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AWA Announces “Devil’s 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[...]

Bill Jemas of AWA is hiring comic creators and editors.

Bill Jemas Hiring Non-Fiction, Comic Book Journalists for a New Line

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 the current situation shut down publishers, distributors, printers and retailers across the world They did, however, manage to publish a[...]


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[...]

NYCC: 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[...]




Tommy Lee Edwards Draws Cannabis Comic For AWA - "Grendel, Kentucky"

Tommy Lee Edwards Draws Cannabis Horror 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[...]


This is What Three Hours of Frank Cho Crosshatching Gets You

This is What Three Hours of Frank Cho Crosshatching Gets You, For Fight Girls

Frank Cho posted a couple of days ago, a new page from his upcoming series for Artists, Writers & Artians, Inc, Fight Girls. Also in this case, he;s been fighting against the clock, and showed off the results of three hours worth of crosshatching on the background to one particular page… After which he went […]

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[...]

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

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

Gabe Yocum used to run the direct sales department at Double Take, the comic book line of Take2 Interactive that was run by Bill Jemas He'll have been there when Bill Jemas fell out with Ken Levine so the original plan to publish comics in a shared gaming universe of X-Com, Civilisation and Bioshock fell[...]

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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

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

 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 - Year Zero and Devil's Highway

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

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, drawn by Brent Schoonover  Devil’s Highway - Drive Like Hell A young woman with a dark family secret embarks on a quest to hunt down the[...]