william christensen Archives

The Last Chance to Back Warrior Nun from Avatar Press on Kickstarter
Bleeding Cool earlier called the new comic revival "the Lesbian Grunge 90s Buffy We Always Wanted." In an interview with publisher William Christensen, writer Pat Shand, who may or may not be going to hell because of bread, said: A few reasons, but the 1990s was a very DIY era – one that leans hard into the indie feel[...]
Next Week… I'll Be At London Super Comic Con. Will You?
Browne, Ryan Jenkyns Sabine Rich, Sean O'Conner, Sebastian von Buchwald Simon Birks, Solo Endeavour, Sonesh Joshi Comics, Steven D Quirke, Laura Braga, Paolo Pantalena, Tanya Roberts, The Art of Tommy Castle, The Heart of Time, The Rogues Gallery Creation of a Super Villain,The Wildlands and WJC. And the exhibitors will include Bleeding Cool's owners Avatar Press (with publisher William Christensen manning the booth), CGC, Comic Geek Speak, Markosia, Comicana Direct, 2000AD,[...]
World War Z's Max Brooks Brings Extinction Parade To TV With Legendary Entertainment
While the comic series from Avatar continues, I am thrilled to be working with Legendary to develop Extinction Parade into an innovative new series for television. William Christensen, Publisher of Avatar Press comments: Max Brooks is a visionary with an incredible ability to tell stories that deliver a fresh approach to the horrors that haunt our nightmares. [...]
Avatar Press Inks Deal With Diamond Book Distributors
DBD will be handling all backlist titles and new titles offered for April release. "We're very excited to be joining Diamond Book Distributors," said Avatar's Publisher, William Christensen "Diamond's experience and influence in the book market, reassured us that this was the right move for Avatar's line of comics and graphic novels." "We are pleased to welcome[...]
Avatar Press Announces Bleeding Cool's First Editor-in-Chief, Hannah Means-Shannon
More recently, staff writers have also been added, and the site has many long-running columnists and occasional contributors who help create the many voices of Bleeding Cool while preserving an original founding credo of a no-holds-barred approach to news, rumors, and gossip. Avatar Press's Editor-in-Chief William Christensen explains, "Hannah is simply the only candidate I wanted[...]
Avatar Press Invades Fan Expo Canada
Avatar Press will be set up at the show and bringing in a great list of creators to meet the fans: writer Max Brooks (World War Z and Extinction Parade), writer Garth Ennis (Crossed and Punisher) and artist Jacen Burrows (Crossed and Neonomicon). On Friday at 4:15 pm in room #719 will be the Avatar Press[...]
George R. R. Martin Blames Comics for his Success in TV/Film at SDCC
Martin, introduced by William Christensen of Avatar Press on behalf of his upcoming series The Skin Trade, quickly jumped into discussing his own history as a comic book fan, first appearing in print in a fan letter to Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in the Fantastic Four He also had plenty to say about the[...]
NYCC Panels: Avatar Press and Bleeding Cool Details
So, mark your con agenda and get your questions ready! What will be Garth Ennis' huge announcement? I guarantee you won't be expecting this! GARTH ENNIS: Top Secret New Project Revealed! Sat 10/13/12 4:00 – 5:00 PM Location: 1A06 Speakers: William Christensen (Avatar CEO), Garth Ennis (Crossed, Stitched, Preacher, The Boys) Garth Ennis has created dozens of critically-acclaimed projects including: Preacher, Crossed,[...]
Punk Rock Zombies! David Hine Talks About Halloween's NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: AFTERMATH
Romero's original zombie classic.   How did you first become involved with the Night of the Living Dead: Aftermath project from Avatar Press? About a year ago, someone not a million miles from Bleeding Cool dropped my name to Avatar publisher William Christensen as a possible writer on the new Crossed: Badlands bi-monthly.  When William contacted me, he[...]
Fashion Beast: The Missing Piece of an Alan Moore Puzzle
No one redefined the comic book landscape quite like Alan Moore in the 1980s, and the year 1985 was one of the most creative of his career.  He'd taken Saga of the Swamp Thing to new levels of horror and brilliance.  He'd introduced the world to John Constantine, a magic con man and later, Hellblazer. [...]
San Diego Comic Con Gets Jesse Jamesed
I charged the floor at San Diego Con for the first time as a 12 year old boy in 1982.  I had a clear head and no idea what to do or who was who.  That was
Get Ready for… Bleeding Cool Magazine!
We're putting together the essential fan publication that will celebrate comics and all the many facets of collecting," says William Christensen, the publisher of Bleeding Cool Magazine "With features that are extensive, creative, and entertaining, we plan to enhance the reading experience for the Bleeding Cool Online fans and really create a magazine that is[...]