A WALK THROUGH HELL
It’s the celebrity wedding of the century, set in an undisclosed, remote location, with no access to wifi, cell phone reception or the outside world. But the dream wedding becomes a nightmare when, one by one, the guests are brutally slaughtered by a mysterious killer who brands his victims with a hashtag.
In the days to come, a super powered teenage girl wipes the heavily disputed Old City of Jerusalem from the face of the globe. Now, in an American dystopia, a click-bait headline writing "journalist" holds the key to a med-tech conspiracy that could turn people into gods for the price of days off their lives.
Panacea Cryonics offered its customers life after death by keeping their heads frozen until the day technology could rebuild them, free of disease and death. However, as these everyday people from the past are revived, they’re not handed the keys to a new life, but a gun, body armor and an ultimatum.
Charles "Chip" Ipswich isn't one of those coastal elites with a liberal arts degree and a job at a social media start-up. No, Chip is one of the "forgotten men." He lives in a rural area in the middle of the country where Jesus still has a place at the dinner table and where factories send jobs to Calcutta. Chip is also a vampire.
Plagued by the ramifications of a long gone techno-magic world, Thrice-Nine limps along, degenerating into a place of paranoia and poison. Sasha Vasnetsov thought he’d escaped all that, but when news comes that his younger brother has been kidnapped by the secret police, he finds himself dragged back into the madness.
Conspiracy theories, government corruption, and a really good mix of Prince drive David Corey to help solve the mysterious disappearance of a famous politician’s son. But the truth is much more dangerous than a kidnapping, and David must now battle ancient secrets that have endangered the lives of children for centuries.
Led by a young Theodore Roosevelt, a motley crew of soon-to-be American legends must work together to wage a shadow war against the greatest threat mankind has ever known. When a terrifying alien technology destroys the USS Maine, these unlikely allies set sail for bloody Cuba. Before they were famous, they were…ROUGH RIDERS.
AfterShock’s first anthology collection features the creative talents of Neil Gaiman, Marguerite Bennett, Cullen Bunn, Brian Azzarello, Mike Carey, Andy Clarke, Francesco Francavilla, Phil Hester, Paul Jenkins, Leila Leiz, Joe Pruett, Cliff Richards, Jim Starlin, Brian Stelfreeze, Frank Tieri, Bill Willingham, and more!