This Wednesday, September 7th, AHOY Comics is set to release the debut issue of HIGHBALL – the first issue of their latest hilarious series about a space pilot who’s the best shot in the galaxy—except he can only hit the target when he’s dead drunk.
By writer Stuart Moore (Captain Ginger), artist Fred Harper (Snelson: Comedy is Dying), colorist Lee Loughridge, and letterer Rob Steen, HIGHBALL’s first issue will feature a cover by co-creator Fred Harper and a variant cover by David Rubin (Cosmic Detective).
Here’s a look at the covers, the storyline, and preview pages for
this week’s release from AHOY Comics on New Comic Book Day! #NCBD
IN STORES THIS WEEK
New Release for the week of September 7th, 2022
Written & Illustrated by Chris Duffy
Release Date: September 7th, 2022
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA meets THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE
for a game of darts, over shots!
Meet space pilot HIGHBALL, the best shot in the galaxy—except for one problem: he can only hit the target when he’s dead drunk. In this outrageous first issue, he faces off against a fierce but alluring bird-warrior, a disturbingly racist A.I., a crypto-obsessed fellow pilot, the maddening bureaucracy of Space Corp—and, of course, his own shameful inadequacies.
Highball: SAVING THE GALAXY, ONE PINT AT A TIME!
Publisher – AHOY Comics
AHOY Comics debuted in the fall of 2018 with the bold promise for readers to expect more from its line of comic book magazines, featuring comic book stories, poetry, prose fiction, and cartoons. The independent, Syracuse-based company is the brainchild of Publisher Hart Seely, an award-winning reporter whose humor and satire has appeared in The New York Times and on National Public Radio. AHOY’s Editor-in-Chief Tom Peyer is committed to publishing comics with a (dark) sense of humor with titles like the superhero parody THE WRONG EARTH, the religious satire HIGH HEAVEN, the sci fi spoof CAPTAIN GINGER, the time travel tales PLANET OF THE NERDS and BRONZE AGE BOOGIE, HASHTAG: DANGER and the anthology series EDGAR ALLAN POE’S SNIFTER OF TERROR. This summer, the company will publish the highly anticipated SECOND COMING, the satirical comic book series by Mark Russell and Richard Pace in which Jesus Christ resumes His Holy Mission.