Bestselling writer Kieron Gillen (Die, The Wicked + The Divine) will team up with writer Jim Rossignol (Sir, You Are Being Hunted) and artist Jeff Stokely (The Spire) with colorist Tamra Bonvillain (Once & Future) for Ludocrats. This five-issue, gonzo-weird fantasy miniseries will launch from Image Comics on April Fools’ Day.
“I have a reputation of making intense grimoires about crying,” Gillen told The Hollywood Reporter while reclining on his throne of skulls. “This isn’t that. This is an explosion of glitter and slugs, arranged artfully, nonsense and lack of sensibility. Its aim is to make you happy. Also, horrified.”
In short: The Ludocrats! The aristocrats of ludicrous! A collision of the ornate fantasy of Dune and an M-rated Asterix & Obelix! Baron Otto Von Subertan and Professor Hades Zero-K are here, and they’re going
save us all have a nice time.
“I’m just happy to be implicated in whatever is happening here,” said Rossignol.
Stokely added: “Please help me. They have me trapped. Send help.”
Image Comics has put together a stellar team for this upcoming miniseries and if you’re a fan of Kieron Gillen, then this book is already on your pull-list! The creative team sounds like they’ll be having a blast with this book and so will we once it lands in our hands! So while the first issue is a couple on months away, make sure to check back here for our review on the debut issue. In the meantime feel free to check out a couple of preview pages below, courtesy of Image Comics.
The Ludocrats #1 hits shelves on April Fool’s Day!
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