Image Comics has provided CBR News with an exclusive preview of “Fell” #9 by Warren Ellis and Ben Templesmith, on sale this week — January 16, 2008 — in finer comics stores everywhere. When you’re done checking out this exclusive preview, be sure to stop by CBR’s Image Comics forum to discuss “Fell” with fellow readers.
story WARREN ELLIS, art & cover BEN TEMPLESMITH
24 PAGES, FC, $1.99
There are reasons why hostage negotiators get special training. They need to create calm, bond with their targets, and appear credibly understanding and empathetic. In the crumbling city of Snowtown, the closest thing they have to a hostage negotiator is detective Richard Fell, who has a dozen psychology books and a history of shooting people who annoy him. And, in Snowtown, hostage-takers aren’t doing it for personal gain. They’re only doing it for hate.