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AfterShock Comics Release SOS "Support Our Shops" Comic

With the added pressures, challenges and obstacles thrown in the way of local comic shops over the past three months, AfterShock Comics, led by Publisher Joe Pruett, announced the release of Support Our Shops (S.O.S.), a 48-page comic featuring seven stories from top creators The comic book will be distributed at no cost to comic[...]

To Kill A Man and Red Atlantis Launch in AfterShock Comics June 2020 Solicitations

To Kill A Man and Red Atlantis Launch in AfterShock Comics June 2020 Solicitations

AfterShock Comics have revealed their June 2020 solicitation ahead of Friday's Diamond Day And it begins with an original graphic novel by Steve Orlando, Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Al Morgan, To Kill A Man, and a new series by Stephanie Phillips and Robert Carey called Red Atlantis Here's what's coming in June 2020...Kill a[...]

Lisa Y Wu and Joe Illidge Hired in Senior Roles at A Wave Blue World Comics

Wu is best known in comics as Director of Retailer Relations at AfterShock Comics, but also worked in marketing for for Saga Communications and Dave & Busters.Joe Illidge is well known to comic book folk across decades, for working at Milestone Media, being a Batbooks editor at DC, writing for CBR, having a stint at[...]

Sebela and Vision Plan for 'Trust Fall' at Aftershock in June

Aftershock Comics will be launching a Trust Fall this June, the new title from Christopher Sebela and Chris Vision Trust Fall takes a familiar super power, and turns it on its head a little.[caption id="attachment_1006388" align="aligncenter" width="600"] //Credit: Aftershock Comics[/caption] Ash Parsons was raised to believe she's special As someone with a quirk of genetics that lets[...]

Cold War #2 cover by Hayden Sherman

Cold War #2 Review: A Better Lead Character, but an Aimless Plot

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The platoon appears doomed without their original leader. However, Vinh has taken up the mantle of leader, even if it bothers John. Thankfully, Vinh is just as, if not more, competent than Rook ever could be. The rest follow her, but the bloodshed is far from over. We also get a look back […]

Pestilence

Pestilence Vol. 1 Review: Someone Call the Plague Doctor

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Often a comic doesn't quite manage to catch your interest in issue #1. That was the problem I originally had with Pestilence. Written by Frank Tieri, the premise is an interesting take on the zombie genre. It poses the question: What if the Black Death was really just the world's first zombie infestation? […]

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AfterShock Comics Bribes Readers With Free Beer In Los Angeles

On Friday evening in Los Angeles, comic store Golden Apple Comics on Melrose Avenue is hosting a drink-up with Joe Pruett, publisher of AfterShock Comics Pruett will talk about the publisher, its comics, and his own comic for the publisher, Black Eyed Kids.And just to grease the wheels, AfterShock Comics will buy you a beer.Free[...]

Dark Ark

Dark Ark #1 Review: Vampires, Dragons, And Harpies, Oh My!

Dark Ark #1 by Cullen Bunn and Juan Doe from Aftershock Comics decides to tell the biblical tale that the Holy Scriptures left out: if Noah built an Ark for all the natural creatures of Earth, what happened to the unnatural creatures?[caption id="attachment_695206" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Dark Ark #1 cover by Juan Doe[/caption]An interesting premise as[...]

Jimmy's Bastards #1 Review – A Wild, Fun Ride From Aftershock

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] If you've never read a Garth Ennis book before, you should start with this one. Ennis is a tough, gritty writer (but a really cool guy) who creates some pretty incredible things. Jimmy's Bastards is one of those things, and it's a rollercoaster of a comic. In short, it's a spy parody. Protagonist […]

A Shaky Start Leading To An Enjoyable Read – Alters Volume One Review

Aftershock Comics' Alters volume one, coming out this Wednesday, enjoyed a fair bit of attention back when the series started The reason was because the series would feature a trans lead character as the focus of this first volume of stories - and the reaction that this was being handled not by a trans creator,[...]



AfterShock Comics Initial Writers Include: Garth Ennis, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Jenkins

AfterShock Comics, the start-up publisher that Mike Marts left Marvel for, has announced its first group of writers They include Garth Ennis (Preacher, Punisher), Jimmy Palmiotti (Power Girl, Jonah Hex), Amanda Conner (Harley Quinn), Paul Jenkins (Batman: The Dark Knight), Justin Jordan (Shadowman), Phil Hester (Ant-Man), Frank Barbiere (Avengers) and Marguerite Bennett (Batgirl).“When we launched[...]