Now it's time for you latecomers who missed the now sold out and out-of-print early issues of this wild and wooly homage to Jack Kirby's cosmic capers of the sixties, seventies and eighties to jump on the bandwagon and get all caught up so you can plunge in for the next batch. Pittsburgh artist -- and Copacetic neighbor -- Tom Scioli has mastered the late-Kirby style, and not just the superficial stylings; he understands what's going on underneath as well, and uses his comprehension of the underlying mechanics of Kirby's vision to be able to rebuild it from the ground up to say something new (an ability perhaps best demonstrated in his self-published Myth of 8-Opus series, all issues of which are available here at Copacetic >plug, plug<). Joe Casey, the seasoned scripter of Gødland, sprinkles the dialogue with plenty of wit and keeps the plot one twist ahead.
Joe Casey and Ben Marra team up here to graft a highly idiosyncratic reading of The Gospels onto the Paul Gulacy-era Master of Kung Fu. Get ready for non-stop martial arts action accompanying mind -altering theological twists, all in the service of forging a comics book sprituality that links the mind, body and soul in this 60 page, full color, hard cover graphic novella from Image Comics.
Joe Casey and Ben Marra employ a highly idiosyncratic reading of The Gospels to answer the question, "What If the 1970s Marvel Comics series, Master of Kung-Fu featured Jesus instead of Shang-Chi, but was still drawn by Paul Gulacy?" Get ready for non-stop martial arts action accompanying mind-altering theological twists, all in the service of forging a comic book spirituality that links the mind, body and soul in this 60 page, full color, hard cover graphic novella from Image Comics.
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