The all-star group of Donny Cates (God Nation, Hulk, Thor) and Ryan Stegman (Absolute Carnage, King in Black) helped rework Venom into one of the hottest properties on comic book shelves, and are reuniting for a brand new creator-owned collection titled Vanish, alongside JP Mayer (Absolute Carnage, Improbable 4), Sonia Oback (Wonderful Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows, Han Solo), and John J. Hill (Crossover, Harley Quinn). The duo initially introduced Vanish on their KLC Press Substack newsletter in January, however quickly followers will be capable to bodily get their fingers on it. ComicBook.com can solely reveal Vanish will launch in print at Picture Comics in September, and digitally by means of the KLC Press Substack newsletter.

“Sick and uninterested in all these ‘younger grownup’ tales about magic, and wizards, and future and love and bla bla bla? Effectively, excellent news! We’re too!” Cates stated. “So we made VANISH to reply the one query we have all been asking; What if magic was….steel? It is a challenge that Ryan and I’ve been secretly constructing and dealing on quietly within the background for years now, and we can’t wait to unleash it on you. And the enjoyable half for us is, nicely, concentrate carefully….just like the reveal of any nice magic trick, you may by no means see this one coming…”

“VANISH is essentially the most thrilling factor I’ve drawn. Doing an Picture comedian has all the time been my final purpose as a creator and we have pulled out all of the stops to make this particular,” Stegman stated. “Donny’s and my purpose with this challenge is to create one thing that we might by no means do at Marvel and, nicely…We have succeeded at that I guarantee you.”

“One way or the other Donny & Ryan have been capable of meld 5 completely different genres into this huge VANISH world they’ve created and it really works splendidly,” Hill added. “There’s one thing in it for everybody… superheroics, fantasy components, darkish brooding points, beatdowns and gore. And most of all, it is FUN. Followers of Venom, God Nation, Thor, and Crossover will eat it up. The whole inventive group is working magic on each web page.”

Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman, and JP Mayer relaunched Venom again in 2018, staying on the title until Venom #200 in 2021 as they reshaped the symbiote mythos. Throughout their time they collaborated on the Absolute Carnage and King in Black occasion collection.

Vanish #1 arrives in September from Picture Comics in print, and may be bought digitally from KLC Press and digital storefronts reminiscent of Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, and Google Play. Try the covers and a preview of the primary situation beneath.

VANISH #1

COVER A: RYAN STEGMAN 

COVER B: DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON 

COVER C: BLANK SKETCH COVER

COVER D (1:10): ED McGUINNESS 

COVER E (1:25): GREG CAPULLO

COVER F (1:50): RYAN STEGMAN VIRGIN VARIANT

COVER G (1:75): DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON RAW VARIANT

COVER H (1:100): ED McGUINNESS RAW VARIANT 

COVER I (1:200): GREG CAPULLO RAW VARIANT

COVER J (1:500): RYAN STEGMAN RAW VARIANT

In Vanish, Oliver Harrison was a legendary hero who slayed the best menace to his realm earlier than even hitting puberty. However that was then. 

As an grownup, Oliver leads a mean cookie-cutter suburban life—except for the truth that he is mentally unstable, massively paranoid, smokes like a chimney, and will get blackout drunk each evening to cover from his horrific nightmares. Will the arrival of a superhero group known as the Status show the insanity is not all in Oliver’s head? And what about all of the epic fantasy crap from his childhood? 

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