Welcome to this weeks spec and drek. This is where we pick the winners each week we think will be spec worthy, a great read or just cool looking art on the cover. I also dive into the pesky drek, the book you should probably avoid if you can or perhaps not invest so heavily into.
This is a great new series coming out of Scout Comics. Issue #1 was a great read and I’ve been looking forward to this next issue.
It also doesn’t hurt that the first issue was seeing some love on the secondary market. The most recent sold went for $20 with the one prior to that for $35. Was a cover price up until those two and now all the listings, which is just a handful are asking $29 or higher.
Lovecraft meets Sergio Leone in a modern tale of corruption, family legacies, and nightmarish dread. Lucas Lewis drifts into Atlantis County, Oregon wanting nothing more than a hot meal and a soft bed for the night. What he finds instead is a small town in thrall to eldritch creatures lurking in the surrounding wilderness, possibly guided by an even more sinister force. Lucas becomes determined to eradicate all Atlantis’s demons, but these monsters are not what they seem. Unfortunately for the monsters, neither is Lucas.
For you people who loved Spread, I think this comic is for you.
Scout Comics acquired the rights to former WWE stars Marc Copani and Shad Gaspard’s debut comic book a year or so ago. Tragically, Shad died in May of this year while saving his son from drowning. We here at Scout are proud to present two special tribute covers of Marc & Shad’s comic, with all profits going to the Gaspard family. Continue reading “Assassin and Son #1 – Tribute Charity Variant Covers Now Available”
When his sister summons him home to help solve a string of grisly murders, the town outcast must outrun his own demons to help save the town that cast him out.
“A biblical plague has broken out and has infected humanity, transforming people into terrible and voracious giant locusts. The uninfected try to survive through all this, fighting against a disease that cannot be stopped.”
Something is making the Distorted go insane. Everywhere in the world, there is someone different, special, cursed, who is losing their mind right now. They are extraordinary, dangerous, and must be kept under control.
Code 45 is a 5-issue graphic novel about Vanessa, a subway driver in Montreal who hears rumors that there are ‘dragons’ in the tunnels, monstrous apparitions that seemingly defy any explanation.
Previews gives us a glimpse of what’s to come. Here’s the spotlight new books coming out of June Previews for the indie publishers that include Aftershock, Scout, Valiant and many others.
Another press release for a new Scout title, coming this Winter. This one seems interesting. I’ve always been kind of fascinated with the traveling carnivals.
Scout Comics have really been pushing hard on the marketing of upcoming titles and books. Here’s the latest…
Loggerhead Bloody Bayou #1 hits store shelves in a few weeks and it’s quite the fun and entertaining read.
This new book coming out from Scout looks like it could potentially be a fun book. They even have a theme song, total 80s style but more modern. It’s total cheesy but fun at the same time.
Continue reading to see the full press release.
Press Release from Scout Comics: Years after a mysterious force ripped the powers from the world’s power-enabled heroes (and villains), those left have made the best with what remains, joining together to use their powers as part of a traveling circus.
This one might not be for everyone due to the political nature but it’s hard to resist a good action thriller book twisted with conspiracies.
Metalshark Bro is back with a new adventure in Assault on Hamzig Island.
Seems I got a hold of a lot of previews to review so that means I share the love with you all with some sneak peeks.
This was a new title and book I read the solicitation and didn’t think I’d enjoy as much as I did.
This looks like another interesting title coming out of Scout Comics for late 2020.