Vikings, World Struggle II, dinosaurs, Nineteen Eighties TV evangelists, time journey, Billy Idol, a close to future Britain and Baba Yaga… strap your self in for a wild journey throughout seven off beat tales, showcasing distinctive takes on Octobriana by an thrilling mixture of inventive expertise.
The primary creators to be confirmed for the anthology are Stephanie Phillips (Harley Quinn, Butcher of Paris), Marc Laming (Star Wars: Boba Fett, James Bond 007), Simon Fraser (Physician Who, Decide Dredd), Andrea Towers (Geek Ladies Don’t Cry, Leisure Weekly), Stephen Byrne (Justice League/Energy Rangers, Marvel Twins) and Stu Taylor (2000AD, Octobriana: Filling within the Blanks), who’re joined by fan favorite cowl artist Marguerite Sauvage. Extra creators are set to be introduced within the coming months.
Despite the fact that the weird circumstances of her publishing origins are mired in deception and controversy, Octobriana has achieved underground cult standing by the truth that she is nonetheless showing in comedian books, graffiti, artwork installations, and so on, 50 years on from her creation. And that’s not together with the truth that David Bowie was going to make a film about her, or that 80s rocker Billy Idol proudly has a tattoo of the Russian Satan-Girl.
Stu Taylor, Editor and Curator, OCTOBRIANA WITH LOVE, stated:
“It’s an unbelievable eight Star Wars films in the past since I final wrote Octobriana, and this anthology – which started as unfinished enterprise – has shortly morphed into an all-star showcase of what makes this character so iconic. Octobriana is again. With love. Come together with her if you would like a revolution.”
The outsized 50th anniversary particular OCTOBRIANA WITH LOVE options:
- Octobriana and the Underground conflict with an immortal nemesis over the skies of a close to future Britain in Baba Yaga’s Merciless Britannia.
- Make a journey behind enemy strains in fast-paced, World Struggle II romp Evening Witches of the Japanese Entrance.
- Seize a bottle of bourbon for The La Brea Tar Beast of Sundown Strip, the completely (not) true account of how Billy Idol obtained his Octobriana tattoo.
- America. 1980. Corrupt TV evangelist Jimmy Vue is promoting the top of the world, however will get greater than he bargained for in A Vue To A Satanic Panic.
Useless Good is launching a Kickstarter marketing campaign for OCTOBRIANA WITH LOVE this spring, with a deliberate launch throughout summer time 2021.
Useless Good additionally introduced that it’s releasing two “digital-first” OCTOBRIANA titles:
- OCTOBRIANA: FILLING IN THE BLANKS – REDUX EDITION by Stu Taylor, Dave Roberts and Sofie Dodgson. A reprint of the 1997/98 mini, this five-part collection begins in February 2021, with every digital challenge priced at $1.50, and the ultimate challenge together with new materials.
- OCTOBRIANA: THE LIVING SPHINX collects one of many unique black and white strips from the 1971 Octobriana and the Russian Underground e book. The Residing Sphinx of the Kamchatka Radioactive Volcano is introduced in a conventional American format comedian for the primary time. Launching Spring 2021, it options color work by Pippa Bowland and shall be launched as a free digital obtain.
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