Scout Comics and Entertainment, the home of HENCHGIRL, ELASTICATOR and SOLARMAN, among many other exciting titles, is proud to announce two new comic book series and two new hires to its growing roster, as well as three amazing comic books that hit stores nationwide today! Coming this fall is GIRRION #1 by Tom Lintern. It’s a sweeping sci-fi fantasy story of a hero's journey in a distant world in a distant time, a saga told through the eyes of Jarra, a poor factory worker who dreams of escaping his world of endless toil. His wish comes true, though not in a way he would have ever wanted, when his city is attacked by a dark entity called the Halodron. He escapes the conflict, but only to be thrust into a war of other-worldly magic and weaponry!
Also hitting comic stores this fall is FISH EYE #1, written by Massimo Rosi with art by Stefano Cardoselli. It’s the story of a small town cop and family man named Travis. He also happens to be the star of a reality show that follows his police exploits in his small town. The only problem is that ratings are slipping. When a group of killers target Travis, the small town cop must go to war to protect himself and his family, while trying to figure out who's really after him. After all, ratings are king, no matter who gets hurt... or killed. It’s THE TRUMAN SHOW meets DIE HARD!
If that wasn’t enough, today marks the debut of ONCE OUR LAND #1 by Peter Ricq, which has already sold out on the retailer level! Also hitting comic book stores today is ELASTICATOR #4 and HENCHGIRL #9. HENCHGIRL is currently in development as a TV series with an A-list movie star producing.
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Scout Comics also recently released SOLARMAN #1, a modern day reboot of a 1980s Marvel Comics series. SOLARMAN is currently in development as a feature film with producer Debra Martin Chase (COURAGE UNDER FIRE, THE PRINCESS DIARIES).
Scout is also excited to announce the hiring of two more staff members, Alan Christopher Medina (writer of ELASTICATOR), who comes on as Scout’s Creative Director, and Jemellee Santos, who will work as Scout’s Publicity Director.
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Scout Comics and Entertainment was formed in 2008 (originally as Ardden Entertainment LLC) and has published such comics as FLASH GORDON, CASPER (THE FRIENDLY GHOST) AND THE SPECTRALS, the ATLAS COMICS reboot, THE ISLAND OF MISFIT TOYS (co-published with Square Fish), and many others.