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Absolution: Milligan & Deodato’s New AWA Hitwoman Series Out in July
are two of the best in the field, and they play to each other's strengths," said Axel Alonso, comic book creator and Chief Creative Officer of AWA Studios "Peter writes great action set pieces that give artists a chance to showcase their style Mike draws inner emotion, a hallmark of Peter's work, into the faces[...]
Devil’s Highway Vol. 2: AWA’s Acclaimed Crime Thriller Returns in May
AWA had to give what the people wanted…more DEVIL'S HIGHWAY," said Axel Alonso, AWA Studios Chief Creative Officer He added, "Ben and Brent were among the first creators we wanted to work with at AWA and we're thrilled they have more stories to tell…  DEVIL'S HIGHWAY is a riveting, richly layered story featuring a compelling antihero and a[...]
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[...]
AWA Studios Release Video Featuring Creators and New Series
AWA Studios, the new publisher punching above its weight with solid and unique titles under the editorship of Axel Alonso, released a new video at this year's virtual ComicsPro The video featured all the current writers thanking retailers for their support and offered previews of their new and upcoming books. https://youtu.be/aWzN-QpSoKcVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript[...]
Marjorie Finnegan: AWA Teases Garth Ennis’ Time Travel Caper Comedy
But just in case, let's throw in a time cop with a malfunctioning sex toy as well…" Page from "Marjorie Finnegan #1" AWA Studios, Upshot Studios Upshot's Axel Alonso said, "Every few years, Garth [Ennis] creates a game-changing story that locates the pulse of popular culture and slices it open: "Preacher, his reinvention of The Punisher, "The[...]
Peter Milligan and Aco's America 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 Peter Milligan and Aco's American Ronin in AWA October 2020 Solicits AUG201214 (W) Peter Milligan (A/CA) Aco War is over, democracy an illusion, real power now[...]
The Resistance Reborn: AWA’s Upshot Studios Announces Spinoff Series
Smith (Archangel 8). Panel from The Resistance: Reborns, AWA Studios/UPSHOT "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.  (Except chocolate.)  So, when[...]
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
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.beVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: AWA Studios – Upshot Launches March 18th! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sInGdknVlM&feature=youtu.be)   The video features creators J[...]
Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition
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 to[...]
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[...]
NYCC: 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[...]