Filling your parents’ shoes isn’t always easy.
The Great ComicsShuffle of 2018 conrtinues!
Mike Zagari, formerly SVP, Brand/Digital-Creative at AfterShock, announced he was leaving on Twitter yesterday. “Next steps” will be announced Monday. Excited to share my next steps on Monday! — Mike Zagari (@mikezagari) May 11, 2018 Zagari was previously at Disney/Marvel/Star Wars/Pixar, and DC, and is also a webcartoonist himself so he could be going literally […]
Chicago’s Irish mob wants to collect a debt from a culinary family in Aftershock’s new title.
Aftershock Comics has announced Shock, a hardcover anthology in the European album format. Official PR follows and then some pages: SHOCK HC / $34.99 / 160 pages / Color / on sale 03.20.18 AfterShock Comics continues to push boundaries by presenting it’s very first anthology collection featuring a slew of today’s top writers and artists. Presented in […]
Debuting 3/14/18, Aftershock’s Betrothed is the story of two teenagers destined to lead opposing armies in another dimension and about to be offered the choice of becoming betrothed or fighting to the death. Writer Sean Lewis describes it as “This book is Saga meets Archie… If you like humor, action, other worlds… this is for you. It’s […]
July sees the launch of Relay, a new series from Aftershock written by Zac Thompson (from a story by Thompson and Donny Cates) and drawn by Andy Clarke. How does Thompson describe this book? “Relay is in many ways a tribute to the science fiction worlds that inspired me as I was growing up. The best […]
AfterShock is announcing a new comic: Backways by Justin Jordan and Elenora Carlini. Backways appears to be a contemporary fantasy series about a magical hidden nation “that exists in all the forgotten spaces” and a young lady who lost someone there. The solicitation brings to mind Neverwhere, but since AfterShock is name checking Harry Potter and Chronicles of Narnia, it seems […]
Here’s another new title from AfterShock which is quietly ramping up its line with some solid books. Writer Cullen Bunn (Uncanny X-Men, Deadpool) and artist Mirko Colak (Punisher) are teaming on Unholy Grail, a new take on the Arthurian legend that casts the defender of the realm as a bloody conqueror. Holy Galahad! Not your auntie’s Arthur. […]
AfterShock is on the move, with more titles and now a new publishing assistant and a (well deserved!) promotion for Lisa Y. Wu; Ashley Wyatt has been hired as publishing assistant. Bios below: Lisa Y. Wu, our Retailer/Fan Relations Manager, is experienced in community outreach for diverse online organizations, in particular comics and pop culture. She […]