LETTER 44 #1-35 (Charles Soule / Alberto Albuquerque)

Lors du Emerald City Comicon, le futur scénariste de la série Swamp Thing, Charles Soule, et le dessinateur Alberto Albuquerque (Skullkickers) ont annoncé la parution en octobre 2013 du comics de science-fiction Letter 44 chez l’éditeur Oni Press.

Lorsqu’il apprend la découverte d’une mystérieuse base spatiale dans une ceinture d’astéroïde en lisant la lettre du président sortant, le nouveau chef d’état Stephen Blades décide d’envoyer la mission The Clarke pour enquêter sur l’affaire.
Un petit pas pour l’Homme…

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Le site de l’éditeur: onipress.com
Le blog du dessinateur: ajaalbertojimenezalburquerque.blogspot.fr

Le site Comicsalliance a reçu un paquet spécial de la part de l’éditeur Oni Press. En plus d’une pré-visuel de Letter 44, il contient la Lettre classifiée du Président Blades à l’équipe du Clarke, le badgeet une affichette de la série et… Une crème glacée pour astronaute:

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[quote]Letter 44 #1
Story by Charles Soule
Art by Alberto Jimenez Albuquerque
Cover by Alberto Jimenez Albuquerque
Publisher Oni Press
Cover Price: $1.00
Release Date Wed, October 16th, 2013
There’s something up there. As newly elected President Stephen Blades reads the letter left for him in the Oval Office by his predecessor, he learns this stunning secret: seven years earlier, NASA discovered an alien construction project in the asteroid belt. A crew of heroic astronauts was sent to investigate, and they’re nearing the conclusion of their epic journey. Don’t miss the first chapter in this thrilling tale of real-world space travel, intrigue, and secret histories![/quote]

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[quote]44 #5
Written by: Alberto Alburquerque.
Art by: Alberto Alburquerque
Cover by: Alberto Alburquerque.
Description: An expedition to explore an alien artifact turns into a desperate fight for survival; and President Blades orders a special forces team to take down the most unlikely target imaginable.
Pages: 32.
Price: $3.99.
In stores: Feb. 12. [/quote]

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[quote]Letter 44 #6
Story by Charles Soule
Art by Alberto Jimenez Albuquerque
Colors by Dan Jackson
Letters by Shawn DePasquale
Cover by Alberto Jimenez Albuquerque
Publisher Oni Press
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date Wed, April 23rd, 2014
The first arc of Letter 44 comes to a close: new life arrives in deep space, the crew of the Clarke learn important truths about the reason the aliens have come to our solar system, and President Blades teaches his enemies what it truly means to go up against the President of the United States.[/quote]

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[quote]LETTER 44 #8
Written by: Charles Soule.
Art by: Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque.
Cover by: Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque.
Description: Six months into the presidency, President Blades has deployed sci-fi superweapons to end wars in the Middle East, opening him to attacks from all sides, including a Congressman once romantically linked with the First Lady. Meanwhile, in space, as construction on the alien Chandelier is finally completed, the crew of the Clarke will truly understand what they’re facing.
Pages: 32.
Price: $3.99.
In stores: July 23. [/quote]

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Je pense que je vais me commander le premier TPB. Je n’avais pas prévu de le faire, mais les critiques sont vraiment bonnes et m’ont intrigué. Il y a des lecteurs de la série ici ?

[quote]LETTER 44 #9
Written by: Charles Soule.
Art by: Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque.
Cover by: Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque.
Description: Isobel Blades, First Lady, pays a visit to Congressman Chris Higgins, a former love interest rumored to be plotting Stephen’s impeachment. In the asteroid belt, the purpose of the Chandelier becomes clear, as it powers up for the first time. Earth’s solar system will never be the same.
Pages: 32.
Price: $3.99.
In stores: August 27. [/quote]

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[quote]Letter 44 #10
Story by Charles Soule
Art by Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque, Dan Jackson
Cover by Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque
Publisher Oni Press
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date Wed, September 24th, 2014
The Clarke is under attack from alien craft sent by the Chandelier! Two of the crew are trapped in a breached - and now sealed - lab, and must employ desperate measures to survive. On earth, the superweapons deployed by Blades to end America’s involvement in foreign wars do the opposite as a cycle of deadly escalation begins.[/quote]

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[quote]Letter 44 #13

STORY BY
Charles Soule
ART BY
Alberto Alburquerque
COLORS BY
Dan Jackson
LETTERS BY
Crank!
COVER BY
Alberto Alburquerque
PUBLISHER
Oni Press
COVER PRICE:
$3.99
RELEASE DATE
Wed, December 24th, 2014

President Blades reveals the truth about Project Monolith to the world, hoping to end a global war before it starts. In space, most of the crew of the Clarke has been taken captive by unknown forces. A desperate gambit is attempted to retrieve them, and we get our first look at the alien visitors.

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[quote]Letter 44 #14
Story by Charles Soule
Art by Drew Moss, Dan Jackson
Cover by Drew Moss, Dan Jackson
Publisher Oni Press
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date Feb 18th, 2015
MATURE READERS
Special one-shot issue illustrated by Terrible Lizard’s Drew Moss! When Project Monolith was first coming together, Colonel Overholt was the top choice for the Clarke’s military leader. But he brings with him Sergeant Willett, a smart-mouthed engineer too curious for his own good. Willett’s inability to follow orders may land him – along with Overholt – in hot water, but he can’t shake the feeling that Project Monolith is hiding something…[/quote]

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Pourquoi ce changement de dessinateur ?

[quote]Letter 44 #15
Story by Charles Soule
Art by Alberto Jimenez Albuquerque
Colors by Dan Jackson
Cover by Alberto Jimenez Albuquerque
Publisher Oni Press
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date Apr 15th, 2015
World War Three. Nine months have passed since US President Stephen Blades revealed to the world the existence of an alien presence in the asteroid belt. The planet has erupted into chaos, with sweeping social, economic and military upheaval touching every corner of the globe.
Nine months have passed since the crew of the Clarke was abducted by the alien visitors and brought aboard their moon-sized space station, the Chandelier. They have been living there ever since, not allowed to leave or communicate with Earth - but enough is enough. The time has come for answers.[/quote]

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[quote]Letter 44 #17
Story by Charles Soule
Art by Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque, Dan Jackson
Cover by Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque, Dan Jackson
Publisher Oni Press
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date Jun 17th, 2015
President Blades realizes that he is running out of time to win World War III, and makes a decision that will change the course of history forever. In space, the Clarke astronauts approach the Builders - the alien visitors to our solar system - with a desperate plea to save the Earth from a world-ending disaster.[/quote]

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[quote]Letter 44 #19
Story by Charles Soule
Art by Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque, Dan Jackson
Publisher Oni Press
Cover Price: $3.99
Reeling from a brutal setback in his efforts to win World War Three, and news that an even larger threat is on a collision course with Earth, President Blades finds an unexpected ally that could allow him to make one last play. On the Clarke, Gomez steps up with an incredibly dangerous plan involving the enigmatic alien Builders, and baby Astra offers her own contribution.[/quote]

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[quote]Letter 44 #20
Story by Charles Soule
Art by Alberto Jimenez Albuquerque
Cover by Alberto Jimenez Albuquerque
Publisher Oni Press
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date Sep 9th, 2015
DARK MATTER Part 6 - Third Arc Finale. President Blades’ back is against the wall, and he’s considering truly desperate options. The Clarke astronauts try to wrest control of the planet-killing Chandelier away from the alien Builders. A great city is destroyed. A sacrifice is made. Deep truths are revealed. It’s the end of the world, and the latest game-changing chapter in the Letter 44 saga.[/quote]

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[quote]Letter 44 #21
Story by Charles Soule
Art by Ryan Kelly
Colors by Dan Jackson
Letters by Crank!
Cover by Ryan Kelly, Dan Jackson
Publisher Oni Press
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date Nov 11th, 2015
MATURE READERS ONLY
Special one-shot issue illustrated by Ryan Kelly (Lucifer, Three)! We leap back to the recruitment drive for the Clarke astronauts - the ship’s launch is imminent, and time is running out to find a suitable crew. Two possibles have been identified: Donald Pritchard, renowned astronomer, and Alberto Gomez, a skilled soldier in the US Army with extensive medical experience - but Project Monolith’s recruiters will need to push past every limit to convince these men to leave their world behind… forever.[/quote]

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[quote]Letter 44 #22

Story by
Charles Soule
Art by
Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque
Colors by
Dan Jackson
Letters by
Crank!
Cover by
Alberto Jimenez Alburguerque, Dan Jackson
Publisher
Dark Horse Comics

Cover Price:
$3.99
Release Date
Jan 6th, 2016

Major Gabriel Drum has arrived on Earth, emerging from the very asteroid he was left on over a year ago and looking noticably… different. Determined to speak with the President, he’ll let nothing stand in his way, and it looks like Blades’ only option is to hear Drum out. The crew of the Clarke are unaware of Drum’s existence, however, and are instead dealing with the consequences of going against the Builders’ wishes. With Gomez gone, none of the crew is safe from the Builders’ wrath.[/quote]

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[quote]Letter 44 #23

Story by
Charles Soule
Art by
Alberto Jimenez Albuquerque
Colors by
Dan Jackson
Letters by
Cranks!
Cover by
Alberto Jimenez Albuquerque
Publisher
Oni Press

Cover Price:
$3.99
Release Date
Feb 10th, 2016

President Blades struggles with the savior’s burden placed on him by the mysterious return of Major Gabriel Drum, while Drum seeks to confess his own multitude of sins. The crew of the Clarke desperately seeks a method by which their fuel-less, drifting craft can travel the millions of miles between them and the closest safe haven this side of Jupiter.[/quote]

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[quote]Letter 44 #24

Story by
Charles Soule
Art by
Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque
Colors by
Dan Jackson
Cover by
Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque
Publisher
Oni Press

Cover Price:
$3.99
Release Date
Apr 13th, 2016

Charlotte has taken matters into her own hands in order to get baby Astra back from the Builders, and it just might cost her life. Major Drum continues his confession, shedding some light on the early days of the Clarke mission, while ex-President Carroll calls an old friend for some dirty business.[/quote]

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