Preview: The Midas Flesh #1 by North, Lamb, and Paroline

Preview of The Midas Flesh #1 (BOOM!)

The Midas Flesh #1

Here’s a preview of The Midas Flesh #1 by writer Ryan North and artists Braden Lamb and Shelli Paroline, courtesy of BOOM! Studios – on sale December 18th, 2013.


The Midas Flesh #1

Writer(s): Ryan North
Artist(s): Braden Lamb, Shelli Paroline

Diamond Code: SEP131006

WHY WE LOVE IT: We have been having so much fun with writer Ryan North (Dinosaur Comics, To Be Or Not To Be: That Is The Adventure) on ADVENTURE TIME that we couldn’t resist the opportunity to publish a new original idea of his. And it is original.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: We’ve all heard of The Midas touch. You know, the Greek Mythology about the man who did a number on himself by wishing for everything he touched to turn to gold? Who better to turn that tale on its head with a heavy dose of sci-fi than Ryan North? Also, did we mention the Utahraptor?

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Fatima and her space crew have decided to return to Earth—a planet completely sectioned off, abandoned, and covered in gold—to find out exactly what happened to this once thriving planet and see if they can use that knowledge against the evil empire that’s tracking them down. As luck would have it, they just landed the most powerful weapon in the universe: some ancient dead guy’s body.

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