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HEAVY METAL: 'Chasing The Dragon' #1 is Available Now

 In Chasing the Dragon , New York Times Bestselling writer Denton J. Tipton and acclaimed painter menton3 explore a dark fantasy world ravaged by the rampant abuse of a drug made from the blood of dragons. When two young slaves discover a terrible secret that could change the course of the world, will a meek alchemist’s apprentice and a drug-addled concubine survive long outside their cages? For fans of Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad . CHASING THE DRAGON Writer: Denton J. Tiption  Artist: menton3 Publisher: Heavy Metal Release: Feb. 26, 2021  Order Here

EXTENDED PREVIEW: Bad Idea's 'Tankers' #1 by Robert Venditti, Juan Jose Ryp, and Andrew Dalhouse

 How do you top top-ness? How do you re-conquer conquering? How do you follow up the most hotly anticipated debut in all of comics* history?

You call Robert Venditti.


And you say to the man all men are eventually judged against, "Jurassic times call for Jurassic measures, Rob. Can you meet the challenge?"

With a flick of his locks and a twinkle in his smile, the Silver Fox answers the only way he knows how, "You bet Jur-ass-i-can."

Thus, with one embryonic dinosaur pun, was born the insane baby of time travel, mech armor, tough-guy roughnecks, deep-seated grudges against prehistoric reptiles, ethically debased oil executives, and, the horrors of evolution run amok!

Ladies and gentlemen, from the deeply unsettling and sugar-dependent imaginations of New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (Justice League), blockbuster artist Juan Jose Ryp (Wolverine), and colorist supreme, Andrew Dalhouse (Batman) comes TANKERS! The only comic brave enough to admit that the biggest injustice of the dinosaurs' extinction is that mankind didn't get to kill them all ourselves. Guaranteed to melt your face, eyes, and prefrontal cortex when Bad Idea unloads THREE DOUBLE-SIZED ISSUES of dinosaur-battling intensity shipping bi-monthly into select comic shops worldwide beginning in April 2021!

The CEO of global energy conglomerate Greenleaf Oil has just discovered a terrifying secret: the planet only has a decade or less of petroleum left before it's gone forever. But he has a plan to make sure his great-great grandchildren can continue to generate maximum shareholder value – and secure his own legacy in the process. Rather than develop a game-changing renewable energy source through the power of corporate innovation, Greenleaf has perfected the next best thing – time travel (duh) – so that a team of six field-rat contractors armed to the teeth in individually customized mech suits can go back to the Cretaceous Period, tweak the trajectory of the meteor that killed the dinosaurs, and give mankind another 500 millennia worth of oil reserves. What could go wrong? Only all of human history, of course – because when Greenleaf's team of Tankers come home, they'll discover that not only did the dinosaurs never die out, they’ve kept evolving for another 60 million years...and they’re more pissed off than ever.

Featuring an all-new cover by artistic T-Rex Lewis LaRosa (Punisher MAX), practically bursting out of its comic book-sized muscle tee with more than 40 pages of content (including a top-secret, standalone bonus B-Side story we can't even talk about yet) and currently allocation free!

***  TANKERS #1 ***

Written by  ROBERT VENDITTI

Art by JUAN JOSE RYP

Colors by ANDREW DALHOUSE

Cover by LEWIS LaROSA with LAURA MARTIN

PLUS: An All-New BAD IDEA B-SIDE

THREE ISSUES  |  BI-MONTHLY  

$5.99 EACH  |  40 PGS.  |  RATED T+  |  ON SALE APRIL 7, 2021











Courtesy of Bad Idea

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