Image+, Image Comics’ supplemental magazine to Diamond’s monthly Previews catalog, has proven to be way more than just a means to share their monthly solicits. It regularly features editorial content, interviews with creators and even comics, as it ran Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard’s “Negan” strip, featuring the popular Walking Dead character’s back story, in its first volume. The fact that it is edited by former Comics Alliance contributor David Brothers probably explains why it’s not to be missed.
Starting in August, Image+ kicks off its second volume, and that issue will include an increased page count, an original autobiographical comic strip from Hip Hop Family Tree creator Ed Piskor, and the return of Scott Snyder and Jock’s Wytches.
“I’m pretty proud of the first volume of Image+, but this second year is going to be even bigger and better,” Brothers said in a statement. “The longer page count will let us publish even more comics in the pages of the magazine, including the next chapter of Jock & Scott Snyder’s Wytches and a nice assortment of shorter strips from some creators I’m really excited about, in addition to the interviews and profiles that our readers love. Our goal is to be the best magazine for comics, and I think we’re well on our way!”
Piskor has previewed his strip, “Image of Youth,” on Twitter and Tumblr:
Image+ Vol. 2 #1 will be available for $1.99 at local comic shops and will once again be available for free for anyone already purchasing a copy of Diamond’s Previews Catalog.