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Preview: Scott Snyder & Jock's WYTCHES

Take a look at Scott Snyder and Jock's new series from Image.

WYTCHES #1

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STORY: SCOTT SNYDER

ART / COVER: JOCK

OCTOBER 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Across the globe, century after century, men and women were burned, drowned, hanged, tortured, imprisoned, persecuted, and murdered for witchcraft. None of them were witches. They died protecting a terrible and hidden truth: witches, real witches, are out there. They are ancient, elusive, and deadly creatures that are rarely seen and even more rarely survived. This October, superstar creators SCOTT SNYDER (SEVERED, Batman) and JOCK (SNAPSHOT, Batman) unveil WYTCHES, and introduce you to a world of unimaginable horror in a special EXTRA-SIZED FIRST ISSUE with 30 pages of story and no ads for just $2.99

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Here's a special stand alone preview. This is not from issue #1.

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Posted By Jonny_Anonymous

Why did that guy unbutton his sister's top?

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Posted By dagmar_merrill

This is Jock at his best.

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Posted By longbowhunter

Super psyched to read this.

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Posted By Cloudguy

I have no clue whats happening but I like the look of this lol.

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Posted By Tattacus

I'm interested. I'll probably pick up the first issue at least.

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Posted By WarDishy_

@jonny_anonymous: Something to do with what he was saying in that panel. She's fine, her breast didn't rot, she can have more kids, something like that.

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Edited By tparks

I'm not going to lie, I wasn't thrilled about this when I first heard. After reading the preview, I can honestly say I got chills while reading it. This looks intense.

Anyone notice the creature in the background in the mirror carrying the baby. Friggin creepy.

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Posted By RaggedScarecrow

Looks good, but I'll probably tradewait.

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Posted By The Stegman

Seriously, Image is hands down the best publisher right now, so many good writers and unique stories.

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Posted By Squares

So wait, are these feminazi witches (the kind of people who spell women with a y) or something?

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Posted By Astro_Zombie78

Looks very interesting. Might pick this one up.

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Edited By Jonny_Anonymous

Seriously, Image is hands down the best publisher right now, so many good writers and unique stories.

tru dat

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Posted By Veitha

Image Comics is slowly surpassing the two majors in terms of quality.

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Posted By RulerOfThisUniverse

This looks really interesting. I'll check it out.

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Edited By Veitha

oh and have you guys seen this other series?

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Posted By MadeinBangladesh

Looks a lot like Kirkman's OUTCAST. I'm ready for this!

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Posted By Nahuel

This is the first time a horror comic gives me the chill. That preview was intense! I knew this series would be good, but this surpassed my expectations. I really can't wait!

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Posted By scouts1998

Why did that guy unbutton his sister's top?

They are Lammisters

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Edited By CubicTurtle

Reeeeaaally looking forward to this! From the moment I saw the interview about this series, seeing that cover, this cover, the preview... Everything looks like something I'm just gonna love to bits! This is going to be awesome. And damn, the wytch in the preview looks creepy! And them making that guy betraying his aister is even worse!

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Posted By cobra88king8

Snyder's back at doing what he does best. Horror

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Posted By CaptainHoopla

After today's Thor news, I'll be dropping that, Black Widow, Captain Marvel, & Ms Marvel. More money for Image comics, this will be one of them.

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Posted By iaconpoint

@captainhoopla: What, the Angela stuff? Thor seems to be doing its own thing which will hopefully keep going.

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Posted By CaptainHoopla

@dagmar_merrill: honestly, I can usually shrug off just about anything that Marvel or DC do with characters no matter how ridiculous or irritating it may initially seem. This thing with Thor is really rubbing me the wrong way though. If it had just been a female taking up the hammer for whatever reason I'd be fine. But to change a character like Thor to a female for no other reason than a publicity stunt (why else would this have been announced on The View) to try to get more female readers is going too far for me. I've been enjoying and supporting their female character books, Black Widow being my favorite of them, but I'm now refusing to support any of them. Truthfully, I'm on the verge of dropping all the Marvel books I'm reading. My favorite books I read any month are usually Image books anyway.

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Posted By CaptainHoopla

@iaconpoint: I'm guessing you haven't seen today's news.

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Posted By dagmar_merrill

@captainhoopla: But.. Don't drop Deadpool!

Also.. I don't really read much image.. I've read Invincible ( I kinda sorta like it) and walking dead (Hated it) and Southern Bastards (Meh..)

So can you recommend one? (besides Spawn, he's already on my list of stuff to read)

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Posted By CaptainHoopla

@dagmar_merrill: Deadpool is one I hope to keep reading, but I will drop it if I ever see John Lucas' name show up in the solicits again after this arc.

Image books I like, Black Science, Lazarus, Velvet, Rat Queens, East of West, Saga, and Southern Bastards (that you mentioned). I'm getting the first Deadly Class trade tomorrow to get caught up on, the first issue of Outcast was pretty good and I'm looking forward to The Fade Out, this (Wytches) and hopefully some new announcements coming out of San Diego. I know I'm missing a few others too. Hard to recommend one because they cover a wide range of genres.

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Posted By iaconpoint

@captainhoopla: I have now. What a load of crap. That's the only marvelnow! book I read and stunts like this are why.

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Posted By Lone_Wolf_and_Cub

Snyder? Check. Jock? Check. Image Comics? Check. Horror? Check. I'm all in.

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Posted By Transformers1024

IMAGE COMICS FOR THE WIN!!! Seriously, these guys are easily surpassing Marvel and DC.

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Posted By nappystr8

Wow, that was pretty disturbing. Snyder's good at that though. I think it's really cool that they made a stand-alone free story to introduce people to the book. Creative marketing ideas like that are what will save the comics industry.

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Posted By Blizaga101

This first person perspective is so intense, when you see the cirtter through her fingers, its feels like your own eyes witnessing everything. Really different from what I usually read.

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Posted By JakeN7

Ah, the old Black Mirror team on their own creator-owned title. Comics don't get much better than this, folks.

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Edited By Linore

So what Im getting from the preview the brother let the wytches get his sisters child ? Im just guessing of course with what Im seeing

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Posted By Guardiandevil83

@linore: Yeah. He seems to be ill, possibly cancer, so he basically sold his nephew for a chance to live.