Star Wars is more popular than ever after the release of last years' seventh installment The Force Awakens rekindled everyone's love for stories set a long time ago in a galaxy far away, and the trailer for this year's Rogue One has that excitement rolling right along.
Comics and sci-fi have a long history together going way back to serialised comic strips of the '30s such as Flash Gordon, and they've only grown in size and scope since then. Star Wars itself has experienced a comics renaissance at Marvel Comics thanks to the likes of Jason Aaron, John Cassaday, Kieron Gillen and Salvador Larroca, but once you've caught up on those, we've assembled a list of some of the best contemporary independent sci-fi comics on the stands.
The way things are going, it's won't be much longer before we start referring to Image Comics as "that European sci-fi publisher.... but American." Over the last few years, Image has been host to a string of challenging and offbeat titles with strong Euro SF influences, and so far they've all been exceptional. With the combined comics goodness of Saga, Prophet, Nowhere Men, Black Science, and Starlight, stylish science fiction is trending upwards, and with Ivan Brandon and Nic Klein's forthcoming Drifter, the trend continues.
In advance of the November release of Drifter #1 (final order cutoff is next week, for you pre-orderers and retailers), Image has provided ComicsAlliance with an advance copy of the book, and boy, is it purdy.
In the final few hours before San Diego Comic-Con opened its doors to the public for Preview Night on Wednesday, Image Comics Expo took place in an upstairs ballroom at the nearby San Diego Bayfront Hilton, where the publisher welcomed a group of press, creators, and fans to watch as the company announced, discussed and otherwise promote a great variety of upcoming Image titles.
Nathan Edmondson has quietly become quite the comic book spy master. His stylish espionage adventure with Tonci Zonjic, Who is Jake Ellis?, has received accolades from all the usual suspects like our friends at iFanboy, who made Volume 1 their Book of the Month; he was until recently the writer of DC Comics' superhero spy/fugitive adventure Grifter; and his new Image Comics ongoing The Activity, inspired by a real-life but largely unheard of U...
The nefarious cabal known as the Zodiac move in for the kill, and former New X-woman Sofia Mantega boldly enters the fray in New Warriors #5! Writer Kevin Grevioux and artist Paco Medina continue their acclaimed run on Marvel's resident dissidents with a chilling tale that will leave one member near dead, and the rest second guessing each of their roles as New Warriors-including fan favorite Jubilee
Spinning out of the red-hot Initiative storyline, New Warriors #3 continues the adventures of the most rebellious team in the Marvel Universe! Night Thrasher, who survived Nitro's cataclysmic explosion at Stamford, now leads a group of young heroes in a fight against super villains and Tony Stark's Super Human Registration Act
In the aftermath of Annihilation lies... CONQUEST! When last we saw him in the critically acclaimed Annihilation: Conquest Prologue, Earthman Peter Quill was betrayed and left for dead. Now the legend of Star-Lord rises again as fan-favorite writer Keith Giffen (Annihilation) and soon-to-be star penciler Timothy Green II (Rush City) bring you Annihilation: Conquest -Star-Lord, a sci-fi homage to Sgt
Marvel is happy to announce that New Warriors #1 has sold out at Diamond (though copies may still be available at the retail level), signaling a triumphant return of Marvel's fan favorite super hero team
The New Warriors are dead...Long Live The New Warriors! In the wake of Civil War, a new team of New Warriors have formed-fighting crime and the Super Human Registration act-led by the enigmatic Night Thrasher
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