Friday, June 10, 2011

More Books of Creation Art

Even with all this other creative stuff going on, Books of Creation presses on! Here are the various incarnations of page 3 (as mobile screens, print and web comic pages). Enjoy.





Thursday, June 9, 2011

Headlocked Set to Return!

We billed it as the World's First REAL Wrestling Comic, and it's still the world's ONLY REAL Wrestling Comic! Headlocked shot to critical acclaim with the debut of the Work of Art one-shot, then continued with the hit mini-series The Tryout. A special edition, convention exclusive trade hit last summer. Well, this summer, another preview special will be out at conventions, featuring three all new stories, two by the new art team of J.C. Grande and myself. JC was part of Visionary way back, went on to do some cool stuff, including work for Image, and now takes up the reigns with Headlocked. Here's a couple pages from one of the shorts in the Preview special.


Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Deadlands Updates

Yes, the final countdown to the release of Deadlands Book 1! It hits stores next week my friends! Look for this fantastic cover by Steve Ellis.

Check out the latest reviews on Devil's Six Gun... 

Two out of three so far specifically highlight the backup feature I wrote with art from Oz Capristo, with kind words as well as nothing but praise for the lead team of Gallaher and Ellis!
Speaking of those guys, their New England tour is confirmed for June 25-26th as they hit Larry's Comics, Friendly Neighborhood Comics and Jetpack Comics. Visionary Business Manager Charlie Hall and myself will be hitting a number of Maryland stores from June 15-20th, so make sure you join us at one of our stops. Tour details for both should get posted before the end of the week.

Also keep  in mind you can now pre-order books 2 & 3, here's all the info...
MASSACRE AT REDWING
By Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray & Lee Moder
PREVIEWS ORDER CODE

MAY110505 PRE-ORDER NOW!!!
SHIPS JULY 20, 2011

Clementime is a young woman, a shaman, with a tragic past and a mysterious destiny. She's on a quest to learn the truth of her family and to seek vengeance against the man who ruined her life...her father. A tale of mysticism and mayhem by the writing team of Jonah Hex.
 
DEATH WAS SILENT
By Ron Marz & Bart Sears

PREVIEWS
ORDER CODE
JUN110537 PRE-ORDER NOW!!!
SHIPS AUGUST 17, 2011

A mute bounty-hunter rides into town with his prize slung over his horse, but things aren't what they seem and the Bounty Hunter may just find more than he bargained for and more than he can handle! It's a lone gunslinger tale with lots of gore and glory by the team of Marz and Sears!














And in case you missed it, we also recently announced the initial plans for all new Deadlands prose, starting with the dime-novel Jackson's Shadow, cover posted. This should be out by the end of June.

And, also coming this summer will be a line of Visionary Prints featuring the major players of Deadlands! These will be available at select conventions, shows and online in July.

It's a great time to be a Deadlands fan.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Deadlands: Jackson's Shadow

We'll be doing a line of Deadlands prose as well as the comics. Full plans are still being worked out, but we will debut a line of novellas and short stories for the digital book market and a limited print run for conventions and such, prior to rolling out the full line. First up is a fantastic story by Bernd Struben entitled Jackson's Shadow. I will be providing the full color art covers for the first releases so thought I'd tease the first cover. Enjoy.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

And Another Mention...

Newsarama Beats the Drums of Horror with Writer El Torres!

Newsarama also did an in-depth interview with Drums creator and writer El Torres on the new series coming from Image, edited by yours truly. I'm pretty excited because this is my first series from Malaka that I was involved with editorially from the launch.

So, let's see, that means two headline articles on Newsarama in the same day, mention my name. Hmm, must mean something, right? 

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Deadlands First Review!

NEWSARAMA: DEADLANDS WILL "TRULY KNOCK YOU FOR A LOOP"

Thanks to Newsarama for posting the first pre-release review of Book 1 of Deadlands! We got a glowing review in their "Best Shots Advance Review" feature, front-lined on the site. They had nothing but praise for Gallaher and Ellis with their finely crafted tale, and they even seem to think I know what to do with my writing as well in the backup with maestro OZ Capristo.

So, you gonna get knocked for a loop by Deadlands?

BREAKING NEWS: DEVIL'S SIX GUN TOUR ANNOUNCED


Deadlands will hit the New England Area with an exclusive variant cover and limited tour by creators David Gallaher and Steve Ellis. The event will be sponsored by NECRA and take place right around release of Book 1! 

Details coming soon, but check out the EXCLUSIVE VARIANT COVER by STEVE ELLIS!

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Many thanks to Larry Doherty and Ralph DiBernardo of the New England Comics Retailer Association for sponsoring this tour. We are thrilled that Deadlands is getting this kind of positive attention from retailers across the country. It's being heralded as Summer's First Hit and the All-Star Western series that will put westerns on the map in the mainstream comics market.


We like hearing things like that.
 

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Deadlands Bonus

As a blog exclusive, here are the first three pages from the first chapter of the super-secret backup Oscar Capristo and I are springing on the Deadlands universe! Line art is by Oscar, I wrote the script and did the color work. I'm posting the black and white art as well as the color, so this can also serve as part of my coloring portfolio. (Yep, multi-tasking) Enjoy!


 




Tuesday, May 3, 2011

formspring.me

With all the news on Deadlands, surely some of you have questions. Retailers? Fans? Media? Shoot, and I will be happy to answer.