Here's an official synopsis for the series: Bill may be dead, but he’s got a job to do. $3.99. The first wave of bestsellers will include Vault fan favorites Heathen, Money Shot, The Plot, These Savage Shores, and Wasted Space, among others, all of which will sport exclusive new cover designs. In the coming months, the offerings will expand to include packaging of new #1 titles from Vault that will showcase not only unique dress treatments and cover art but an entire line of select Vault comics in a serialized compendium-style book format. Fangrrls is about kicking down doors, breaking boundaries and celebrating female fans with fun, witty and entertaining content. HEAVY is published by Vault Comics and issue one will be on sale May 27th, 2020. But that's not all. Adapts Slaughterhouse-Five To Comics: Cover And Release Date, Liam McGuire is a comics editor for Screen Rant. It’s about the power and cruelty we wield over ourselves and each other, and how the ripples of that indelibly affect our hearts. The family-run Vault, which was founded in 2016 and publishes original and creator-owned work, sparked to the idea given the initial overlap between the two brands, their designers, and their audience. Heavy Metal's Medney says the collaboration will eventually hit retail comic book shops as soon as his team gets a better look at how the post-COVID-19 landscape shapes up. It's also meant to be a rip-roaring good time. Bill may be dead, but he's got a job to do. Except every week in your inbox. And a lift is certainly what comic book fans could use right now. In a similar vein, Vault's stable features These Savage Shores from UK-based writer Ram V and India-based illustrator Sumit Kumar, whose work draws on Hindu mythology and history. These Savage Shores is an 18th-century tale of Silk Road terror that follows a London vampire who sails aboard an East India Company ship seeking a new home for himself along the Indus, which is plagued by demons and monsters who don't take too kindly to colonial invaders. The series will feature colors from Cris Peter (The Dollhouse Family), letters from Taylor Esposito (Babyteeth) with design elements from Tim Daniel (The Plot). Welcome to the Big Wait, where folks who don’t quite make the cut go to work off their debt. Published Sep 2020 by Vault Comics. You can reach out to him directly at [email protected], All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. A psychedelic new comic series HEAVY is coming to Vault Comics from Max Bemis and Eryk Donovan described as a "singularly strange journey.". By Liam McGuire Feb 19, 2020 Vault Comics is teaming up with Max Bemis (Moon Knight, X-Men: Worst X-Man Ever) and Eryk Donovan (Quantum Teens, Memetic) for a psychedelic new series HEAVY. Heavy (2020 Vault) comic books. HEAVY contains my wildest fears, hopes, self-criticisms and my own muddled vision of what reality means. I took meetings and mulled over ideas from general thematic qualities to specific dialogue, but none of it came to fruition. "What I saw from my perspective was a chance not only to get the actual physical product in peoples' hands at a time when that's difficult," Vault Editor-in-Chief (and Damian's brother) Adrian Wassel says, "but get it to a fan base that knows and trusts the Heavy Metal brand, and build that kind of crossover audience where we can steer a Vault loyalist to Heavy Metal and Heavy Metal can open this door for so many of our creators on the creator-owned side.". Issue #1A. Update your browser for more security and the best experience on this site. Each year of our lives is a story, unique unto us. Written by Max Bemis. Welcome to The Big Wait. But HM's online store is where most of the genre mag's business happens in any case. In each new story I tell, I seek to bring us closer together; to share in joy, excitement, and passion. Vault Comics is teaming up with Max Bemis (Moon Knight, X-Men: Worst X-Man Ever) and Eryk Donovan (Quantum Teens, Memetic) for a psychedelic new series HEAVY. Available Stock; Add to want list; Add to cart Near Mint . Not to mention it will expose Vault creators to a Heavy Metal readership that's long appreciated the magazine's spotlight on international artists — like the late French master, Jean "Moebius" Geraud (The Incal). The famed illustrated genre magazine is unveiling a novel collectible trading card cover series that's the brainchild of Vault's "sorcerer of design," Tim Daniel, who used to be Heavy Metal's editor in charge of production. Next: Boom! Here I am now, more than ten years later, with quite a few books to my name, and I'm finally getting to tell the story that means the most to me. The new series will follow Bill, a dead man who polices the multiverse in order to reunite with the woman he loves. He’s on track to earn his Climb and reunite with the woman he loves...until he meets his new partner: the worst dude of all time. "Everybody is closed, but we still have this soup to nuts supply chain to be able to get printed books to peoples' doors. Heavy (2020 Vault) #1A. The past few years have been absolutely tumultuous for me personally and professionally, and when I look back, I see that winding road leading me to HEAVY. He has worked for numerous publications including Cineplex Canada, MLB.com, Vice, CBR.com, and more. Bill is a Heavy, whose job is policing the multiverse, making sure bad eggs get what’s coming to them. Like Comic-Con. By submitting your information, you agree to our, Credit: Vault Greatest Hits/Heavy Metal and Vault Comics, Heavy Metal and Vault Comics team up to bring comics to the masses in the age of coronavirus, David Prowse made Darth Vader the undisputed lord of the evil stride, WIRE Buzz: Marvel tweaks Black Panther opening to honor Boseman; Dalek re-design; Utopia canceled, Thanksgiving box office: The Croods: A New Age hunts and gathers $14 million; sets new pandemic-era record, The fam faces off a new kind of Dalek in trailer for Doctor Who: Revolution of the Daleks, Not the blooper you're looking for! Collectors will also be able to purchase an assortment of merch created in a partnership with Threadless. A psychedelic new comic series HEAVY is coming to Vault Comics from Max Bemis and Eryk Donovan described as a "singularly strange journey." $3.99. "The impetus at the beginning was coronavirus," Medney says. The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans. For Heavy Metal CEO Matthew Medney, a little commercial synergy made sense if the comic book business is to survive and thrive during the coronavirus pandemic. Heavy, co-created by writer Max Bemis (Moon Knight, Evil Empire, Worst X-Man Ever) and artist Eryk Donovan (Memetic, Quantum Teens Are Go), is described by the publisher as “a psychedelic deconstruction of a character similar to The Punisher. Writing the first few issues has been one of the greatest creative joys I've experienced so far, and I hope you guys will join us on its singularly strange journey. The only problem was that I hadn't written a single issue of comics, and thus I didn't have a single credit to my name. I had been married recently and huge existential quandaries began to manifest in my heart concerning morality, my masculinity, and the enduring nature of true love. With brick and mortar retailers— including comic book stores — shut down the past three months in order to halt the disease's spread and the months ahead still uncertain, HM's distribution model was uniquely primed to serve the needs of comic book lovers without them having to leave the comfort of their home. And initially, it was like 'Hey, let's reach out to friends and publishers and see if we can lend a hand'... because we didn't know what was gonna happen, right?".