(W) Paul Jenkins (A) Leila Leiz (CA) Brian Stelfreeze
As the world struggles to accept the emergence of a new kind of human species known as alterations, or 'Alters,' a young woman must navigate the path to becoming her true self, while struggling with the complications of her civilian life and the responsibilities of her newfound power. This groundbreaking series - years in the making - begins the saga of a young woman who can only really be herself? whenever she is not herself. Collecting issues 1-5 of the critically-acclaimed series, plus the original short story from AfterShock Genesis one-shot. Written by Eisner winner Paul Jenkins and illustrated by Leila Leiz.
(W) Paul Jenkins (A/CA) Leila Leiz
With her nemesis, Matter Man, finally under control, Chalice begins a new chapter of her life as spokeswoman and primary recruiter for the Gateway Army. Sensing that time is running out on the safety of the world's newest Alter, Chalice expands her search. But as she closes in, new complications arise: Chalice finds herself juggling impossible responsibilities to her family, her Alters family, and an impoverished, now-homeless family she barely even knows. As past guilts intensify, she must stand fast against the pressure of her new responsibilities, or be consumed. From Paul Jenkins (Wolverine: Origin, Sentry) and Leila Leiz (NVRLND) comes the groundbreaking series that HAD to be told at AFTERSHOCK. 'The visuals are beautiful and deserve attention, while the story looks to be addressing something avoided in American society. Overall grade: A.' - Patrick Hayes of SciFi Pulse
(W) Paul Jenkins (A/CA) Wesley St. Claire
A young boy obsessed with crop circles and cryptography finds his boring life turned upside-down when he discovers that all of his conspiracy theories are true, sending him on the ultimate treasure hunt for an ancient secret spanning thousands of years. What is the connection between a lost mountaineer, an indecipherable manuscript, and the lost library of Alexandria? How is this connected to a one-eyed, flatulent Welsh Corgi and endless plates of corned beef sandwiches? Find out in… BEYONDERS! From Paul Jenkins (ALTERS, Wolverine: Origin, Sentry) and Wesley St. Claire (FU JITSU, Teen Titans) comes the mystery series that can be summed up in one word of its own - AfterShock!
(W) Paul Jenkins (A/CA) Humberto Ramos
Author: Paul Jenkins Artist: Humberto Ramos Cover Artist: Humberto Ramos What's to Love: We all grew up reading fairy tales. We all love fairy tales! But if you enjoy your fairy tales with a twist like Fables, Fairest, or Once Upon a Time, Fairy Quest is the perfect series for you. Plus, Paul Jenkins (Wolverine: Origin) and Humberto Ramos (Amazing SpiderMan) have already made the fans their copublishers with a successful Kickstarter. What It Is: The adventures of Red and Mister Woof have only just begun. In Fablewood, all of the stories that have ever been told live sidebyside. But it is an evil place, overseen by the awful Mister Grimm and his cadre of Think Police. Red and Woof want to escape to a world where their friendship isn't prohibited, but nothing can prepare them for what lies ahead in the Dark Forest. 'With recognizable characters and a very exciting surface story, Jenkins, Ramos and Olea continue to craft a very impressive and worthwhile story.' AllComic 'Of all the delightful comic books out there...this is one of those comics th
(W) Paul Jenkins (A/CA) Ramon Bachs
What's to Love: After publishing Paul Jenkins' Fairy Quest, we kinda have a thing for Fablewood, where all fairy tales and bedtime stories live side-by-side. So when he came up with a mystery and fantasy mash-up adventure set there and enlisted his Civil War: Front Line artist Ramon Bachs, we hopped aboard faster than Alice went down the rabbit hole. In Fiction Squad, every nursery rhyme is a crime scene in the making. If you like your mystery mashed up with fantasy, like Fables and Once Upon a Time, this has got you covered. What It Is: Fablewood is a pretty dangerous place, but no area is more dangerous than the City of Rimes, deep in the heart of the Children's Realm. After transferring in from the Realm of Mystery, a failed detective from an unfinished prose novel, Frankie Mack, is about to uncover a conspiracy that could unmake storytelling itself. After Humpty Dumpty is pushed to crack and Jack (of Jack and Jill) goes AWOL, Frankie and his partner, Simple Simon, are put on the case. Collects the complete six-issue miniseries.
(W) Paul Jenkins, Bryan Lie (A/CA) Hendry Prasetya
A young forensics investigator finds his worldview turned upside down when a bizarre religious triple homicide introduces him to the Rulers, godlike beings who have ruled humanity since the dawn of time. From writer PAUL JENKINS (SPAWN: RESURRECTION, The Inhumans, Marvel Knights: Sentry) and artist HENDRY PRASETYA (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), GOD COMPLEX: DOGMA is a unique spin on ancient mythology with a focus on one man's journey of faith. Collects GOD COMPLEX #1-6.
(W) Paul Jenkins (A) Marco Castiello (CA) Mark Buckingham
Advance solicited for June release! Dredd's investigation into the death of a seemingly unremarkable sewage worker spirals into a waste management crisis that could destroy all of Mega-City One, which has long used genetic modification on its waste workers to control the deluge of filth that flows under the city each days. When Dredd discovers that some of them have foregone that disfiguring procedure in favor of hosting protective alien symbiotes, it sparks a groundswell of anti-immigration fervor. Soon the toxic atmosphere spills into the streets, undermining the very infrastructure that makes the city tolerable. Can Dredd find a solution to save the now-indispensable aliens from the angry mobs? A perfect mix of satire and social commentary!
(W) Paul Jenkins & Various (A) Carlos Magno (CA) Dave Dorman
What's to Love: From the writings of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells, to comics like The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and Lady Mechanika, the detailed and imagination-fueled steampunk movement has excited fans worldwide. Lantern City explores everything we love about the genre and what it takes to change a person's place in the world. Created by Trevor Crafts, Bruce Boxleitner, and Matthew Daley, written by Daley, Paul Jenkins (Fairy Quest), and Mairghread Scott (Transformers), and illustrated by Carlos Magno (RoboCop), Lantern City explores what it takes to change a person's place in the world, all set in an original, sprawling steampunk universe. What It Is: Sander Jorve just wants to keep his wife and son safe. Living in the brutalized lower class of Lantern City means living in near-constant darkness, the enormous walls of the city always looming overhead, while the upper class enjoys the elevated, interconnected towers and airships above. When Sander's brother-in-law, the persuasive activist Kendal, convinces him to i
(W) Paul Jenkins (A/CA) Andy Clarke
writer: Paul Jenkins artist: Andy Clarke colorist: Dan Brown & Marcelo Maiolo cover: Andy Clarke & Marcelo Maiolo Collecting the first five issue of the hit series REPLICA, from Paul Jenkins and Andy Clarke. Meet Trevor Churchill, an Earth-born peacekeeping agent on the intergalactic hub known as The Transfer. When Trevor's already near impossible assignment becomes a bit too much for the errant detective, he turns to the only logical approach, Replication. More of a good thing can't hurt, right? A single clone could be helpful; unfortunately the replication process doesn't go as planned!
(W) Paul Jenkins (A/CA) Humberto Ramos
WHY WE LOVE IT: We love that luminary writer Paul Jenkins (Wolverine: Origin) and worldrenowned artist Humberto Ramos (The Amazing SpiderMan) teamed up to unfold a sophisticated story of religion, murder, and mystery. It kept us guessing until the end! WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT: The beautiful work of Humberto Ramos unfolds a story of religion, atheism, murder, and mystery, as told by Paul Jenkins. Fans of Constantine and the BBC's Sherlock will not want to miss this tale of corruption through the eyes of an outsider. WHAT IT'S ABOUT: London detective Charlie Northern is a devout atheist, but when the pope's successor dies suddenly and mysteriously, he has no choice but to step foot back in church. Sidestepping nefarious local politics and a crooked police force, Northern comes face to face with hundreds of years of conspiracy and corruption in the seat of the world's wealthiest religion. Some signs point to the supernatural, but a good detective knows the sins of man when he sees them. Collects the complete miniseries (issues #16).
(W) Paul Jenkins (A) Fred Pham Chuong
Tensions rise in a Monster Metropolis when spooky things start to happen to its citizens! Will they solve the mystery before ancient rifts tear the community apart? Deep beneath the human world lies Scare City, the hub where all the ghouls, ghosts and goblins dwell in perfect harmony. It took the monsters centuries to overcome their differences and live together in peace. But when a mysterious light begins to steal people in the night, Scare City falls back into the hands of angry, pitchfork-wielding mobs! It's up to Gina, a compassionate Zombie-Witch baker, and her crew of spooky friends to solve the mystery and bring everyone together once again.
(W) Paul Jenkins & Various (A/CA) Andy Kubert
For decades, Wolverine's shadowy past has been shrouded in mystery. But before he was the X-Men's savage mainstay, before he was a tormented secret agent codenamed Weapon X - even before he was a barroom brawler in the wilds of Canada - he was sickly young James Howlett. Experience the secrets and intrigue of his family history, see the first struggle with his subconscious savagery that culminated in tragedy and learn how James' flight from everything he once knew led to the forging of the man known as Logan! Paul Jenkins and Andy Kubert, two of the industry's most acclaimed creators, unite to tell the tale that shaped mutantdom's mightiest misfit - in a gorgeous new edition packed with behind-the-scenes extras! Collecting WOLVERINE: THE ORIGIN #1-6.
(W) Paul Jenkins (A/CA) Claudio Castellini
Marvel's critically acclaimed The End line continues with a look at the final days in the life of Logan - the man called Wolverine! It's the distant future, and a series of strange events sends the aging Wolverine on a globe-spanning quest to find the final truths behind his origin. But when he encounters a mysterious figure from his past, everything he thought he knew is turned upside-down! It's the end of a legend, written by the man who brought you the beginning of the story, Paul (WOLVERINE: ORIGIN) Jenkins, with art by Claudio Castellini (DC vs. MARVEL)! Collecting WOLVERINE: THE END #1-5.