Jean-Marc Lofficier Takes Guardian Of The Republic on a Big Hexagon Crossover – and an Eric Powell Cover

We like to keep an eye on Jean-Marc Lofficier's Hexagon Comics USA line, European comics mostly written by Jean-Marc Lofficier, translated into English and distributed solely through his websiteAmazon page or at conventions. Selling enough copies to make it more than worthwhile, as well as making certain comics available to a wider English speaking audience. Retailers can purchase them at a 40% discount from distributor Ingram or from the publisher.

December brings a couple. A crossover…

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Guardian Of The Republic/Dragut/Scarlet Lips/Time Brigade collection

7×10 squarebound trade paperback, 48 pages b&w. ISBN-13: 978-1-61227-908-4. US$9.95.

Story by Jean-Marc Lofficier; Art by Alfredo Macall.

Who is the mysterious entity who has transported the indomitable GUARDIAN OF THE REPUBLIC to Mexico in the 16th century on New Year's Eve? And for what obscure reasons?

The course of history is being threatened by the invasion of the powerful Baal-Sagur, a.k.a. The Necromancer, who intends to chase the Spaniards and other Westerners from the New World and seize control of the American continent for himself. But the villainous mastermind did not plan for the intervention of CAPTAIN DRAGUT and his lovely companion, the vampire SCARLET LIPS…

What role will the GUARDIAN play in this frantic battle for the future of the New World? And will the TIME BRIGADE from the 41st century be able to thwart the machiavellian traps that an old enemy of theirs has laid across the strands of time?

This historical epic by Jean-Marc Lofficier and Alfredo Macall starts on New Year's Eve and spans three eras in a mad quest for the control of the future.

And a Guardian original…


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Guardian of The Republic #1

7×10 squarebound trade paperback, 48 pages color. ISBN-13: 978-1-61227-242-9. US$12.95.

Story by Thierry Mornet; Art by Juan Roncagliolo Berger colors by Svart; cover by Eric Powell.

He is the French Republic's last rampart against evil and terrorism. For generations, since the Marquis de Lafayette, men of honor have worn the costume of the hero called "Guardian of the Republic"!

In this story, the modern-day Guardian is summoned to free a group of innocent bystanders taken hostage by the notorious criminal cartel CRIMEN, at the Eiffel Tower. Then, with the help of Amina, a young girl who he met during an earlier clash, the Guardian must stop Baroud, CRIMEN's merciless leader, from seizing the Louvre Museum in order to acquire a deadly artifact of power – the mask of the legendary Ghorbelep.

Writer Thierry Mornet and Mexican artist Juan Roncagliolo Berger introduced this latest star of the Hexagon Universe in this brand new series.

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