Thursday, June 10, 2010
CBR: The Glacier Stone Freezes the Road to "Artifacts"
In the Top Cow Universe, there are times when a rivalry can be boiled down to a simple notion of fire and ice. But for low-level thug Michael "Finn" Finnegan, the last thing he ever expected in life - indeed, the last thing he wanted - was to come into opposition against a fiery Artifact-wielder such as Glorianna "Glori" Silver.
No matter his desire, that's exactly the situation that Finn has found himself in as the wielder of the Glacier Stone, one of thirteen deadly Artifacts carried by a handful of characters within the Top Cow Universe including Sara Pezzini (Witchblade), Jackie Estacado (The Darkness), Danielle Baptiste (The Angelus), Tom Judge (Rapture) and the Magdalena (The Spear of Destiny). Finn and the Glacier Stone are two of the many key components in the upcoming 13-issue "Artifacts" miniseries written by Ron Marz and illustrated by a team of illustrators including Michael Broussard. To learn more about Finn and the Glacier Stone, CBR News turned to Marz and Top Cow Publisher Filip Sablik for the sixth installment of our weekly "Road to Artifacts" series.
Finn is not only new to the notion of the Artifacts; he's also new to the Top Cow Universe. The character first appeared in "Broken Trinity," the 2008 miniseries written by Marz and illustrated by Stjepan Sejic. A low-level Irish thug, Finn was sent by Jackie Estacado to look out over Sara Pezzini and their daughter Hope - but his level of involvement soon escalated to something considerably more elemental.
Read the full article here.