Peek at The Truth: Red White & Black
admit that the controversy over this book has me somewhat
mystified. From the moment the project was announced, the
storyline made perfect sense to me. Better still, The Truth
features the work of Kyle Baker, one of my favorites since
his days on ultra-weird Shadow series from DC.
you've been under a rock and wonder what exactly this is,
The Truth is a mini-series relating the story of the super-soldier
experiments before Steve Rogers, when the army used black
soldiers for their trials.
an added bonus from Marvel, the preview pages here are not
from the book getting released next week, but from the second
issue. Bill explains why below.
a look at this artwork and see (if I may plug DC even more)
why Baker is a perfect choice to do Plastic Man. There's a
cartoony realism to his work that fits both drama and comedy.
The Truth, of course, is likely to lean heavily on the former.
a side note, this is officially the last piece of hype from
the desk of Bill Rosemann, who left Marvel this afternoon.
We'll be hearing from him soon, no doubt, with hopefully himself
From Bill Rosemann:
When one story gets magazines like Entertainment Weekly,
USA Today and Spin -- as well as newspapers such as The New
York Daily News, The Boston Globe and The Philadelphia Daily
News -- talking, you know it's big. And when the story they're
talking about is a comic book... well, that's just cool for
the entire industry.
Now, TRUTH: RED, WHITE & BLACK -- the most buzzed-about
ORIGIN -- is finally headed to a comics shop near you. Yes,
you've read interviews with writer Robert Morales, artist
Kyle Baker and editor Axel Alonso... but are you ready for
what they will reveal? Make no mistake, the six-issue series
may shock you, but as Comic Shop News said, "TRUTH's
socio-politics may be controversial, but the story is nevertheless
And just to show you that the creative process is humming
along, here's four interior pages from the second issue, now
available for order until November28th.
Brace yourself... the TRUTH is coming on November 20th!
Your Man @ Marvel,
Marketing Communications Manager