It's capitalism run amuck as Image Comics stirs up interest in even more new comics.
Source: Press Release
In an unprecedented financial attack, Berkeley-based publisher Image Comics teased two new books this week, threatening to take an additional six dollars a month from the already difficult budget of Outhouse reporter Jude Terror starting in August, when the books will hit stores.
"This is outrageous," said Terror when learning of the new series. "Image knows that that they've generated such positive buzz from all the new books they've launched over the past year that most people will try a new Image series sight unseen. How am I supposed to afford this?"
Terror called the pending launch of the two new books "economic terrorism" and called on the United States government to level sanctions on the publisher before they wreak more havoc on the world economy by producing comics that people want to read. "I shouldn't even post these teaser images," Terror insisted. "I know I'm only hurting the American people by showing them these."
Unfortunately, his duty as a comic journalist forced his hand, and Terror pasted the images below, reasoning that "maybe it won't be so bad when we're all slaves in Image's ink and paper mines, located under the mountains of Kentucky, working sixteen hours a day while a shirtless, leather-clad Robert Kirkman brutally whips us to make sure we're not slacking off. I mean, if it results in another book as good as Sex Criminals, it'll be well worth it."
Terror warned that more teasers could be coming throughout the week and recommended that concerned readers start saving now in order to better absorb the costs of all the new books.
Here's the images:
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About the Author - Jude Terror
Jude Terror is the Webmaster Supreme of The Outhouse and a sarcastic ace reporter dedicated to delivering irreverent comics and entertainment news to The Outhouse's dozens of loyal readers. Driven by a quest for vengeance, Jude Terror taught himself to program and joined The Outhouse. He instantly began working toward his goal of forcing the internet comics community to take itself less seriously and failing miserably. A certified trash eater ruining the pristine field of comics journalism with his sarcasm and goofiness, Jude Terror is secretly friendly and congenial, so if you've got a complaint, why not just bring it up to him instead of subtweeting like a jackass, jackass? You can find him on Twitter or try your luck with an email, but keep in mind that he is notoriously unreliable and may not get back to you right away. Unless you want to send him free stuff, in which case he'll get back to you immediately.
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