Image Comics: Jim Mahfood Returns To Publisher With GRRL SCOUTS: MAGIC SOCKS

MAHFOOD RETURNS TO
CREATOR-OWNED COMICS WITH NEW
GRRL SCOUTS: MAGIC SOCKS

Image Comics is pleased to announce Jim Mahfood (Tank Girl, Clerks) has come home to creator-owned comics for the first time in years with the glorious return of GRRL SCOUTS, set to hit shelves this May.

“Working on Grrl Scouts: Magic Socks has been an absolute blast for me, the most fun I’ve had doing comics, without a doubt! The freedom that comes as a creator working with Image Comics can’t be matched anywhere else,” said Mahfood. “The end result is, we the creators get to go completely buck wild, have fun, and express ourselves in the purest way possible. And that fun is evident on the printed page. I hope readers will be willing to go on this bizarre and eye-poppin’ adventure with me. This is just the beginning of what I plan to do with the Grrl Scouts comic book universe…”

Cover A by Mahfood
Cover B by Young

GRRL SCOUTS: MAGIC SOCKS #1

Writer:
Jim Mahfood

Artist:
Jim Mahfood

Cover Artists:
Jim Mahfood (Cover A)
Skottie Young (Cover B)

In GRRL SCOUTS: MAGIC SOCKS, readers join Gwen, Daphne, and Rita as they reunite for a pulse-pounding psychedelic adventure through the streets of Freak City. This first issue is stuffed to the gills with an action-packed story, bonus art, soundtrack, sketchbook, and a behind-the-scenes commentary. Plus, a variant cover by the one and only Skottie Young (I HATE FAIRYLAND, Fortunately, The Milk). Pure fun! Pure flavor!

GRRL SCOUTS: MAGIC SOCKS #1 Cover A by Mahfood (Diamond Code MAR170683)
and Cover B by Young (Diamond Code MAR170684) hit stores on Wednesday, May 17th.
The final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, April 24th.

Select praise for GRRL SCOUTS: “I still remember when the first issue of Grrl Scouts hit. It made me crazy how good it was. The fun of Tank Girl dipped in hash oil and rolled in a classic 007 film. Put on some Bad Brains or Pharcyde and enjoy the great fun.”
Rick Remender 

“Jim Mahfood’s work is expressive and intense and crazy and irreverent and fierce and sexy and I love it to death.”
Bill Sienkiewicz 

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Be sure to follow Jim Mahfood online!

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Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline, Skybound and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.

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