AWA Teases Garth Ennis’ Time Journey Caper Comedy

AWA Studios imprint Upshot Studios has released a new preview of Garth Ennis‘ new collection Marjorie Finnegan, Temporal Felony. The collection is a gleeful time travel heist comedy with artwork by Goran Sudzuka and hues by Miroslav Mrva.

“Marjorie Finnegan #1” include artwork, AWA Studios, Upshot Studios

“Time is on her aspect.”

She’s Marjorie Finnegan. She’s a temporal prison. What additional do you want to know? 

Oh, all correct then: all Marj wishes to do is race up and down the time-lanes, thieving every single shiny-gleamy-pretty-sparkly she can lay her fingers on. But her larcenous trail from the Significant Bang to the Ninety-fifth Reich has drawn the beady eye of the Temporal PD, whose number a person Deputy Marshall is now challenging on our heroine’s tail– and getting matters extremely individually. Worse however, Marj’s worthless creep of an ex and his even scummier husband or wife have seen an angle of their possess in all this and now intend to use her time-tech to change record for their have gain. Marj’s only ally? A man identified as Tim. And he is just a head.

I indicate, come on, what use is just a head…?”

Marjorie Finnegan: AWA Teases Garth Ennis' Time Travel Caper Comedy
Web page from “Marjorie Finnegan #1” AWA Studios, Upshot Studios

Time journey evokes limitless prospects for all sorts of fun, and if there is certainly 1 point Marj likes- it is really entertaining,” reported Garth Ennis. “This is my possess spin on the time travel tale, with a twist or two that transpired although I was pondering about the conundrums that temporal mischief can encourage. It really is obtained Marj herself, a enjoyable-lovin’ gal who ought to be fine as very long as she does not gradual down extended enough to observe the chaos she’s producing, a villain so evil he appears like Satan, another a single who begun building hassle again in the womb, a dude who’s just a head, and dinosaurs. Actually, it can be difficult to go mistaken with dinosaurs. Primarily sensible ones. But just in scenario, let us toss in a time cop with a malfunctioning intercourse toy as well…”

Marjorie Finnegan: AWA Teases Garth Ennis' Time Travel Caper Comedy
Website page from “Marjorie Finnegan #1” AWA Studios, Upshot Studios

Upshot’s Axel Alonso stated, “Every single several several years, Garth [Ennis] generates a sport-changing story that locates the pulse of well-liked tradition and slices it open: “Preacher, his reinvention of The Punisher, “The Boys.”  “Marjorie Finnegan” is his up coming masterpiece, a difficult-charging, sci-fi romp, featuring a lovably flawed protagonist, beautifully recognized with co-creators Goran Sudzuka and Miroslav Mrva.

Marjorie Finnegan: AWA Teases Garth Ennis' Time Travel Caper Comedy
Website page from “Marjorie Finnegan #1” AWA Studios, Upshot Studios

 “Prior to this ebook, I worked with Garth on A Walk By Hell in which all the people have been very subdued, though in this article they’re about the best and extremely often fairly mad,” artist Suzuka mentioned. “Well, the complete book is. So my method was very distinctive, much too. I slided to a much more cartoonish design and style to depict the rollercoaster of emotions our people are going by. But I kept a little bit of realism because there is time-traveling, and we have a assortment of scenes, from historical Egypt to 23rd century New York, so I wished to make them as plausible as achievable. There are some deep psychological difficulties concerning our key characters, and I guess that stands out most in this book, so this is the place I tried using my very best to convey it to everyday living and make the viewers come to feel them. 

Marjorie Finnegan: AWA Teases Garth Ennis' Time Travel Caper Comedy
Website page from “Marjorie Finnegan #1” AWA Studios, Upshot Studios

I am immensely psyched to be working with Garth all over again, particularly because it is really taking place beneath the umbrella of a publisher these kinds of as AWA, who is bringing a significantly-desired fresh new tactic to the American comics. Axel Alonso was the extremely initial contact I experienced with American editors additional than twenty yrs in the past, and now we finally got to function jointly directly. Everybody at AWA have been (and
continue to are) unbelievably supportive through this hard period in which we are executing this ebook, and it started off suitable off when they greenlighted my suggestion to deliver on Miroslav Mrva as colorist to our ebook. I worked with him on quite a few publications ahead of, and I was sure he is the perfect match to my new solution. Compared with my earlier function, the webpages I’m doing now are substantially additional straight line artwork, with not significantly blacks, so his part of the work is much more critical than at any time, and he raised up to the challenge.” 

Colorist Miroslav Mrva chimed in, “A funny and quite dynamic tale like this just one has a complete variety of moods that I am trying to seize in color. And that presents me the prospect to try out diverse methods and have fun far too. I hope visitors will get the exact same thrill whilst examining as I have when coloring it.” 

Marjorie Finnegan: AWA Teases Garth Ennis' Time Travel Caper Comedy
“Marjorie Finnegan #1” Mike Deodato, Jr. variant protect, AWA Studios, Upshot Studios

Majorie Finnegan #1 is out on May possibly 5st 2021. It also has a variant address by Mike Deodato, Jr.

About Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh is a filmmaker, screenwriter and novelist who just likes to writer. He wrote radio performs for the BBC Radio, “JLA: Age of Wonder” for DC Comics, “Blackshirt” for Moonstone Guides, and “La Muse” for Massive Head Push. Most lately, he wrote “Her Nightly Embrace”, “Her Lovely Monster” and “Her Fugitive Heart”, a trilogy of novels showcasing a British-Indian private eye revealed by Atria Books, a division Simon & Schuster.


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