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'Future Classic' Cult Sci-Fi Series Ballistic Hits Trade This Week
From Black Mask Studios comes cult favorite sci-fi book, Ballistic Written by upcoming filmmaker Adam Egypt Mortimer (In Time: The Minutes, Some Kind Of Hate), with art by Darick Robertson (Transmetropolitan, The Boys, Happy!), and colors by Diego Rodriguez, Ballistic has something to say With a combination of smart, funny, original, and disturbing writing, the[...]
The Vortex Of Madness: Preview Space Riders #1 Out This Week From Black Mask
Space Riders arrives this week from Black Mask Studios and since the original release art for the book, it's been clear that we have plenty of love for wild underground and 70's comics being expressed on the new series Written by Doc Unknown's Fabian Rangel Jr., with artwork by Alexis Ziritt, and lettered by Ryan[...]
Watch The Trailer For Black Mask's We Can Never Go Home, Coming Next Week
Black Mask Studios' upcoming new title, We Can Never Go Home, by Matthew Rosenberg, Patrick Kindlon (writers), Joshua Hood (art), and Amanda Scurti (colors) has been previewed here on Bleeding Cool, but now we have a trailer to tide us over until it hits shops next Wednesday. The series, which features some stellar artwork and pretty[...]
A New Way To View Comics: TubeComics From Black Mask Studios On Youtube
Publishing and production company, Black Mask Studios will now have a YouTube channel for a new format called, 'tubecomics.' The channel will enable ad-supported binge viewing of comics across devices Developed by Black Mask co-founder Matt Pizzolo, tubecomics will have five initial series: Ballistic, 12 Reasons To Die, Five Ghosts, Hack/Slash, and Liberator The network[...]
Mayday, Mayday, It's Black Mask Studios' Complete March 2015 Solicitations
Black Mask Studios are hitting the Spring of 2015 head on with a slate of new releases building on their often envelope-pushing series and subject matter ranging from the wacky to just plain challenging, with plenty of attitude thrown into the mix. Here are their recently released complete March 2015 solicitations: Mayday #1 Diamond code: JAN151091 Writer: Curt Pires Artist:[...]
Toe Tag Riot Rocks A Hardcore Message
By Julz Hendricks A punk rock zombie story focusing on human rights, Toe Tag Riot has rocked it's way into my life. Starting off as a Kickstarter, Toe Tag
Godkiller To Get Animated Film Trilogy
Black Mask Studios comic series Godkiller will get a trilogy of animated feature films according to Deadline This will be self-financed and produced by the publisher. Godkiller was created by Matt Pizzolo, Anna Muckracker Wieszczyk and Ben Templesmith and first appeared in 2008 It's the story of an escape teenaged slave who survives in a post-apocalyptic[...]
Put On Your Black Mask At New York Comic Con
Room 1A05 From the instant-classic Occupy Comics to Ghostface Killah's gangster odyssey 12 Reasons To Die to Darick Robertson's madcap sci-fi Ballistic and the animal-avenging Liberator, Black Mask Studios spent its first year pushing comics' boundaries Now, Black Mask Co-Founder Matt Pizzolo will host the publisher's next round of Creators for a spirited discussion of how[...]
Special Preview: 7 Pages Of New Sci-Fi Series Last Born From Black Mask Studios
Black Mask Studios, the folks who brought you Occupy Comics, 12 Reasons to Die and Liberator, are presenting us with a fresh from the press science fiction series called Last Born by Patrick Meaney and Eric Zawadzki And actually one of our contributors interviewed both Meaney and Zawadzki, right here on Bleeding Cool recently. But today[...]
Preview 'A Boy And His Rage', An All-New Story From Liberator: Rage Ignition Out Today
Since the Black Mask Studios comic Liberator, created by Matt Miner, launched in single issues in 2013, it has certainly generated attention and plenty of critical acclaim for its concepts, artwork, and resistance to talking about the frustrations of social change in simplistic terms. This week the first collected edition, Liberator: Rage Ignition reaches shops, and[...]
Things to Do In New York This Week If You Like Comics
The Society of Illustrators is located at 28 East 63rd Street (between Park and Lexington Avenues) in New York. Saturday, March 8th  At "An Afternoon With Hardcore Legends" see the band Earth Crisis and comic creator Matt Miner (of Black Mask Studios) in store at Fourth World Comics at 33 Route 111, Smithtown, Long Island, New York,[...]
Liberator #2 Steps Up Its Game
By Hannah Means-Shannon I've gradually become acquainted with the guys behind Black Mask Studios (co-founders include Matt Pizzolo, Steve Niles, and Brett Gurewitz) through helping edit the Alan Moore essay currently running in Occupy Comics #1-3, though with a growing team of comics creators working on their line-up, it's a big enough group that I haven't[...]
Pop Culture Hounding Gabriel Hardman
First up, we keep ourselves occupied with Occupy Comics #1 from fledgling publisher Black Mask Studios Then we take a look Mike Garley & Martin Simmonds' Eponymous #1, which debuted as part of the recent VS Comics Anthology. From there we turn our attention to the first issue of Gabriel Hardman's solo effort Kinski from Monkeybrain[...]