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What do you get when you combine all the best-loved pop culture genres of the 1970s: apes, monsters, Kung Fu, sword-and-sorcery, and cosmic adventure? You get BRONZE AGE BOOGIE, an intense, character-based action-fest with plenty of style!

You get BRONZE AGE BOOGIE, an intense, character-based action-fest with plenty of style! Young barbarian princess Brita Constantina finds herself battling a Martian invasion—in both 1975 AD and BC—alongside a time-tossed crew. Featuring Jackson Li, Master of Martial Arts; Lynda Darrk, street warrior; the timeless being called GODD; and many more, including Doc Lunar, Sniffer Ape, and Go-Go Golem. Join the party, baby!

Stuart Moore is a writer, a book editor, and an award-winning comics editor. His recent comics writing includes Deadpool the Duck (Marvel), Batman: Noir Alley (DC/Turner Classic Movies), and EGOs (Image). Recent novels include three volumes of The Zodiac Legacy, a Disney series created and cowritten by Stan Lee, and Thanos: Death Sentence (Marvel).

 Other comics work includes Wolverine Noir and Namor: The First Mutant (Marvel); Supergirl/Jesse Quick: The Fastest Women Alive and Firestorm (DC Comics); assorted Star Trek and Transformers projects; and the original science-fiction graphic novels EarthlightPARAShadrach Stone, and Mandala. Prose writing includes the novel version of Marvel’s Civil War and John Carter: The Movie Novelization.


 Stuart has also served as freelance editor of Marvel Comics’ prose novel line. In the past, he has been a book editor at St. Martin’s Press and editor of the Virgin Comics / SciFi Channel and Marvel Knights comics imprints. At DC Comics, he was a founding editor of the acclaimed Vertigo imprint, where he won both the Will Eisner award for Best Editor and the Don Thompson Award for Favorite Editor.

Alberto Ponticelli developed a passion for illustration at a young age and pursued his dream of being a comic book artist through a self-publishing collaborative, Shok Studios, in his native Italy. His work was quickly recognized and reprinted by Dark Horse, launching his career in American comics. Since, Ponticelli has done work for Marvel, DC, Image and IDW as well as his award-winning graphic novel Blatta for Leopoldo Bloom Editore.

Guilia Brusco has lent her talent as a color artist to numerous titles throughout the U.S. and European marketplace including Vertigo’s Scalped and the Marvel’s Punisher MAX storyline introducing the infamous Barracuda.

Superheroes may be the most popular type of comic story, but the joy of the format is that it can mix and match genres in a unique way. That is on full display in this fun new series.

– Entertainment Weekly

Prepare to discover BRONZE AGE BOOGIE. The series combines the best-selling comic genres of the 1970s — beyond superheroes — into one wild adventure as monsters, kung fu, fantasy, cosmic adventure and of course apes collide when a barbarian princess faces a martian invasion in 1975 AD. But don’t expect the creative team of Stuart Moore, Alberto Ponticelli and Giulia Brusco to go for the easy way-back jokes with this series.


– Hollywood Reporter

A wacky genre mash-up that starts with a bang, throwing readers into a massive ancient conflict while steadily injecting strange new elements into the plot…. The sense of scale Ponticelli brings to the battle is very impressive, and he packs the spread with detail that Brusco matches in her vibrant, textured coloring.

– AV Club

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