Epicenter Comics, A New San Diego Company, To Publish Sergio Bonelli Comic Magic Wind

Epicenter Comics, A New San Diego Company, To Publish Sergio Bonelli Comic Magic Wind

Epicenter Comics is a new publisher set up in San Diego. Look, here is their Facebook page. This is likely to be their website. Their president is one Igor Maricic. Their street address is 7120 Shoreline Drive. Igor Maricic has his own Facebook page too.

So what small projects are they going to put out?

Well, initially, the publications of Sergio Bonelli, who was one of the most powerful people in European comics until his recent death. Bonelli is represented internationally by Panini.

Previously his work had been published by Dark Horse and IDW, with covers by Dave Gibbons, Mike Mignola, Art Adams and Ashley Wood.

The first book they'll be publishing is Magico Vento, or Magic Wind. Its creator and writer, Gianfranco Manfredi told a Bleeding cool source;

"The publisher is Epicenter Comics (San Diego) , distribution Diamond. I don't know exactly when it will appear, 'cause they wait for the newcolor-edition, so i suppose after march 2013."

A horror-western in a completed series of 131 issues (94 pages each), eleven issues of which were drawn by Goran Parlov, who also drew special covers for the Croatian edition, that ran from 1997 until 2010.

Originally in black and white, the American edition will be full colour.

 

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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