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Gerard Way Teases New, Cat-Starring Title, ‘All Ages,’ On Twitter

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With the third and fourth chapters of The Umbrella Academy on the way this year, you'd think former My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way, who just wrapped up The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys at Dark Horse last month, would be plenty busy on the comics front.

But the writer and singer just keeps on revealing new character designs. Last week, he revealed images of three cats, Jones, Lemon, and Koko, who will apparently be the stars of a new series titled All Ages (which clearly won't be an all-ages book, because Jones is smoking; bad Jones!) Check out his tweets about the series after the jump!

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Gerard Way Posts New ‘Umbrella Academy’ Designs, Announces Two Series For 2014

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It's been a while since we've seen anything new from Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá's The Umbrella Academy, but for fans of the Dark Horse series and its bizarre bunch of superpowered orphans, Way has offered up a pretty timely Christmas present over the past few days. Not only has he confirmed that he and Bá are planning to have Volume 3 and Volume 4 out in 2014, he's also been posting concept art for new characters on his Twitter account for the past few days.

Check out the art, featuring new characters called Gas Panic and St. Zero below!

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Gerard Way Unveils Previously Unseen ‘Umbrella Academy’ Sketchbook Images

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We've been waiting a long time for the third volume of The Umbrella Academy, "Hotel Oblivion." It was first announced in 2009, initially scheduled for last year, and now it appears to be "a really long time" before it's published, given writer Gerard Way's plans to move away from comics to focus on music.

And yet Way still teases us. In a series of tweets over the weekend, the writer posted items from his Umbrella Academy (once known as The Umbrella Brigade) sketchbook -- of early shots of the team, unused characters, and more. Check out what he had to offer after the jump.

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Link Ink: Loki With Loki, Garfield Runs Endlessly And Mewtwo Transforms

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Friday's links are yours to view after the cut!

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My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way Reveals Art To Unpublished Vertigo Batman Series

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In 2008, My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way seized the momentum of his Eisner win for The Umbrella Academy and pitched a Batman series to DC. Not just any wing of DC, either. Its mature-readers imprint, Vertigo. Saturday, he finally revealed some of the early designs for that never-to-be-published series, titled "Kingdom of the Mad." The art has a sort of Tim Burton-y quality to it (but more Edward Scissorhands than Batman '89), with a sort of patchwork Batman and a sinister Mr. Freeze. Check out what Way had to say about the project on Twitter, as well as his designs, after the jump!

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Dark Horse Unveils Gerard Way’s Finalized ‘Killjoys’ #1 Cover

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After 12 years My Chemical Romance has come to an end, but just as the band and its music live on, so too will Dark Horse's upcoming comic set in the futuristic world of their alter-egos, The Killjoys. MCR frontman and acclaimed Umbrella Academy creator Gerard Way, co-writer Shaun Simon, artist Becky Cloonan

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Link Ink: Happy 2013, The Will Eisner Hall Of Fame And New ‘Killjoys’ Art

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New Year: Happy 2013, everybody... except mutants. According to the classic "Days of Future Past" storyline by Chris Claremont and John Byrne (specifically Uncanny X-Men #141, originally released on Janu

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Gerard Way And Scott Allie On ‘Killjoys’ And The Future Of ‘ The Umbrella Academy’ [Interview]

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Even though it's been more than three years since the last issue of the second volume of The Umbrella Academy, the sci-fi family saga illustrated by Gabriel Bá is never far from writer Gerard Way's mind. The My Chemical Romance frontman just got a little busy between

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MorrisonCon: The Cure For The Common Comic Book Convention

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Devised by the Ignition Sequence (Isotope proprietors James Sime and Kirsten Baldock and iFanboy co-founder Ron Richards) MorrisonCon was first announced in January as a kind of hip, forward-thinking antidote to the organizational chaos and overt commercialism of the traditional comic book show. A collaboration with preeminent superhero comics writer Grant Morrison, the event was also p

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MorrisonCon Symposia Includes ‘Future Of Third Millennium’, ‘We Love The Dead’, Occult Rituals

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First announced back in January, MorrisonCon is designed to be a stylish and forward-thinking antidote to the chaos and commercialism of the traditional comic book trade show. Curated by Grant Morrison and the Ignition Sequence (a collaboration of Isotope proprietors James Sime & Kirsten Baldock and iFanboy co

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