Pilot Season 2011 Checklist

We’re in the fourth week of Pilot Season- the event that gives discerning herders like you the power to choose Top Cow’s next hit series! We here at The Cow want to give you a checklist of which books have been released so far and let you know which books you should be on the lookout for in the next few weeks!

Over at USA TODAY, Brian Truitt talks with all of our Pilot Season Creators about their books and offers an exclusive look at current titles!



Pilot Season: THE TEST Beauty
A group of eight people wake up in an strange enclosed area, not knowing who they are or how they got there. What they do know, however, is from a mysterious voice that tells them they must repopulate and save the world after an apocalypse. But is what they voice is telling them true?

"If THE TEST is anything to go by, this is going to be a very good Pilot Season indeed." - Newsarama

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Pilot Season: CITY OF REFUGE
San Francisco becomes paradise after all its residents have a chip planted in them that removes all their violent tendencies. A drug is created that inhibits the effects of the chip, however, and both cops and criminals alike use it. Will these drug users settle their differences and create a real utopia?

"At the end I’m left wanting more." - Kitty’s Pryde

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Pilot Season: THE BEAUTY
A new STD spreads across the world, but this disease you want to catch. It makes all infected people unspeakably attractive, but after the world's face lift, two detectives discover some nasty, undesirable side effects. Will the world decide to stay beautiful and die young, or life a sub-beautiful life?

"I will definitely vote for this for the Pilot Season." - Nerdlocker

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Pilot Season: FLESHDIGGERmisdirection
A good samaritan gets killed protecting a woman from muggers, only to be raised from the dead by the woman he saved. A classic monster story with some fresh new twists. Can the good zombie Samaritan exact revenge on his killers?

"Top Cow's reader's choice Pilot Season is back and already my vote is down for Fleshdigger." - It’s A Dan’s World

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Pilot Season: MISDIRECTION
A fallen NASCAR star gets out of prison has a friend hook him up with a job driving some people around. What he doesn't know is his passengers are criminals, and he's become their get-away driver. When the job goes wrong, will the former NASCAR hero be able to drive fast enough to save his life?

"...a very solid action title debut." - The Daily Blam


Pilot Season: ANONYMOUS
A former covert soldier fakes his own death to escape his handlers, but instead of letting his family know he's still alive, he creates a new identity to atone from his past sins. Can looking over his family as a stranger and doing good deeds really make up for a life time of bad choices?

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Pilot Season: SERAPH
The angelic warrior now known only as Seraph was once a sinner. After living a life of selfishness and sin, personal tragedy drove him to kill himself. Plucked on his way to Hell by Heaven, the man was made Heaven's soldier in an endless battle. Charged with fighting an ancient war, but bound by God's law, can Seraph triumph over opponents not restricted in the same way and regain his faith in the process?

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Pilot Season: THEORY OF EVERYTHING
Charles Witten is a brilliant scientist capable of inventing devices that will change out world. Unfortunately, most of the scientific community thinks he's a crackpot. As does the government, until... a crack team of heistmen rob a bank in Switzerland using what appears to be Witten's dimension hopping technology. Technology that Witten designed, but never completed...