Antarctic Press April 2020 Solicitations

Cat Shit One TPB Vol. 1 (Softcover TPB, b&w, 96 pgs., $12.99)
Story/Art: Motofumi Kobayashi
The first several chapters of Motofumi Kobayashi’s renowned war manga, filled with painstaking detail, are now collected at full comic size for the first time ever!  In this semi-fictionalized rendition of the Vietnam War, Sergeants Perky, Rats and Botasky comprise the special forces unit named Cat Shit One, risking their lives daily in recon patrol, jungle ambushes, tactical assaults, rescue operations and more.  These soldiers may look soft, but their combat tales hit hard!

Cat Shit One Vol. 2 #1 (of 3) (monthly series, b&w, 32 pgs., $3.99 U.S.)
Story/Art: Motofumi Kobayashi
The ever-changing, always dangerous assignments of Sergeants Perky, Rats and Botasky, a.k.a. the special forces unit Cat Shit One, continue, this time with the trio out to destroy a bridge on the Ho Chi Minh Trail.  The combatants may look fuzzy, but their stories are all too gritty!

Crimson Scorpion #2 (of 3) (miniseries, full color, 24 pgs., $3.99 U.S.)
Story: David Furr
Art: Joseph Olesco
Driven by rage and vengeance, the Emperor Scorpion has carved a bloody path across the globe in search of one man: Professor Samuel Kocian, aka, the Crimson Scorpion. Now they are face-to-face, but the professor is no hero. He’s a bookworm and an academic oddly gifted with strange abilities he doesn’t fully understand.  In contrast, the Emperor Scorpion is a battle-hardened veteran who has taken naturally to his newfound powers.  What chance does the Crimson Scorpion have against him?

Gold Digger #276 (monthly series, full color, 32 pgs., $3.99 U.S.)
Story/Art: Fred Perry
Sit down and join in on the comic book equivalent of the biggest, best RPG you could ever play!  Pro-tier adventurer Gina Diggers (archeologist, super-scientist, uber-nerd), her adopted sister Britanny (last of Earth’s full-blooded were-cheetahs), their clone-fusion sister Brianna (gun nut, up-and-coming Druid), and their friends and family explore all over the world, other worlds, and other dimensions, encountering the weird, wonderful and dangerous at every turn!

Gold Digger #1 Antarctic Press 35 Anniversary Special (one-shot, 64 pgs., b&w/full color, $9.99 U.S.)
Story/Art: Various
IN COLOR FOR THE FIRST TIME!
This year marks Antarctic Press’s 35 anniversary, and we can’t think of a better way to kick off the celebration than with a very special look at our longest continuously running title!  Ever since the first serialized story in 1991, Fred Perry’s Gold Digger has continued to capture imaginations and delight readers.  Now we cast a nostalgic eye on the very first regular-series issue—in its original black and white and the NEW FULL-COLOR VERSION!  Enjoy this trip to yesteryear along with a sneak peek at GD in 2020 and beyond!

The Illum Vol. 1 TPB  (softcover TPB, 64 pgs., $14.99 U.S.)
Story: Todd Monaghan
Art: Jim Webb
As our world crumbles around us, an Illumination is happening in the most unlikely of places, in spite of the powerful forces that are trying to prevent it.  One age will end and another will begin when an Avatar, a spirit incarnate, is born into the world.
Plagued by worsening nightmares of murders in Central Park, Joe O’Connor seeks the help of his psychic spiritualist girlfriend.  With her help, he discovers that not only are the crimes real, he is being framed for them.  With the help of a street shaman, Joe confronts the leader of the cult behind the crimes to save his girlfriend and unborn son.

Offworld: Sci-Fi Double Feature #3 (monthly series, 32 pgs. $3.99 U.S.)
Story: C.J. Hudson, M.L.S. Weech
Art: Igor Wolski, Collin Fogel
MATURE READERS
In “Interstellar Dust” by C.J. Hudson and Igor Wolski, as Cael and Javan adjust to prison life, they soon realize no one escapes the chow hall unscathed! Meanwhile, the Engineer makes a startling discovery that will have lasting ramifications for everyone aboard the prison ship Afterglow!  In “Hazel” by M.L.S. Weech and  Collin Fogel, what should be a return home for Hazel becomes a nightmare.

Shanna the Firehair #1 (one-shot, full color, 40 pgs., $4.99 U.S.)
Story/Art: Ben Dunn
Cover: Kelsey Shannon
In the hidden underground world of Evana, a young girl, separated from her true family, has been adopted by natives and grown up among them as Shanna the Firehair.  But while she is used to the jungle’s dangers, Shanna now finds herself faced with the unfamiliar and possibly fatal arrival of mysterious aliens, one of whom possesses her adoptive father!

Shanna the Firehair #1 Red Foil Variant (one-shot, full color, 32 pgs., $9.99 U.S.)
Story/Art: Ben Dunn
Cover: Kelsey Shannon
Our scorchng heroine’s more on fire than ever with this red-hot red foil variant!  Don’t get burned by missing out on ordering your copy of this limited edition! 

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