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Ludocrats #5 Review
Well, Ludocrats #5 is the end of the wildly ambitious mini-series about a world of mad, whimsical aristocrats sworn to fight dullness in any possible form In this issue, characters make gags that are callbacks to things they did before The art dynamically takes you through a trial (that's more interesting than the one the[...]
Ludocrats #4 Review: Fun, From Top To Bottom
If you're a fan of absurdist humor — Pushing Daisies or The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy or their ilk — you're probably in love with Ludocrats, a series that steeps itself in whimsy and surrealism like a comfy coat The work being done here is regularly spectacular, and even here, on as close as[...]
July 15th - A Week Of Missing Image Comics to The UK
7: Talpa Lumbricus & Lepus TP Moonshine #19 Savage Dragon #250 Savage Dragon: The Scourge Strikes TP The Ludocrats #3 (OF 5) The Old Guard: Force Multiplied #5 (of 5) The final issue of new Old Guard series? The 250th issue of Savage Dragon? The latest Die!Die!Die!, Gideon Falls, Moonshine, 20XX, Family Tree or Ludocrats? There are other comic books that have[...]
Ludocrats #3 Review: Who Would Ignore A Sensible Plan?
If not … The cover of Ludocrats #3 Credit: Image Comics   Anyhoo, the Steam Judge Grattina (imagine a centaur-like woman where the bottom half is a train) knows about the secret plans of the Hyper-Pope Pardius Despite having a very passionate relationship with the arguable lead, Baron Otto von Subteran, she won't talk, so she's sent to[...]
FOC Cover Stories
Image Comics is issuing a new Mirka Andolfo cover for Ludocrats #4 with an FOC date for the 27th of July and published on the 19th of August. Mirka Andolfo Ludocrats #4 cover. Marvel Comics has two new Black Widow #1 covers featuring the Marvel Cinematic Universe versions of the Black Widow on one and Taskmaster on[...]
A Man Among Ye #1 Variant Cover
Image brings an A game of continuing hot books with Ludocrats #2 having both covers go on the Back-Order List. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Ludocrats #2 Variant Cover Ludocrats #2 Main Cover In addition, the new A Man Among Among Ye[...]
That Texas Blood and Ludocrats #2 Get Second Printings
The third second printing shout out in two days sees Ludocrats #2 by Kieron Gillen, Jim Rossignol, Jeff Stokely, Tamra Bonvillain and That Texas Blood #1 by Chris Condon and Jacob Phillips, both from Image Comics both going back to the printing mill for seconds, with publication scheduled for July the 22nd It's a sign,[...]
Ludocrats #2 Review — Professionals At Work Here
To say he is "whimsical" would be like calling the Pacific Ocean "a puddle." He starts off the issue a drooling amnesiac riddled with more than a dozen syringe harpoons, fired from the guards of the Hyper-Pope. The cover of Ludocrats #2 published by Image Comics with the creative team of Kieron Gillen, Jim Rossignol, Jeff[...]
Ludocrats #1 Review -- "The Craziest Damned Thing To Happen This Year"
In a year that has brought us murder hornets, killed a rock legend and a heroic retired wrestler, seen humans ingesting bleach and sent Comic-Con online, rest assured of one thing with absolute certainty: Ludocrats #1 is the craziest damned thing to happen this year Where to begin? Well, this is less a script from[...]
Ludocrats Begins The Big Image Comic Crossover
Bleeding Cool ran the well-sourced rumour a few months back that Image Comics is planning the return of the shared superhero universe that kicked off the publisher back in 1992, with Spawn, Savage Dragon, Youngblood, WildCATS, Cyberforce, Shadowhawk, Wetworks and more. We noted that WildCATS is back to being part of the DC Universe, and Youngblood has been sold off to someone[...]
Does the New Image Comics Crossover Begin With Ludocrats #1 in April?
In a screenshot leaked to Bleeding Cool from the Kieron Gillen, Jim Rossignol, and Jeff Stokely's Ludocrats #1 it reveals a cameo appearance of Casanova Quinn popping up. Now, we'd chalk that up to just Kieron Gillen giving a subtle shout to Matt Fraction from across the pond… But then we got a sneak peek at[...]
Auto Draft
He said something very funny about his upcoming series from Image Comics, Ludocrats, but I can't remember what it was Anyway, it's inspired me to run this Brief History Of Kieron Gillen, what with Ludocrats #1 being FOC'ed this weekend. A Brief History Of Kieron Gillen For those amongst you who haven't been paying attention, Kieron Gillen[...]
Image Reveals Jamie McKelvie's Variant for Ludocrats #1
Image Comics has revealed Jamie McKelvie's variant cover for April's Ludocrats #1 in a press release totally ripping off our satirical comic book news style, complete with fake quotes from McKelvie and writer Kieron Gillen Hitting stores on April Fools Day, Ludocrats is a five-issue miniseries by Gillen, Jim Rossignol, Jeff Stokely, and Tamra Bonvillain[...]