Issue 1 of Ten Grand was released today, Wednesday 01 May 2013. Written by J. Michael Straczynski and illustrated by Ben Templesmith, Ten Grand is the story of Joe Fitzgerald, a former mob enforcer who can not follow the woman he loves to where she is going in the afterlife. In exchange for his service to a new power, he is resurrected each time he dies in a righteous cause, but during those five minutes before resurrection he is briefly reunited with his love. Issue 1 is titled “Blood Oath”.
Ten Grand resurrects the Joe’s Comics imprint, once again published by Image Comics. This is the first published product from Studio JMS.