Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art

Transformers News: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art

Friday, November 15th, 2013 7:52AM CST

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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


Transformers News: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art

Transformers News: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art

Transformers News: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art
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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"
Re: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art (1875426)
Posted by Va'al on April 19th, 2017 @ 5:13am CDT
The solicitations for the Marvel books out in July 2017 have been released, which means an old friend of the Transformers has been spotted once more in the cosmic pages of another title. Last we heard of the freelance peace-keeper was in Revolutionary War, at the hands of Nick Roche. This time, it's Saladin Ahmed and Chris Ward's Black Bolt #3! Check out the description below, and a couple of images, yes?

[quote]BLACK BOLT #3
SALADIN AHMED (W) • CHRISTIAN WARD (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY BILL SIENKIEWICZ
PRISON BREAK!
• The prisoners revolt! But are Black Bolt and his unlikely allies simply pawns in a bigger game?
• Plus: Death’s Head! Is he there to help…or hunt?
• And who — or what — is the warden of this strange place? Whatever it is, the Jailer knows only penance and fear. And soon, so will the Silent King!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99[/quote]



Re: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art (1875428)
Posted by Burn on April 19th, 2017 @ 5:35am CDT
Huzzah! More Deaths Head finally!
Re: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art (1875433)
Posted by Carnivius_Prime on April 19th, 2017 @ 6:08am CDT
Nah, not enough for me to want to purchase a Marvel comic again. Now if it was a full on Death's Head series focussing solely on him and build up his own universe with none of the marvel superhero crossover stuff I may be tempted. Even more so if it was by Furman and Senior. I can dream.
Re: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art (1875446)
Posted by Yeti on April 19th, 2017 @ 6:54am CDT
Death's Head has appeared multiple times since Revolutionary War. He had a great run in X-men '92 last year, appeared in Nova #3 a couple of months ago and appears in Guardians of the Galaxy: Dream On which is out today. He's definitely getting more exposure, possibly due to an upcoming solo series which was hinted at by Marvel in 2015 though this may have been canned since it's been a while.
Re: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art (1875448)
Posted by Randomhero on April 19th, 2017 @ 6:55am CDT
Carnivius_Prime wrote:Nah, not enough for me to want to purchase a Marvel comic again. Now if it was a full on Death's Head series focussing solely on him and build up his own universe with none of the marvel superhero crossover stuff I may be tempted. Even more so if it was by Furman and Senior. I can dream.



I haven't picked up a marvel or DC book in over two years. Just too much crap. I did get nick riches issue he did that starred Deaths Head a few years ago and that was pretty good.
Re: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art (1875451)
Posted by DeathReviews on April 19th, 2017 @ 7:02am CDT
What the....? That doesn't look like my head at all!
Re: Marvel Death's Head II Solicit, Nick Roche Concept Art (1875591)
Posted by partholon on April 19th, 2017 @ 2:43pm CDT
i love that take on DH's original look.

havent bought a marvel book in an age though. its bleeding mental just how quickly you can fall out of that universe. i've been collecting since the 70s FFS and im completely lost as to how to collect the xmen anymore, let alone know WTF is going on in the book. god help a newbie trying to get into the scene

though like others if marvel got furman/senior to do a series i'd be TOTALLY there.

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