

Taylor will attend the American Library Association’s ALA Midwinter conference, from Jan. 25 to Jan. 27 in Philadelphia, as both Vault and Myriad expand their presence at book, indie, small press and pop culture events.

Vault Announces “Pulp & Paint,” a New Line of Variant Covers for 2020

Vault Pulp & Paint

Vault Comics has announced Pulp & Paint, a new line of variant covers by Tim Daniel and Nathan Gooden inspired by the aesthetics of the pulp era of novels and magazines. 

Following in the footsteps of 2018’s Women In Front and 2019’s Vault Vintage variant cover initiatives, Pulp & Paint draws from the very origins of genre fiction, harkening back to an age when pulp magazines and novels were commonly fronted by exquisitely painted covers.

Pulp & Paint debuts with the return of Vagrant Queen in January, 2020. Every new first issue from Vault in 2020 will ship with it’s own unique Pulp & Paint variant. 

The first two Pulp & Paint covers can be seen below.

Vault Announces Finger Guns from Justin Richards, Val Halvorson, Rebecca Nalty, and Taylor Esposito

Vault Comics has announced Finger Guns, a new comic book series written by Justin Richards, drawn by Val Halvorson, colored by Rebecca Nalty, lettered by Taylor Esposito, and designed by Tim Daniel.

In Finger Guns, two troubled teenagers discover they can manipulate emotions by firing finger guns. There will be laughs. There will be tears. There will be uncomfortable teen feelings and angst. Oh yeah.. And chaos. So much chaos.

Finger Guns #1 will hit store shelves in February 2020. The first issue will drop with it’s own Pulp & Paint variant cover by Nathan Gooden and Tim Daniel.

Finger Guns #1

Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

For Real #1

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.

Black Stars Above #1 (Vault Comics) – Set in 1887, the series follows a gil who flees her trapper family that’s overbearing to get lost in a dreamlike winter wilderness that harbors a cosmic threat.

Dollhouse Family #1 (DC Comics/Hill House Comics) – We’re intrigued where more of Joe Hill’s currated line of comics is going.

Fallen Angels #1 (Marvel) – The initial line-up of Dawn of X debuts and it’s an intriguing one.

Family Tree #1 (Image Comics) – The fact Jeff Lemire, Phil Hester, and Eric Gapstur is behind this should be enough. The story focused on a family’s journey to find a cure for their daughter who’s turning into a tree.

Far Sector #1 (DC Comics/DC’s Young Animal) – A new Green Lantern tale from Gerard Way’s imprint? We’re very intrigued.

Folklords #1 (BOOM! Studios) – Matt Kindt and Matt Smith team up for a new series which flips the fantasy/real world dynamic.

For Real #1 (Uncivilized Books) – Jack Kirby fights two battles in two ears. The first is cancer and the other is World War II.

Ginseng Roots #2 (Uncivilized Books) – Craig Thompson’s series of comics about his life picking ginseng is unique with some amazing art.

La Voz De Mayo Rambo (Image Comics) – The history of Ramon Jaurigue, an orphan and WWII veteran who co-founded the Mexican, American, Yaqui, and Others (M.A.Y.O.) organization, which successfully lobbied the Tucson City Council to improve living and working conditions for members of the Pascua Yaqui tribe.

Science Comics: Skyscrapers (First Second) – This series of graphic novels is fantastic. It both entertains and educates.

Vault Makes UK Convention Debut at Thought Bubble 2019

Vault Comics

This weekend, Vault Comics makes its official UK convention debut with its first ever attendance at the 2019 Thought Bubble Comic Art Festival in Harrogate. You can find them at Table 39 in the Comixology Originals Hall.

Vault will be in the Comixology Originals hall at the convention this weekend, with their head of Marketing and Sales for the U.K. and Europe, Tara Ferguson, attending all weekend to answer questions, spark interests and talk comics with anyone who visits the Vault table.

During the convention, Vault will be hosting portfolio reviews, overseen by some of their most popular creators:

  • Saturday, 11:00 am:  White Noise portfolio reviews conducted by all members of the U.K. based writers studio, Ram V (These Savage Shores), Dan Watters (Deep Roots), Ryan O’Sullivan (Fearscape) and Alex Paknadel (Friendo).
  • Sunday, 11:00 am:  Friendo full creative team portfolio reviews, from scripting to coloring, conducted by Alex Paknadel (writer), Martin Simmonds (artist) and Dee Cuniffe (colorist).

Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

Dragonfly & Dragonflyman #1

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.

b.b. free #1 (BOOM! Studios) – A plague has devastated the world and b.b. free is the actual chose one on the run from her own family.

Bolivar Eats New York Discovery Adventure (BOOM! Studios) – A mix between an object finding book and a graphic novel, the story continues the adventure of Bolivar, a dinosaur living in New York City. Amazing art and adorable story.

Doctor Doom #2 (Marvel) – Doom has surrendered to the world authority after the horrific events of the first issue. That issue knocked it out of the park and we’re expecting no less from this one.

Dragonfly & Dragonflyman #1 (AHOY Comics) – The follow up to The Wrong Earth, the series follows two heroes who are stranded on each other’s Earth. One is gritty while the other the more innocent time of superheroes. It’s a love letter to superhero comics and a must for all fans of the genre.

Going to the Chapel #3 (Action Lab: Danger Zone) – The heist continues as the gang’s attempt to rob a wedding goes so off the rails. It’s a crime story that’s worthy of the big screen, keeps you on your toes, and gets you to laugh.

Heist, How to Steal a Planet #1 (Vault Comics) – It’s Ocean’s Eleven in space as a group attempts to steal a world.

Legion of Super-Heroes #1 (DC Comics) – The classic property is back and with DC having a renewed focus on its future timeline, this should be interesting.

New Mutants #1/X-Force #1 (Marvel) – More Dawn of X debuts and we’re intrigued how each series will stand out for itself.

Pandemica #2 (IDW Publishing) – Tailored diseases that get out of control. This is a political disaster film and frighteningly real.

Strange Skies Over East Berlin #2 (BOOM! Studios) – Something fell from the sky behind the Berlin Wall. This is the Cold War with an alien twist.

Undiscovered Country #1 (Image Comics) – The United States has walled itself off from the world. This is the story of the people out to discover what awaits in the country beyond the wall.

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