We’ve done a lot of hard thinking around here and made some big decisions. Plans have changed slightly.
King of Nekropolis is cancelled
The orders numbers came in from Diamond on King of Nekropolis and they were not large enough to justify printing the book. The reception was only about half that of our first book, Rex. Either people weren’t as jazzed about K.O.N. or we were the wrong publisher to put it out. Either way, we’ve killed the project. We will definitely continue to push Rex though. The webcomic continues to get a lot of readership which is encouraging. We’re extremely proud of that book.
Silent Scream starts on Thursday, Oct 16th.
We’ve got a new online graphic novel starting up this week, Silent Scream. It’s Richard Serrao’s first new work since Memento Mori. It’ll update on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the rest of the year and beyond. It’s another gritty crime revenger brought to you in glorious black and white. This is a wet one with plenty o’ bullets.
Build Your Own Comic Empire
We’re starting up the “build your own comic empire” blogs again. They’ll be similar to the ones we did last year on MySpace, but updated and will go into much further depth. There’ll be tutorials, reviews, interviews and tons of other info-packed blog posts that will help new creators further along in their journey. Oh yeahâ€¦and there’ll be videos now as well.
Optimum Wound Volume 1.
We’re going back to our original plans to put out our creation under one roof. This was where our heads were at back in 2005 and ’06. The plan is to drop a 160-200 paged affordably priced bomb on you every 3 months. Something that takes a while to finish, doesn’t empty your wallet and will leave you thirsting for more every new season. We started off as a group package and I feel I’ve let down our original fan base by veering off into other publishing endeavors. I spent a whole year worried what the comic mainstream thought about us when the whole reason we launched was to be another alternative to the status quo.
You’re going to be served up a steady diet of edgy and sometimes dangerous fare again. I feel our original voice has been lost and now I’m ready to bring it back 120%.
We’re putting together Volume 1 right now and will have it out in the Spring of 2009.
Hitting the ground running.
You’ll be seeing this blog update a lot more often. There’ll be commentary, Q&A’s and new artwork posted regularly. You’ll have a reason to keep coming back.
Thanks for sticking around this long. We’re just getting started.