Preview: Elephantmen # 25

Published on March 30th, 2010

elephantmen25Do you enjoy great science fiction stories?  Then why are you not reading Richard Starkings’ ELEPHANTMEN? It is the best comic book that you have been missing out on.  Are you a fan of Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?( aka Blade Runner )for all you film fans or  Pierre Boulle’s  novel Planet of the Apes?  Then this is a book you NEED TO READ.

I am not going to tell you all about Elephantmen right now. But I am telling you that Elephantmen # 25 is a comic fan’s wet dream, as each page of the issue is drawn by a profoundly talented guest artist.

This will be on my pull list and look for more about Elephantmen very soon as well be taking a look at War Toys.Now let’s take a look at the press release  for Elephantmen #25.

A MAMMOTH SPECIAL ISSUE
Some of the industry’s best artists contribute to ELEPHANTMEN #25

Berkeley, CA – 30 March 2010 – Richard Starkings’ ELEPHANTMEN turns 25 (issues, that is) in style! Each page of the issue is drawn by a profoundly talented guest artist, representing some of the best talent
in comics.

The superstars contributing to ELEPHANTMEN #25 include (in order of appearance in the issue): Tim Sale (Batman: The Long Halloween), Moritat (Elephantmen, The Spirit), Gabriel Bautista (Popgun), Duncan
Rouleau (Metal Men, The Great Unknown), Sheldon Vella (Kill Audio, Supertron), Dave Gibbons (Watchmen, Marth Washington), Dougie Braithwaite (Justice), Gary Erskine (Dan Dare), Steve Buccellato (Battle of the Bands), Whilce Portacio (Spawn, Image United), Ian Churchill (Hulk), Shaky Kane (The Bulletproof Coffin), Raul Trevino (Final Incal), Boo Cook (Judge Anderson), Paul Grist (Jack Staff), Ladrönn (Final Incal), Marian Churchland (Beast), André Szymanowicz (Sushi Nachos), David Hine (The Bulletproof Coffin, Strange Embrace), Chris Burnham (Nixon’s Pals) and Aaron Kuder, Brandon Graham (King City), Dan McDaid (Jersey Gods), Tom Scioli (Godland), Pia Guerra (Y the Last Man), Axel Medellin (50 Girls 50), and Rob Steen (Flanimals).

ELEPHANTMEN #25: THE BIG PICTURE is told entirely in splash pages and chronicles the history of the Elephantmen from the point of view of one man, making it a great jumping-on point for new readers!

ELEPHANTMEN #25 (DEC090405), a 32-page full color comic book for $3.50, will be in stores on April 21, 2010.

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Simon ” long live MAPPO ” Daoudi
Simon@comicimpact.com