“Radio Spaceman began in very a lot the way in which Hellboy did—A quick sketch achieved only for enjoyable and a humorous title that simply popped into my head,” mentioned Mignola. “That was in the course of the early days of covid-19, once I was banging out sketches to entertain myself and posting them on-line. Individuals appeared to love the man, and I favored him—I did 5 – 6 sketches of him, however had no plans to do something REAL with him. I didn’t have a narrative for him till, all of the sudden, someday I did. I wasn’t making an attempt. It simply occurred. I don’t keep in mind how precisely, however I’m suspecting it was a type of issues that got here to me within the bathe. Many of the greatest concepts occur there.”
On this two-part story, when a spaceship crashes and lands on a mysterious planet and a number of the surviving crew go lacking, the mysterious mechanical hero Radio Spaceman is known as to research. However the planet hides way more than the lacking crew, and Radio Spaceman could also be stumbling into greater than even he can deal with.
“Each single panel of Radio Spaceman has been enjoyable to attract, and dealing with Mike on this has jogged my memory what a blast comics will be,” mentioned Greg Hinkle. “A machine man with a floating cranium. Males with gentle bulbs protruding of their heads. Extraterrestrial caves with historical idols. Towering monsters. Alien bears. Vampires! Any considered one of these items would’ve made an attention-grabbing story. However when Mike Mignola calls and needs to combine all of them up, you may’t assist however get very, very excited. I am unable to wait to assist introduce the world to Radio Spaceman.”
“I’ve beloved Greg’s work since I noticed the Airboy ebook he did with James Robinson,” mentioned Mignola. “I assumed he’d be excellent for this, and I used to be proper.”
Radio Spaceman problem #1, that includes a canopy by Mignola and Stewart, can be revealed by Darkish Horse Comics on March 2, 2022. For extra data, observe Darkish Horse Comics on Twitter, Fb and Instagram.