Artist Esad Ribić brings us a new Sci-Fi series this February being published by Image Comics. I’m a big fan of Esad, getting my first taste on his work with Jason Aaron on Thor: God of Thunder from Marvel. That was one of the best Marvel story arc’s ever and Esad’s art is amazing.

From the Press Release Details:

Superstar artist Esad Ribić (Secret Wars, Uncanny X-Force) will make his creator-owned debut, teaming up with acclaimed writer Ivan Brandon (BLACK CLOUD, DRIFTER) for the darkly satirical sci-fi series VS this February from Image Comics. Painted colors from Nic Klein (DRIFTER) and design by Tom Muller round out the powerhouse creative team.
War has become a spectator sport.
Privately funded armies of superstar soldiers march into battle for fame, profit, and the glory of their sponsor nations. When a new generation of soldiers arrive, top gladiator Satta Flynn is about to discover how fleeting the limelight can be—and how punishing.
“Making VS is a dream,” said Ribić. “After all these years, it feels great to be able to create my own world and tech from scratch.”
“Working with Esad is mindblowing,” added Brandon. “I want to live in this world. Probably very briefly, as it’s incredibly dangerous.”
VS #1, Cover A (Diamond code: DEC170585) by Esad Ribić and Cover B (Diamond code: DEC170586) by Esad Ribić and Tom Muller, hits comic book stores Wednesday, February 7th. The final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, January 15th.

Sneak Peak Preview:

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7 thoughts on “Image Press Release and Sneak Peak: BRUTAL SCI-FI SERIES VS ARRIVES THIS FEBRUARY”

  1. Ribic is enticing, but Ivan Brandon is a no-go for me these days after quickly dropping both Drifter and Black Cloud in the past.

    1. Yeah, that’s the one thing that might not keep me on for long as well. I’m not a huge of Brandon either. Maybe he’ll redeem himself. I dropped Drifter after like 3 issues and I didn’t even bother with Black Cloud.

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