Thursday, 14 February 2008

COMIC OF THE WEEK SPOOKS, #1a of 4, DDP, £2.20

Comic of the week is Spooks #1A of 4, £2.20

SPOOKS is a four-issue arc with a script co-authored by veteran writer Larry Hama (G.I. Joe, Wolverine), artwork by Adam Archer and Jonny Rench (Friday the 13th), and creative underpinnings developed by Hama and famed fantasy author R.A. Salvatore (Forgotten Realms, Demon Wars). The covers for issue #1 were done by Greg Staples and Adam Archer, with subsequent covers by Archer, Federico D’Alessandro, Bill Sienkiewicz, and even film legend Drew Struzan.The series spotlights the Department of Supernatural Defense, a branch of the military that “recruits, arms, and deploys specially trained forces based within the nation’s borders in support of national security…to keep the country free of supernatural enemies, whether their origins are domestic, international, or otherworldly.”

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