NEW ROMANCER #1-6 (Peter Miligan / Brett Parson)

Début décembre, le scénariste anglais Peter Milligan lance son nouveau titre pour le label Vertigo en collaboration avec le dessinateur Brett Parson : New Romancer.

Décrite comme une ‘romcom’ fantastique, cette mini-série suit les tribulations de Lexy Ryan, une informaticienne paumée qui libère malencontreusement le ‘lover’ historique Lord Byron lorsqu’elle se trompe en codant le site de rencontre New Romancer.

[quote]NEW ROMANCER #1
Art and cover by BRETT PARSON
On sale DECEMBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 12, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS
Fired from a cushy job in Silicon Valley, Lexy becomes a coder for New Romancer, an Internet-dating app that’s seen better days. To create fake profiles, she plunders characteristics from history’s most notorious lovers. Using little-known writings by Ada Lovelace, the world’s first computer programmer, Lexy pushes the boundaries of coding and accidentally unleashes history’s greatest lover: Lord Byron. Online dating meets courtly love in this paranormal rom-com by Vertigo veteran writer Peter Milligan and rising art-star Brett Parson (Tank Girl).[/quote]

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[quote]New Romancer #2
Written by: Peter Milligan
Art by: Brett Parson
Cover by: Brett Parson

No sooner had incorrigible romantic and brilliant coder Lexy Ryan been united with her long-dead dream lover—poet Lord Byron—then she lost him again. Now, while Lexy searches for the famous rhymer and the New Romancer dating site teeters on the brink of oblivion, Lexy’s beautiful but dangerous successor at Incubator takes an unhealthy interest in the libertine Lord. Meanwhile, a crazed Casanova seeks a perverse type of love in Silicon Valley…

U.S. Price: 3.99
On Sale Date: Jan 13 2016[/quote]

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[quote]New Romancer #3

Story by
Peter Milligan
Art by
Brett Parson
Cover by
Brett Parson
DC Comics

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Release Date
Feb 10th, 2016


It’s the most romantic time of the year! Yes, that time when Casanova tries to have Lord Byron for dinner, Lexy discovers something shocking inside the mysterious Incubator building and infamous spy Mata Hari tries to reunite with a long-dead lover. Meanwhile, Lexy’s nemesis enlists the services of Byron’s daughter, Ada Lovelace, while Raj goes to even more desperate lengths to save his floundering dating start-up. All this and a candlelit dinner on the Golden Gate Bridge in the special Valentine’s Day issue![/quote]

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[quote]NEW ROMANCER #4
Written by Peter Milligan
Art by Brett Parson and Brian Miller
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Release Date: March 9, 2016

Romantic and brilliant coder Lexy Ryan finally gets her wish: a St. Valentine’s dinner with her dream lover, Lord Byron. But dreams rarely work out the way we want, and when Mata Hari leads her army of cheating husbands onto the Golden Gate Bridge, jaded fantasy quickly turns to full-scale nightmare. Taken prisoner, Lexy and her father clash as the horrible truth about Lexy’s mother’s death is revealed, while Incubator ice-queen Angel gives Byron a terrible ultimatum.[/quote]

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[quote]New Romancer #5

Written by: Peter Milligan
Art by: Brett Parson
Cover by: Brett Parson

Awkward and adorable coder Lexy saved romantic poet Byron from a miserable death. Now, can he forget about his quiff long enough to return the favor? Meanwhile, dancer, courtesan and spy Mata Hari puts her ultimate scheme in motion—while the New Romancer web team discovers their “love algorithm” is having a terrifying impact on America’s lonely hearts.

U.S. Price: 3.99
On Sale Date: Apr 13 2016[/quote]

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[quote]NEW ROMANCER #6

(W) Peter Milligan (A/CA) Brett Parson

Byron has asked adorable geek Lexy to marry him-but is it true love, or just part of Incubator's cruel A.I. experiment? Meanwhile, what has Mata Hari planned for Lexy's dad? And will computer genius Ada Lovelace ever escape from cyber space? These and other questions will be answered, just make sure you're at the church on time for the conclusion to this strangest of modern romances!

Item Code: MAR160296In Shops: 5/11/2016SRP: $3.99[/quote]

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