Owen Gieni is best known for his work on Shutter, Manifest Destiny and Sore Thumbs is teaming up with Rob Potchak for a new comic book series, launching from Keenspot Entertainment in July. And, yes, it's about an immortal sword swinging librarian who used to party with Nostradamus….
IMMORTAL #1 CVR A GIENI
(W) Rob Potchak (A/CA) Owen Gieni
From Rat Queens artist Owen Gieni and Immortal creator/writer Rob Potchak comes an epic sci-fi/fantasy series more than two decades in the making! When you're seven-hundred years old, you think you've seen everything. This is the case for the immortal Elisa, once a 16th-century noblewoman who partied with Nostradamus. Now her everlasting life marches on in present day 1997, where she's a sword-swinging adventurer who moonlights as a librarian, and she's about to discover that there are always new things to discover!
Also from Keenspot in July…
MARRY ME #7 CVR A MAIN
(W) Bobby Crosby (A/CA) Remy Eisu Mokhtar
Jump on now to this quirky romantic comedy that's selling out and winning hearts at comic shops worldwide! In this issue, Parker's unbelievable story of the day she first met Guy descends into death-defying, turtle-eating, star-punching madness!
NO PINK PONIES GN VOL 02
(W/A/CA) Remy Eisu Mokhtar
From the illustrator of Marry Me comes a geeky romantic comedy about a girl, a boy, and a comic book shop. In this volume, Jess is finally in a blissful relationship with the cute comic guy of her dreams. Meanwhile, two of her friends are tying the knot, but there's one big problem: their wedding day conflicts with the big comic-con! Will Jess be a no-show at her friend's big day… or will she realize that with comic-cons, there's always next year?
RC MONROES OUT THERE VOL 05 APPLYING THE RULES (MR)
(W/A/CA) R.C. Monroe
In the fifth 5th volume of R.C. Monroe's acclaimed comic strip Out There, the self-obsessed Miriam reluctantly relinquishes center-stage – sporadically – to allow the reader some extended peeks into the lives of her cohorts. Araceli's and James' whirlwind semi-romance highlights the collection, while the previously-unpublished "Marta is Dead," reveals that while the apple doesn't always fall far from the tree, it can often take some funny bounces.