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War-mongering creatures known as the Battle Beasts have landed on Earth, searching for the mythical Dread Weapons. One woman, Bliss Reynolds, has translated the Beasts’ language and in the process uncovered the Dread Weapons. Bliss, with her brother Tate, meets three noble Beasts— Vorin, Merk and Gruntos. After a harrowing dash for survival, Bliss decides to help her new friends find the Dread Weapons.
BOBBY CURNOW ART
VALERIO SCHITI ART
EMANUEL SIMEONI COLORS
CLAUDIA SGC LETTE RING
Regular Cover Art by Valerio Schiti Colors by Claudia SGC
Cover RI Art by Jeff Zornow
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Bobby Curnow (w) • Valerio Schiti (a & c) Bliss and the Beasts have found the Dread Weapons, but someone has already claimed them... Dr. Ull...