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Black Mass Rising: A Plodding Dracula Sequel with Pretty Art
They have to travel with a village girl to confront the evil and find out if Dracula has truly returned, encountering horrors and challenges along the way. Cover art: TKO Studios The story of Black Mass Rising can be considered "Dracula fan fiction" since it's a revisionist sequel to Bram Stoker's Dracula that rewrites the story to[...]
The Forgotten Blade: A High Fantasy Saga as Theological Allegory
A shamaness named Noa approaches him with a quest: to hunt down the Allfather and slay Him so that the souls of her dead children, murdered by the church, can finally end their torment. "The Forgotten Blade" cover art: TKO Studios. The Forgotten Blade is one of the most ambitious fantasy-Science Fiction sagas TKO Studios has published[...]
The Banks: Roxane Gay Is Adapting Her Graphic Novel As TV Series
Accomplished author & social commentator Roxane Gay is set to adapt her graphic novel The Banks for a television series take, alongside TKO Studios and New Regency Written by Gay and illustrated by Ming Doyle, the work focuses on the women of the Banks family who are the most successful thieves in Chicago But during[...]
TKO Studios Inks Distribution Deal with Simon & Schuster
Indie comics publisher TKO Studios has announced a distribution agreement with mega-publisher Simon & Schuster, Inc to manage their worldwide trade book sales and retail distribution for the publisher's eclectic catalog starting from February 1st, 2022. TKO Studios logo TKO Studios publishes comics, graphic novels, and literature by a critically acclaimed array of creators, authors, and artists[...]
Graveneye: TKO Previews New Horror Graphic Novel for Halloween
Graveneye is one of the more unique horror graphic novels out there, let alone TKO Studios, which put their money where their mouth is to publish something that very few other publishers might touch It's bloody, gory, obsessive, and transgressive, and it's a shame it fails to deliver. Graveneye cover art courtesy of TKO Studios The story[...]
TKO Studios Launches TKO Rogue Imprint to Publish Novels
TKO Studios has announced the launch of TKO Rogue, a new imprint dedicated to releasing novels and illustrated fiction by a range of dynamic authors and creators from the literary and pop culture worlds That's right; these are books with no pictures, only words You can conjure the images yourself when you read Exercise your[...]
TKO Signs Deal With New Regency to Develop Graphic Novels for Film, TV
TKO Studios, the indie publisher of a number of eclectic titles, has signed a development deal with New Regency to develop its graphic novels into film and television projects Under the terms of the deal, New Regency will have the right to exclusively develop television projects from TKO Studios' expansive library of IP TKO's Salvatore[...]
TKO Studios Presents: Tales of Terror Anthology in Time for Halloween
Publisher TKO Studios has announced a collected anthology of their bestselling harrowing comic shorts by a cadre of top creators TKO Presents: Tales of Terror collects all nine titles released to date across the publisher's TKO Shorts catalog and debuts digitally October 20th, in time for Halloween, and in-print via trade channels on November 30th. TKO[...]
Notes On Djeliya, A West African Fantasy Epic
How many West African fantasy epics get published in the US? Hell, how many get published period and as comics? TKO Studios released the first one I've ever read, Djeliya by Juni Ba I previously wrote about a couple other OGNs from TKO, and Dijelya is the first TKO OGN I've read on the description[...]
Scales & Scoundrels: Popular All-Ages Fantasy Comic Now at TKO Studios
TKO Studios celebrates the return of SCALES & SCOUNDRELS – one of comic's most beloved all-ages fantasy series – in 2 new revised and expanded definitive editions that are available now in print and digitally The European fantasy series, previously published by Image Comics, has found a new home. "Scales & Scoundrels Book One: Where Dragons Wander" cover[...]
TKO Studios Release 3 New Single-Issue Comics This Week
TKO Studios announced a new lineup of comics, a potent combo of one-punch knockouts for June with the release of a new round of TKO Shorts These are self-contained, limited edition, single-issue, original titles from acclaimed creators All 3 new standalone titles each debuted on June 1st The new titles include RIVER OF SIN, ROOFSTOMPERS,[...]
TKO Studios, the non-Diamond specialty comic book publisher has issued the following edict, for comic store patrons during the coronavirus epidemic shutdowns. Comic Book Shops are the lifeblood of our industry, and Coronavirus is threatening their existence. Over the last week, we've seen empty comic book shops, mandatory shut-downs, and shop owners worried they will not be[...]
New Comic Publisher TKO Launches With Big Name Creators and Revolutionary Ambitions
A brand new comic book publisher, TKO Studios, launched this month, with plans to reinvent the comics industry, and to do it, they've assembled a lineup of legitimate superstar creators, including writers like Garth Ennis, Jeff Lemire, Joshua Dysart,  Mike Weiss, Natalie Chaidez, Roxane Gay, Salvatore Simeone, Steven Simeone, and Tze Chun, artists like Alberto Ponticelli, Andy Belanger, Artyom Trakhanov, Dan McDaid, Gabriel Walta, Ming Doyle, Nik[...]