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SyFy’s “Deadly Class” Official Trailer #1 (Coming 2019)

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As I recover from a super productive and very busy NY Comic Con, I learned that I missed the news and first trailer of the “Deadly Class” program which is based on the Image Comics title of the same name. Despite the trailer being initially unveiled in San Diego a few months ago, at the end of the day this is fine because the show will not air until early 2019. Let’s check it out.

The Cast/Characters:
Benjamin Wadsworth as Marcus Lopez Arguello
Benedict Wong as Master Lin
Lana Condor as Saya Kuroki
María Gabriela de Faría as Maria Esperanza
Luke Tennie as Willie Lewis
Siobhan Williams as Brandy Lynn
Michel Duval as Chico
Liam James as Billy Bennett
Taylor Hickson as Petra
Erica Cerra as Miss De Luca
Henry Rollins as Jürgen Denke
Olivia Cheng as Master Gao
Isaiah Lehtinen as Shabnam
Jack Gillett as Lex Miller

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: I must admit that I am not too up on this particular series and have only read my copy of the “Image Firsts: Deadly Class” first issue that I snagged at a Book Expo a year or so ago. As I read a stack of comics each month and document what is coming out as well, I pretty much lost track of this one but that being said, this trailer sure looks interesting. Since several shows that I watched have gone to the great beyond, I have some space on the DVR to fill and wouldn’t mind checking this one out. What about you? Chime in down below and if you like the sound of this one, the links to purchase some collected editions of the comics is down below as well.

Official Series Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deadly_Class_(TV_series)
Official Comic Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deadly_Class

Image Comics Shares NY Comic Con 2018 Schedule & Signings

The Press Release:
Image Comics will return to New York City this year for NYCC on Thursday, October 4th through Sunday, October 7th. Please note: updates to the schedule may appear online during the show. Please refer to the http://www.imagecomics.com post for the most up-to-date information.

LIMITED* CONVENTION EXCLUSIVES SOLD AT THE IMAGE BOOTH (#1444):
Blackbird #1- $10 + tax
Dead Rabbit #1 – $10 + tax
JesusFreak Ashcan – $1 + tax
Deadly Class #1 – FREE with any purchase at the Image booth
Exorsisters #1 Ashcan – available at Artist Alley table #D16
Infinite Dark #1 – available at Top Cow booth #AA-G20
God Country HC – Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw – $35 + tax
A.D. After Death HC – Jeff Lemire, Scott Snyder – $35 + tax
Monstress Volume 2 HC – Marjorie Liu, Sana Takeda – $35 + tax
Monstress Volume 3 HC – Marjorie Liu, Sana Takeda – $35 + tax
Kill or Be Killed HC – Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips – $35 + tax
Seven to Eternity HC – Rick Remender, Jerome Opeña – $35 + tax
Ice Cream Man HC – W Maxwell Prince, Martín Morazzo – $35 + tax
VS HC – Iván Brandon and Esád Ribic – $35 + tax
* Quantities will be limited by customer and per day on a first come, first served basis. Please ask at the Image booth about availability.

MERCHANDISE:
BLACK SCIENCE statue, $150 (+tax)*
“I Believe in Comics” T-shirt, sm-xxxl, $24.99 (+tax)
“I Believe in Comics” tote bag, $12.00 (+tax)
DEADLY CLASS lapel pins, $10 (+tax)
* Limited quantity available for sale at the Image booth.
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Image & Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Team-Up For Anti-Censorship Variants In September

The Press Release:
This September, Image Comics fights censorship with a powerful line of variant covers to benefit Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF), the industry’s voice for free speech advocacy and education. All proceeds from this dynamic campaign will support CBLDF’s important legal work on behalf of comics creators, retailers, educators and readers.

All proceeds from this campaign will benefit CBLDF, with each title featuring two versions of the CBLDF Charity variant—one censored and one uncensored. Image Comics is pleased to reveal the censored versions here. Spearheaded by HACK/SLASH creator Tim Seeley and Image Comics’ Publisher Eric Stephenson, this benefit includes contributions from Skottie Young, Mirka Andolfo, Howard Chaykin, Justin Greenwood, Geoffo, Ryan Browne, Wook-Jin Clarke, David Rubín, Martin Morazzo, Mark Torres, Danny Luckert, and Seeley himself.

“Comics have been uniquely affected by censorship since the very beginning,” said Seeley. “I wanted to do something with my fellow Image creators to call attention to the problem, and to raise money for CBLDF to help their efforts to fight back. They own the Comics Code Seal of Approval, the censorship stamp that used to govern almost all comics until that organization died in 2011. We thought we’d bring back the Code for one month, to show how ham-fisted those censorship attempts were while having some fun making money for the CBLDF’s important work.”
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Image Comics Reveals Events/Signings For Book Expo/Book Con 2018

Both PiercingMetal.com and “The Chronicles Of Piercing Ken” Lifestyle Blog have been attending the Book Expo and Book Con for a couple of years now and an overview of last years adventure can be found on THIS LINK. The two conventions begin tomorrow (5/30) and one of the publishers in attendance are the fine folks from Image Comics. Earlier this morning, we received a press release with some of the exclusive events and signings that will be taking place over the course of the next five days. Check it out.

In order to help you plan out your exploring and navigate the massive space of the Javits Center, you’re going to want to download the Official Book Con app to your mobile device. Click HERE and follow the steps to get your proper device hooked up. Once you’ve done that the information below will be a lot easier to work with.

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Image Unveils “Spawn” #286 “We Believe In Colorists” Variants

Hey my fellow comic book fans, I am back with another interesting crop of variant cover editions and this time its the colorists that will be getting the love as a number of hot industry names take on the cover of an issue of “Spawn”. Read on down below and check out the stuff provided to us by Image Comics PR.

The Press Release:
PORTLAND, OR, 04/03/2018 — Image Comics is pleased to reveal the black and white SPAWN #286 cover artwork by legendary artist Todd McFarlane and the seven Colorist Appreciation variants that display the high impact of colorists on the artistic medium.

A selection of bestselling colorists — Moreno Dinisio, Frank Martin, Matthew Wilson, Owen Gieni, Annalisa Leoni, Nikos Koutsis, Jean-Francois Beaulieu — each put their own spin on the same McFarlane cover for these #WeBelieve in Colorists variants, and each cover displays their radically different techniques and stunning results.

“Colorists’ important contributions to our medium cannot be overstated, and even the best artwork can benefit from the involvement of just the right colorist,” said Eric Stephenson, Publisher at Image Comics. “When I’m watching pages come in for a comic from the first pitch to the finished project, it’s often when the colorist gets involved that the book really begins to take shape, when the personality of the artwork and the storytelling really shine through. Once upon a time, colorists were just the last stop on the production train, but today, colorists are essential and trusted collaborators—often moving with artists or writer/artist teams from project to project. Every colorist has their own voice, and there’s no better way to highlight just how different finished artwork can look than by showing off the handiwork of seven different colorists and how their approach has impacted a single piece of artwork. We’re all thrilled with the result, and we hope you’re equally excited to see how the same artwork can look in the hands of multiple colorists.”
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