Riccardo Burchielli made his debut in the world of comics in 2003 on the monthly series John Doe. During this time he also worked on short stories for Skorpyo and Lanciostory, two of the most important comics magazines in Italy. His big breakthrough in American comics came in 2005 illustrating and designing the critically acclaimed series DMZ, an intense modern-day war story, written by Brian Wood.
BATMAN ETERNAL VOL. 1In the wake of FOREVER EVIL, the world looks at heroes in a different light, creating tension between Batman and his allies and the Gotham City Police Department. When a gang war breaks out and new villains arise, it’s up to the Dark Knight, Batgirl, and others to turn the tide as best as they can – but will the GCPD be a help or a hindrance? Plus, a fan-favorite character makes her long-awaited DC Comics – The New 52 debut: Stephanie Brown! Don’t miss these stories from BATMAN ETERNAL #1-20!
AMERICAN VAMPIRE #27
"The Nocturnes" concludes here! Calvin Poole is a haunted man with a secret, but it's nothing compared to the secret he uncovers in a small Southern town. Plus, a major character steps back onto the stage!
"M.I.A." part 3 of 4! In his trek through the urban wastelands, Matty runs into some old friends: The Delgado Nation. The campaign was a long time ago, and now Parco's a war criminal with a price on his head. So what can Matty possibly offer them in exchange for his life?
Part 2 of the 5-part "Friendly Fire." After hearing the young Grunts' version of the infamous Day 204 Massacre, Matty Roth interviews his commanding officer, who gives a much more "sanitized" version of the day's events. Meanwhile, a military tribunal plans to release the charges on all those involved with the massacre, throwing the DMZ into chaos.
DIAL H VOL. 1: INTO YOU
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AMERICAN VAMPIRE VOL. 4
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The conclusion of "M.I.A." sees Matty arriving at the 59th Street Bridge and into the control of the U.S. military who could conceivably charge Matty with war crimes. Oddly, Matty seems okay with that. In a pivotal moment that helps define the series, the fog of war is lifted and the truth behind Parco Delgado is made clear.
"Hearts and Minds" part 1 of 5. Following the tumultuous events of the past year, Matty Roth is redefining his role in the DMZ. No longer content to be merely a citizen journalist or a mouthpiece for Parco Delgado's struggling city government, he now rolls with his own private security force and self-defined mandate to heal the city. Is this the start of a brand-new day via the barrel of an gun – or will this "Rise of Matty" end with the fall of just another petty warlord?