Image Comics to publish Howard Chaykin's "HEY KIDS! COMICS!" this fall

Image Comics to publish Howard Chaykin's "HEY KIDS! COMICS!" this fall

Howard Chaykin knows a thing or two about comics.  Over the course of his five-decade career, Chaykin has been attached to projects as diverse as Marvel's original Star Wars series, several of DC's Elseworlds stories, and creator-owned fare like American Flagg!  This fall, in partnership with Image Comics, he's turning that experience into a comic of its own with the new series HEY KIDS! COMICS!

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HEY KIDS! COMICS! PULLS BACK THE CURTAIN ON COMICS INDUSTRY

PORTLAND, OR, 05/24/2018 — Howard Chaykin’s HEY KIDS! COMICS! takes its cue from nearly a century of turbulence and triumph, despair and drama in the comic book racket and will launch from Image Comics this August. 

“Like every man and woman who works in comics, I stand on the shoulders of giants. HEY KIDS! COMICS! is my love letter to those giants—a love letter with a touch of acid in the ink, certainly, but a love letter and a labor of love nonetheless,” said Chaykin.

Artists and writers, con men and clowns, ganefs and gangsters, they all created the foundations of today’s biggest entertainment business—or at least the tail that wags the dog.

Some of it really happened, and the names have been changed to protect the innocent and guilty...

...although in the end, everyone was guilty of something.

HEY KIDS! COMICS! #1 will hit comic shops on August 8.

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