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Next Week Will Be A Monster Week In Comics &#8211 If They All Arrive

Next Week Will Be A Monster Week In Comics – If They All Arrive

Next week will be a monster week in comics – that's if all the comic books arrive. Weather and pandemic have seen many delays, especially from Diamond Comic Distributors, but if all goes to plan, there are a LOT of big books coming out next week. First is Infinite Frontier #0, the big DC Comics […]

AWA Studios Release Video Featuring Creators and New Series

AWA Studios Release Video Featuring Creators and New Series

AWA Studios, the new publisher punching above its weight with solid and unique titles under the editorship of Axel Alonso, released a new video at this year's virtual ComicsPro. The video featured all the current writers thanking retailers for their support and offered previews of their new and upcoming books. https://youtu.be/aWzN-QpSoKcVideo can't be loaded because […]

More Diamond Comics Delays To Comic Shops This Week

More Diamond Comics Delays To Comic Shops This Week

There have been a lot of delays to comic book deliveries of late, with current weather issues hitting all manner of aspects of the industry. Both Diamond Comic Distributors and Lunar Distribution have faced delays to comic book stores and we now have the latest. Last week, Bleeding Cool reported that "Diamond Comic Distributor's Olive […]

Diamond Discounts Free Comic Book Day 2020 Comics To Retailers

Diamond Discounts Free Comic Book Day 2020 Comics To Retailers

Free Comic Book Day was a bit of a damp squib in 2020. When FCBD was cancelled, the books had already been printed, and when it was rearranged for a month-long promotion, it didn't have the impact the original would have done, with many stores operating social distancing or being closed entirely. As a result, […]

Bryan Hill Priscilla Petraites Launch Chariot From AWA in March 2021

Bryan Hill, Priscilla Petraites Launch Chariot From AWA in March 2021

Batman writer Bryan Edward Hill has a brand new series launching from Bill Jemas and Axel Alonso's New York based comics publisher, AWA, named Chariot, with artist Priscilla Petraites, known for her work on Rat Queens, Brilliant Trash and Batman and colourist Marco Lesko, from Rat Queens, Robotech, Blade Runner, Doctor Who. Here's a look […]

AWA Has a Casual Fling &#8211 and Redemption &#8211 in February 2021 Solicits

AWA Has a Casual Fling – and Redemption – in February 2021 Solicits

Bill Jemas and Alex Alonso's New York-based comic publisher AWA has a couple of new launches for February 2021. A Western-styled comic Redemption by Christa Faust and Mike Deodato, and a sex thriller Casual Fling by Jason Starr, Dalibor Talajic and Marco Lesko – a deep dive from Alonso's Filofax there. Here are the full […]

Byte-Sized #1 FOCs Today &#8211 And Everything Else From Cullen Bunn

Byte-Sized #1 FOCs Today – And Everything Else From Cullen Bunn?

Tomorrow is comic book writer Cullen Bunn's fiftieth birthday. I'm only three years away sir, do let me know what it's like over the other side. But in his mailing list, he also noted just how busy he is right now… as his new series, Byte-Sized with Nelson Blake III  from AWA goes to FOC […]

JMS and Mike Deodatos Resistance Returns &#8211 AWA January 2021 Solicits

JMS and Mike Deodato's Resistance Returns – AWA January 2021 Solicits

J Michael Straczynski and Mike Deodato return to the Artists, Writers & Artisans, Inc series The Resistance with The Resistance: Reborns oneshot. And we also get a new series, Mann's World by Victor Gischler and Niko Walter. And it's all part of AWA's January 2021 solicitations. RESISTANCE REBORNS ONESHOT #1 CVR A RAHZZAH (MR) ARTISTS […]

Road Warrior Animal Joseph Laurinaitis Passes Away Age 60

Road Warrior Animal Joseph Laurinaitis Passes Away, Age 60

The world of professional wrestling has lost another legendary name with the passing of Joseph Laurinaitis, better known to millions of fans around the world for decades as Road Warrior Animal, at the age of 60. Laurinaitis' official Twitter account and brother Marcus' Facebook account confirmed the news Wednesday morning- with the family planning to […]

Kaare Andrews New Comic E-Ratic Launches AWA December 2020 Solicits

Kaare Andrews' New Comic E-Ratic Launches, AWA December 2020 Solicits

Kaare Andrews is launching his own series from Artists, Writers & Artisans in December, as well as Cullen Bunn and Nelson Blake III launching their comic book Byte-Sized. Bill Jemas also published a print version of his COVID Tales digital anthology. Details on these books, and everything else from AWA in their December 2020 solicitations, […]

Peter Milligan and Acos American Ronin in AWA October 2020 Solicits

Peter Milligan and Aco's American Ronin in AWA October 2020 Solicits

Artists, Writers & Artisans Inc (also known as AWA (although I think AWAAI would be funnier)) is launching new title American Ronin by Peter Milligan, Aco and Dean White, in October, alongside a brace of comic book titles. As EIC Axel Alonso continues to thumb through his DM list… here's a look at the AWA […]

Does Bill Jemas Want a Cease And Desist From Disney

Does Bill Jemas Want a Cease And Desist From Disney?

Once upon a time, Bill Jemas was the publisher of Marvel Comics. He is now publisher of AWA, a new New York comic book publisher. Former Marvel Comics editor Axel Alonso is also EIC of AWA, but it has made very clear to Bleeding Cool that he has nothing to do with AWA's iPOP line, […]

Ethan Sacks and Dalibor Talajić Covid Comic for Axel Alonso On NBC.com

Ethan Sacks and Dalibor Talajić Covid Comic for Axel Alonso On NBC.com

AWA, the comic book publisher founded by Bill Jemas as publisher and Axel Alonso as EIC, has always talked about creating multi-media projects. And now, in lockdown, it has seized on the opportunity. As of today, it has a Webtoon-style comic journalist series on NBC.com from comic book writer and journalist Ethan Sacks, best known […]

AWA Wants New Voices for iPOP &#8211 So Why Is Bill Jemas Writing Them

AWA Wants New Voices for iPOP – So Why Is Bill Jemas Writing Them?

Last week, Bleeding Cool scooped a new digital comics publishing line iPOP from AWA or Artists, Writers & Artisans. Not everything was ready for primetime when Bleeding Cool posted, referencing what had been published on the AWA website – which was rapidly withdrawn. Bleeding Cool also reported that the authorial name for all of these, […]

Bill Jemas Revives Yoshida Pseudonym for Be Wawa Lion Queen Truth

Bill Jemas Revives 'Yoshida' Pseudonym for Be Wawa, Lion Queen, Truth?

Bill Jemas is the publisher of new New York comics publisher Artists, Writers & Artisans, funded by Murdochs, with former Marvel Editor-In-Chief Axel Alonso. AWA is launching a series of digital comic books, for free, embedded below. We have the first three chapters of Lion Queen drawn by Davide Puppo, Mazflan Araujo, Iliana Jimez, Sami Brice […]

Year Zero #1 Review: This One is Very Skillfully Done

Year Zero #1 Review: This One is Very Skillfully Done

What if The Walking Dead was global in scope, and had its origins in the hubris of some of our greatest minds? Well, this thought exercise walks down that path with a taste of the Watchmen approach (yet little of its resonance). Basically, a few people who thought they were smart did some dazzlingly stupid […]

Diamond Says 20th May For New Marvel Comics Image IDW and More

Diamond Says 20th May For New Marvel Comics, Image, IDW and More

Back on April 11th, Bleeding Cool reported that Diamond Comic Distributors would be returning to distributing to comic book stores in mid-to-late May. A week later, Diamond Comic Distributors confirmed that news. Today, ahead of Diamond CEO and owner Steve Geppi appearing on a live stream talking with comic book retailers, Diamond has more details. […]

Bill Jemas Hiring Non-Fiction Comic Book Journalists for a New Line

Bill Jemas Hiring Non-Fiction, Comic Book Journalists for a New Line

AWA, or Artists Writers and Artisans Inc, is a new well-funded comic book publisher operating out of New York City. Headed up by former Marvel publisher Bill Jemas and former Marvel EIC Axel Alonso, it's funded by James Murdoch. This month and last month would have been the big launch for their new titles, before […]

AWA Looks to Comic Books Beyond the Printed Page

AWA Looks to Comic Books Beyond the Printed Page

AWA, or Artists, Writers & Artisans Inc, is a new New York-based comic book publisher. It's headed up by former Marvel publisher Bill Jemas and former Marvel EIC Axel Alonso. The months of April and May were meant to be its launch period. However, the current situation has stymied that plan. However, it does appear […]

Letting It All Hang out With Frank Cho

Letting It All Hang out With Frank Cho

We always like to check in with what Frank Cho's been up to in and around comic book conventions, as he likes to share it all with his fans. And at Baltimore Comic Con this past weekend, his new publisher AWA Comics had a rather entertaining way to promote his new title for them, Fight […]