“If you have ever found yourself wondering, ‘Why is there no comic book about a vigilante hero who smashes people’s faces in with a bowling ball?’ you are in LUCK, bruv!”
A new hero who uses a bowling ball to fight Nazis will make his debut in November at Image Comics.
Actor and comedian Andy Samburg, who you know from Saturday Night Live and those Corona ads with Snoop Dogg, will team with X-Force/Scumbag writer Rick Remender, Fallout Boy guitarist Joe Trohman and Scumbag artist Roland Boschi on The Holy Roller.
“If you have ever found yourself wondering, ‘Why is there no comic book about a vigilante hero who smashes people’s faces in with a bowling ball?’ you are in LUCK, bruv!” said Samberg.
“Sometimes the best stories start off as silly, over-the-top ideas that after a little while become clear to everyone in the room are actually great. This is one of those,” said Remender. “This is a hilarious and poignant story, full of big action, and told from a place of real passion.”
Continue reading “‘The Holy Roller’ is throwing strikes at Neo-Nazis in a new series by Andy Samburg, Rick Remender, Joe Trohman + Roland Boschi”
Marvel’s event miniseries continues in June with more issues and one-shots about a world where the Avengers never assembled.
Marvel has revealed more details about their Heroes Reborn plans for June, including what to expect in the miniseries as well as from several one-shots.
You might remember that Heroes Reborn is an event miniseries coming from Marvel that spins out of Jason Aaron’s work on Avengers. It’ll run for seven issues, with several tie-in one-shots to support it. Jason Aaron is writing the main series, with different artist doing each issue. The first four issues will be drawn by Ed McGuinness, Dale Keown, Federico Vicentini and James Stokoe.
And the story, essentially, falls into the “continuity has been screwed up and now someone needs to fix it” genre, kind of like House of M and Age of Apocalypse. In this new reality, the Avengers never assembled, and the void they left was filled by the Squadron Supreme. Blade is the only Avenger who seems to remember how things should be.
June will bring issues #5-7 of the miniseries, which, like the first four, will have connecting covers:
Continue reading “‘Heroes Reborn’ in June spotlights Nighthawk, Power Princess, ‘Night-Gwen’ and ‘Murder Hornet’”