Official Press Release
With two weeks to go until the street date of Lady Robotika: Slaveship to the Stars, issue #1 in the debut of the comic book series created by Bill Morrison and Jane Wiedlin, the creators today release a sneak preview of some of the key concept art from the book, and announce the pre-sale of the debut issues. Published by Shadowline and Image Comics, Lady Robotika touches down on July 14 at comic stores nationwide. To find a comic shop near you, please visit www.comicshoplocator.com.
Today's announcement includes the introduction of some of the characters keeping Lady Robotika company, including E'Death: Herron IV's sadistic prison warden, the Iron Maidens: E'death's lethal squad of guards, and Emperor Yecchh: the Supreme Ruler of planet Herron IV. The exclusive concept art gallery can be viewed here: http://www.ladyrobotika.com/blog/the-gallery/concept-art/.
Lady Robotika is a full-color 32-page comic, the brainchild of legendary Go-Go's guitarist Jane Wiedlin ("Our Lips Are Sealed"), and Bill Morrison, Eisner Award-winning creative behind The Simpsons Comics, Futurama Comics, Roswell, Little Green Man and Heroes Anonymous, with an art assist from Tone Rodriquez and Jeffrey Moy. Earthly rock star Jane Wiedlin is abducted by a rock 'n roll-loving evil alien emperor, and implanted with nanobots meant to enslave her. His plans backfire as our guitar-slinging heroine learns to control the nanites and transforms into the super-powered cyborg galactic liberator Lady Robotika! With sexy sci-fi rock and roll space adventures to ensue...