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A surprisingly subtle and sensitive exploration of faith, hero worship, and the way both exist in today’s popular culture — all wrapped up in a mixed-match buddy comedy that also featured one of the most unexpected depictions of God one could imagine.”—THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

“Second Coming speaks to the hypocrisy of the modern religious, the blindly organized, and the corporate theological elite. … AHOY has a hit here, and I beg you all to read this series.”—PANEL PATTER

“This is a contender for the funniest comic book about the end of a world… And when the serious scenes of the issue do arise, the art team manages to capture that emotional heart.… Russell, Pace, and Kirk [are] not missing a step.”—CBR

Full of razor-sharp wit as it holds up a mirror to our own contemporary society… Mark Russell pulls no punches with his social commentary, but does it in a way that doesn't feel like you're being beaten up by it. It is, in a word, fantastic.”—COMICBOOK.COM

Funny, bold, and striking… The wonderful characters are absurd, comical and enjoyable. The fact that scenes from this comic are still in my head a couple of days after reading it is a testament to design and delivery of the characters. ... The enjoyment after finishing this, and the smiles that come from the absurd story, is an experience that grim and dark comics are rarely able to deliver.”—FLICKERING MYTH

One of the most interesting books from publisher AHOY Comics.”—COMICS BEAT

“As always, Richard Pace illustrates the story with his typical powerful biblical style. Which is an interesting dichotomy when contrasted to Russell’s occasional whimsical musings. Put it all together and it makes Second Coming: Only Begotten Son unlike any other book in comics. And that is definitely a good thing.”—GEEK VIBES NATION

“A crystalline parody of superhero origins that subverts the genre with wickedly relevant satire… Every page is chock full of biting quips and emotional nuances for readers to latch on to. Pace’s stunning art – as usual – only serves to magnify the emotional depth of the dialogue. ”—COMIC BOOK YETI

A welcome return of one of the best comics in recent years... Mark Russell continues to prove to me that he is America’s best working satirist.Beautifully drawn, scripted and executed.”—DC COMICS NEWS

“Mark Russell, Richard Pace and Leonard Kirk deliver another satirical swipe at the commodification of Christianity, but with a poignant message too… A book that’s as much a modern take on the teachings of Christ as it is a satire on the corruption of said teachings by corrupt institutions and individuals.” —COMICON.COM          

“No smarter and funnier send up of superhero worship culture.”—COMICS BOOKCASE


  • Sep 10, 2018 - 06:00 PM
    Greg Scott has been drawing comic books since that amazing moment many years ago when—well—you need to hear it from him. Scott has illustrated more than 100 titles, and his artwork brings to life HIGH HEAVEN, our send-up on religion, written by Tom Peyer. Scott spoke with AHOY Comics publisher Hart... more
  • Aug 20, 2018 - 06:00 PM
    Writer Mark Russell has built his career on new takes for such iconic characters as Fred Flintstone, Snagglepuss and God. (His hilarious 2013 effort, God Is Disappointed in You, condensed each book of the Bible into a few pages.) Last year’s reboot of The Flintstones for DC Comics won him an Eisner... more
  • Aug 01, 2018 - 01:15 PM
    June Brigman launched her artistic career in 1983, after moving from the then-rural outskirts of Atlanta, Georgia, to metropolitan New York City. She scored a chance to draw Power Pack, Marvel’s saga of preteen superheroes, and the rest is comic book history. Today, she draws the iconic Mary Worth... more
  • Jun 30, 2018 - 02:00 PM
    Jamal Igle launched his career at age 17 as an intern at DC Comics. In fact, he’d been already planning it for six years. Over the last three decades, from his breakout creation Molly Danger to his artistry on Supergirl and Firestorm, Igle has done everything. A past winner of the Inkpot Award for... more
  • Jun 25, 2018 - 12:45 PM
    Curious about the AHOY title CAPTAIN GINGER, created by me and artist June Brigman? You don’t have to wait. We actually published a three-page GINGER story earlier this year, in the anthology Mine! It’s available right now. Mine! is a giant-sized, diverse anthology with dozens of creators in it,... more
  • Jun 21, 2018 - 03:00 PM
    Writer and Eisner Award-winning editor Stuart Moore broke into comics in 1990 and has never looked back. He’s edited critically acclaimed books for Marvel and DC, and his writing includes comics and novels for a variety of publishers, as well as novelizations of comics and movies such as Civil War... more
  • Jun 13, 2018 - 03:30 PM
    What is AHOY Comics?   There’s a story behind our name, but we’re not going to tell you--yet. In the meantime, think of it as shorthand for:  ABUNDANCE! More pages of comics. Text pages that give you short stories, satire, poetry, criticism, illustrations, and cartoons. No expense spared to publish... more
  • Jun 13, 2018 - 03:00 PM
      One of the first AHOY titles is CAPTAIN GINGER, the tale of a shipful of cats struggling to survive in a hostile universe, created by Stuart Moore and June Brigman. AHOY reached out to a few prominent comics-industry people for some advance comments, and one of them wrote us a lovely long epistle... more
  • Jun 13, 2018 - 02:45 PM
    “I just want you to know that I’ve loved Tom Peyer’s genius brain for thirty years and THE WRONG EARTH is just pure, undiluted Tom Peyer as it exists in its most natural form. If you love superheroes, you NEED this. If you HATE superheroes, this will change your mind.”―Mark Millar “I knew this was... more
  • Jun 11, 2018 - 07:00 PM
    In 1976, Tom Peyer launched a weekly comic strip for the Syracuse New Times, an alternative newspaper in Central New York. Twelve years later, he became an editor at DC Comics and then a writer with more than 250 titles on his bibliography. His newest creations – HIGH HEAVEN and THE WRONG EARTH –... more