Media Release — Asylum Press announced today that Warlash:Dark Noir #3 (of 3) will feature a short story written by Royal McGraw (Detective Comics, Batman:Battle for The Cowl:Commissioner Gordon) and illustrated by Frank Forte. “Rocket’s Red Scare” pits Warlash against a biogenetically engineered villain who goes by the name of Trotsky De Sade, the crazed leader of the Gene Communist Militia. De Sade is a Neo-Cold War menace who has taken the form of Joseph Stalin to try to wreak havoc upon the capitalist pigs of Pittsburgh. Can Warlash and his new ally Vigil stop him? Or will De Sade be allowed to unleash his stalinococcus virus on an unsuspecting populace? In “A Touch of Deadly”, a neo-noir tale, Warlash is deceived by a sexy D.A. to uncover a murder of an old Black Ops buddy. The plot thickens Warlash uncovers a Russian cyborg smuggling ring. Wrtiiten by Frank Forte and illustrated by Szymon Kudranski. This issue concludes the “Phlegm Fatale” storyline wherein Warlash battles a biogenic beast in the sewers below Pittsburgh, but the battle is not over even after the beast has been destroyed; written and illustrated Frank Forte. Cover by Aly Fell.
Warlash:Dark Noir #3 preview can be seen here: http://www.asylumpress.com/warlash_DN03_Home.html
Asylum Press is continuing an official direct to retail sales program with their release of Warlash:Dark Noir #3. Asylum Press is releasing the last issue of the trilogy and distributing direct. Their terms are as follows:
Warlash:Dark Noir #3 (of 3) cover price $2.95
And still available:
Warlash:Dark Noir #1 (of 3) cover price $4.95
Warlash:Dark Noir #2 (of 3) cover price $2.95
Asylum Press pays shipping
Net 30 days for payment(flexible)
To order directly, retailers should contact Frank Forte at firstname.lastname@example.org
Warlash:Dark Noir #3 will also be carried by Haven Distributors May catalog (COMICS #1) (for shipping June 2009). http://www.havendistro.com. The book is also available from Tony Shenton :Shenton4Sales@aol.com. Fans can buy the book at the following online retailers: TFAW.com, Houseofmysterioussecrets.com, dcbservice.com, instocktrades.com, Heavyink.com, forbiddenplanet.com, AtomicMadhouse.com.
Warlash:Dark Noir #1 and #2 are also available direct and through Diamond Comics Dist. Haven Distributors and Tony Shenton.
Warlash:Dark Noir #1:DIAMOND CODE: JUN083689
Warlash:Dark Noir #2: DIAMOND CODE: OCT083866
Royal McGraw is an award winning writer of feature film, television, and graphic novels. Royal is best known for his work on the DC Comics’ flagship title Detective Comics (Batman) and the Batman: Battle for the Cowl tie-in, Commissioner Gordon #1.
Royal is currently penning several projects, including an upcoming arc of Batman Confidential for DC Comics, Batman: Brave and the Bold for DC Kids, and several creator-owned projects.
ABOUT ASYLUM PRESS:
Founded in 1999 by Frank Forte, Asylum Press is a unique publishing house specializing in high profile projects from some of the industry’s biggest names. Publishing superhero comics with Warlash: Zombie Mutant Genesis, continuing their tradition of horror with Undead Evil, Satan’s 3-Ring Circus of Hell, the upcoming Asylum of Horrors and Beyond Lovecraft, venturing into dark humor with Billy Boy The Sick Little Fat Kid and The Cletus and Floyd Show, Asylum Press continues to be on the cutting edge of comic and graphic novel publishing. Asylum Press is distributed by Diamond Comics, Haven Distributors and Partners Publishers Group.