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logo - oni pressONI PRESS Releases: Wednesday 3rd March 2016

Each week, we take a look at the forthcoming ONI PRESS titles available in stores, and on digital, giving you a comprehensive guide to your weekly comics pull list.

You have one monthly on the shelves from ONI PRESS this week – it’s one of their biggest, most epic titles, too:

  • Joshua Hale Fialkov, supported with typically intricate and unsettling art from Joe Infurnari, gets back on a regular release track with this #15th issue of THE BUNKER, the start of the fourth arc of the series, with colourist Gonzalo Duarte joining the team from here on in. It’s a particularly grim chapter this one, like an itch inside your brain, as you step inside the nasty little world of Grady in abrasive mood. Yup, he’s drinkin’ – and he’s not one to piss off.
Imagine BACK TO THE FUTURE from the perspective of someone who really doesn’t trust those idiots who mess around with time paradoxes, getting their hands dirty and screwing around with the timeline, and is generally more pessimistic about the whole ‘saving the world’ deal. No jumping on and off hoverboards here. This is gritty stuff and you just know the heartache and the bodycount is only going to grow as the clock relentlessly ticks on. Y’know what? Bring it.

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THE BUNKER #15

Writer: Joshua Hale Fialkov

Artists: Joe Infurnari (art/letters) and Gonzalo Duarte (colours)

Cover Art: Joe Infurnari

“As Heidi and Billy rot in jail, Daniel spirals into the darkest corners of his mind, and Natasha must reexamine just who she wants to be, it seems that all hope is lost for the future. The two Gradys have a plan… it just might cost everyone else their lives.

Release Date: 3rd March 2015 / Full Colour / 18+

Why it’s Neat:

  • The beginning of the fourth arc in the critically-acclaimed series by Eisner, Harvey, and Emmy Award-nominated writer Joshua Hale Fialkov and Eisner Award-nominated artist Joe Infurnari.
  • Introduces new series colorist Gonzalo Duarte (HELLBREAK, BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA).

What the creators have to say:

  • “This is a story I’ve wanted to tell from the beginning.  In fact, there was an early version of THE BUNKER that STARTED with the story we’re telling here.  But, I’m glad we waited, because Infurnari is just bringing it like no other.  His work is just plain brilliant, every page better than the one before.  If you’ve had the misfortune to not check out The Bunker yet, now is the time, people.” Joshua Hale Fialkov
  • “You thought things were maddeningly suspenseful when these friends were trying to CHANGE the future!? Well, in this arc, they did. Things are even more messed up than before.” Joe Infurnari

What people are saying:

  • “One of my favorite reads.” Scott Snyder (Batman, American Vampire, The Wake)
  • “A great high concept, expertly done.” Ed Brubaker (Fatale, The Fade Out, Velvet)
  • “A gripping suspense story.” Entertainment Weekly
  • “There are shades of THE TWILIGHT ZONE, LOST and STAND BY ME in THE BUNKER, but it’s also a bit of a reverse BACK TO THE FUTURE situation: they’re told what will happen, but each character will prime themselves differently.” USA Today
  • “THE BUNKER tells the story of five friends who find mysterious letters inside a time capsule they buried long ago. And it’s no wonder none of them remember writing the letters; they’re written by their future selves. To add to the mystery, each one warns of an impending apocalypse, which they apparently caused. . . . . Stellar.” The Nerdist
  • “Nothing less than a visit from your future self should prevent you from picking this up.” IGN
  • THE BUNKER is a smart, challenging comic book from two creators taking a risk.” The A.V. Club
  • “THE BUNKER remains an excellent choice for those of us who like our speculative fiction shady and engrossing.” Multiversity Comics
  • “…[a] complex and rewarding series.” Comics Nexus

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