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VS, VOL. 1 delivers a canny vision of the future of warfare, entertainment

VS, VOL. 1 delivers a canny vision of the future of warfare, entertainment

Posted on June 11, 2018 by Briah Skelly


Collects issues #1-5

Powerhouse creative team—writer Iván Brandon, artist Esad Ribić, painter Nic Klein, and designer Tom Muller—will release VS, VOL. 1 this August. 

In VS, war has become a spectator sport. Privately funded armies of superstar soldiers march into battle for fame, profit, and the glory of their sponsor nations. And when a new generation of soldiers arrives, top gladiator Satta Flynn discovers just how fleeting the limelight can be. 

VS combines spectacular action and darkly humorous satire as it explores humanity’s desire for fame—and penchant for self-destruction. 

VS, VOL. 1 (ISBN: 978-1-5343-0693-6, Diamond code: MAY180088) will be available in comics shops on Wednesday, August 8th and bookstores on Tuesday, August 14th. It can be preordered via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Indiebound, and Indigo

Select praise for VS: 

“A smart mix of Ribić’s gorgeous art and outright pulp that’s a lot of fun.” —Uproxx

“VS is great, a Robocop-esque satire where actual warfare becomes a game.”
—The Oregonian

“Each page of this comic looks like the cover of a classic science fiction pulp, grabbing you outright by way of its bold artwork.” —Nerdist

“A mix of epic action and biting satire...full of sweeping carnage and deep introspection about violence and fame.” —Paste Magazine

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