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Peter Milligan and Acos American Ronin in AWA October 2020 Solicits

Peter Milligan and Aco's American Ronin in AWA October 2020 Solicits

As EIC Axel Alonso continues to thumb through his DM list.. here's a look at the AWA October 2020 solicitation list. AMERICAN RONIN #1 (OF 5) CVR A ACO (MR) ARTISTS WRITERS & ARTISANS INC[caption id="attachment_1241436" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Peter Milligan and Aco's American Ronin in AWA October 2020 Solicits[/caption]AUG201214 (W) Peter Milligan (A/CA) Aco War is over, democracy an[...]

The Resistance Reborns: AWAs Upshot Studios Announces Spinoff Series

The Resistance Reborns: AWA's Upshot Studios Announces Spinoff Series

Smith (Archangel 8).[caption id="attachment_1222572" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Panel from The Resistance: Reborns, AWA Studios/UPSHOT[/caption]“The great thing about having the privilege of writing The Resistance,” Straczynski said,”Is that I get to go way deep into the characters, the history of all this, the politics, how the powers work...and for a world-builder, there's not much better than that. [...]

AWA Announces Devils Highway by Benjamin Percy and Brent Schoonover

AWA Announces "Devil's Highway" by Benjamin Percy and Brent Schoonover

As their official bio reads:"Artists Writers & Artisans (AWA) is a comic book and digital media publisher, owned and operated by creators, founded by Marvel alumni Bill Jemas and Axel Alonso, along with Jon Miller, the former CEO of News Corp, Digital Media Group Fully funded by James Murdoch's Lupa Systems, Sister Group, and Lightspeed[...]

AWA Studios Releases Launch Video Ahead of March Launch of Their Comics [Video]

AWA Studios Releases Launch Video Ahead of March Launch of Their Comics [Video]

It’s very reminiscent of the type of content that editor Axel Alonso oversaw during his time at Vertigo Comics at DC.Today, the publisher released a kind of launch video to preview the launch.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sInGdknVlM&feature=youtu.be The video features creators J Michael Straczynski, Michael Moreci, Jason Starr, Will Conrad, John Lees, and Dalibor Talajic, along with AWA’s Chief Creative[...]

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019 in Full

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019, in Full

Wise creators are already making sure they are on these editors' radar. Jenn Haines (New Entry) Owner of The Dragon, a three-store chain of comic stores, Vice President of the ComicsPRO retailer advocacy group, her social power is massive, she knows so many connected people personally and is key in weaving a web of contacts[...]

AWA Studios Launches Retailer Incentives Ahead of 2020 Launch

AWA Studios Launches Retailer Incentives Ahead of 2020 Launch

Artists, Writers and Artisans, the new publishing company headed by Axel Alonso and Bill Jemas, is preparing for its official launch in 2020 The company wlll start with four inaugural titles in March 2020.In preparation for the launch, the company is launching The AWA Retailer Council, an initiative to give comics retailers incentives to order[...]

AWA Studios Upshot Now #0 Comic Now Available at Midtown Comics

AWA Studios' "Upshot Now #0" Comic Now Available at Midtown Comics

You get a good idea of the range of stories AWA wants to publish, with a lot more to come.AWA Studios is  Axel Alonso and Bill Jemas' new publisher with grands ambitions Upshot Now #0 was a declaration of the publisher’s arrival on the comics scene They have a mission to publish genre stories with[...]



Youngblood Owner Andrew Rev Looking to Invest in Failing Comic Book Stores

Youngblood Owner Andrew Rev Looking to Invest in Failing Comic Book Stores?

Especially a new publisher and company. — Darren Hupke (@darrenhupke) September 2, 2019Maybe we'll find out more at New York Comic Con? After all Artists, Writers & Artisans Inc from Bill Jemas and Axel Alonso will be debuting there too.Say, has anyone ever seen Andrew Rev and Bill Jemas in the same room together?When it[...]

New York Comic-Con Goes Until 10pm Thursday to Saturday Will Sell Fewer Tickets

New York Comic-Con Goes Until 10pm, Thursday to Saturday, Will Sell Fewer Tickets

This will include Penguin Random House launching a Penguin Random House Book Club promotion at the show, giiong away advance copies of book club titles before the show.The show will also be the convention debut of Bill Jemas and Axel Alonso's Artists, Writers & Artisans Inc, the publisher you first read about (repeatedly) on Bleeding[...]

Psyche Gabe Yocum Leaves Bill Jemas and AWA After One Month Returns to ReedPOP

Psyche! Gabe Yocum Leaves Bill Jemas and AWA After One Month, Returns to ReedPOP

Maybe Gabe Yocum isn't a glutton for punishment after all? Less than one month after leaving his cushy job at ReedPOP to rejoin former boss Bill Jemas at Jemas and Axel Alonso's Artists, Writers, and Artisans, Inc., Yocum has reversed course and announced he is leaving AWA and returning to ReedPOP Yocum posted on Facebook: Hey[...]


Is He a Glutton For Punishment Gabe Yocum Rejoins Bill Jemas at AWA Comics

Is He a Glutton For Punishment? Gabe Yocum Rejoins Bill Jemas at AWA Comics

Our goal is to equip retailers with quality content from incredibly talented, well known creators, the best terms in the industry, bar none, and perhaps most importantly, direct participation in AWA’s publishing plans.” Yocum will also head up AWA’s fan convention appearances.  “If I’ve learned anything in my incredible 2 years at ReedPop, it’s that conventions are where[...]

Check Out More Artwork From Frank Chos Fight Girls

Check Out More Artwork From Frank Cho's Fight Girls

Fight Girls is the new creator-owned series from Frank Cho, being published by AWA Comics, the new New York-based publisher founded by Bill Jemas as publisher and Axel Alonso as Editor-In-Chief. Ten hard-as-nails women face off in an ancient contest of champions where the winner truly takes all: the title of “Queen of the Galaxy.” To[...]

Jason Starr and Will Conrad Launch Red Border From AWA Comics

Jason Starr and Will Conrad Launch "Red Border" From AWA Comics

One final upcoming launch from Bill Jemas and Axel Alonso's new New York-based comics publisher, AWA Comics Red Border by Jason Starr and Will Conrad.Jason Starr is a crime novelist, who has also written comics such as Punisher MAX and Wolverine MAX for Marvel when Alonso was EIC there, as well as writing Doc Savage[...]

John Lees and Dalibor Talajić Launch Hotell From AWA Comics

John Lees and Dalibor Talajić Launch "Hotell" From AWA Comics

 We have another upcoming launch from Bill Jemas and Axel Alonso's new New York-based comics publisher, AWA Comics Hotell by John Lees and Dalibor TalajićLees is not the biggest of names, he broke out with indie hit And Then Emily Was Gone, with lots of work for ComixTribe including Oxymoron, Scam and Sink, as well[...]

Benjamin Percy Launches Two Comics From AWA &#8211 Year Zero and Devils Highway

Benjamin Percy Launches Two Comics From AWA – Year Zero and Devil's Highway

Benjamin Percy is a novelist-turned-comic book writer, with critically acclaimed runs on Green Arrow, Nightwing, Teen Titans and James Bond to his name. But he's taking the Bill Jemas and Azel Alonso shilling for two new creator-owned titles being published by AWA Comics as part of their Upshot creator-owned imprint. The first is Devil's Highway, […]

Ales Kot and Robert Sammelins Savior Coming From AWA Comics

Ales Kot and Robert Sammelin's Savior, Coming From AWA Comics

Many of the ideas turned up in Chosen instead.Anyway, Bill Jemas and Axel Alonso are dropping the 'u' and publishing a different comic with similar themes, also written by a bit of an unusual lefty, Ales Kot, and drawn by Robert Sammelin, who previously drew an issue of Kot's Zero for Image Comics.Anyway, here's a[...]

Bill Jemas Registers Trademarks for Upstart Upshot and Sandbox

Bill Jemas Registers Trademarks for Upstart, Upshot and Sandbox

based in New York with Axel Alonso as their editor-in-chief.Bleeding Cool previously reported on the publisher registering trademarks for the following:Color Angels Animatronically Correct Full House EyepopWell, they had to abandon trademarks for Color and Angels, due to conflicts with Kolor from GoPro and Angels Online from IGG Singapore.Well, it looks like they are[...]