The War Machine
Publication Date: June 18, 2013
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Written by Dave Gibbons (superstar artist of The Watchmen, Marha Washington) tells the story of genetically enhanced super-soldier Friday. Artist Will Simpson provides the fully painted art.
Written by Dave Gibbons (superstar artist of The Watchmen, Marha Washington) writes the story of genetically enhanced super-soldier Friday. Artist Will Simpson provides the fully painted art. They are the best of the best. Alpha Company, first genetic infantry, have been created for war. Able to survive in the harshest environments, Friday and his brothers know how to obey orders. Fight hard. Die well. But as the sole survivor of a brutal massacre, Friday starts to question those who have made him this way, making an uncontrollable war machine the most dangerous creature in the galaxy! This is a work of passion from Gibbons, who retold the story of the character that first made him famous in comics, Rogue Trooper, in the way he had always wanted the story to be told.
Dave Gibbons is is unquestionably best known for his work on the award-winning classic Watchmen, however he is also a celebrated writer, penning The Originals for Vertigo. one of 2000 AD ’s most popular artists, having co-created Harlem Heroes and Rogue Trooper. He has also pencilled A.B.C. Warriors, Dan Dare, Judge Dredd, Mega-City One, Ro-Busters, Tharg the Mighty, Tharg’s Future Shocks. Will Simpson’s work beyond 2000 AD includes Aliens, Animal Man, Batman, Hellblazer, and his cocreated Vamps series at DC/Vertigo. For 200 AD he is the co-creator of Universal Soldier, and has also illustrated Judge Dredd, Future Shocks, Psi-Judge Anderson, Tyranny Rex and Witchworld.