story TOP COW'S FINEST art / cover TOP COW'S FINEST TAKE CONTROL! After five years, the annual Pilot Season has become a comics institution and a unique engine for debuting new ideas and properties into comics! Get your first look at this year's competition, which begins in October, including the list of creative teams, this year's concepts, and an early look at the art from each book. You'll also get an early look at upcoming series from previous winners like GENIUS and 39 MINUTES. We can't tell you much more, because it's still Top Secret, but we will give you this hint: 8. 4. 2.