Zenescope Previews: Grimm Tales of Terror #2 and Masumi #2

Grimm Tales of Terror #2
Web of Deceit

When a group of treasure hunters head to the Amazon to search for the priceless Spider Queen relic, they will find that their greed has put them in a horrifying predicament!

Story by Joe Brusha, Ralph Tedesco, and Shane McKenzie
Written by Shane McKenzie
Artwork by Przemyslaw Klosin
Colors by Fran Gamboa
Letters by Jim Campbell
Edited by Nicole Glade

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Cover A – Abhishek Malsuni and Neeraj Menon
Cover B – Eric J and Sean Ellery
Cover C – Michael Dooney and Sanju Nivangune

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Masumi “Blades of Sin” #2
Truth and Consequences

Dragged into conflict with a sect of the Yakuza that uses demonic possession as a means of warfare, Masumi must unleash a horrific power from within her blades to save her only remaining family. However, when Ryujin, a warrior called “The Dragon God” by his enemies, sets his sights on Masumi… Even her all-powerful blades will not be enough to defend her from his wrath.

Story by Pat Shand, Joe Brusha, and Ralph Tedesco
Written by Joe Tyler
Artwork by Sergio Osuna
Colors by Francesca Zambon
Letters by Jim Campbell
Edited by Pat Shand

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Cover A – Harvey Tolibao and Ivan Nunes
Cover B – Marat Mychaels and Sanju Nivangune
Cover C – Jorge Pessanha
Cover D – Vincenzo Cucca and David OCampo

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Both Grimm Tales of Terror #2 and Masumi #2 will be on sale this Wednesday 09/03/2014 from http://shop.zenescope.com

Zenescope Previews: Warlord of Oz #4 and Godstorm Hercules Payne #5

Warlord of Oz #4
The Labour of Ages

Thora’s plan continues to come together as her slaves finally uncover the tomb of the arch witch Zamora. Thorne, Adraste, and the Scarecrow barely survive their encounter with the Warlord. Meanwhile, high in the mountains above the lost city, Dorothy faces a new enemy who may permanently end her second trip to Oz.

Story: Joe Brusha and Jeff Massey
Writer: Jeff Massey
Artwork: Miguel Mendonca
Colors: Grostieta
Letters: Jim Campbell
Editor: Nicole Glade

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Cover A : Mike Lilly and David Ocampo
Cover B : Richard Ortiz and Simon Gough
Cover C : Jose Luis and Vinicius Andrade

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Godstorm Hercules Payne #5 (Final Issue)
The Watcher

Now armed with the power of the Gods, Andre Payne sets out on a mission of redemption. But will his quest to do good in a city that wants him dead help redeem him, or get him in a deeper mess? Gangsters and Gods collide in this climatic issue of Hercules!

Story: Joe Brusha, Ralph Tedesco, and Pat Shand
Writers: Chuck Brown and Pat Shand
Artwork: AC Osorio
Colors: Omi Remalante Jr.
Letters: Jim Campbell
Editor: Nicole Glade

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Cover A : Paolo Pantalena and Ross Campbell
Cover B : Eric J and Alessia Nocera
Cover C : Vincenzo Cucca and Ylenia Di Napoli

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Warlord of Oz #4 and Godstorm Hercules Payne #5 go on sale Wednesday (8/27/14) at http://shop.zenescope.com

Zenescope Previews: Robyn Hood Ongoing #1, GFT 101, GFT vs. Wonderland #2, and Ascension TPB

Robyn Hood Ongoing #1 

Story So Far…

One year ago, Robyn Locksley was brought to myst, a realm of swords and sorcery, to save the city of nottingham from a great evil. Lives were lost and hearts were broken, but the war is finally over. Joined by Marian Quin – a witch who has, up until now, only known the ways of myst – Robyn returns home to New York, ready to begin a new chapter in her life…

This is the story of Robyn Hood…

Writer – Pat Shand
Artwork – Larry Watts
Colors – Slamet Mujiono
Letters – Jim Campbell
Editor – Pat Shand

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Cover A – David Finch
Cover B – Giuseppe Cafaro, Simone Di Meo, and Ylenia Di Napoli
Cover C – Tina Valentino and Leonardo Paciarotti
Cover D – Emilio Laiso and Mirka Andolfo

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Grimm Fairy Tales #101
New Again

The events of issue #100 drastically changed the Grimm Universe. The Dark Queen triumphed and evil won. Many heroes died, while others turned and joined the Queen in her sadistic plans. As that story continues in Realm War, a brand new story begins here in Grimm Fairy Tales.

The following events take place one year after Grimm Fairy Tales: Realm War.

After re-balancing the universe, Sela Mathers reunites with her estranged daughter, Skye. Teamed with Belinda, an age-old enemy who’s been reformed, and their mentor, Shang, they set out to help highborn teens hone their unique abilities with the hope that one day they too will fight against the evil forces that threaten Earth.

Story – Joe Brusha, Ralph Tedesco, and Pat Shand
Writer – Pat Shand
Artwork – Andrea Meloni
Colors – Renato Guerra
Letters – Jim Campbell
Editor – Nicole Glade

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Cover A – Artgerm
Cover B – Marat Mychaels and Sanju Nivangune
Cover C – Renato Rei and Stephen Schaffer
Cover D – Alfredo Reyes and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

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Grimm Fairy Tales Vs. Wonderland #2

The battle between Calie and Sela rages on! The two most powerful forces in the Grimm Universe find themselves pitted against one another… but when something darker and more sinister rears its ugly head, will the heroes of Grimm Fairy Tales and Wonderland be able to put aside their differences long enough to save the world?

Story – Joe Brusha, Ralph Tedesco, and Pat Shand
Writer – Troy Brownfield
Artwork – Luca Claretti
Colors – Leonardo Paciarotti
Letters – Jim Campbell
Editor – Pat Shand

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Cover A – Emilio Laiso
Cover B – Jason Metcalf and Wes Hartman
Cover C – Mike Krome and Ula Mos

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GFT Presents Ascension
Trade Paperback

The God-like entity known as “The Being” succeeded in his plan to begin a new order on Earth. With almighty power running through his veins, the Being sets his plan in motion. He aims to rid the world of evil, but through extreme means that reek of hypocrisy. Now, it falls on Sela Mathers and Liesel Van Helsing to put a stop to an all-powerful entity gone rogue.

The Ascension has begun!

“A fitting finale that does just about everything right.” – Unleash the Fanboy
“Beautifully delivered.” – Geekality

Story – Joe Brusha and Pat Shand
Writer – Pat Shand
Artwork – Butch Mapa
Colors – 3Martstudio (issues 1-2) and Michele Nucera (issues 3-5)
Letters – Jim Campbell
Art Director – Anthony Spay
Trade Design – Christopher Cote and Stephen Schaffer
Editor – Nicole Glade

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Cover Art – Eric J
Colors – Oracle
Trade Design – Christopher Cote and Stephen Schaffer

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Robyn Hood Ongoing #1, Grimm Fairy Tales #101, Grimm Fairy Tales vs Wonderland #2, and GFT Ascension Trade Paperback on sale this Wednesday (08/20/14) at shop.zenescope.com

 

 

 

 

Zenescope Previews: Wonderland #26, Inferno Rings of Hell, Helsing TPB, and Age of Darkness Vol. 2 TPB

Wonderland #26
Renaissance Part One

After years of torment at the hands of Wonderland and its many psychopathic denizens, Calie Liddle finally claimed victory. By defeating the Queen of Spades, Calie assumed leadership of Wonderland. And now she cares for the realm that once existed to torment her family. With the White Rabbit and a new reformed Cheshire Cat by her side, Calie seeks to transform the tainted realm back to its original glory… but it will not be an easy task.

This is the story of Calie Liddle… White Queen of Wonderland.

Written by Erica J. Heflin
Artwork by Vincenzo Riccardi
Colors by Ben Sawyer
Letters by Jim Campbell
Edited by Pat Shand

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Cover A – Mike Krome/ Ula Mos
Cover B – Daniel Leister/ Wes Hartman
Cover C – Chris Ehnot/ David Delanty

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Inferno “Rings of Hell” #1

Following the events of Grimm Fairy Tales #100, the Dark Horde stands vicorious and the Age of Darkness begins on Earth. The Dark Queen reigns over the Grimm Universe, and decides to exact revenge on her stepdaughter, Lucifer. Offended by their betrayal, the Queen stops at nothing to capture both Lucifer and Mercy Dante and kill them in a unique and epic fashion.

Story by Joe Brusha, Ralph Tedesco, and Pat Shand
Written by Mike Wolfer
Artwork by Fernando Argosino
Colors by Bryan Valenza
Letters by Jim Campbell
Edited by Nicole Glade

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Cover A – Drew Edward Johnson/ Stephen Schaffer
Cover B – Emilio Laiso
Cover C – Pasquale Qualano/ Ivan Nunes

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Helsing Trade Paperback
The Darkness and the Light

Helsing is a brilliant inventor and expert vampire killer, two skills she picked up from her legendary father, Abraham Van Helsing. However, the normally unflappable Helsing has her world shaken up when Abraham’s journal is anonymously mailed to her home in New York. She discovers a clue that leads her on a cross-continental journey to find out what happened to him. But what Helsing doesn’t know is that her travels will bring her face to face with her father’s most dangerous nemesis.

“Helsing is a classic vampire story with a modern-day twist… 5 out of 5 stars.” – Comics to Read

“The finished product that simply sparkles and shines.” – Unleash the Fanboy

Story by Pat Shand, Joe Brusha, and Ralph Tedesco
Written by Pat Shand
Artwork by Tony Brescini and Andres Esparza
Colors by Fran Gamboa and J.C. Ruiz
Letters by Jim Campbell
Art Director Anthony Spay
Trade Design by Christopher Cote and Stephen Schaffer
Edited by Nicole Glade

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Cover Art by Mike S. Miller
Colors by Mohan Sivakami

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Age of Darkness Volume 2
Trade Paperback

The Dark Queen has risen and she plans to lead the Dark Horde into war against those sworn to protect Earth. With a brilliant and manipulative plot to take control of the Nexus and the four realms of power that surround it, the Queen is quickly gaining the ability to defeat almost anyone who stands in her way. And while humanity still has hope in the form of Sela Mathers and the Realm Knights, other unlikely heroes must join them before the Dark Queen becomes too powerful to stop.

This trade paperback collects the following Grimm Fairy Tales Age of Darkness one-shots: Robyn Hood, Inferno, and The Dark One.

“Plenty of action, sharp dialogue and good pacing to keep anyone interested.” – Adventures in Poor Taste

“An awesomely entertaining setting, characters, and personal dynamic that I have been waiting to see.” – Comic Bastards

Story by Pat Shand, Joe Brusha, and Ralph Tedesco
Written by Pat Shand, Ralph Tedesco, Raven Gregory, and Heather Finley
Artwork by Larry Watts, Sami Kivela, and Ricardo Silva
Colors by Slamet Mujiono, Bryan Valenza, and Mario Gonzalez
Letters by Jim Campbell
Art Director Anthony Spay
Trade Design by Christopher Cote
Edited by Nicole Glade and Pat Shand

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Cover Art by Artgerm

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Zenescope Previews: Goddess Inc #1 and Masumi #1

Goddess Inc #1 
Birth of Venus

For centuries, the Greek gods of myth and legend have been living amongst humanity. After years of fighting and scrambling for power, Zenus was able to unite his kin in peave… or so he thought.

Venus, who recently rose to prominence as a fashion mogul, wishes to return to the days when she was worshipped by humanity. As she sets out to recruit other gods and goddesses to join her, she’ll find that – while some share her thirst for dominance – others stand firmly against her. A war is brewing between the gods, and only the strongest will survive.

Writer: Latoya Morgan
Artwork: Manual Preitano
Colors: Erick Arciniega
Letters: Jim Campbell
Editor: Pat Shand

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Cover A – Mike S. Miller/ Mohan Sivakami
Cover B – Pasquale Qualano/ Mirka Andolfo
Cover C – Vincenzo Cucca/ Ylenia Di Napoli
Cover D – Franchesco!

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Masumi “Blades of Sin” #1
Reunion

Masumi Yamomoto is a woman out of her time. After a battle against evil left her trapped in a hellish dimension for almost two hundred years, she returned to Earth and attempted to start a new life in a new world.

However, Masumi’s past eventually caught up to her, and the man she loved was killed by a powerful demon called Legion. Masumi defeated the demon, but at a cost – Legion is now trapped within her samurai swords, and she is bound by the laws of the Yamamoto clan to ensure that the evil spirit never escapes. This is her story…

Story: Pat Shand/ Joe Brusha/ Ralph Tedesco
Writer: Joe Tyler
Artwork: Sergio Osuna
Colors: Francesca Zambon
Letters: Jim Campbell
Editor: Pat Shand

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Cover A – Harvey Tolibao/ Ivan Nunes
Cover B – Marat Mychaels/ Simon Gough
Cover C – Jason Cardy
Cover D – Pasquale Qualano/ Devgear/ Alessia Nocera

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Goddess Inc #1 and Masumi “Blades of Sin” #1 on sale Wednesday (08/06/14) at shop.zenescope.com