Staff Picks (Nov13): Gravel — Combat Magician #0
Oct 18, 2013
Publisher: Avatar Press
Combat Magician Sgt. Major William Gravel, created by superstar writer Warren Ellis (Transmetropolitan, Freakangels) is back with an all new on going series! Starting off with an oversized 48 page issue #0 readers will be welcomed back into Gravel’s domain of brutal violence and black magic. While many #0 issues are reserved for origin stories this book brings the reader up to speed on Gravel’s world and sets the tone for the next chapter for the Combat Magician.
Written by comic veteran Mike Wolfer (Gravel, Stitched) with art by Gabriel Rearte (Grimm Fairy Tales), Wolfer is looking to break new ground with the character. Where the older issues showcased the occult this new series will feature Gravel’s military SAS history and training and will give us our first look at how Sgt. Gravel stacks up to Combat Magicians from other countries.
Available from Avatar Press, be sure to pick up Gravel Combat Magician #0 for the next gritty chapter in this black magic fueled fantasy horror.
~ Matt Demory
In Stores: 1/29/13