Two books launch from AfterShock Comics in March 2020, the World War II time travel thriller Artemis & Assassin #1 by Stephanie Phillips, Mehgan Hetrick, Francesca Fantinia and Lauren Affe. And then a libertarian-themed future sci-fi Join The Future #1 by Zack Kaplan and Piotr Kowalski. And AfterShock Comics has a few others for March 2020 as well…
ARTEMIS & ASSASSIN #1 CVR A HESTER
What happens when a time-traveling assassin and a spy from 1944 try to kill each other?
For a price, a top-secret assassination organization will travel through time and interfere with watershed moments. Trained as the agency's top assassin, Maya is sent to kill Virginia Hall, the deadliest spy of WWII. Charged with carrying important plans about the invasion of Normandy to the Allied troops, Virginia's death would have a cataclysmic effect on WWII as we know it.
Written by Stephanie Phillips (Butcher of Paris, DESCENDENT), with art by Meghan Hetrick and Francesca Fantini, colors by Lauren Affe, and letters by Troy Peteri, ARTEMIS AND THE ASSASSIN is a pulpy adventure story about the cost of changing history.
The Future. Ultra-modern megacities reward millions of their citizens with a completely funded life, with every need met, from food to housing and healthcare, in order to compete in an economic power struggle in which population is key.
But a few rural residents still cling to their independence in what last American small towns are left. When a nearby megacity pressures the people of a small town join up or else, a young teenage girl named Clem will learn how far she'll go to defend her principles.
Written by Zack Kaplan (LOST CITY EXPLORERS) with art from Piotr Kowalski (Port of Earth, Eclipse, Sex, Marvel Knights: Hulk, The Dark Tower), JOIN THE FUTURE is a sci-fi western that examines a future where everyone must ask what your values are truly worth.
Defeated and downtrodden, Ethel learns the hard truth about Sweetheart, Arizona, and it ain't so sweet.
Dead set on finding the man who murdered her family and without a lead to go on, she does the only thing left to do-return to the scene of the crime. And with it, a flood of brutal memories wash over Ethel, threatening to undo her quest for revenge. But Ethel isn't the only one confronting her past. Famed gunslinger Solomon Eaton is forced to rekindle old ties. Will they meet him with a handshake or a loaded gun?
From the minds of Lonnie Nadler and Zac Thompson (The Dregs, X-Men, HER INFERNAL DESCENT) and artist Sami Kivela (Abbot, Tommy Gun Wizards) comes a neo-western that depicts the hard truth of seeking vengeance in the real world.
Time-traveler Sean Bennett has been ordered to fix the damage he did to the space-time continuum, or face the wrath of the Future Police. But to do this, Sean Bennett must face his most dangerous adversary-Sean Bennett?
Presenting a time-twisted sci-fi action-comedy, a butterfly effect noir, by multiple Eisner-winning writer John Layman (Chew, ELEANOR & THE EGRET) and talented newcomer Karl Mostert. Order it today… before time runs out!
The Godkillers are an elite special forces unit created to fight insurgents who are using mythological creatures. As they battle a Penanggalan in the Philippines that may be in league with ISIS, the Godkiller's first Arab-American officer is forced to grapple with both his inner and outer demons. From writer Mark Sable (Grounded, Fearless, Supergirl) and newcomer artist Maan House, GODKILLERS is a monster story for the modern age.
When Auguste de Riviere returned from the Crusades, he was ashamed and horrified by the things he had done. Hoping to reclaim his soul, he pledges to root out evil wherever it might be found. But when he pursues a vile sorcerer into a forbidden forest, his life is shattered.
Auguste ventures into the dark forest but emerges in the modern world. Accompanied now by the enigmatic Jane Fool, Auguste hunts a madman while trying to piece together the mystery of his very existence.
Bought to life by AfterShock alum Cullen Bunn (UNHOLY GRAIL, DARK ARK, BROTHERS DRACUL, WITCH HAMMER) with art from Fran GalÃ¡n (Tales from the Suicide Forest, Unleash), this is time travel at its most beguiling! Collects issues #1- 5 of the fast-paced, fan-favorite series.