Market Monday: Small(ish) Press, Mature Readers — January 15, 2014
2000AD #1864, colors by Abigail Ryder, letters by Annie Parkhouse and Ellie De Ville
It’s BIG JOBS vs SMUSH as the two leviathans of the ABC Warriors – Mongrol and Mek-Quake take each other on! Also in this issue: Judge Dredd: Titan, Ulysses Sweet, Strontium Dog, and Grey Area! Available worldwide day-and-date DRM-free digital through the 2000 AD webshop or the 2000 AD iPad app!
The Army of Doctor Moreau #3, colors by Sara Machajewski
Violence explodes as Metzger and his Nazis search for the Beast-Folk that inhabit the island, but it is just the prelude to a much bigger war that looms ahead. Meanwhile, Zeller discovers the true nature of evil as he and the others make a shocking discovery. Digital-first from Monkeybrain
Alex + Ada #3, co-written by Sara Vaughn
Ada is an amazing piece of technology, but Alex realizes she’s missing something. He goes in search of it and finds out he’s not the only one unhappy with the way things are.
Coffin Hill #4 written by Caitlin Kittredge
Eve’s best friend Mel finally emerges from her decade-long fugue state…but is Mel really Mel, or has something sinister found a home behind her eyes? Meanwhile, Eve and Nate search for yet another missing person into the Coffin Hill woods—and land in the lair of a serial killer.
The Illegitimates #2, inks by Diana Greenhalgh
The Illegitimates are assembled and identities revealed as Dannikor’s world-changing plot kicks into gear! Can these kids process their newly revealed parentage and, more importantly, get along long enough to embrace their legacies and save the planet from a zombified doom? And, hey, what about the Illegitimates’ moms…?
Imagine Agents #4, colors by Ruth Redmond
Dapple’s plan has taken a turn for the worse, and no man, woman, or figment is safe! With Elliot in the clutches of evil and Furdlegurr in the stomach of evil, Rebecca and Terry must find a way to rescue them without getting stomped out in the process. It is up to Dave to overcome his resentment of figments and work with Blounder to take Dapple down once and for all.
Next Testament #7, art by Haemi Jang
As Tristan and Elspeth continue their race to Providence, their new traveling companions may hold the key to the mystery of Wick’s brethren. Meanwhile, Wick’s jealousy leads to a show of force unlike any of his previous acts.
Prophet #42, cover by Emma Ríos
The Prophets learn more of the mysterious creatures that threaten them while Troll bonds with one of the greatest forces in the universe.
Velvet #3, colors by Bettie Breitweiser
You all know the story: a beautiful woman seduced by a secret agent into revealing secrets and helping him on his mission…but what happens to them once the agent is gone? Find out in issue three, as Velvet tracks Agent X-14’s most recent asset down very dark paths.