The kind folks at Radical Publishing have supplied ComicList with their solicitations for comics and other products featured in the April 2009 Previews, scheduled to ship June 2009.
HERCULES: THE THRACIAN WARS (Trade Paperback)
Writer STEVE MOORE
Artist ADMIRA WIJAYA of IMAGINARY FRIENDS STUDIOS
Colors by IMAGINARY FRIENDS STUDIOS and SIXTH CREATION
Letterer TODD KLEIN
152 pages, FC, $14.95
Collecting the 5 issue miniseries in a new deluxe trade paperback format, that is being produced by Peter Berg’s production company Film 44 and Ain’t it Cool News calls “One of the most strongly written versions of the character ever to hit comics”, along with character renderings and cover gallery by Jim Steranko, Arthur Suydam, John Bolton, Clint Langley, Stjepan Sejic, Patrick Reilly, Greg Broadmore of Weta Workshop and more.
The King of Thrace has hired Hercules and his mercenaries to train his men to become the greatest army of all time. Hercules does not question King Cotys’ motives until he takes his army out to battle and sees them practice on the innocent men, women and children of their neighbors. Deep in his soul something stirs, but is it enough to stop a mad king and his army of the damned from marching across Greece or even Olympus itself?
CALIBER: FIRST CANON OF JUSTICE (Trade Paperback)
Writer SAM SARKAR
Artist GARRIE GASTONNY
Colorist IMAGINARY FRIENDS STUDIOS
Letterer ANNIE PARKHOUSE
152 pages, FC, $14.95
Now in a deluxe trade paperback format, the hit series that is being produced and directed for film by John Woo (Red Cliff, Mission Impossible 2) and has the Graphic Novel Reporter declaring “It’s worth staring at for long periods of time. It’s that good,” Included with the 5 issue miniseries are character renderings and cover gallery provided by Luis Royo, Tomm Coker, Dave Wilkins, Stanley “Artgerm” Lau, and more.
The Arthurian Legend of Excalibur is reborn in the old Pacific Northwest. A world in which Shamans replace Wizards, gunfighters walk where knights once stood, and in which a mystical gun will change the world in place of the sword of legend. It is here that Caliber is revealed as a tattooed six gun imbued with supernatural power. A land where lawlessness runs rampant and Arthur will have his chance to set balance to the scales of justice.