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REVIEW: 'Home Sick Pilots' #2 by Dan Watters, Caspar Wijngaard, and Aditya Bidikar

The Old James House has lost its ghosts. With her new powers, it's up to Ami to bring them back...whether they want to come home or not. Even when they're really big ghosts wrapped in metal, with lots of sharp edges and things. HOME SICK PILOTS #2 Writer: Dan Watters Artist: Caspar Wijngaard Letterer: Aditya Bidikar  Designer: Tom Muller Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: January 13, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Score:  ★★★☆☆ (3/5) A powered-up ghostified Ami has been compelled to find the ghosts of The Old James House in the form of an enchanted horseshoe. Its current bearer isn't going to give it up so easily. Meanwhile, Ami's friends Buzz and Rip are left looking for answers about her whereabouts back at the house. The second issue of Home Sick Pilots from Dan Watters and Caspar Wijngaard takes a surprising turn as it defies the expectations of a haunted house story established in its debut. Issue one was a stellar debut that had a lot of energy from its young protago

First Look: WAR MOTHER #1 by Fred Van Lente and Stephen Segovia

Valiant presents your first lettered look inside WAR MOTHER #1 – the FIRST ISSUE of a RIVETING NEW SERIES pitting the breakout hero of 4001 A.D. against the war machines of tomorrow in her landmark full-length debut! On August 23rd, New York Times best-selling writer Fred Van Lente (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG) and explosive artist Stephen Segovia (NINJAK, Action Comics) forge a new myth of the near future as the defender of humanity’s last bastion of scientific expertise – Ana, designated War Mother of the walled city known as The Grove - undertakes a mission to rescue her people from extinction on a planet that has moved beyond mankind…


Two millennia from today, Earth is not the hospitable home we once knew. Ravaged by an endless onslaught of war, disaster, and time, the world is littered with desolate badlands, fortified kingdoms, and secretive enclaves where humanity still clings to life… Enclaves like The Grove – Earth’s last known repository of scientific knowledge and bio-engineered prosperity. Now, under the leadership of the lone protector called War Mother and her sentient sniper rifle, the denizens of The Grove face a critical choice: remain where they are and die, or find a new land and flourish. Can War Mother lead her people out of isolation and reignite the fires of a dying planet? And even if she can locate the distant citadel she seeks, can she fight back the horrors and perverse monstrosities that lurk just beyond her doorstep?


“The core of what interests me is this relationship between Ana and Flaco, war mother and war son. Both are utterly dependent on each other but have a lot to learn from each other too,” series writer Fred Van Lente told Newsarama. “I think it's that relationship growing and evolving is what will keep people coming back to the series. And the monsters. And the explosions. And the bloody action. And the crazy post-apocalyptic sci-fi concepts.”


In the wake of the smash-hit success of X-O MANOWAR (2017) #1 and SECRET WEAPONS #1 (of 4), the next must-read Valiant series of 2017 starts here on August 23rd in WAR MOTHER #1 – an all-new, self-contained introduction to the far future of the Valiant Universe! Across 2017, look for BLOODSHOT SALVATION #1, ETERNITY #1, NINJA-K #1 and QUANTUM AND WOODY! #1 to join Valiant’s ICONS line-up with major new series as the largest independent superhero universe in comics gears up for its next leap forward.


On August 23rd, Valiant’s next powerhouse hero steps out of the pages of her sold-out appearances in BOOK OF DEATH and 4001 A.D. for a vision of high-powered, superhero-driven science fiction with seismic repercussions for the next generation of the Valiant Universe, only in WAR MOTHER #1 (of 4) – featuring covers by David Mack (Daredevil), Clayton Crain (4001 A.D.), Kano (Daredevil), Jen Bartel (Jem & The Holograms), and Monika Palosz (BLOODSHOT SALVATION)!


WAR MOTHER #1 (of 4)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
Cover A by DAVID MACK (JUN172054)
Cover B by CLAYTON CRAIN (JUN172055)
Cover C by KANO (JUN172056)
Variant Cover by JEN BARTEL (JUN172058)
Variant Cover by MONIKA PALOSZ (JUN172059)
Blank Cover Also Available (JUN172057)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On Sale AUGUST 23rd (FOC–7/31/17)

WAR MOTHER #2 (of 4)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
Cover A by DAVID MACK (JUL172256)
Cover B by RENATO GUEDES (JUL172257)
Variant Cover by PAULINA GANUCHEAU (JUL172258)
Variant Cover by CLAYTON HENRY (JUL172259)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On Sale SEPTEMBER 27th (FOC – 9/4/17)












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