October 21st, 2008 | Work
Chip Z just pointed me at the following solicits text from Marvel:
Written by WARREN ELLIS
Painted by CLIFF & TERESE NIELSEN, TERESE NIELSEN & CHRIS MOELLER
Cover by CLIFF & TERESE NIELSEN
LOGO VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE!
Marvel’s favorite pessimist looks through his darkest glass yet into a world where "marvel" is just another word for "horror." Nuclear warfare, internment camps, government oppression, drug addiction, degradation, suicide…and those are just the ones we have words for. Have the men and women we know as heroes made the situation better or worse? Here’s a hint: In the Ruins, radiation only kills. Collecting RUINS #1-2.
80 PGS./One-Shot/Parental Advisory …$4.99
For release in January 2009.
I feel compelled to point out that RUINS was a comedy.
Some people got very upset about this book on its original release in the mid-Nineties. I’ll never forget the mail from a particularly angry man telling me that the book was so sickening and wrong that he threw it in his kitchen bin — and then felt that it had in fact tainted his entire house, and had to fish it out and return it to the store in order to feel clean again.