Superheroes Invade the Suburbs in "Jersey Gods"

Wed, November 26th, 2008 at 9:33am PST | Updated: November 26th, 2008 at 9:35am

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CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

26 November 2008 (Berkeley, CA) - This February, after over a year in the making, Image Comics will debut JERSEY GODS, the superhero epic by THE GRAY AREA writer Glen Brunswick and DOCTOR WHO artist Dan McDaid.

"JERSEY GODS represents a lifetime spent dreaming of superheroes," said Brunswick. "Ever since I was young, the seeds of what would become JERSEY GODS were kicking around. JERSEY GODS is to me what SAVAGE DRAGON is for Erik Larsen or INVINCIBLE is for Robert Kirkman - it's the superhero series I want to tell without an end; one I hope will keep readers coming back for years and years to come. Working with an artist as talented and versatile as Dan makes this a real dream come true."

As originally previewed in Robert Kirkman's INVINCIBLE, JERSEY GODS stars Barock, a superhero from another planet, and Zoe, a high maintenance Jersey girl, soon after they're married. However, it's only a matter of time before Barock's previous life threatens to tear their world apart. Each issue of JERSEY GODS features covers by some of comics hottest names, including MADMAN ATOMIC COMICS's Mike Allred, DC: NEW FRONTIER's Darwyn Cooke, HEAVY LIQUID's Paul Pope and SAVAGE DRAGON's Erik Larsen with many more to come. A limited-edition variant by McDaid is also available.

JERSEY GODS #1 (DEC082237), a 32-page full color comic book for $3.50, will be available February 4th, 2008. For more information, please see http://www.jerseygods.blogspot.com/

Image Comics is a comics and graphic novels publisher formed in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Since that time, Image has gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. There are currently five partners in Image Comics (Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino), and Image is currently divided into four major houses (Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline, and Image Central). Image comics and graphic novels cover nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable, offering science fiction, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor, and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. Visit http://www.imagecomics.com.

TAGS:  image comics, jersey gods, dan mcdaid, glen brunswick

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