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Publisher profiles the creators in INDIE COMICS #1
Guest article by Gary Scott Beatty, publisher of Indie Comics #1 .
It’s time to order Indie Comics #1, under Aazurn Publishing, in June’s Previews at your local or online comic book store. Diamond #JUN160995.
While you wait for the action goodness that is the new Indie Comics to arrive, kick back and meet the crazed creators in this new book.
RICK BONN, founder of BonnFire Media, has developed film and TV projects for Nickelodeon, Wind Dancer Films, and other studios. A published author, he currently writes comics, including Meow Meow Jones, Desert Knights, and Farm Noir. His reviews and essays have been published by Westminster John Knox Press, in magazines such as Prism and Christianity and Theatre, and on aintitcool.com and hollywoodjesus.com. Artist Christopher Herndon is co-creator of Living With Zombies and he illustrates the Terra Tempo series. Follow Rick at Twitter.com/bonnrw.
GARY SCOTT BEATTY’s Strange Horror is coming, tales of fright beyond the ordinary. Mark Bloodworth and Andy Bennett help Gary welcome you to the world’s most spectacular freak show. Bleeding Cool called Gary’s last comic, Number One, one of the best indie comics of 2014. Put yourself on the Aazurn Fan List to get freebies and learn about the upcoming horror series at StrangeHorror.com.
BRAD OLRICH is a comic book writer and artist best known for Commodore Dinosaur, an indie comic book character that made its way from regional fame, to Cat’s Paw Comics’ Dragontales, to several years as a web comic. Brad is an instructor teaching drawing and illustration at Mid Michigan Community College in Harrison, Michigan. Read and see more, and get the inside scoop at AtGalaxysCore.com.
TERRY CRONIN is the creator of Students of the Unusual horror comics in which he teamed with artist Julia Lichty aka ghostfire. He is also the author of The Skinvestigator novels featuring dermatologist detective Harry Poe, available at Barnes and Noble, and Amazon.com. He is currently promoting his all-ages comic book Horse Power G. For more info on his esoteric work go to StudentsoftheUnusual.com.
MICHAEL CARR is writer of A Dark Allie (zombies), Intrepidus (samurai), Quiver (post-apocalypse), Dead Factions (zombies), and other horror adventure stories for comics. Michael attributes his storytelling abilities to the rich culture and traditions of his native South Mississippi, and his years as a professional chef. His publishing design company is Carr Imagery Garage. Get inside his head and find out more about his comics at CarrImageryGarage.com.
Originally from Scotland, PAUL BRADFORD was brought up on the British comics that helped twist him into the writer he is today. Now living in Western Australia, he writes comics containing a broad spectrum of themes and ideas. He also writes Gothic poetry under the pseudonym Hierophantom and has produced small press “zines” through his company Inertia Publications. For ongoing updates on all things relating to Paul’s comics, including his “Noir” inspired Undercurrent series of comics and the vast world of Astral Crusaders, visit his blog at inertiapublications.blogspot.com.
TALES FROM THE CRYPT #2 FEATURES TWO STORIES FROM LEGENDARY COMICS ARTIST BERNIE WRIGHTSON “LOST CLASSICS” FROM LATE CREATOR APPEAR IN COLOR FOR THE FIRST TIMEfrom the official press release . . . . . . .NEW YORK - (March 21, 2017) - The entire comics industry was saddened to learn of the passing of legendary comics artist Bernie Wrightson this past weekend. Wrightson’s name was synonymous with the best the horror comics genre had to offer and he often spoke of the lasting influence EC comics titles such as the original TALES FROM THE CRYPT and VAULT OF HORROR had on his work.So, it seems only appropriate that two of Wrightson’s stories are included in Super Genius’ new revival of the TALES FROM THE CRYPT series.Issue #2 (in comic shops this Wednesday) features two “lost classics” from Wrightson, “Stake Out” and “Feed It!”, both appearing in color for the first time. The two stories had originally appeared in black and white in other publications but when CRYPT editor Jim Salicrup rem…
It was a cold night, but it didn’t stop the faithful from spending some time on the main drag in Oxford PA for the monthly First Friday celebration. This month, the theme was Super-Heroes and employees (and sometimes customers) at several establishments went along with the theme and dressed appropriately. (We had our Batman tee shirt underneath our sweater but spared the innocent, only flashing it to friends.) It was the perfect theme for the recently opened MAROON HORNET COMICS shop at 45 South Third Street in Oxford. Owner Randy Grace employed the mercenary-for-money Deadpool as a store greeter, and local writer Greg Cox was in attendance, signing his new book. The store is fully stocked now, and has an impressive assortment of comics, games, posters, and related toys and accessories. Randy and Lori Grace are very friendly and happy to be able to provide a comics outlet in Oxford for local pop culture fans.Greg Cox is a best-selling author, who’s earned a deserved rep…
From the American Mythology press release . . .[Baltimore, Maryland] – One of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ greatest fictional realms is set to make its comic book return in a way that is sure to thrill fans of the fantasy author’s classic works. Pellucidar returns to comics this summer with a new chapter to this timeless classic that explores the idea of a world buried deep within our own. Sometimes the greatest mysteries are the ones within. Under special license from Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., the denizens of Pellucidar, the danger-filled world at the Earth’s core, will find their new home at American Mythology Productions in 2017. The all-new adventures will be written by AM’s “The Land That Time Forgot” author Mike Wolfer, and readers will first be introduced to Pellucidar in the pages of the next “TLTTF” mini-series, “Terror from the Earth’s Core,” a special cross-over event that pits the two legendary worlds head-to-head in one incredible, science fiction action/adventure. T…