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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[...]
Byte-Sized #1 FOCs Today – And Everything Else From Cullen Bunn?
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 today But what else does he have coming? So, I[...]
JMS and Mike Deodato New Resistance For AWA in January 2021 Solicits
And it's all part of AWA's January 2021 solicitations. RESISTANCE REBORNS ONESHOT #1 CVR A RAHZZAH (MR) ARTISTS WRITERS & ARTISANS INC NOV201150 (W) J Michael Straczynski (A) C P Smith (CA) Rahzzah Stemming from the pages of the hit series, The Resistance, The Resistance: Reborns explores the origins of the newly superpowered humans after a global disaster leaves hundreds[...]
Hall of Fame: Road Warrior Animal & Paul Ellering's speech
Animal and tag-team partner Hawk (Michael Hegstrand, who passed away in 2003) along with manager Paul Ellering made-up the dominating and influential tag-team the Road Warriors, considered by many the best and most dominating team pro wrestling history Though remembered by many for their WWF/WWE runs, the Road Warriors would earn their reputation (and a[...]
Kaare Andrews E-Ratic #1 AWA
Details on these books, and everything else from AWA in their December 2020 solicitations, below. E RATIC #1 CVR A ANDREWS OCT201237 (W) Kaare Andrews (A/CA) Kaare Andrews You're fifteen years old You're suddenly granted incredible powers Cool, right? There's only one problem: you can only use your powers for ten minutes at a time What do you do[...]
Peter Milligan and Aco's America 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?
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, this is all Bill A line of free digital comics commissioned by[...]
Ethan Sacks and Dalibor Talajić Covid Comic for Bill Jemas 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 - 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, Yoshida,[...]
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 and[...]
Year Zero #1 Review -- "Very Skillfully Done"
Basically, a few people who thought they were smart did some dazzlingly stupid things and cracked open a can of "end of the world." Left to puzzle through what's left are the paranoid, the poor, the ruthless, and the put upon, all on different sides of the world as they try to keep going. The cover[...]
Diamond Says 20th May For New Comics From Marvel, Image, IDW and More.
And Diamond is stopping the on-sale date mystery shopper program while they "evaluate changes to the program." Diamond states "As all of you are aware, however, we find ourselves in a fluid situation and there are many factors including quarantine measures, what services retailers are able to offer and the volume of orders that have the[...]
Bill Jemas of AWA is hiring comic creators and editors.
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[...]
resisistance
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
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 Girls. Always nice to see Frank happy He was also selling a few of his sketched and in-progress pencil work to appreciative fans.   Talking of which, we also got to[...]
Auto Draft
Cong: Gorilla Warfare is a mystery new comic book, to be unveiled at New York Comic Con from AWA Studios All we have is this cover from Rahzzah which suggests a giant gorilla… made up of normal sized gorillas Symbolic of an army of gorillas? Or is it to be taken more literally? We hope[...]
Ales Kot's Savior Gets a Name Change
AWA or Artists, Writers & Artisans Inc is a new comic book publisher from former Marvel publisher Bill Jemas and former EIC Axel Alonso that Bleeding Cool has been reporting on since long before anyone would officially admit that it existed. You can catch up on all our AWA coverage with this handy tag. It will be launching a slate of[...]
Margaret Stohl's "The Amazing Ordinary", From AWA Comics
AWA or Artists, Writers & Artisans Inc is a new comic book publisher from former Marvel publisher Bill Jemas and former EIC Axel Alonso that Bleeding Cool has been reporting on since long before anyone would officially admit that it existed You can catch up on all our AWA coverage with this handy tag. It will[...]
Margaret Stohl's "The Amazing Ordinary", From AWA Comics
AWA or Artists, Writers & Artisans Inc is a new comic book publisher from former Marvel publisher Bill Jemas and former EIC Axel Alonso that Bleeding Cool has been reporting on since long before anyone would officially admit that it existed You can catch up on all our AWA coverage with this handy tag. It will[...]
Tommy Lee Edwards Draws Cannabis Comic For AWA - "Grendel, Kentucky"
AWA or Artists, Writers & Artisans Inc is a new comic book publisher from former Marvel publisher Bill Jemas and former EIC Axel Alonso that Bleeding Cool has been reporting on since long before anyone would officially admit that it existed You can catch up on all our AWA coverage with this handy tag. It will[...]
The Daily Show's Al Madrigal to Write New Comic, "Primos", For AWA
AWA or Artists, Writers & Artisans Inc is a new comic book publisher from former Marvel publisher Bill Jemas and former EIC Axel Alonso that Bleeding Cool has been reporting on since long before anyone would officially admit that it existed You can catch up on all our AWA coverage with this handy tag. It will[...]