Annihilator, Town Called Dragon, Dreadstalker Coming from Legendary Comics

ANN_01While it remains to be seen how horror-centric some of these titles will be, Legendary Comics have announced a few new titles that may be right up the horror readers alley. And to par with their namesake, they have some legendary creators attached to the titles. Grant Morrison, one of the most prolific writers of our age, is working on Annihilator (pictured) with artist Frazer Irving. Judd Winnick, the main voice behind the biographic comic Pedro and Me and a longstanding well received run on Exiles, will be bringing us A Town Called Dragon. Last, but certainly not least, Matt Wagner (creator of Mage and Grendel) is working on  Dreadstalker. A small synopsis of the comics follows below.


ANNIHILATOR

Story: Grant Morrison

Art/Cover: Frazer Irving

September 4, 2014 /  40 PAGES / $3.99

ONE MAN’S MIND IS THE MOST DANGEROUS PLACE IN THE UNIVERSE

Legendary Comics proudly presents Annihilator, an original graphic novel odyssey from the extraordinary mind of Grant Morrison. This 6-issue series is a subversive sci-fi adventure like no other, brought to life with stunning artwork from Frazer Irving (Judge Dredd, Necronauts).Washed-up Hollywood screenwriter Ray Spass is caught in a downward spiral of broken relationships, wild parties and self-destruction. Out of luck and out of chances, he’s one failed script away from fading into obscurity. Little does he know he’s about to write the story of his life.As his imagination runs rampant, Ray must join forces with his own fictional character Max Nomax on a reality-bending race to stop the entire universe from imploding… without blowing his own mind in the process.

A TOWN CALLED DRAGON

Story: Judd Winick

Art/Cover: Geoff Shaw

September 24, 2014 / 56 PAGES / #3.99

On the surface it seems like your average all-American tourist trap, but this snow-covered town hides a burning secret. After centuries of lying buried within the depths of an icy mountain, the world’s last dragon egg finally hatches – endangering modern life as we know it. Now an unlikely group of dangerously unqualified, ordinary citizens must band together, battling the elements – and each other – to slay this menacing creature. An action-packed modern day myth, this 5-issue series is an original story written by Judd Winick (Batman, Green Lantern), featuring the art of exciting new talent Geoff Shaw.

THE TOWER CHRONICLES: DREADSTALKER #1

Story: Matt Wagner

Art/Cover: Simon Bisley

August 13, 2014 / 32 PAGES / $3.99

HE LIVES TO KILL THE DEAD.

The supernatural bounty hunter John Tower returns in this thrilling new monthly series from writer Matt Wagner (Mage, Grendel) and artist Simon Bisley (Lobo). After thwarting a demonic possession and tearing a mystic artifact away from the clutches of the Brotherhood of the Rose, Tower believes himself one step closer to his mysterious goals. But the next chapter of his journey leads him and his unofficial partner, FBI agent Alicia Hardwicke, to the frozen wilderness of Canada where they must face off against a nightmarish beast that has been feasting on the locals. Will Tower's mission prove successful, or is he leading Alicia to an icy tomb?

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