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    Default What upcoming image books are you hyped about?

    I can’t find anything that excites me. Decorum seems cool but even it doesn’t have me super stoked.
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    I'm excited for Mirka Andolfo's 'Mercy', so excited. I'm also jumping on 'The Clock' just as it ends. I don't pull many comics monthly, typically just 2-3 Image mini series at a time, but nothing else is grabbing my attention at the moment. I did also look at Decorum but it just didn't grab me enough.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Enigma View Post
    I'm excited for Mirka Andolfo's 'Mercy', so excited.
    I read the preview and the synopsis and couldn't get hyped about it even though I wanted to. Tell me why you are excited. Maybe I'm missing something.
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    Currently most curious about Protector, from Simon Roy and a bunch of others. Initially I thought James Stokoe would be drawing this one, but he's just doing the covers.

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    Mildly concerned about the premise; it's about tribal cultures in North America in a presumably far-flung future, and the solicitation for issue 3 mentions human sacrifices atop a Ziggurat. Obviously haven't read it yet seeing as the comic hasn't been released yet... But judging from the cover, that gives the impression these cultures might be some kind of mash up between Native Americans and Maya or perhaps Inca cultures.
    Not saying you can't use those to draw upon for good stories, but there's the potential for falling back on stereotypes and winding up with something in between James Cameron's Avatar and Pocahontas. I have faith in Roy's writing though, and don't wanna judge ahead of time, so hopefully these concerns will turn out entirely unfounded.

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    Hmm, the solicitation mentions Deval which are Buddhist deities.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ulysses View Post
    I read the preview and the synopsis and couldn't get hyped about it even though I wanted to. Tell me why you are excited. Maybe I'm missing something.
    I like stories of quiet little locations suddenly being invaded turmoil and mysterious newcomers, and the art looks great. Plus, the video trailer got me hyped
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    Black Monday Murders... I hope. Has anyone heard anything new on Tomm Coker's situation? I can't find anything with a quick Google search.

    This is the first I've heard about Decorum. I'll give anything Hickman a shot.

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    I just get Spawn and Copra, and right now, Copra is cutting cut in March. Spawn is interesting, but after making so much headway up to issue 300, we are now back in Todd's writing purgatory where he has no idea what to do..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yohei72 View Post
    Black Monday Murders... I hope. Has anyone heard anything new on Tomm Coker's situation? I can't find anything with a quick Google search.

    This is the first I've heard about Decorum. I'll give anything Hickman a shot.
    So far, I can't recall coming across anything.

    As for the "Shared Universe..." angle...

    While I'm not going to knock that someone might feel that way, I don't think I've ever once felt this way since Image moved away from it. Never mind that a character who will be killed won't wind up ever turning up again. Should we do away with characters potentially being killed off while we're at it?

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