Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art
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We reported a while back
that Death's Head II would be making his return to the comics world as of 2014. As the February solicits for Marvel comics went up
with the first issue of the new series, artist Nick Roche has tweeted
a couple of his own work in progress for the big bad bot bounty hunter - in both his incarnations! Check out the solicit for Revolutionary War: Death's Head II
#1, the cover artwork by Mark Brooks and the art teasers by Roche below.
REVOLUTIONARY WAR: DEATH’S HEAD II #1
ANDY LANNING & ALAN COWSILL (W) • NICK ROCHE (A)
Cover by MARK BROOKS
Variant Cover by Sharp
Part 4 of “Revolutionary War”
• The long-awaited return of DEATH’S HEAD -- one of the biggest hits of the original Marvel UK!
• Death’s Head! Death’s Head II! On an adventure together for the first time EVER!
• What threat could be grave enough to bring these two heroes together from across time? How about the villainous Mys-Tech organization resurfacing with an army?!
32 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T+ …$3.99
Credit(s): Nick Roche, IGN
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Re: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art (1529920)
Posted by triKlops
on November 15th, 2013 @ 10:21am CST
Nice, really looking forward to seeing how this develops.
Hopefully this means we are slightly closer to getting a toy of DHead sometime soon.
Re: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art (1529933)
Posted by UltraPrimal
on November 15th, 2013 @ 11:15am CST
I know right! We've had GI Joe vs Transformers crossovers as SDCC exclusives. Why can't we get a couple Marvel vs Transformers exclusives? Death's Head, Circuit Breaker, ...those other characters nobody remembers. Maybe do something fun like repaint Metroplex as a Sentinel for the Transformers side of things.
Re: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art (1531076)
Posted by synapse
on November 21st, 2013 @ 3:51am CST
A cover by Mark Brooks is always a good thing
Congratulations, Nick. I'm sure you'll have a great time drawing DH.
Now bring on that action figure, Hasbro!
Re: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art (1542956)
Posted by Va'al
on January 18th, 2014 @ 11:17am CST
A while back we saw Nick Roche's concept sketches
for Death's Head and Death's Head II. Now, thanks to Comic Books Resources
, we get a full-size pre-lettering preview of the upcoming Marvel Now! first issue focusing on the second iteration of the giant robot bounty hunter! Check out the images below.
[quote]Part 4 of 'Revolutionary War' o The long-awaited return of DEATH'S HEAD -- one of the biggest hits of the original Marvel UK! o Death's Head! Death's Head II! On an adventure together for the first time EVER! o What threat could be grave enough to bring these two heroes together from across time? How about the villainous Mys-Tech organization resurfacing with an army?![/quote]
Re: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art (1548343)
Posted by Va'al
on February 6th, 2014 @ 10:57am CST
Continuing in the lead-up to next week's release of Marvel's Revolutionary War: Death's Head II
, artist Nick Roche
has been tweeting some sketches from the upcoming issue, which will feature both incarnations of the robot bounty hunter! Check them out below and click on the following links for signing launch events with Roche: here
for the UK and here
for Ireland, yes?
Re: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art (1548358)
Posted by NemesisMonkeySupreme
on February 6th, 2014 @ 11:34am CST
Not a fan of Death's Head II, but always good to see (the real) Death's Head AND Nick Roche's work.
Re: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art (1548390)
Posted by Banjo-Tron
on February 6th, 2014 @ 1:12pm CST
Niiice, beautiful work on Death's head there. Like Senior's work turned up to 11!
Re: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art (1550477)
Posted by Va'al
on February 14th, 2014 @ 4:26am CST
We've seen sketches, teases and pre-lettering previews
for the new Death's Head II one-shot part of Marvel's Revolutionary War. As of this week, the issue has been released, both in print and digitally - so head out to your local comic shop or to ComiXology
to get your copy of the Andy Lanning (Transformers: Heart of Darkness
) and Nick Roche (Last Stand of the Wreckers, Death of Optimus Prime
) take on the robot bounty hunter, and check out a preview below (also courtesy of ComiXology)!
Re: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art (1550533)
Posted by JazZeke
on February 14th, 2014 @ 11:49am CST
I thought it was a pretty underwhelming issue. I guess it was silly of me to expect a one-shot story featuring everyone's favorite obscure character; turns out this issue is part of the buildup to the Big Summer Event. It's basically just an excuse to get the two incarnations of Death's Head to fight, which is a fun enough concept. But it's a rather light read without much substance.
Re: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art (1551241)
Posted by Burn
on February 16th, 2014 @ 5:34am CST
Sadly, it's been the highlight of the whole "Revolutionary War" thing, which up to this point, has been incredibly disappointing.
But hey, at least the get an reference in for "giant robots"