Kickstart the Week with A Supernatural Western Adventure Comic: Billy the Kit #1

  By: Nicole D’Andria Justin Gray has taken us to the west before with Jonah Hex and All-Star Western. Now, he returns to the western genre with Billy the Kit, a rabbit gunslinger who wants vengeance against a tornado god. After a tornado god kills his family, sole survivor Billy Langham vows to get his vengeance. Billy learns from the profanity-spewing martial arts master Luther the Goat and becomes a gunslinger hunting tornado gods. The world of Billy the Kit is created by writer Justin Gray (Standstill, TheAdventures of Penelope…

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Black Jack Ketchum: A Fantasy Western Adventure Missing Some Faces

By: Nicole D’Andria Are fantasy western series the new “it” thing to do? First Greg Pak presented magic, racism and westerns in his announcement for Kingsway West at Dynamite Entertainment. Now, Image Comics’ has announced Black Jack Ketchum, a western fantasy adventure about a real historical figure and bounty hunters with no faces (they are not historically accurate). Black Jack Ketchum takes place in a fantastical version of the Old West. Writer Brian Schirmer (Ultrasylvania) described the atmosphere of the meshing of genres in the series as “…a surreal western,…

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Kickstart the Week: The Legend of Everett Forge

By: Nicole D’Andria This time Kickstart the Week is featuring the Kickstarter for The Legend of Everett Forge. This western steampunk adventure follows the outlaw Everett Forge as he faces off against robots. Join the Wild West ride as you read about the Kickstarter and my interview with the writer/creator Scott Wilke. Everett Forge, with the help of his trusty guns and steam trike, sets out to take on the robots controlling the West in the year 1889. He is out to kill the Machine that betrayed him, the ruler…

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IDW And Monkeybrain Brings The Digital Old West To Print This April In Skybreaker

Revenge In The Old West Goes To Print With Skybreaker The Hits Keep Coming From IDW & Monkeybrain IDW Publishing and Monkeybrain Comics are teaming up again to bring you the ruthless Western saga, Skybreaker! Like previous Monkeybrain releases from IDW, this is the first time the series will be released in print! A 2013 digital series by Michael Morcei (Hoax Hunters) and Drew Zucker, focuses on Skybreaker while examining the wastelands of the American Wild West. San Diego, CA (January 13, 2013) – Joining the growing collection of titles…

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