A round-up of comics publishing news from Image, Marvel, Top Shelf and more.
Slugfest is a roundup of cool announcements about projects coming to a shelf near you from comics creators, publishers and more. Hit the links for more information.
The Massive-verse — that’s the collection of titles headed up by Kyle Higgins that include Radiant Black, Inferno Girl Red and Rogue Sun, among others — will expand in August with a new title, The Dead Lucky.
Melissa Flores, French Carlomagno, Mattia Iacono and Becca Carey are the creative team for the new title.
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The new titles were announced during this weekend’s Star Wars Celebration.
Marvel and Lucasfilm have announced two new comics set during the Star Wars: The High Republic timeline that was first announced back in 2020.
The High Republic has, so far anyway, been a publishing initiative for Lucasfilm, spanning novels and comics, and telling the story of the Jedi Knights many decades before the Skywalker saga. It’s introduced several new characters, in addition to using a younger Yoda in the stories.
A second volume of the ongoing series Star Wars: The High Republic will be written by Cavan Scott and drawn by Ario Anindito, who worked on the first volume. In addition, Marvel will publish Star Wars: The High Republic – The Blade, a four issue miniseries by Charles Soule and Marco Castiello.
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The new series spins out of ‘Strangers in Paradise.’
I missed this when it was first announced, but Strangers in Paradise creator Terry Moore has announced his next series, Parker Girls, which will feature some familiar faces.
The Strangers in Paradise spin-off will feature appearances by several characters from that series, including Tambi, Cherry Hammer, Becky The Gun Girl, Stephanie and Katchoo, according to the creator. Several of them also appeared in the crossover series Five Years, which also featured characters from other Moore comics like Rachel Rising and Echo.
The first issue will come with a standard and variant cover:
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