Fans of THE SHADE have already been treated to art by the likes of such fan-favorite artists as Cully Hamner, Darwyn Cooke, Javier Pulido and Jill Thompson. Tomorrow, artist Frazer Irving joins this roster with THE SHADE #9 for a 3-issue arc.
Last week, you heard rumors coming out of KAPOW! Comic Con that a DC Comics character would be gay when reintroduced to readers in DC COMICS-THE NEW 52. We compiled some coverage of the speculation about that character’s identity for you and asked that you share your best guesses in the comments section on our website.
The second of three standalone “Times Past” issues in this 12-part maxiseries, THE SHADE #8 travels back in time to turn-of-the-century France. And collaborating with writer James Robinson on this special issue is fan-favorite SANDMAN artist Jill Thompson.
Following the suicides of his acolytes, The Inquisitor’s plan to unleash hell on Earth is one step closer to being executed. Together, the Shade, La Sangre and Montpellier must stop him before the lives of the twenty-five innocent people he’s captured are lost. And when The Inquisitor reveals the truth about his enigmatic identity, the trio will need to find one last puzzle piece to defeat him.
Earlier today, we showed you Dale Keown’s variant cover for GREEN LANTERN #8. This afternoon, we’ve got another exclusive variant cover for you to take a gander at. Below, check out the variant cover for THE SHADE #7 by the issue’s artist, Javier Pulido.
In the last issue of THE SHADE, a dark spell was cast across Barcelona. With the return of The Inquisitor, 25 innocent citizens of the city found themselves held hostage. And the only way to save their lives is to exchange them for the life of Shade’s protégé, vampire La Sangre.