The Image seriesComics / Top Cow Witchblade will return in 2021, and original Witchblade wearer Sara Pezzini will return to collect the coat.
Writer Marguerite Bennett and artist Ariel Kristantina are relaunching the Top Cow franchise - and their debut will be in a special # ½ issue available as a reward at Witchblade Vol. 2 Hardcover Kickstarter , then post-campaign via a showcase partnership with crowdfunding company Crowd Ox.
(Image credit: Marc SIlvestri (Image Comics / Top Cow))
"Witchblade is iconic. I am delighted to bring Sara Pezzini back to her loyal fans and honored to have the chance to intr introduce her to a new generation of readers, "Bennett says in the ad. " We are living through a world of cosmos and mythos, horror and sensuality, romance and danger - and I couldn't bee happier to work with Ariela and Marc Silvestri to make this impossible dream come true. "
Bennett and Kristantina are working with colorist Bryan Valenza and letterer Troy Peteri on the new series.
"Easy to say, I'm more than excited to be a part of the Witchblade relaunch - and to also working with Marguerite and Marc, "adds Kristantina. " I hope longtime Witchblade fans can appreciate Marguerite 's fantastic writing. and my visuals too. I can't wait to work with Marc to bring this project to life. "
The new volume of Witchblade will launch a " new chapter "for Top Cow's flagship character - one that will include a new Witchblade, as seen in the cover of Silvestri.
"After a five-year hiatus, we come back with a brand newseries starring Sara Pezzini as Witchblade, "says Top Cow president Matt Hawkins. " This new creative team will start at the start and open a new chapter for Top Cow's most important character. "
Witchblade # ½ should be available digitally in February 2021.
Read Newsarama 's interview with Witchblade co-creator Marc Silvestri on upcoming plans for The Darkness .