A New Line Coming
Heavy Metal Entertainment, home of the world’s most beloved horror, sci-fi and fantasy magazine as well a host of stand-alone comic titles and podcasts, has partnered with award-winning editor and New York Times Bestselling author Denton J. Tipton for a new line of creator-owned comics. The imprint, Magma Comix, will provide readers with original and sophisticated genre fiction by empowering a diverse array of artists with the means and creative freedom to tell bold stories that benefit both the creators and the world…
Magma Comix will launch in spring 2021, and titles include:
● Amber Blake: Operation Dragonfly by Jade Lagardère and Butch Guice
● The Modern Frankenstein by Paul Cornell and Emma Vieceli
● Chasing the Dragon by Tipton and menton3
About the series:
AMBER BLAKE: OPERATION DRAGONFLY
Action and intrigue abound in this modern sci-fi thriller from supermodel/writer Jade Lagardère and legendary comics artist Butch Guice ( Captain America ) that shines a light on the dark corner of international human trafficking, with the help of color artist Dan Brown ( Black Widow )and letterer Gil Lazcano ( They Called Us Enemy ).
Abandoned by her mother at the age of 5, Amber Blake was only a child when she was recruited to the Cleverland Institute, a school for gifted children, where she was promised a bright future. But predators hide in the school’s administration and, on the verge of exposing them, Amber finds herself fleeing for her life from the very man who took her in. Now a top
recruit of a covert agency dead-set on ending human slavery in all its forms, she’s going to destroy everyone who’s ever hurt the people she loves.
Each issue of the first series sold out and were rushed into second printings, and this new graphic novel sees Amber take on a dangerous mission to Singapore, where the stakes have never been higher!
Graphic novel on sale 3/31/21
THE MODERN FRANKENSTEIN
Discover the next thing in horror from award-winning writer of television and comics Paul Cornell ( Doctor Who, Saucer State, Wolverine ) and acclaimed artist Emma Vieceli ( Doctor Who, Life is Strange ), along with color artist Pippa Bowland and letterer Simon Bowland .
Elizabeth Kleve is a brilliant young medical student, attracted to the waspish, charismatic surgeon James Frankenstein. He wants to further medical science… by all means necessary. So how far is Elizabeth prepared to go? A twisted horror/romance that walks a fine line between attraction and fear.
The first of five issues on sale 4/28/21
CHASING THE DRAGON
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. Graphic artist Gil Lazcano ( They Called Us Enemy) will provide lettering and design.
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.
The first of five issues on sale 2/24/21