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Violent Messiahs Lamenting Pain (2002) comic books

  • Issue #1A
    Violent Messiahs Lamenting Pain (2002) 1A

    (W) Joshua Dysart (P) Tone Rodriguez (I)Digital Chameleon Cover A by Tone Rodriguez. FC 32pp $2.95 Four issue finite series In stores the week of September 25th. The Concept Rankor Island, a carnival of social ills, a tilt-a-whirl of manic violence, vigilante justice and police-corruption . . . the end harvest of civilization. Through this madness staggers Lieutenant Cheri Major (a criminal profiler, who specializes in apprehending vigilantes) and Detective Earnest Houston (a perpetual screw-up). Two cops unwittingly on the verge of discovering the unseen forces that imprison us all. Violent Messiahs, a sci-fi mystery love story about criminal politics, man's search for individuality, and the nature of violence. This Issue Citizen Pain has disappeared from Rankor Island. In his wake the urban spiral of decay accelerates. Riots erupt, unemployment skyrockets, police meet civil unrest with panicked violent force, the streets are paved in broken glass. Into this asphalt jungle comes a new broken soul. A murderer who carves the word "scalpel" into her victims. Now Cheri Major is called in to bring this neoteric killer down before the whole island becomes a battlefield. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Violent Messiahs Lamenting Pain (2002) 1B

    (W) Joshua Dysart (P) Tone Rodriguez (I)Digital Chameleon. Cover B by Michael Turner. FC 32pp $2.95 Four issue finite series In stores the week of September 25th. The Concept Rankor Island, a carnival of social ills, a tilt-a-whirl of manic violence, vigilante justice and police-corruption . . . the end harvest of civilization. Through this madness staggers Lieutenant Cheri Major (a criminal profiler, who specializes in apprehending vigilantes) and Detective Earnest Houston (a perpetual screw-up). Two cops unwittingly on the verge of discovering the unseen forces that imprison us all. Violent Messiahs, a sci-fi mystery love story about criminal politics, man's search for individuality, and the nature of violence. This Issue Citizen Pain has disappeared from Rankor Island. In his wake the urban spiral of decay accelerates. Riots erupt, unemployment skyrockets, police meet civil unrest with panicked violent force, the streets are paved in broken glass. Into this asphalt jungle comes a new broken soul. A murderer who carves the word "scalpel" into her victims. Now Cheri Major is called in to bring this neoteric killer down before the whole island becomes a battlefield. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2A
    Violent Messiahs Lamenting Pain (2002) 2A

    Cover A under issue number. (W) Joshua Dysart (A) Tone Rodriguez FC 32pp $2.95 Bimonthly, four issue finite series. Cover A by Tone Rodriguez. In stores the week of November 27th. The Concept Rankor Island is a carnival of social ills, a tilt-a-whirl of manic violence, vigilante justice and police-corruption . . . the end harvest of civilization. Through this madness staggers Lieutenant Cheri Major and Detective Earnest Houston, two cops unwittingly on the verge of discovering the unseen forces that imprison us all. VIOLENT MESSIAHS is a sci-fi mystery, love story, about criminal politics, man's search for individuality, and the nature of violence. This Issue Thrown too soon into a new investigation an unstable Lieutenant Cheri Major is led into Scalpel's dimly lit world of control and submission. Never more alone than now, our protagonist hangs bound in the dark, Scalpel's prisoner. Here Cheri will learn that she and the mysterious killer have something in common, an obsession with the now legendary vigilante Citizen Pain. Fetish, isolation, mystery... Violent Messiahs. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2B
    Violent Messiahs Lamenting Pain (2002) 2B

    (W) Joshua Dysart (A) Tone Rodriguez FC 32pp $2.95 Bimonthly, four issue finite series. Cover B by Christian Gossett. In stores the week of November 27th. The Concept Rankor Island is a carnival of social ills, a tilt-a-whirl of manic violence, vigilante justice and police-corruption . . . the end harvest of civilization. Through this madness staggers Lieutenant Cheri Major and Detective Earnest Houston, two cops unwittingly on the verge of discovering the unseen forces that imprison us all. VIOLENT MESSIAHS is a sci-fi mystery, love story, about criminal politics, man's search for individuality, and the nature of violence. This Issue Thrown too soon into a new investigation an unstable Lieutenant Cheri Major is led into Scalpel's dimly lit world of control and submission. Never more alone than now, our protagonist hangs bound in the dark, Scalpel's prisoner. Here Cheri will learn that she and the mysterious killer have something in common, an obsession with the now legendary vigilante Citizen Pain. Fetish, isolation, mystery... Violent Messiahs. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2S
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    Sketch cover edition features blank white cover with title logo only. The intent of this cover is to make space available for the artist to do a sketch. Thus covers may be blank or feature an original sketch. All such sketches are different and vary depending on what the artist drew for a given customer. NOTE: Copies offered here are blank edition and DO NOT have a sketch.

  • Issue #3A
    Violent Messiahs Lamenting Pain (2002) 3A

    (W) Joshua Dysart (A) Tone Rodriguez (I) Digital Chameleon Cover) Tone Rodriguez In stores the week of January 29th. The Concept: Rankor Island is a carnival of social ills, a tilt-a-whirl of manic violence, vigilante justice and police-corruption . . . the end harvest of civilization. Through this madness staggers Lieutenant Cheri Major and Detective Earnest Houston, two cops unwittingly on the verge of discovering the unseen forces that imprison us all. VIOLENT MESSIAHS is a sci-fi mystery, love story, about criminal politics, man's search for individuality, and the nature of violence. This Issue: "Hard winter on Rankor Island"?Riots erupt across Rankor Island, simultaneously a hyper-violent vigilante slinks through its icy streets leaving corpses in her wake. Now Cheri's investigation into the killings has led her deep into the pith of the Island's S& M culture. Here the question begs, will Cheri find the killer, or just her own nature? Before it's all over, blood stained snow will be the city's silvery gown. Fetish, isolation, mystery... Violent Messiahs. FC 32pp $2.95 Bi-monthly four-issue finite series Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3S
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    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    Sketch cover edition features blank white cover with title logo only. The intent of this cover is to make space available for the artist to do a sketch. Thus covers may be blank or feature an original sketch. All such sketches are different and vary depending on what the artist drew for a given customer. NOTE: Copies offered here are blank edition and DO NOT have a sketch. (W) Joshua Dysart (A) Tone Rodriguez (I) Digital Chameleon Cover) Tone Rodriguez In stores the week of January 29th. The Concept: Rankor Island is a carnival of social ills, a tilt-a-whirl of manic violence, vigilante justice and police-corruption . . . the end harvest of civilization. Through this madness staggers Lieutenant Cheri Major and Detective Earnest Houston, two cops unwittingly on the verge of discovering the unseen forces that imprison us all. VIOLENT MESSIAHS is a sci-fi mystery, love story, about criminal politics, man's search for individuality, and the nature of violence. This Issue: "Hard winter on Rankor Island"?Riots erupt across Rankor Island, simultaneously a hyper-violent vigilante slinks through its icy streets leaving corpses in her wake. Now Cheri's investigation into the killings has led her deep into the pith of the Island's S& M culture. Here the question begs, will Cheri find the killer, or just her own nature? Before it's all over, blood stained snow will be the city's silvery gown. Fetish, isolation, mystery... Violent Messiahs. FC32pp$2.95Bi-monthly four-issue finite series

  • Issue #4A
    Violent Messiahs Lamenting Pain (2002) 4A

    (W) Joshua Dysart (A) Tone Rodriguez (I) Digital Chameleon Cover A - Tone Rodriguez Cover B - Bill O'Neil FC 32pp $2.95 Bi-monthly four-issue finite series In stores the week of March 26th. Retailers: See order form for incentive program. The Concept: Rankor Island is a carnival of social ills, a tilt-a-whirl of manic violence, vigilante justice and police-corruption . . . the end harvest of civilization. Through this madness staggers Lieutenant Cheri Major and Detective Earnest Houston, two cops unwittingly on the verge of discovering the unseen forces that imprison us all. VIOLENT MESSIAHS is a sci-fi mystery, love story, about criminal politics, man's search for individuality, and the nature of violence. This Issue: The streets of Rankor Island erupt in riots and the murderer who carves the word "scalpel" into her victims remains at large. Cheri has received a nightmarish visit from the "Family". Her sanity shaken, she runs to the very person she's investigating, the dominatrix Ling Kawaguchi. Cheri is taken in... and strapped down. Will Cheri find, through bondage, the inner strength needed to survive the violent culmination of Scalpel's secret? Fetish, isolation, mystery... Violent Messiahs. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4B
    Violent Messiahs Lamenting Pain (2002) 4B

    (W) Joshua Dysart (A) Tone Rodriguez (I) Digital Chameleon Cover A - Tone Rodriguez Cover B - Bill O'Neil FC 32pp $2.95 Bi-monthly four-issue finite series In stores the week of March 26th. Retailers: See order form for incentive program. The Concept: Rankor Island is a carnival of social ills, a tilt-a-whirl of manic violence, vigilante justice and police-corruption . . . the end harvest of civilization. Through this madness staggers Lieutenant Cheri Major and Detective Earnest Houston, two cops unwittingly on the verge of discovering the unseen forces that imprison us all. VIOLENT MESSIAHS is a sci-fi mystery, love story, about criminal politics, man's search for individuality, and the nature of violence. This Issue: The streets of Rankor Island erupt in riots and the murderer who carves the word "scalpel" into her victims remains at large. Cheri has received a nightmarish visit from the "Family". Her sanity shaken, she runs to the very person she's investigating, the dominatrix Ling Kawaguchi. Cheri is taken in... and strapped down. Will Cheri find, through bondage, the inner strength needed to survive the violent culmination of Scalpel's secret? Fetish, isolation, mystery... Violent Messiahs. Cover price $2.95.