This Saturday’s Image Comics panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego was expected to carry a slate of new project announcements for the creator-owned powerhouse. And while CBR News reports live from the event, we’re also happy to share a first look at two titles debuting at the show from longtime Image writer Joe Casey.
“Superhero comics have always sort of brushed against the concept of sexuality,” the writer said after revealing that he’s behind the “Image Comics Wants You to Buy Sex” teasers. “It’s time we just embraced it.” The ongoing is simply called “Sex,” which is “not a joke title,” but is “probably not what you’re expecting.” The series is illustrated by Piotr Kowalski.
Another Casey series, “Bounce,” will be drawn by David Messina. The lone image released from the comic features the main character out of costume, but Casey promised “the costume is great.” Noting that some fans “wondered what illicit substances I was taking” when he was writing “Godland,” Casey said, “you’ll have no idea what I’m on with this.