You had me at "6 Gun Gorilla"...

"First and foremost, 6 Gun Gorilla is a Western..." says writer Si Spurrier of the new genre-bending pulp revival comic he's working on with artist Jeff Stokely.  "There are a few things about it which make that description seem a bit unlikely: it's abstractly set in the future, the majority of the action occurs on another world, the central character has had groundbreaking surgery to turn him into a psychic TV-camera for the thrill-junkies watching back home and, yes, it prominently features a 500-pound gorilla with a pair of enormous guns. But, despite appearances, it oozes Western..."


"Blue is basically a suicidal. His whole life has fallen apart. But in this future world, a person without hope needn't waste their life: they can 'sell' themselves to an entertainment network, get fitted with some creepy psychic implants and get sent off to die in a variety of entertaining situations..."

a page from the first issue by Jeff Stokely

You got guns. I got guns. meet me at the corner store...


6 Gun Gorilla is set to debut in June via BOOM! Studios, so stay tuned for more about that. Click here to read Spurrier's interview with Ryan Ingram on CBR.


-samax.  

2 comments:

corance said...

I love that he has solar panels on his pancho. When in the desert, do what you must.

samax amen said...

word.

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