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Dark Horse Launches Action Line
By Brian Jacks


Dark Horse has announced Rocket Comics, an new action-adventure line for summer 2003. Rocket Comics will feature high-energy adventure stories that focus on strong characters who exist in extreme situations, but who at their core are just like the people reading their stories.

The initial Rocket Comics offerings will consist of six ongoing titles with the first two arriving in July, Lone and Go Boy 7. Lone, written by Stuart Moore with art by Jerome Opena, is a Mad Max-style western starring Lone, a mysterious gunman with a secret past. Go Boy 7, written by Tom Peyer with art by Jon Sommariva, stars Jonny Zero, a young boy whose life was saved with an injection of robotic nanoplasm turning him into a human action machine.

Next up in August, Syn and Hell make their debut. Syn, written by Keith Giffen with art by Greg Titus, is set in the future on a planet inhabited by machines and features a robot bounty hunter on the run. Hell, written by Brian Augustyn with art by Skottie Young, features a young boy who ends up on a bizarre island inhabited by strange creatures and government experiments gone awry.

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In September Galactic and Crush debut. Galactic, written by Jim Krueger with art by Sanford Greene, features a boy pulled out of his reality to become part of an interplanetary police force. Crush, written by Jason Hall with art by Sunny Lee, tells the tale of young Elizabeth Crush an ordinary girl who undergoes an extraordinary and unexpected transformation on her eighteenth birthday.

"I'm really excited about the debut of Rocket Comics," commented line editor Dave Land. "The talent involved in these titles is amazing and I can't wait for the fan's reaction. These stories are just too cool!"

Rocket Comics is scheduled to launch mid-2003. Additional details will be posted on Rocketcomics.net as they become available.


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