Amped: Hero Team With Disabilities By Brian Augustyn Leads Red Giant January 2018 Solicits

Brian Augustyn (Batman: Gotham By Gaslight, Life Story of the Flash, JLA: Year One) has teamed up with Red Giant Entertainment to launch a new superhero comic: Amped. It features a team of physically challenged individuals who can shift their minds into android bodies with incredible powers. The featured artist is Pasquale Qualano. It will be launched on January 31st, 2018.

Dragon Slayers is another book Red Giant is launching in January of 2018. By Mikeal Bergkvist, Dragon Slayers is about of an ancient organization of dragon-killers who fail in their duty after millennia of protecting humanity. This one is available on January 31st as well.

(W) Brian Augustyn (A/CA) Pasquale Qualano
The AMPED project is a revolutionary method for giving mobility to people with that face physical challenges, by allowing them to transfer their minds into android bodies. Funded by the government, the prototypes have vast powers and military applications, which now puts the young test subjects in the cross-hairs of powerful enemies that want the technology for themselves. (STL068525)
24pgs, FC             SRP: $3.99

(W/A/CA) Mikael Bergkvist
Dragon Slayers are an elite group of warriors that spent thousands of years protecting their world from the dragons who would seek to enslave humanity. In their service, they have never failed in their duty, until now! (STL068526)
24pgs, FC (1 of 3)              SRP: $3.99

(W) Elaine Lee (A/CA) Jonathan Lam
Artemis has been exposed to the world, and the spin-doctors must work their magic to protect her secret by creating a lie so big, they must believe it. Now the most hardened killer must accept her toughest assignment yet — portraying a hero from another world. (STL068520)
24pgs, FC             SRP: $3.99

(W) Benny Powell (A/CA) Twinkle Planet
Henry and Jacqueline take shelter from Hurricane Katrina in the nearby Ursuline Convent. This takes them on a collision path with their final destiny, as they witness the rise of the vampire queen awakening from her slumber! (STL068521)
24pgs, FC             SRP: $3.99

(W) Benny Powell (A/CA) Weilin Yang, Youjun Yang
Now that they've located the Tytans' stronghold in ancient Egypt, a small band of Ulympean officers led by Ethaynia herself must locate the Star Core at all costs. If they fail in their mission, it could spell disaster! (STL068522)
24pgs, FC             SRP: $1.99

(W) Benny Powell (A/CA) Nigel Raynor
Marcus must come to terms with his newfound powers and where they come from by visiting a beautiful, mysterious woman in America. What he discovers will change his world forever! (STL068523)
24pgs, FC             SRP: $3.99

About Joshua Davison

Josh is a longtime super hero comic fan and an aspiring comic book and fiction writer himself. He also trades in videogames, Star Wars, and Magic: The Gathering, and he is also a budding film buff. He's always been a huge nerd, and he hopes to contribute something of worth to the wider geek culture conversation. He is also happy to announce that he is the new Reviews Editor for Bleeding Cool. Follow on Twitter @joshdavisonbolt.