Press Release: Murder Falcon Gets Variant Covers for Issues #6 & #7

PORTLAND, OR, 02/01/2019 — Image Comics and Skybound Entertainment are pleased to reveal two more “Heavy Metal” variant covers for Daniel Warren Johnson’s Murder Falcon.

Each issue of the head-banging action series features a variant cover that pays tribute to a different classic heavy metal album cover. Murder Falcon #6’s “Heavy Metal” variant cover, with art provided by acclaimed Redlands artist Vanesa Del Rey, homages Megadeth’s Rust in Peace. Eisner Award-winning artist Erica Henderson (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl) provides the art for Murder Falcon #7’s “Heavy Metal” variant cover, which salutes Dio’s iconic debut album Holy Diver.

Murder Falcon #6 will hit stores on Wednesday, March 13th, and the final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, February 18th.

Murder Falcon #7 will be available on Wednesday, April 10th, and the final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, March 18th.

  • Murder Falcon #6 Cover A by Johnson (Diamond code: JAN190339)
  • Murder Falcon #6 Cover B “Heavy Metal” variant by Del Rey (Diamond code: JAN190340)
  • Murder Falcon #7 Cover A by Johnson (Diamond code: FEB190168)
  • Murder Falcon #7 Cover B “Heavy Metal” variant by Henderson (Diamond code: FEB190169)
Select praise for Murder Falcon:“Everything in this book is cranked to 11 and that’s what makes it so damn good.”
—Nerdist“Guaranteed to make your ears bleed with the awesome notes of its heavy metal roots.” —SYFY Wire

Murder Falcon could easily have been nonstop action and it would rock, but Johnson puts in the work to create rich, multidimensional character dynamics that give the book extra weight.” —The Onion’s AV Club

“A wildly entertaining, action-packed jam with unexpected emotional depth.”
—Multiversity Comics

“A wild rock concert on fine tuned paper that will warm the soul of any comic lover.” -First Appearance Comics and Games

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