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SDCC ’11 | T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents returns in November

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents by Frank Quitely

Here’s some great news from San Diego Comic-Con — T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents are returning in November with a new six-issue series by writer Nick Spencer, artist Wes Craig and “special guest artists” like DC’s first run did. Flashpoint artist Andy Kubert will provide the covers.

“It’s the little book that could! Nothing seems to stop this thing,” Nick Spencer told The Source. “I’m very grateful to DC for allowing us to continue telling this story that everyone involved has become so passionate about. This is really what we’ve been building towards since the very first issue– everything comes to a head here, and the twists and turns only get crazier as we delve deeper into it. To get to see this story through is enormously fulfilling from a creative perspective, and I’m excited and hopeful that with the collected edition on its way and the first arc already available digitally, we’ll have an opportunity to introduce a legion of new readers to these fantastic characters and the rich history of T.H.U.N.D.E.R.”

“We were thrilled with the response the first volume of T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents got, so we wanted to do a new #1 so people who’ve been curious about the title would have a clean place to jump on board,” series editor Wil Moss said. “Nick Spencer has a crazy level of passion for this title, and he’s come up with a truly great story for this miniseries — underground warlords, deaths, rebirths, betrayals — trust me, you won’t want to miss it! And to have the incredibly versatile and talented Wes Craig on board as the main interior artist, with Andy freakin’ Kubert on board for covers? Not to mention the surprise guest artists who’ll be contributing to #2-5? You’ve no doubt already reworked your comics budget so you can pick up all 52 new books we’re launching in September — what’s one more?”

The first issue comes out Nov. 16, the same day as the trade paperback collection of the first T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents run.

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9 Comments

Good. Me happy.

I’d rather have Xombie

I’d rather your face!

It’s Xombi. This is AMAZING news by the way.

tough doody, mr pants

Brandon Morgan

July 22, 2011 at 7:50 am

This news is very exciting. I got in with issue #3 and have thoroughly enjoyed the ride. It’s also been fun tracking down the older issues as well.

This is great news. The last issue wasn’t too good but I decided to stick with it awhile back and I’m glad it’s returning. I’ll probably wait to get the trade on the next series though.

That said, it’s a shame that Cafu won’t be returning too on this.

GOOOD this book is the best thing going at dc they are lucky to have Nick Spincer I didn’t know they knew good writing a dc I thought it was all Jeff Johns brain dead style story telling that sold at DC!

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