Each cover will include a random Crazy Jane personality under the scratch off by artist Chris Burnham and colorist Brian Reber.
Dennis Culver, the writer of DC’s upcoming Dawn of DC title The Unstoppable Doom Patrol, has revealed five “scratch off” variant covers for the first issue by series artist Chris Burnham and colorist Brian Reber.
The covers will feature Doom Patrol member Crazy Jane looking in a mirror, which can then be scratched off to reveal one of five of her personalities. I mean, if you’re inclined to scratch it off. I totally would, but I’m sure that’s akin to opening a polybagged version of those Rob Liefeld X-Force covers from back in the day so I could see the back of the trading cards that were included.
Here’s a look at the unscratched cover:
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IDW announces a tie-in story focused on April O’Neil as well as a ‘director’s cut’ version of the ‘Lost Years’ miniseries.
Tomorrow sees the release of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin–Lost Years #1, the first issue of a new miniseries that serves as prequel to IDW recent smash hit Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin, an “Old Man Logan” approach to the latter years of your favorite heroes in a half shell. To accompany that series, IDW has announced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin—Lost Day Special, a one-shot that will “straddle both the past and the future of the Last Ronin universe.”
The 40-page special issue, available in May, is by writers Kevin Eastman and Tom Waltz, illustrator Ben Bishop and colorist Luis Antonio Delgado. The story will be told from the point of view of April O’Neil, as she and her daughter raise for new mutant turtles.
“As Tom Waltz and I dig deep into the evolution of New York City post-Last Ronin, the Lost Day tale brings the future of all things TMNT up close and very personal,” Eastman said. “Buckle up, things are about to get messy!”
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The annual awards recognize “superior achievement” in horror and dark fiction, including graphic novels.
The Horror Writers Association has announced the preliminary ballot for the 2022 Bram Stoker Awards. The annual awards for horror/dark fiction include a “Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel” category.
The graphic novel category includes 10 selections that voting members can choose from to select the final ballot and eventual winner. The final ballot is expected to be announced in late February.
Four selections this year come from Image, while three were published by BOOM! Studios. Of particular note is that James Tynion IV appears on the ballot for four different works — The Closet, The Nice House on the Lake, House of Slaughter and Something is Killing the Children.
The preliminary books listed in the graphic novel category are:
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