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Gregg Hurwitz & Mark Texeira's New Comic, Knighted, From AWA Studios
"Have you heard? This November we are bringing you a new series called KNIGHTED by @GreggHurwitz @artbytex @ReberVision @deronbennett @andworlddesign with variant cover by @mikedeodato! #RETWEET and tag your local #comicbook shop!" And so it is, AWA Studios/Upshot Studios will be publishing Knighted by Gregg Hurwitz and legendary Ghost Rider artist Mark Texeria Starring Knight,[...]
Cover image for OUT #1 CVR B DEODATO JR (MR)
Rob Williams, Will Conrad, and Marco Lesko's new vampire World War II comic book series Out, for Artists, Writers & Artisans (AWA) is "out" in October 2021, as well as a one-shot for alien medical comic ET-ER by Jeff McComsey, Dan Panosian, Javier Pulido and Shawn Crystal. Here are their full October 2021 solicits along with[...]
Speculator Corner: Chariot by Bryan Edward Hill & Priscilla Petraites
Yesterday, AWA announced that Chariot by Bryan Edward Hill and Priscilla Petraites would be adapted as a movie by Top Gun: Maverick's director Joseph Kosinski for Warners And yesterday eBay noticed, with copies of Chariot #1, published in March this year, jumping from selling for cents to selling for high numbers A CGC 9.8 slabbed[...]
Frank Cho Fight Girls Cover Withdrawn Due To Frank Frazetta Estate
Bedrock City Comic Co of Houston, Texas, had a retailer exclusive variant cover lined up for the new Fight Girls #1 comic book by Frank Cho and published today by AWA They also had a big signing with Frank Cho arranged as well But then everything went south They posted to Facebook last night; We have[...]
"The Patriot" Del Wilkes Has Passed Away At The Age Of 59
We have some sad news as tonight we have learned that Del Wilkes, known to wrestling fans as his masked all-American character The Patriot has passed away at the age of 59 years old  The news of his passing was shared on Wilkes's personal website and on, while The Post and Courier of Wilkes's home state of South Carolina[...]
Cover image for TELEPATHS #1 (OF 6) CVR A EPTING
J Michael Straczynski has yet another book launching from AWA, Telepaths, this time with Steve Epting, co-creator of Velvet, Crux, and El Cazador, and colourist Brian Reber JMS is also, of course, famous for writing about telepaths in Babylon 5 Looks like he may be channeling this in September, in a world where ten percent[...]
Another launch title from AWA –  Artists, Writers & Artisans, one a month, so that we have Not All Robots by Mark Russell and Mike Deodato, but also have Fight Girls #2, Moths #3, Marjorie Finnegan Temporal Criminal #4, and Resistance: Uprising #5, all in AWA's August 2021 solicits and solicitations… what will September bring?[...]
Not All Robots – Mark Russell & Mike Deoda­to Create New AWA Comic
This will be the third – or fourth series by Mike Deodato for AWA, depending on whether you count the Resistance sequel Uprising as its own thing or not And now Deodato is being teamed up with on of Bleeding Cool's favourite writers, Mark Russell, best known for Flintstones, Snagglepuss, Red Sonja, and The Second[...]
Frank Cho's Fight Girls #1 Finally Launches In AWA July 2021 Solicits
Bleeding Cool announced the news that Frank Cho was creating a new series, Fight Girls, for AWA, two years ago It has been a long time coming And now it's been (finally) scheduled for July 2021 in AWA's solicitations If you want, you can catch up on some of the artwork that has been shared[...]
AWA Creators And Execs Support Mike Deodato On Comic Art NFT Rights
His point was, however, that comic book artists for Marvel and DC were allowed to sell their original physical artwork pages, but companies like Marvel and DC were not allowing their artists to do the same with digital NFTs, reserving the right to do that themselves. Mike Deodato cover to AWA's Resistance Uprising Today, Mike Deodato's current[...]
J Michael Straczynski and Mike Choi Launch Moths #1 From AWA in June
J Michael Straczynski has had quite the comic book revival courtesy of his former Marvel EIC and publisher Axel Alonso and Bill Jemas, at AWA or Artists, Writers & Artisans, Inc And now, to follow The Resistance, he has a new title from AWA UPSHOT, Moths, with Mike Choi It concerns a young woman who[...]
More Comic Publishers Leaving Diamond Books For Simon & Schuster
They do underline that direct market retailers will still be able to order Vault titles through Diamond Comic Distributors. Last week, New York-based Artists Writers & Artisans (AWA) Studios did similar stating, Simon & Schuster will handle book market sales and distribution to the United States and Canada beginning today, the 1st of March. Michael Perlman, Vice[...]
Next Week Will Be A Monster Week In Comics - If They All Arrive
AWA is launching Chariot from Bryan Hill and Priscilla Petraites. Plus, of course, all the comics that some retailers didn't get from this week Here's one retailer's entire Diamond order as it arrived this week… Diamond comics delivery Next week will be a monster week in comics – that's if all the comic books arrive[...]
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 - 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[...]