Lone Wolf 2100 Omnibus Written by Mike Kennedy
Illustrated by Francisco Ruiz Valesco
Colored by Francisco Ruiz Valesco and Studio F
Lettered by Digital Chameleon, Sno Cone Studios, and Jason Hvam
Cover by Francisco Ruiz Valesco Dark Horse Comics
Release Date: June 5, 2013
Cover Price: $24.99
Dark Horse has just released an omnibus version of Lone Wolf 2100“”the dystopian, post-apocalyptic adventure inspired by the classic manga Lone Wolf and Cub. From the collaborative team of Mike Kennedy and Francisco Ruiz Velasco, Lone Wolf 2100 contains the first four books in the series, collecting over 300 pages of organically engineered sentient Ronin action!
The world has been ravaged from a great war between humans and Emcons (Emulation Constructs)”” genetically produced cybernetic/biological beings. A virus known as the War Spore took out hundreds of thousands of people once the war ended and continues to pave a path of death and destruction. The Cygnat Owari Corporation, the very organization that created the Emcons, now rule the world with an iron fist. Cygnat Owari eventually forces Itto, one of their top Emcons, to kill their lead scientist and his master, Dr. Ogami, whom he was sworn to protect. Promising to safeguard Ogami’s daughter, Daisy””who happens to have within her the means of survival for the human race””Itto leaves Cygnat Owari’s corrupt clutches behind, bringing Daisy with him. In order to survive and make good on his promise, Itto must evade and battle highway thieves and militaristic squads known as Vapor Fist, as well as other mutated and advanced forms of Emcons.
Hawken: Genesis Story by Dan Jevons, Miles Williams, and Khang Le
Written by Jeremy Barlow
Illustrated by Francisco Ruiz Velasco, Alex Sanchez, Kody Chamberlain, Sid Kotian, Bill Sienkiewicz, Bagus Hutomo, Michael Gaydos, Federico Dallocchio, Nathan Fox, and Christopher Moeller
Colored by Grant Goleash, Derek Dow, Eddy Swan, Chad Fidler, and Logan Faerber
Lettered by Deron Bennett
Cover by Khang Le Archaia Entertainment
Release Date: April 9, 2013
Cover Price: $19.95
Hawken: Genesis is a graphic novel based on the popular free online multi-player game, Hawken. While the game allows you to go to war, controlling a massive, robotic killing machine, Hawken: Genesis explores the origins of why you are fighting in the first place. Archaia Entertainment pulled together a solid team for this graphic novel with the story written by Jeremy Barlow and illustrations provided by a slew of fantastic artists.