Out of the Blue: A Collection of Strange Stories

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Out of the Blue: A Collection of Strange Stories
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Series: Out of the Blue, Book 1
Genres: Anthology, Comics
Publisher: Stache Publishing
Publication Year: 2014
ASIN: 0692320873
ISBN: 9780692320877
Out of the Blue is an unusual assortment of thirteen strange stories that transcend the ordinary. Contributors include New York Times bestselling comic creators, winners of the Eisner and Ghastly awards, and more. Tired of the expected? Try something out of the blue! With over 100 peculiar pages of comics, artwork, and pin-ups, this collection of strange stories will entertain and engage fans of the weird and wonderful.
About the Book

Tired of the expected? Try something out of the blue!

Out of the Blue is an unusual assortment of thirteen strange stories that transcend the ordinary. Contributors include New York Times bestselling comic creators, winners of the Eisner and Ghastly awards, and more.

With over 100 peculiar pages of comics, artwork, and pin-ups, this collection of strange stories will entertain and engage fans of the weird and wonderful.

THREE SONS – When met with uncertainty from the allies he has agreed to aid in battle, Lord Alrek puts his three sons to an unusual test to prove his army’s might. (Exner, Newbold, Baker, Simmons, DeBerry)

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KREATOR – Ratok, a mad creator of robots and androids, locks himself in his castle as he rushes to finish his masterpiece before hostile forces put an end to him and his strange creation. (Della Verde, Carotti, Angelini)

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SOUNDING THE DEEP – A group of teenagers fishing from a bridge tell stories about what could be causing the peculiar glow submersed deep in the river until one decides to find out for himself. (Alexander, Giar, Dollman)

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IN HIS IMAGE – The origin of humanity’s destructive nature is made clear in a disturbing story. (JE)

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AS A FAMILY – When Jack returns home for his father’s funeral, his sister Sarah reveals some strange and startling information regarding the cause of their father’s death. (Moane, Witas, Dollman)


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DEDDY BEAR – Something strange happens to America’s favorite (recently cancelled) reality show family during a camping trip. (Corbitt, Jensen, Hislope, Myers)

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THE WAIT – The odd tremors in the darkest parts of the ocean aren’t what you think. (Adnams, Wood)

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DELIVERIES – Packages must be delivered, regardless of weather conditions, temperature, or any other unusual circumstances. (Isenberg, Mertz, McComsey)


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TIME MACHINE – A punk rock band uses truly bizarre methods attempting to win Battle of the Bands. (Schubert, Crawford)

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HELPING HAND – A trucker decides to offer assistance to a driver with car problems, but the experience is anything but ordinary. (Barrows, Christmas, Jensen, Dollman)

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DEMONIAC – John fights the strange things that go bump in the night as one of the world’s last remaining exorcists. (Jarava, Bertolini, Wood, Myers)

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THE DIGIT DEBACLE – Due to an unusual mix-up, relations between humans and an alien race go awry during a ceremony. (Gil, Antonio, Stone)

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THERE – There is nothing normal about life in space, but maybe the lives we live on earth are truly more strange. (Moreno, Connelly)

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PIN-UPS – Horror (Janet K. Lee) Mermaid (Lauren Ousley) Sleeping Beauty in Space (Cardenas)

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Created By

Marta Tanrikulu
Marta Tanrikulu
Corey Fryia
Corey Fryia
Marcus Muller
Marcus Muller
Fabio Angelini
Colorist
Fabio AngeliniColorist
Fausto Carotti
Illustrator
Fausto CarottiIllustrator
E.T. Dollman
Writer, Letterer
E.T. DollmanWriter, Letterer
Joseph Baker
Colorist
Joseph BakerColorist
David Newbold
Illustrator
David NewboldIllustrator
Mike Exner III
Writer
Mike Exner IIIWriter
Mark Bertolini
Writer
Mark BertoliniWriter
Jason Jarava
Writing, Illustrator
Jason JaravaWriting, Illustrator
Josh Jensen
Colorist
Josh JensenColorist
James Aaron Hislope
Illustrator
James Aaron HislopeIllustrator
Michael Corbitt
Writer, Illustrator
Michael CorbittWriter, Illustrator
Micah Myers
Letterers
Micah MyersLetterers
Justin Wood
Writer, Illustrator
Justin WoodWriter, Illustrator
Derek Adnams
Writer
Derek AdnamsWriter
Tomasz Witas
Illustrator
Tomasz WitasIllustrator
Glenn Møane
Writer
Glenn MøaneWriter
Johnnie Christmas
Johnnie Christmas
Brandon Barrows
Brandon Barrows
Kevin Stone
Colorist
Kevin StoneColorist
Lui Atonio
Illustrator
Lui AtonioIllustrator
Ramon Gil
Writer
Ramon GilWriter
Hansel Moreno
Writer
Hansel MorenoWriter
Claire Connelly
Illustrator
Claire ConnellyIllustrator
JE
JE
Oliver Mertz
Writer
Oliver MertzWriter
Mike Isenberg
Writer
Mike IsenbergWriter
Lauren Ousley
Illustrator, Writer
Lauren OusleyIllustrator, Writer
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