Manhattan needs all the help it can get. In June it gets a new protector in Thomas Alsop, a new limited series from BOOM! Studios.
From the press release:
May 23, 2014 – Los Angeles, CA – What would you do if you had the magical ability and responsibility to protect the island of Manhattan from supernatural forces of evil? Well, if you’re Thomas Alsop, you get a reality television show and make some money off of it, that’s what! This June, BOOM! Studios is pleased to announce the debut of THOMAS ALSOP, a new limited series from writer Chris Miskiewicz and artist Palle Schmidt, featuring a thoroughly modern warlock who fights demons as the current “Hand of the Island,” a title that’s been passed down through generations of occult warriors. Fans of John Constantine and Dr. Strange will love this new take on the magic-wielding hero who battles demons on the streets… and in his own mind.
“Thomas Alsop is kind of a dicey guy,” said BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon. “He’s a lovable rogue with the weight of his family—his family tree even—on his shoulders. Chris and Palle have created a complex character and a frenetic world that’s bursting with magic, history, mayhem, shenanigans, familial burdens, personal demons, real demons, boozy nights, and a deeply rooted mythology that it’s all grounded in. This series is crackling with the energy of new creators unleashing their talents; I can’t wait for readers to meet Chris, Palle…and THOMAS ALSOP. ”
THOMAS ALSOP #1 arrives in comic shops on June 18th with a cover price of $3.99 under Diamond order code APR140970. The issue ships with a main cover by Palle Schmidt and an incentive cover available in a limited quantity from Dean Haspiel (The Fox). Not sure where to find your nearest comic retailer? Use comicshoplocator.com to find one! It’s also available for order directly from boom-studios.com.