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First Look: Ghost Racers #1 by Smith & Gedeon Coming in May

Posted on the 24 February 2015 by Comicscritic @comicscritic
GHOST RACERS #1 – A Furious Race into the BATTLEWORLD Arena of Horror!Ghost Racers #1Here’s your first look at Ghost Racers #1, a Secret Wars series by writer Felipe Smith and artist Juan Gedeon, on sale in May from Marvel Comics. Press ReleaseStrap in. Start your engines. And prepare for terror! Deadly vehicles and deadlier racers unleash their hellish fury upon Battleworld in GHOST RACERS #1 – a brand new Secret Wars series coming this June! Felipe Smith and Juan Gedeon put the pedal to the metal as familiar Spirits of Vengeance duel one other in lethal, cutthroat races!“This is the book that every GHOST RIDER fan is going to dig,” says Senior Editor Mark Paniccia. “We’re not losing the heart and soul of the concept—the human drama of holding the demons at bay—especially with Robbie Reyes, but by God we’re leaning into the vehicle design, speed and hellfire of it all. It’s visual dynamite.”Welcome to the scorching hot track of the most popular arena on Battleworld – for the one and only spectacle known as the GHOST RACES! Enslaved and bound to the arena, cursed souls race at the speed of sin – anything and everything goes. The only rule? No rules! Friendships, loyalties and family bonds will be tested. All in the name of the top prize. Win the Ghost Races – earn temporary freedom from the Arena. But what happens to the unlucky and unholy losers?“The designs from Juan Gedeon are incredible,” continued Paniccia. “The Riders are recognizable but we’ve pushed them to the extreme and that’s what’s getting everyone around the office, the creators working on this—and the few people who’ve seen sneak peeks—so excited. These are such wicked twists on Johnny, Danny, Alejandra and more you’ll lose your @%$#. You’ve never seen GHOST RIDERS like this before!”Robbie Reyes, Johnny Blaze, Danny Ketch, Alejandra Blaze and many, many more step into the arena for all-out, high-speed warfare. The stakes have never been higher as the most vicious Spirits of Vengeance ever do battle for they’re very souls! Buckle up for a wild ride this June for GHOST RACERS #1! GHOST RACERS #1Written by FELIPE SMITH Art by JUAN GEDEONCover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA Slade Variant by DAN PANOSIAN Reyes Variant by TRADD MOOREOn Sale in May!Ghost Racers #1 CoverGhost Racers #1 unlettered Preview 1Ghost Racers #1 unlettered Preview 2Ghost Racers #1 unlettered Preview 3Ghost Racers #1 unlettered Preview 4Ghost Racers #1 unlettered Preview 5

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