SATELLITE SAM Draws More Readers into its Orbit
Posted on December 19, 2013 by Kat Salazar
Volume one of the noir mystery fans can’t get enough of is now $9.99
The first volume of SATELLITE SAM by Matt Fraction (SEX CRIMINALS, Hawkeye) and Howard Chaykin (BLACK KISS, American Flagg!) is now only $9.99.
Set in the 1950s during the golden age of television, SATELLITE SAM, is steeped in traditional noir and punctuated by sex, violence, and intrigue. When the star of a hit TV series turns up dead, his son must sober up and piece together a chain of dirty secrets to uncover why.
Praise for SATELLITE SAM:
“The strength of the writer's storyline deserves kudos both for its intrigue and period setting, but also for its ability to bring out the absolute best of one of the industry's most talented and innovative artists.” —Jim Johnson, Comic Book Resources
“Like a serialized TV fan, I'm hooked and want to see the next episode of Satellite Sam.” —Jen ‘Miss J’ Aprahamian, Comic Vine
“Satellite Sam #1 offers the best of both creators; a strong family story told through images that excite, that tease and that have so much energy in them that you can't help but get excited to see what's going to happen on each new page.” —Scott Cederlund, Newsarama
“Satellite Sam #1 is ironic, irreverent, and impeccably engineered.” —Sam LeBas, Multiversity Comics
“Satellite Sam #1 is a killer opening. Sexy, vulgar and completely entertaining.”—Iann Robinson, Crave Online
“Fraction and Chaykin imbue this mystery with sex and violence—neither of which is displayed graphically, but sometimes, what you don't see is more powerful than what you do.” —Melissa Gray, IGN
Set in the 1950s during the golden age of television, SATELLITE SAM, is steeped in traditional noir and punctuated by sex, violence, and intrigue.
Image Comics is pleased to announce that SATELLITE SAM, VOL. 1 TP will be available on 1/15 for $9.99, and is available for pre-order with Diamond Code: NOV130453.
More of Satellite Sam
Satellite Sam #11
February 11, 2015
Act three of SATELLITE SAM starts here with a bang—is someone at the LeMonde Network a killer? What happened to the girl who knows all the secrets? Will the dark secret that threatens the whole show come out in the gossip columns? The fabulous fifties were never so filthy.
Satellite Sam #10
September 17, 2014
The second arc of SATELLITE SAM comes to its thundering conclusion: everybody’s secrets get a little bit of daylight and all hell is set to break loose in front of, and behind, the cameras. Who killed Satellite Sam and why? What happened to Michael White during the war? And who can he trust to help him set things right?
Satellite Sam #8
May 7, 2014
SEX! DEATH! LIVE TV! Michael and Kara make a major breakthrough in their unofficial investigation into the death of the man that played "Satellite Sam" as everyone’s kinks and obsessions go into overdrive—and scandal threatens to tear the show and the network apart.
Satellite Sam #7
March 26, 2014
SEX! DEATH! LIVE TV!
As the show’s writer finds himself ensnared in a blackmail scheme, the girl behind the scenes stumbles onto the late Carlyle White’s biggest secret of all—which can't help his son Michael from descending even further into a world of cheap sex and celebrity.
Satellite Sam #6
February 26, 2014
VOLUME TWO of SATELLITE SAM starts HERE: The son of the slain star of SATELLITE SAM steps into his father’s shoes in more ways than one while falling into bed with any woman that’ll have him. One of the stars of the show with a dubious past finds herself in the media spotlight—and trouble with the law. All while a sex and blackmail scandal threatens to envelop the show and the nascent LeMonde Television Network—unless someone stands up and saves the day.
SEX! DEATH! LIVE TV! Brought to you by MATT FRACTION (SEX CRIMINALS, Hawkeye) and HOWARD CHAYKIN (BLACK KISS, CENTURY WEST).
Satellite Sam #5
December 11, 2013
The plot sickens as Michael and Kara descend into some dark, DARK places together all in the name of discovering the truth behind Carlyle White's death. The only truth they're going to find is that some hungers never go away. Meanwhile, Guy finds himself between a rock and a hard place as his secret threatens to sneak out. It's sex, death, and live TV the way YOU demanded it from this summer's dark noir smash.
Satellite Sam #4
October 23, 2013
Tiny details of the late Carlyle White's life start to come into focus the longer his son stays sober and asks questions. The network struggles to survive its war against three radio-era behemoths and the FCC. Truth comes out, clothes come off, and Mike finds out just how far down he can go.
Satellite Sam #3
September 4, 2013
Mike reaches out to the only woman he recognizes in his dead father's collection of personal girlie snaps, and not only does she have stories about the old man would curl your hair, but she sees a method to the old man's madness. What if there's a picture of his killer somewhere in the room where he died?
Satellite Sam #2
August 7, 2013
SEX ? DEATH ? LIVE TV!NEW YORK CITY, 1951: Mike buries his father and Ginsburg buries the lede making his sales pitch. Will TV be an East Coast or West Coast medium? And in a pile of filthy photographs Mike finds one image that is really and truly shocking.