AWA Teases Garth Ennis’ Time Journey Caper Comedy

AWA Studios imprint Upshot Studios has introduced a new preview of Garth Ennis‘ new sequence Marjorie Finnegan, Temporal Legal. The sequence is a gleeful time vacation heist comedy with artwork by Goran Sudzuka and shades by Miroslav Mrva.

Marjorie Finnegan: AWA Teases Garth Ennis' Time Travel Caper Comedy
“Marjorie Finnegan #1” cover artwork, AWA Studios, Upshot Studios

“Time is on her side.”

She’s Marjorie Finnegan. She’s a temporal criminal. What additional do you have to have to know? 

Oh, all correct then: all Marj would like to do is race up and down the time-lanes, thieving each individual shiny-gleamy-really-sparkly she can lay her fingers on. But her larcenous trail from the Significant Bang to the Ninety-fifth Reich has drawn the beady eye of the Temporal PD, whose amount 1 Deputy Marshall is now really hard on our heroine’s tail– and using things extremely personally. Even worse nevertheless, Marj’s worthless creep of an ex and his even scummier lover have seen an angle of their possess in all this and now intend to use her time-tech to alter historical past for their individual reward. Marj’s only ally? A guy named Tim. And he is just a head.

I mean, arrive on, what use is just a head…?”

Marjorie Finnegan: AWA Teases Garth Ennis' Time Travel Caper Comedy
Website page from “Marjorie Finnegan #1” AWA Studios, Upshot Studios

Time journey inspires limitless possibilities for all types of entertaining, and if you can find a single issue Marj likes- it is enjoyable,” explained Garth Ennis. “This is my very own spin on the time journey tale, with a twist or two that occurred although I was contemplating about the conundrums that temporal mischief can inspire. It truly is bought Marj herself, a entertaining-lovin’ gal who should be great as prolonged as she doesn’t sluggish down extended enough to notice the chaos she’s leading to, a villain so evil he seems like Satan, a further a single who started out generating difficulty again in the womb, a guy who’s just a head, and dinosaurs. Really, it’s difficult to go erroneous with dinosaurs. In particular clever types. But just in situation, let us toss in a time cop with a malfunctioning sexual intercourse toy as well…”

Marjorie Finnegan: AWA Teases Garth Ennis' Time Travel Caper Comedy
Web site from “Marjorie Finnegan #1” AWA Studios, Upshot Studios

Upshot’s Axel Alonso explained, “Each handful of decades, Garth [Ennis] makes a activity-transforming tale that locates the pulse of common lifestyle and slices it open up: “Preacher, his reinvention of The Punisher, “The Boys.”  “Marjorie Finnegan” is his following masterpiece, a difficult-charging, sci-fi romp, featuring a lovably flawed protagonist, beautifully recognized with co-creators Goran Sudzuka and Miroslav Mrva.

Marjorie Finnegan: AWA Teases Garth Ennis' Time Travel Caper Comedy
Web site from “Marjorie Finnegan #1” AWA Studios, Upshot Studios

 “Prior to this e book, I labored with Garth on A Wander By Hell where by all the people were being quite subdued, although in this article they’re about the major and very normally really nuts,” artist Suzuka explained. “Very well, the full e book is. So my solution was really different, far too. I slided to a extra cartoonish design to depict the rollercoaster of emotions our characters are heading by way of. But I held a bit of realism since there is certainly time-traveling, and we have a range of scenes, from ancient Egypt to 23rd century New York, so I required to make them as plausible as possible. There are some deep emotional difficulties between our main figures, and I guess that stands out most in this guide, so this is exactly where I tried using my greatest to bring it to existence and make the visitors truly feel them. 

Marjorie Finnegan: AWA Teases Garth Ennis' Time Travel Caper Comedy
Page from “Marjorie Finnegan #1” AWA Studios, Upshot Studios

I am immensely enthusiastic to be doing work with Garth once again, primarily since it truly is happening underneath the umbrella of a publisher this kind of as AWA, who is bringing a much-required refreshing solution to the American comics. Axel Alonso was the pretty to start with call I experienced with American editors more than 20 yrs in the past, and now we ultimately received to function collectively immediately. All people at AWA had been (and
nonetheless are) unbelievably supportive throughout this tough period in which we are doing this reserve, and it began right off when they greenlighted my suggestion to provide on Miroslav Mrva as colorist to our ebook. I worked with him on many books before, and I was specific he is the perfect match to my new approach. Unlike my earlier perform, the web pages I’m undertaking now are a great deal additional straight line art, with not substantially blacks, so his component of the task is more important than at any time, and he raised up to the challenge.” 

Colorist Miroslav Mrva chimed in, “A funny and extremely dynamic story like this a single has a whole range of moods that I am seeking to capture in coloration. And that offers me the chance to try out diverse strategies and have pleasurable also. I hope visitors will get the similar thrill whilst studying as I have when coloring it.” 

Marjorie Finnegan: AWA Teases Garth Ennis' Time Travel Caper Comedy
“Marjorie Finnegan #1” Mike Deodato, Jr. variant cover, AWA Studios, Upshot Studios

Majorie Finnegan #1 is out on May well 5st 2021. It also has a variant address by Mike Deodato, Jr.

About Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh is a filmmaker, screenwriter and novelist who just likes to author. He wrote radio plays for the BBC Radio, “JLA: Age of Wonder” for DC Comics, “Blackshirt” for Moonstone Guides, and “La Muse” for Large Head Press. Most just lately, he wrote “Her Nightly Embrace”, “Her Lovely Monster” and “Her Fugitive Heart”, a trilogy of novels showcasing a British-Indian private eye revealed by Atria Books, a division Simon & Schuster.