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Image Comics: ‘100 Bullets’ Creators Azzarello & Risso Reunite for ‘Moonshine’ (10/5)

Image Comics is pleased to reveal interior pages from MOONSHINE #1. This series launch marks the first new project from writer Brian Azzarello and artist Eduardo Risso—the New York Times bestselling and Eisner Award winning creative team behind 100 Bullets—and hits Wednesday, October 5th.

Set during Prohibition, and deep in the backwoods of Appalachia, MOONSHINE #1 tells the story of Lou Pirlo, a city-slick “torpedo” sent from New York City to negotiate a deal with the best moonshiner in West Virginia, one Hiram Holt. What Lou doesn’t figure on is that Holt is just as cunning and ruthless as any NYC crime boss. Because not only will Holt do anything to protect his illicit booze operation, he’ll stop at nothing to protect a much darker family secret…a bloody, supernatural secret that must never see the light of day… or better still, the light of the full moon.

MOONSHINE #1 Cover A by Risso (Diamond Code AUG160556) and Cover B by Frank Miller (Diamond Code AUG160557) will hit comic book stores on Wednesday, October 5th.

Select praise for MOONSHINE:

“As darkly beautiful and engrossing as you’d expect from Azzarello & Risso…with a kick as strong as the best corn liquor.” —Jason Aaron

“The silver bullet here is Risso’s elegant use of color. Already a master of black and white, he somehow makes his art even creepier and more unsettling.” —Cliff Chiang

“More addictive than forbidden booze.” —Fábio Moon

“Powerful drama and shocking horror are woven together into a great premise and an even better story. It’s a good time to be a comic book fan.” —All-Comic


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Jason Bennett
Jason Bennett is PopCultHQ's senior editor, a contributing writer, and comic book reviewer/reporter. He is a big lover of coffee, cats, cooking and comics (plus all things Green Lantern). He is a strong supporter of indie comics, creators, and publishers and Chris Hardwick is his spirit animal (we don't know how to respond to that). Follow Jason on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @TahoeJBennett
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