Art Ops (2015) Issues
After learning the devastating power of his art arm, Reggie Riot must decide if now is the time to take responsibility for his decisions and aid the dwindling remnants of the Art Operatives to rescue Mona from the cubist criminal Scarlet in the stunning conclusion to the first arc, 'How to Start a Riot'!
Take a trip back in time to the sensational 1970s-the Me Decade of op and pop art-in this two-part tale of ART OPS! Learn the true story behind the original Art Operative team and what happened between Gina and Reggie's father in part one of 'Modern Love,' featuring sizzling art by guest-artist Eduardo Risso.
Part two of 'Modern Love' takes the Art Ops team to a fashion show in 1980s New York City that's more than your average catwalk-and they'll go halfway around the world to uncover the truth behind a mysterious poly-blend garment. Plus, Danny Doll's first successful human art experiment astounds the team, leading up to a fateful decision by his wife, Gina. Drawn by superstar guest artist Eduardo Risso (100 BULLETS).
Does man control art or does art control man? ThatÕs the crisis Reggie Riot faces in the aftermath of the power and destruction caused by his art arm. He already knows what his mother thinks, but what about his father? Enter Danny Doll and his own team of renegade artists and agents who aim to make the world their masterpiece, in part 1 of ÒPopism.Ó
In New York City’s famed Chelsea Hotel, reluctant Art Operative Reggie Riot comes to grips with his father’s transformation. While on the opposite coast, J. Gorgeous and the Body take Hollywood by storm with an unforgettable appearance on the red carpet. Part 2 of “Popism.”
With their sights set on Reggie’s dad, will the Neighborhood of Dads take the doll out of Danny? Thanks to the Body’s upset stomach, Gina and the old Art Ops have made a surprisingly grotesque reappearance, but are they still the super-cool agents they used to be, or have they become outdated? The Chelsea Hotel is on the verge of being taken over by an unknown organization. If the deal goes through, the rogue masterpieces that call it home will be nothing more than street art, doomed to be painted over by midnight maintenance crews.
In this stand-alone issue, Reggie and the Art Ops crew face off against a painted atrocity from a centuries past by an artist so skilled, he captured not only deathÕs likeness but its essence! Featuring guest art by multi-Eisner Award nominee Rob Davis, you wonÕt want to miss ÒThe Boy Who Painted Death.Ó
Danny Doll, you’ve got a lot to answer for! Now that Reggie’s mom and the rest of the Art Ops are back on the scene, it’s time to find out what part Reggie’s father played in their disappearance. Is Danny really teaming up with the Neighborhood of Dads to eradicate art from the world, or is this perhaps the greatest performance piece of all time? If so, he may also be the worst grandfather of all time, as the life of Reggie and the Mona Lisa’s child hangs in the balance.
With Reggie Riot missing in action, the Body calls on an inmate from a secret art prison to help save the Mona Lisa. But when people from Reggie's past come back to haunt him, Reggie returns to NYC with a dangerous revelation that proves deadly: Does man control art-or does art control man? Find out in part 4 of 'How to Start a Riot.'
Reggie Riot finds himself in hot water when he takes the world's most famous painting come-to-life to a New York City punk club. But the real trouble begins when the Mona Lisa picks up the mic. Plus, the leader of the graffiti vandals sets her sights on New York's leading lady, and we flash back to the missing Art Ops team in action when Reggie was still a toddler.
Unlikely Art Ops ringleader Reggie Riot tries to keep the strange, surrealist painting that doubles as his arm and the Mona Lisa under wraps, The Body recruits the newest team member: a new wave party girl who hasn't stop dancing since 1987. "Riot in Suburbia" follows what happens in a world where works of art come to life and wreak havoc, a series that's at once a salute to pop culture and New York City.
In this new series by Shaun Simon, co-writer (with Gerard Way) of The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys, and legendary artist Michael Allred (iZOMBIE), art not only imitates life, it becomes it! When rogue figures from famous works of art come to life and escape their frames, it's up to Reggie Riot and the agents of Art Operatives to track them down before they wreak havoc on the unsuspecting public. But Reggie has secrets of his own that may affect his ability to interact with these living works of art--and he wants no part in the agency his mother ran before him. Pop culture will never be the same.