Red Sonja Cover Contest Runner Up Is Tapped For Special Variant Cover

Back in the fall of 2014, Bleeding Cool wrote about  a cover art contest for Red SonjaMatt Brooks won and had his cover used on issue #14. And then he got a regular cover gig a few months later. Now we are being told that the runner up for the contest, Jason Meents, was tapped to do this special Red Sonja Funko Variant for #4. Congrats to Jason. This issue will be shipping in April.

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But that's not all that the new Red Sonja series is doing to bring up new talent. Cosplayer Ashley Du appeared on a variant cover of issue #1 and fan artist Eric Bogue was the Red Sonja Artist Spotlight inside the first issue. Ashley had a signing a The Fantasy Shop, in St. Louis, MO. Eric signed at Heroes and Villains Comics in the Bay Area, a story that he used to work at.

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To see more of Jason Meents work, click here. For more of Ashley Du's work, click here and for more of Eric Bogue, click here.

And check out the new Red Sonja series by Amy Chu and Carlos Gomez, it's really quite good. You should be able to find issues #0 and #1 at your local comic shops.

About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.