Inept Area 51 employees Agent Gibson and Agent Hatch forget to pay the rent on the facility’s off-site storage unit and the secret contents are sold to a pair of backwoods rednecks at public auction. When an alien invasion threatens planet Earth, the agents must recover an item from the locker if they hope to stop the extraterrestrial threat.
Unit 44 is a four issue sci-fi/comedy comic book miniseries to be published March-June 2015 by New York Times Best-Selling graphic books publisher Alterna Comics.
(Unit 44) looks to be a whole lot of fun, which is something sorely missing from comics these days.MultiversityComics.com
Unit 44 is both entertaining and intriguing, with a fresh take on the mysteries of Area 51 and its forbidden contents.Dan Schoening (Ghostbusters, TMNT)
I need a whole new scoring scale for this one, simply, it is the best comic book we have read all summer long.ComicsForge.com
Unit 44 provides readers with a quick and entertaining read that will leave you laughing and begging for more.FanboyComics.net
...it’s a fast-paced story full of wit and some great humor that’s appropriate for all-ages. It’s the rare comic that’s appropriate for everyone with jokes that can keep kids just as entertained as adults.ComicBookTherapy.com
...it’s an absolute riot.StashMyComics.com
If a top-secret radioactive alien artifact could somehow merge an episode of The X-Files with a Coen Brothers movie, the results would look something like Unit 44.Daniel Corey (Red City, Moriarty)
What Jimenez and Locher pull off with Unit 44 is a smooth-as-eggs read that’s fun and really well played. This is a book to put a smile on your face.Ryan K. Lindsay (Headspace, Deer Editor, Fatherhood)
It’s not often that a comic comes along its main focus is to just have fun. Unit 44 is one of those comics which you can easily get behind.Brad Burdick (Billy the Pyro)
Wes Locher is the writer of the comic books Unit 44 (Alterna, 2015), The Undoubtables (Markosia Enterprises, 2014), Chambers (Arcana Studio, 2013) and the web comic Innovation. He’s contributed short stories to anthologies from Titan and GrayHaven Comics and self-published the collection of humorous essays Musings on Minutiae. Follow him on Twitter @weslocher.