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Vault’s “Greatest Hits” Comes to Heavy Metal

Vault Comics has announced a partnership with Heavy Metal Entertainment. The partnership will commence today with the release of a selection of Vault’s “Greatest Hits” titles to date, featuring exclusive new cover design. Heavy Metal is focusing on strategic partnerships with publishers and content creators focused on their growth in the marketplace.

The first wave of product under this new partnership will feature Heathen, Money Shot, The Plot, These Savage Shores, and Wasted Space among others, and will expand in the coming months to include exclusive packaging of new #1 titles from Vault, with unique dress treatments and cover art, and a new digest format that will feature an entire line of select Vault titles in a serialized compendium style book format, and an assortment of merchandise created in partnership with Threadless.

Launch Titles From Vault

Heathen

Aydis is a viking, a warrior, an outcast, and a self-proclaimed heathen. Aydis is friend to the talking horse Saga, rescuer of the immortal Valkyrie Brynhild, and battler of demons and fantastic monsters. Aydis is a woman. Born into a time of warfare, suffering, and subjugation of women, she is on a mission to end the oppressive reign of the god-king Odin. Heathen is written, drawn, and colored by Natasha Alterici, and lettered by Rachel Deering.

Heathen

Money Shot

In the near future, space travel is ludicrously expensive and largely ignored. Enter Christine Ocampo, 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, written by Tim Seeley and Sarah Beattie, drawn by Rebekah Isaacs, colored by Kurt Michael Russell, lettered by Crank!.

Money Shot

The Plot

In order to receive… first you must give. When Chase Blaine’s estranged brother and sister-in-law are murdered, he becomes guardian to MacKenzie and Zach, the niece and nephew he hardly knows. Seeking stability for the children, Chase moves his newly formed family to his ancestral home in Cape Augusta — which overlooks a deep, black bogland teeming with family secrets.

The Plot is written by Tim Daniel and Michael Moreci, drawn by Joshua Hixson, colored by Jordan Boyd, lettered by Jim Campbell.

The Plot

These Savage Shores

Two centuries after the first European ship sailed to the Malabar Coast and made landfall at Calicut, The East India Company seeks to secure its future along the lucrative Silk Route, in the year 1766. An old evil now sails aboard a company ship, hoping to make a home in this new found land. But he will soon find that the ground along the Indus is an ancient one with daemons and legends far older than himself.

Along These Savage Shores, where the days are scorched and the nights are full of teeth.

These Savage Shores is written by Ram V, drawn by Sumit Kumar, colored by Vittorio Astone, lettered by Aditya Bidikar.

These Savage Shores

Wasted Space

Billy Bane is a prophet who got it all wrong, and the galaxy has been burning ever since. All he wants is to waste away in the darkest corner of space with his best pal Dust, a supercharged Fuq bot. But when a new prophet comes calling, Billy is summoned to save the galaxy he’s at least partially responsible for destroying.

Too bad he couldn’t care less.

Michael Moreci (Roche Limit, Wonder Woman, Black Star Renegades) and Hayden Sherman (The Few, Cold War, John Carter: The End) have thrown Philip K. Dick in a blender with Preacher. Take a sip and get wasted.

Wasted Space

Vault Unveils the Virtual Convention Vanguard Con, Launching Today

As part of Vault’s ongoing virtual convention, Vault Vanguard Con, the publisher announced a plethora of new online events that will take place over the next week.

First, Vault will hold a reddit AMA on the r/comics subreddit tomorrow, Thursday March 19th, from 4:00-5:00pm MST. Fans can ask the Vault team whatever questions they like and get advice on any comics-related topic under the sun. 

Then, over the next few days Vault will release a series of special videos from a wide array of Vault creators on their social media channels.

The videos from Vault creators will include:

  • BLEED THEM DRY’s Eliot Rahal
  • ENGINEWARD’s George Mann and Joe Eisma
  • HEAVY’s Max Bemis & Eryk Donovan
  • HUNDRED WOLVES’ Myke Cole and Tony Akins
  • FINGER GUNS’ Justin Richards
  • THE PLOT’s Tim Daniel and Michael Moreci
  • SERA AND THE ROYAL STARS’ Jon Tsuei
  • CULT CLASSIC: CREATURE FEATURE’s Eliot Rahal and John Bivens
  • BLACK STARS ABOVE’s Lonnie Nadler and Jenna Cha
  • NO ONE’S ROSE’s Zac Thompson & Emily

You can watch the debut video, from BLACK STARS ABOVE‘s Lonnie Nadler and Jenna Cha:

For a limited time, Vault fans can order special T-shirts featuring designs from their favorite Vault comic series, including Heathen, Finger Guns, Money Shot, The Plot, Sera and the Royal Stars, Resonant, She Said Destroy, Submerged, Friendo, Wasted Space, Queen of Bad Dreams, Black Stars Above, These Savage Shores, Fissure, Heavy, Hundred Wolves, Bleed Them Dry, and more.

Further, Vault fans can order very special limited edition Vanguard Con exclusives, including:

A deluxe, limited edition Finger Guns #1 Glitter Variant by Jen Hickman.

FINGER GUNS #1 GLITTER VARIANT

A deluxe, limited edition These Savage Shores Gold Foil Edition TPB.

These Savage Shores Gold Foil Edition TPB

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.

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Batman Universe #5

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Wasted Space #11

Wasted Space Gets an Audiobook from GraphicAudio

Wasted Space audiobook

Vault Comics and GraphicAudio have announced they have partnered to produce the Wasted Space audiobook, adapted directly from the graphic novel and produced with a full cast of actors, immersive sound effects and cinematic music.

Wasted Space follows Billy Bane, a prophet who got it all wrong, and the galaxy has been burning ever since. All he wants is to waste away in the darkest corner of space with his best pal Dust, a supercharged Fuq bot. But when a new prophet comes calling, Billy is summoned to save the galaxy he’s at least partially responsible for destroying. Too bad he couldn’t care less.

The Wasted Space GraphicAudio adaptation is Adapted and Directed by Richard Rohan, with Dialogue Editing and GraphicAudio Sound Design by Karen Foeke. It is performed by Eric Messner as Billy Bane, Duyen Washington as Molly Sue, Henry Kramer as Dust, Karen Novack as Fury, Chris Genebach as The Creator, Jacob Yeh as Rex, Andy Brownstein as Cutter, Richard Rohan as Legion, with Nick DePinto, Joe Mallon, KenYatta Rogers, Chris Stinson, Kimberly Gilbert, Dani Stoller, Amanda Forstrom, Tony Nam, Bradley Smith, Nanette Savard, Steve Wannall, Zeke Alton, Lawrence Redmond, Holly Vagley, Matthew Pauli, Marni Penning, Peter Holdway, Paul Reisman, Rose Elizabeth Supan, Tim Carlin, and Ken Jackson.

The Wasted Space comic book series was created by writer Michael Moreci and artist Hayden Sherman, is colored by Jason Wordie, lettered by Jim Campbell, designed by Tim Daniel, and published by Vault Comics. Wasted Space Volumes One and Two are on store shelves now, and the third story arc begins in November 2019.

The GraphicAudio’s Wasted Space audiobook will be released on September 30th, 2019. Pre-orders are now open.

Vault’s Sumberged #1, Wasted Space #1, and Wasted Space #2 All Have Sold Out and Getting New Printings

Vault Comics has announced Submerged #1Wasted Space #1 (second printing), and Wasted Space #2, have all sold out. All three issues are being rushed to new printings that will be available in stores on August 22, 2018.

The Submerged#1 second print cover will be a part of the Vault Vintage line of covers that celebrate the artistic achievements of both modern and legendary professionals of the comic book industry. For Submerged #1, artist and designer Tim Daniel pays homage to the iconic cover to Marvel Comics’ New Mutants #19, illustrated by Bill Sienkiewicz. 

Wasted Space #1 returns for a third printing after back-to-back sell-outs. Wasted Space #2 returns for a second printing after a complete sell out. Both new printings will feature brilliant recolored covers from series artist, Hayden Sherman.

SUBMERGED #1 SECOND PRINTING VAULT VINTAGE COVER
Illustrated and designed by Tim Daniel

DIAMOND ORDER CODE:
JUN188458

Written by Vita Ayala, drawn by Lisa Sterle, colored by Stelladia, and lettered by Rachel Deering.

On the night of the biggest storm in New York City history, Elysia Puente gets a call from her estranged little brother Angel, terrified, begging for help. When the call cuts out suddenly, despite the bad feelings between them, Ellie rushes into the night. Finding his broken phone in front of a barricaded subway station, Ellie follows echoes of her brother into the sinister darkness of the underground, desperate to find him before it’s too late.

In stores August 22, 2018.

WASTED SPACE #1 THIRD PRINTING COVER
Illustrated by Hayden Sherman and designed by Tim Daniel

DIAMOND ORDER CODE:
JUN188459

Written by Michael Moreci, drawn by Hayden Sherman, colored by Jason Wordie, and lettered by Jim Campbell.

Billy Bane is a prophet who got it all wrong, and the galaxy has been burning ever since. All he wants is to waste away in the darkest corner of space with his best pal Dust, a supercharged Fuq bot. But when a new prophet comes calling, Billy is summoned to save the galaxy he’s at least partially responsible for destroying. Too bad he couldn’t care less.

In stores August 22, 2018.

WASTED SPACE #2 SECOND PRINTING COVER
Illustrated by Hayden Sherman and designed by Tim Daniel

DIAMOND ORDER CODE:
JUN188460

Written by Michael Moreci, drawn by Hayden Sherman, colored by Jason Wordie, and lettered by Jim Campbell.

Mayhem, cyborgs of destiny, and boozed out prophets. It’s all here in Wasted Space, so strap in and hold on tight for the wildest sci-fi ride of 2018. Never has a more ragtag, unwilling group of heroes-“heroes”-been assembled, but if they don’t pull their sh*t together, it just might spell the apocalypse. Which would be bad. Right?

In stores August 22, 2018.

Wasted Space #1 Gets Two Second Printing Covers

Vault Comics has unveiled two brand new covers for the second printing of Wasted Space #1The first cover is illustrated by Vault Comics’ Art Director, Nathan Gooden, and the second by heavyweight artist Darick Robertson. Both covers are designed by Tim Daniel.

Nathan Gooden’s cover references Shuster and Eisenberg’s classic Action Comics No. 1 cover, which was released 80 years to the day before Wasted Space #1. Darick Robertson’s cover is a loving parody of George Pérez’s unforgettable Crisis on Infinite Earths cover. The back covers of both Wasted Space #1 2nd prints will feature a historical note about the covers referenced.

The Robertson cover is a 1:2 variant tied with the Gooden cover. Every 2 copies ordered of the Gooden cover will enable retailers to order one copy of the Robertson cover. The #1 second print covers both hit shelves the same day as the second issue of Wasted SpaceMay 30th, 2018. Retailers can look at Previews Plus for more information.

The series is written by Michael Moreci, illustrated by Hayden Sherman, colored by Jason Wordie, and lettered by Jim Campbell.