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Violent Messiahs (2000) comic books

  • Issue #1A
    Violent Messiahs (2000) 1A
    • Signed by writer Joshua Dysart and artist Tone Rodriguez with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    An Image Comic (W) Joshua Dysart (P) Tone Rodriguez (I) Mostafa Moussa (C) Travis Smith A mysterious door hides something old and alive. A hyper-violent vigilante prowls the streets. A serial killer leaves only a poem for a clue. A female cop tries desperately to understand how it all connects. Welcome to Rankor Island, a carnival of social ills. Lt. Cheri Major has been on the trail of the vigilante dubbed "Citizen Pain" by the press. For months she has hunted his shadow, now the time to set a trap has come. Tonight everything she believes will be proven false and her descent into hell will begin. All the while, across town, the enigmatic serial killer, Family Man strikes once more. Experience the neo-realism and existential mayhem of VIOLENT MESSIAHS. Retailer Note: Ships with a 50/50 alternate cover by Sam and Twitch/Kiss Psycho Circus Artist - Angel Medina. FC, 32pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Violent Messiahs (2000) 1B
    • Signed by writer Joshua Dysart and artist Tone Rodriguez with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    An Image Comic (W) Joshua Dysart (P) Tone Rodriguez (I) Mostafa Moussa (C) Travis Smith A mysterious door hides something old and alive. A hyper-violent vigilante prowls the streets. A serial killer leaves only a poem for a clue. A female cop tries desperately to understand how it all connects. Welcome to Rankor Island, a carnival of social ills. Lt. Cheri Major has been on the trail of the vigilante dubbed "Citizen Pain" by the press. For months she has hunted his shadow, now the time to set a trap has come. Tonight everything she believes will be proven false and her descent into hell will begin. All the while, across town, the enigmatic serial killer, Family Man strikes once more. Experience the neo-realism and existential mayhem of VIOLENT MESSIAHS. Retailer Note: Ships with a 50/50 alternate cover by Sam and Twitch/Kiss Psycho Circus Artist - Angel Medina. FC, 32pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1TOWER
    Violent Messiahs (2000) 1TOWER
    Published Jun 2000 by Image.

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    Tower Records Variant Cover.

  • Issue #2A
    Violent Messiahs (2000) 2A

    (W) Joshua Dysart (P) Tone Rodriguez (C) Travis Smith Cheri's night in hell isn't over yet.She has seen Citizen Pain. Like a demon in the flames, he trapped her and spoke to her. His voice was dark and sizzling, and it said that her life would never be the same, again. Cheri Major, some hero. She's plagued by nightmares, caught in politics and fending off the sexual advances of a smart-ass detective. For the first time in her life she feels as though she's lost control. That's too bad . . . because the VIOLENT MESSIAHS have only just begun to raise hell. FC, 32pgCover A: Rodriguez cover, but signed "Trav Smith; Pictures man sitting cross-legged Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2B
    Violent Messiahs (2000) 2B

    (W) Joshua Dysart (P) Tone Rodriguez (C) Travis Smith Cheri's night in hell isn't over yet.She has seen Citizen Pain. Like a demon in the flames, he trapped her and spoke to her. His voice was dark and sizzling, and it said that her life would never be the same, again. Cheri Major, some hero. She's plagued by nightmares, caught in politics and fending off the sexual advances of a smart-ass detective. For the first time in her life she feels as though she's lost control. That's too bad . . . because the VIOLENT MESSIAHS have only just begun to raise hell. FC, 32pg Cover B: Black figure standing amid flames. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3
    Violent Messiahs (2000) 3
  • Issue #4
    Violent Messiahs (2000) 4
  • Issue #5
    Violent Messiahs (2000) 5

    Flip-book w/ Violent Messiahs Sketchbook. (W) Joshua Dysart (P) Tone Rodriguez (C) Travis Smith In Cheri's desperate quest to capture Citizen Pain she has seen him burst through walls, take bullets and disappear into thin air. What manner of man could control such an indestructible monster? The frail ancient wheelchair bound Jubal? Hardly... prepare yourself, the KEEPERS of Pain have arrived. FC 32pp Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #6
    Violent Messiahs (2000) 6

    (W) Joshua Dysart (P) Tone Rodriguez (C) Travis Smith "Tonight The Door Opens"?Citizen Pain, the soldier puppet of a darkly laid conspiracy, has never committed an act of free will in his entire life. That's all about to change. Tonight his love for Cheri will give him the courage to breach the mysterious threshold at the center of the house, forcing a violent confrontation with the very men who command him. PLUS -- LOW TRIBE PREVIEW! An alien planet hosts three distinct primitive species, those who fly, those who build, and those who dig. Now a massive digger beast has been cast out from the belly of the Earth because of his friendship with a frail grounded child flyer. Together they will take an epic journey on the brutal surface and challenge the social order of their civilization. Survival rests in the very emotional bond that has ostracized them. Joshua Dysart (writer/co-creator of Violent Messiahs) and new comer Rick Morales give you a glimpse of a wholly original sequential art experience in their 5 page flip-book preview, LOW TRIBE. A New World awaits. FC, 32pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #7
    Violent Messiahs (2000) 7

    (W) Joshua Dysart (P) Tone Rodriguez (C) Travis Smith IN THE FINAL STRETCH! They told us, "An eight issue story arc is too long!"... Man were they wrong. Violent Messiahs has relied heavily on its serialized novel structure to steadily pull its readers from the realism of issue #1's gritty city streets to the sci-fi nightmare of issue #6. And with every step our readership has grown. Now, because it's about damn time, we begin our conclusion. Our players clash. Men rage against genetic destiny. Cheri and Houston struggle simply to stay sane. Everyone has a gun. Nuff' said. Issue #7, the beginning of the end. Cover Art by Travis Smith. FC, 32pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #8
    Violent Messiahs (2000) 8

    W) Joshua Dysart (P) Tone Rodriguez (C) Travis Smith Cover Art by Travis Smith CONCLUSION! We've toyed with you long enough! All roads lead to North End Mansion for our fiery finale. Love has given Citizen Pain the strength to rebel against the genetic program that controls him and those who have created him. It is in the midst of this monster's personal liberation that Cheri, Houston, Jeremiah, Jubal and the Keepers will collide. Violent Messiahs, the comic book that refuses to follow the rules, brings you the end of its first story arc, an ending that will have you wondering, "where can they possibly go from here?" You think this is just hype!? You must not know us very well. Buckle up, because we're going to make you love comic books all over again Cover price $2.95.