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A brand new series from the mind of critically acclaimed writer KURTIS J. WIEBE (GREEN WAKE, PETER PANZERFAUST), GRIM LEAPER is a gory romantic comedy.

Lou Collins is caught in a cyclical curse of violent, gruesome deaths and new beginnings in the bodies of strangers. With no clue why, Lou desperately searches for a way to break the curse and cross over peacefully to the other side. Then equally doomed Ella comes along. It’s a love story to die for.

Story by Kurtis J. Wiebe
Art by Aluiso Santos
Cover by Aluiso Santos

Price: $3.50
iFanboy Community Pick of the Week Percentage: 1.0%


Timmdrums05/31/12NoRead Review
Avg Rating: 4.0
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  1. Looking forward to this, Image is killing it! I am trying to force myself to read more non-superhero books, and image is doing it right!!

  2. sounds very interesting….looking forward to it.

  3. Hey everyone! Welcome to my brand new series! Very excited about this series and if you’re a fan of gory horror and black romantic comedies, this will be right up your alley. Check out the 6 page preview here:

    We’ve also been getting really solid early reviews, which you can find if you float around Google. Any questions, just put them up here and I’ll do what I can to answer them!

  4. Since Green Wake was a pleasant surprise for me, chances are I’ll be picking this up, and looking forward to it.

    • Excellent! Thanks for supporting Green Wake as well, I’m always glad to hear people track it down and give it a shot. When Grim Leaper #2 is out, post up your thoughts on the pull thread, good or bad!

  5. If the back-up wasn’t by Esposito I would give this book a try. Print a version without it and I’ll give it a shot.

    • Ah, that’s too bad! It’s a nice little story, but, even so, each following issue has a different writer artist team telling some pretty messed up love stories. Sorry to hear you aren’t interested!

  6. I have a long standing disagreement with the guy so it is too bad he is the back-up or you would have my moolah. Just can’t out of principle.

    I have enjoyed your Green Wake series, and Peter Panzerfaust is great!

    I also ended up snagging a signature from Tyler Jenkins for issue #2 of Peter P. at a Recent Comic Con. Thank him again for me!

    • I pre-ordered this and will probably buy several copies, so if monsterduc1000 wants one, I’ll send it to him. Tomorrow is Super Wiebe-day!

    • You’re not buying Kurtis’ book just because you have a disagreement with one of the guys involved in the back-up story? Wow.

    • Thanks for the extra support you guys. I celebrate Wiebe day like everyone else. Crying in the shower with a Grilled Cheese in my hand,

  7. I had a chance to read issue 1 and it’s fantastic. I highly recommend everyone pick this up.

  8. Disagreement is toning it down a bit. I really don’t like the way Esposito responds to many of his patrons in the comments sections of his part of ign, and some of the choices he has made to worsen that section, of which I have had a few debates with him.

    While I do enjoy and support Kurtis’ work, I will not support Esposito in any way. It is unfortunate that his work is in a book that I would have picked up otherwise.

    • Maybe you should boycott ign then instead of Kurtis’ comic. Seriously, step outside of your petty bickering and see how silly you’re being. You’re making yourself sound like a child. Think about it, Joey won’t care if you buy this, it’s not his name on the cover, but Kurtis is losing a sale and you are losing out on what I’m sure will be a great read. Actually fuck it, I’m buying 2 copies tomorrow and giving the extra to my boyfriend or a friend. Now only you’re losing out.

    • Thanks, Agent Graves! It means a lot that you’re willing to buy an extra to help me out. You rock!

    • If it helps, it’s not like I’m getting money from you or something. You can even rip my portion out, if you like. But don’t screw Kurtis because of whatever beef you have with me.

    • Don’t worry. Mr. Wiebe and I have come to an agreement.

  9. Would you purchase something from someone who you felt has wronged you? Doubtful. I don’t see how it is petty bickering by not supporting someone who has berated his patrons and myself in his comments section just because he couldn’t take criticism. I do support Kurtis’ work as I have purchased his other creations, but I can’t bring myself to purchase this one book because of this one person and the way he has treated others and myself.

    It sucks that Esposito’s story is in a book that I would normally try so my apologies go to Kurtis, but maybe there will be a synopsis of issue one in issue two.

    • Can you send me an email @ kurtisjwiebe at gmail dot com? Want to chat quick.

    • I would love to see how Joey has “wronged” you. He’s been nothing but awesome to me.

    • The very short of it (there are other things but I want to keep this short) is that there were a lot (A LOT) of us who would have liked to have a written section alongside the comics run skit as we thought it was no where near as good as the list, but Esposito refused without really explaining why. I started putting links out to other sites with lists in the comments section every week, and there was always the traditional trade of snide comments for and against the video section. But there was this one time that Esposito wrote a comment that didn’t sit well with me (I believe it is deleted now as I could not find it) and I laid down exactly why I was doing it. It seemed Esposito didn’t like this explanation all that much and blocked me from being able to post comments in the video section of ign. I felt this was a little harsh, and thus the beef I have with him.

  10. Well, Mr. Wiebe has done it again. He is officially a creator I will follow and automatically try anything he puts out because so far he is 3 for 3 with my tastes (Green Wake, Peter Panzerfaust and now this). I love how tonally different each of these series are, with Grim Leaper being a little more in the black comedy realm (quantum leap meets beetlejuice?). Green Wake holds a special place for me, but as I said, until there’s evidence to the contrary, my money is officially his for the first issue every new series he creates. Kudos on a fine comic here.

    • Thanks so much, Max! That’s awesome, I appreciate you hopping on board my future projects. Hopefully I don’t let you down any time soon! Keep stopping by these threads as each issue comes out, let me know what you think!

  11. Green Wake, Peter Panzerfaust, and now Grim Leaper well done, you are on a roll. (slow clapping)

  12. This was pretty cool…interesting concept and catchy first issue. I can see how this could have endless possibilities for stories.

    • Thanks, Wally! This first issue just sets the stage to open it up in a big way. Everything has a connection and by issue 4 you’ll actually be able to look back and see that there’s some little hints here or there that mean a lot more than face value.

  13. I hate to be the odd man out but this didn’t do anything for me. The art was a bit of a mess (changing palette for no reason, wrong/bad facial expressions, and other bad choices) the flow was really off as well. The concept being a sort of strange take on Groundhog Day but less impactful and interesting fell pretty flat for me. This just didn’t do one thing for me, I’m hoping Debris will bring me back around but since Green Wake, Weibe has been losing me as a reader.

    • Hey, thanks for trying it out! Sorry to hear you’ve not been impressed with my titles since Green Wake, be sad to lose you as a reader. But, hopefully you enjoy Debris and, if not, I still appreciate you taking a chance on this first issue and that one as well. Happy reading!

    • I’m hoping for good things with Debris. I think this book was written fine, maybe a few things could have flown better at times that felt a little staccato, and I think the art could have even been serviceable (aside from the few odd facial expression attempts that just didn’t fit) if there had been a better colorist. I had a hard time putting my finger on exactly why I didn’t get drawn in to this book and I think it really was a combination of things. Peter Panzerfaust is just not my cup of tea but otherwise I thought that book was great art and writing-wise but Peter Pan has never held any interest for me so that was it there. I’d love to see this book with a different colorist or art and see if it changed my mind. Thanks for being cool and I’m always up for checking out new projects from you even if they may not be my personal tastes. Best of luck on this and your other books!

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