July 31, 2013 | 5:42 p.m.
Comic-Con International hosted its share of crowded red-carpet events filled with A-list stars talking up a raft of new projects, but amid the media frenzy, a relatively unknown property sought out its own corner of the limelight in San Diego’s busy Gaslamp Quarter earlier this month. “Head Smash,” a new comic book tale of revenge released Wednesday, premiered in full at Comic-Con after an extensive grass-roots campaign to market the title to readers. Co-written by Erik Hendrix and Vlad Yudin, with art by Tim Bradstreet (covers) and Dwayne Harris (interiors), the sci-fi-inflected story centers on the character Smash, who, empowered by a super serum, sets out to get even with his adopted father, a ruthless crime lord, and a sinister organization known as the Horde. “It started as a simple story of revenge,” Yudin said. “It takes place in the […]