*Big Announcement:* Image Comics at ECCC
Only 24 hours ago at Emerald City Comic Con (ECCC) in Seattle, Image comics started things off with a litany of announcements that lit up the comic industry. Essentially, Image Comics announced their releases for 2017...and beyond!
Below are just a few!!!!
Fan-favorite writer Justin Jordan (SPREAD), artist Donal DeLay, colorist Felipe Sobreiro, and letterer Rachel Deering. Death of Loce features a "nice guy" who gets the power to see Cupidae. Cupidae are responsible for love. The story ends up in a bloody, and funny, war between the protagonist and Cupidae. Coming Fall 2017.
Bestselling, award-winning Jeff Lemire (ROYAL CITY, DESCENDER, Sweet Tooth) and Phil Hester (Shipwreck, Green Arrow) come together for FAMILY TREE. An eight-year-old girl begins to turn into a tree, prompting her single mom, brother and mentally unstable grandfather on an emotional journey in search of a cure. Coming Fall 2017.
Joseph Keatinge (RINGSIDE, SHUTTER) and artist Wook-Jin Clark serve up FLAVOR. Young chef, Xoo, lives in a touristy economy that exploits young chef. She enters a cooking competition and finds the dark secrets of the city. Coming Fall 2017.
Ales Kot and artist André Araújo team up for an all-new series in GENERATION GONE. Following 3 disenfranchised millennials who plan to rob a bank to get superpowers, Generation Gone explores toxic relationships and how powers can affect them. Coming Summer 2017.
Matt Wagner returns with the highly-anticipated conclusion to MAGE. The long-awaited conclusion of the trilogy follows Kevin Matchstick who discovers that he is the reincarnation of Pendragon, which gives him the ability to wield the most amazing sword ever, Excalibur. Coming Summer 2017.
Mythical creatures. Unstable relationships. Conspiracy theories. Saving the world. Coming Summer 2017.
Bestselling creator Leila del Duca (SHUTTER, AFAR) and writer Sarah Vaughn (ALEX + ADA) team up for the all-new series SLEEPLESS, with editor Alissa Sallah and letterer Deron Bennett. Starcrossed lovers and beautiful artwork come to life in Sleepless. It's an historical romance drama for the ages.
THE FAMILY TRADE Writer Justin Jordan and artist Morgan Beem come together for the all-new ongoing series THE FAMILY TRADE. A deadly family of assassins, con men, and thieves strive to keep their floating city..well...floating. However, the youngest member nearly causes this entire city to implode with war. Coming Fall 2017.