Posted by No_Name_ (17403 posts) - - Show Bio

Earlier today DC Comics gave us an exclusive look at the preview to STORMSHADOW #17 written by Peter Milligan and featuring art from Will Conrad. The characters in this series will be dealing with some pretty heavy issues as they will not only suffer the loss of their team's headquarters, but there is also a good chance one of them will be killed. To find out the entire story, however, you'll have to check out the issue which is scheduled to hit stores next Wednesday, February 6th 2013. For now, check out the preview for the issue below and let us know what you think!

Don’t miss this major turning point issue as everything changes! The death of a StormWatch member! The end of StormWatch headquarters!

Written by: Peter Milligan

Art by: Will Conrad

Cover by: Will Conrad

U.S. Price: 2.99

On Sale Date: Feb 6 2013

== TEASER ==
#1 Posted by ColonelRunAway (369 posts) - - Show Bio

God I miss Cornell.

#2 Posted by Helsink (9 posts) - - Show Bio

Shit...

That looks good.

#3 Posted by dewboy01 (1876 posts) - - Show Bio

R those 2 still gay in new 52?

#4 Posted by roboadmiral (538 posts) - - Show Bio

@dewboy01: Aye. Since their claim to fame is that they're the gay Batman and Superman, it would be very unlikely for that aspect to change.

#5 Posted by dondave (34429 posts) - - Show Bio

@dewboy01: they are still gay, and Apollo wanted a relationship, but the engineers said no relationship between stromwacth Bessemer and midnighter agreed with her

Also love the art but there's an inconsistency in it. On the first and fourth page Apollo is wearing short sleeves but on the second he's wearing a long sleeved body suit

#6 Posted by DoomDoomDoom (4212 posts) - - Show Bio

This is one of my favorite comics every month. I wish Jack Hawksmoor was given a little more of the spotlight though.

#7 Posted by RayeGunn (87 posts) - - Show Bio

urgh, what awful dialogue...

#8 Posted by sparty-dbq (776 posts) - - Show Bio

So Not-Jocasta is bad, now?

#10 Posted by Buckshot (18913 posts) - - Show Bio

@RayeGunn said:

urgh, what awful dialogue...

Surprisingly, I actually thought this was a good preview (granted, that's by Stormwatch standards), and Midnighter is still coming off as the best character. AND, Jack. Hawksmoor. Actually. Did. Something. (Though, where the f#ck Projectionist came from is a mystery for the ages.)

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#11 Posted by Yung ANcient One (4601 posts) - - Show Bio

I wonder what made her turn EVIL

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#12 Posted by RayeGunn (87 posts) - - Show Bio

@Buckshot said:

@RayeGunn said:

urgh, what awful dialogue...

Surprisingly, I actually thought this was a good preview (granted, that's by Stormwatch standards), and Midnighter is still coming off as the best character. AND, Jack. Hawksmoor. Actually. Did. Something. (Though, where the f#ck Projectionist came from is a mystery for the ages.)

yeah, he did something... but he's the one with the worst dialogue this time around :p I'd love for him to do more, but not if it's handled as clunkily as that. But I guess we don't have to worry about that for much longer.

#13 Posted by Big_Nasty (342 posts) - - Show Bio

Stormwatch characters look so cool.

#14 Posted by _Black (2302 posts) - - Show Bio

So much potential.

#15 Posted by wimble23 (168 posts) - - Show Bio

I really like these characters but all of the stories have been sub-par so far.

#16 Posted by Uncommon (377 posts) - - Show Bio

I so want to add this to my list, but whenever I read and issue it's just sort of meh.

#17 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (32721 posts) - - Show Bio

Hawksmoor dies

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#18 Posted by cacarl (138 posts) - - Show Bio

STORMSHADOW #17??!

#19 Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus (6885 posts) - - Show Bio

Eh, better when Cornell was at the helm, now Milligan's just making two mediocre ongoings now :/

#20 Posted by Billy Batson (57759 posts) - - Show Bio

@RedheadedAtrocitus said:

Eh, better when Cornell was at the helm, now Milligan's just making two mediocre ongoings now :/

Well his Hellblazer is pretty excellent.
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#21 Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus (6885 posts) - - Show Bio

@Billy Batson: That I agree with wholeheartedly, sir.

#22 Posted by knighthood (1693 posts) - - Show Bio

@DoomDoomDoom: I'm actually picking up this book again. I dropped it after issue 9. I am pretty excited for the Starlin run.

#23 Posted by Jake Fury (18116 posts) - - Show Bio

Enjoyed Cornell's first arc and I've liked what Milligan has done so far. Not excited at all about Starlin.

#24 Posted by knighthood (1693 posts) - - Show Bio

@Jake Fury: Cornell was solid. Milligan has been decent. Paul Jenkins was atrocious.

Art-wise, Spedulveda was delightful, Conrad was serviceable, Calero's art was garbage.

Starlin is going to mix up the roster and hopefully move on from these past 17 issues. Here is some hints about the roster changes...

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2013/02/02/wtf-who-is-the-weird/

I'm questioning Yvel Guichet on art, but honestly I haven't seen much of his work.

#25 Posted by Jake Fury (18116 posts) - - Show Bio

@knighthood: I love Conrad's art, he's really underrated IMO. Sepulveda's is good but I just enjoy Conrad's more. I don't think I even read the issues with Jenkins. I can't imagine 2 issues gave him much to work with.

I'm not familiar with Starlin but it seems he doesn't have the best reputation with current fans. I'll give it a shot since I love the characters.

#26 Posted by knighthood (1693 posts) - - Show Bio
#27 Posted by Signs (20 posts) - - Show Bio

This was my first dc comic that I ever bought , I got it to Follow the Martian manhunter then after the first issue I was like something is Weird is midnighter gay! Lol well to much to my surprise u all know . But I still read just for j'onn Who was underutilized! Bad Dialogue from both of the first Writers and weak boring Stories , plus men touching each others faces illl!

#28 Edited by RayeGunn (87 posts) - - Show Bio

@Signs: .... Man, you would have hated the Authority. http://pics.livejournal.com/alchemy_hisoka/pic/007qdeyr.jpg It's the 21st century, probably about time you stop thinking of that as gross.

@knighthood said:

@Jake Fury: Cornell was solid. Milligan has been decent. Paul Jenkins was atrocious.

Art-wise, Spedulveda was delightful, Conrad was serviceable, Calero's art was garbage.

Starlin is going to mix up the roster and hopefully move on from these past 17 issues. Here is some hints about the roster changes...

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2013/02/02/wtf-who-is-the-weird/

I'm questioning Yvel Guichet on art, but honestly I haven't seen much of his work.

Wow. i have the EXACT OPPOSITE opinion on every one of the people you listed. I find Sepulveda's 'art' ruins everything he touches, in particular. He has no understanding of composition, storytelling or anatomy, and most of the details in his art are simply copy and pasted from photographs. I dropped Red Lanterns when he started on it, and I'm usually far more tolerant of putting up with art that i don't like than writing. (though Red Lanterns wasn't one of my favorites to begin with, but...)

#29 Posted by knighthood (1693 posts) - - Show Bio

@RayeGunn: That's funny because I was peeved when Sepulveda left for Red Lanterns. Sep's art is a little stiff and may suffer from greg-land-like treatments, but Calero was horrible. Conrad is an okay artist.

Calero
Calero
Conrad
Conrad
Sep
Sep

I know that last one doesn't show Sep's skill (or alledged lack thereof) but it reminds me of the grand cinematic style of the Authority, Planetary, and even some of Hickman's work on the Avengers.

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#30 Posted by Omega-Man (761 posts) - - Show Bio

Um Stormshadow #17? lol either way I love the original authority characters and Stormwatch has been ok but really this book needs a complete overhaul I'm sick of them not writing these characters right. Hawksmoore is barely even in the series or done anything for the last 17 issues. Hell none of them have done anything worth noting about. I miss the original Authority who took control of their lives and actually were doing changes to the world at large every issue of StormWatch has no impact at all.

No impact as in every issue seems to just deal with their inner circle rather than anything at large in the DCU. They claim to be around for years yet StormWatch wasn't aware of anything on a cosmic scale thats happened to Superman in the last 16 issues of both Superman comics and even Action comics and StormWatch is suppose to protect the world from alien threats, they haven't faced Helspont they haven't faced Brainiac or any of these cosmic level aliens.

I know in issue #19 the team is supose to go into another dimension so I'm unsure if StormWatch is finished or a new roster fills in even rumors of Lobo is suppose to be on the team after StormWatch 19. But seriously StormWatch needs to pick up I only started reading them because it had the Authority characters in it but they haven't done a single thing worth mentioning except fight amongest themselves.

#31 Posted by JamDamage (1110 posts) - - Show Bio

this book is always solid.

#32 Posted by Psycho_Soldier (112 posts) - - Show Bio

Gosh, I really want Tanner dead & the engineer too