Image Comics: MAYDAY from Alex de Campi, Tony Parker & Blond Coming This May

COLD WAR ESPIONAGE THRILLER MAYDAY HITS PAPERBACK THIS MAY
Collecting issues #1-5

Critically-acclaimed writer Alex de Campi (NO MERCY, Grindhouse), artist Tony Parker (This Damned Band), and colorist Blond (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?) will, appropriately, release a trade paperback collection of their blood-soaked thriller MAYDAY this May.

MAYDAY TPB

Writer: Alex De Campi
Artist: Tony Parker
Colorist: Blond
Cover Artist: Tony Parker

Item Code: MAR170811
Available: May 24, 2017
SRP: $14.99

April 1971. The CIA is handed the espionage coup of the decade when a KGB general defects with a list of all Soviet intelligence assets in Asia. Including spies within the US Army in Vietnam. All Jack Hudson has to do is get the defector and his microfilm from Hong Kong to California…and keep Palm Springs’ overzealous FBI office from turning everything into a freakshow.

All Codename: Felix has to do is kill the defector and get the microfilm back to the USSR, by any means possible. Easy, right? Now throw in a beautiful woman, a fast car, and a whole lot of drugs. The bloody new thriller from ALEX DE CAMPI (NO MERCY, Grindhouse, Archie vs. Predator), TONY PARKER (This Damned Band) and BLOND!

Collects MAYDAY #1-5

MAYDAY TP (ISBN: 978-1-5343-0157-3, Diamond code: MAR170811) hits comic book stores Wednesday, May 24th and bookstores Tuesday, May 30th. The final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, April 24th.

MAYDAY TP is available for preorder now via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indiebound, and Indigo.

MAYDAY #1 – pg.1
MAYDAY #2 – pg.1

Select praise for MAYDAY:

“MAYDAY is one hell of a fun read.”
—Big Comic Page

“Sure to rock readers’ socks off. The art and use of period music sets it apart, giving it a film-like flair reminiscent of movies such as Drive and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World.”
—ComicsVerse

“MAYDAY provides readers with a window into an era that still informs politics and diplomacy to this very day. The opening salvo is a beautifully crafted introduction to the period: subversive, paranoid, and surreal.”

MAYDAY #1 – pg.2
MAYDAY #2 – pg.2

—Jason Wilkins, Broken Frontier

“What makes MAYDAY stand out from the pack of 20th century period pieces, not only in comics but in contemporary fiction in general, is that the creative team is able to construct a dark and foreboding reconstruction of the recent past through the intricacies of the medium itself: composition, color choices, and even the curated soundtrack—instead of resorting to the cheap tricks of gratuitous and exploitative violence.”
—Comicosity

“Beautiful and barmy, this book is a pretty full-on leap into a very strange section of recent history.”
—Multiversity Comics


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