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Awakening Volume One now available for pre-order at Amazon.com at a wonderous 32% off! Yeah, I said it: wonderous.
Get over there and pre-order your copy - organize the world and rise up, crying out with existential horror-driven glee: "We want Awakening!" Tell evvvvvvvvvvvverrrrrryyyyyybooooooooooody!
AWAKENING IN THE PRESS...
Alex just wrapped up a sweet-ass Making of Awakening feature for the good folks over at Comic Monsters. If you've ever wondered what black magic and sacrifices need to be undertaken to create those beautiful pages, now's your chance to find out.
Check it out, join the forum, frollic and comment.
LOCAL SIGHTINGS INCLUDE...
Panel Announcement! In addition to debuting Awakening Volume One at Philly, Alex and I will also be taking part in a Return of Archaia panel at the show. It'll be from 12pm-1pm on Saturday, June 20th in room 204A
The Return of Archaia
After a brief hiatus, Archaia, formerly known as Archaia Studios Press, has returned to publishing high-quality, creator-controlled comics, including titles like Mouse Guard, The Killer and Artesia. Join Mark Smylie (publisher of Archaia and writer/artist on Artesia), Nick Tapalansky (writer of Awakening), Alex Eckman-Lawn (artist on Awakening), Kate Glasheen (artist on Hybrid Bastards!) and David Rodriguez (writer of Starkweather: Immortal) for an inside look at Archaia’s returning titles, upcoming books and exciting new projects!
PRE-RELEASE! (No hardcover, no Alex - just my smiling face supporting my lovely and talented fiance, Jackie Santiago)
Anime Boston (May 22nd to the 24th in Artist Alley with Jackie Santiago)
Big Apple One-Day Summer Show (June 13th with Jackie Santiago, Mark Holmes, and Luke Mierisch)
DEBUT! (First time the hardcover is available folks - get 'em hot off the press and signed by the most daring and debonair comic creators you know)
Wizard World Philly (June 19th to the 21st in Artist Alley with Jackie Santiago, Mark Smylie, Kate Glasheen, Dave Rodriguez, and a host of other friends)
Otakon (July 17th - 19th in Artist Alley with Jackie Santiago, Kate Glasheen, and Dave Rodriguez)
San Diego Comic-Con (July 22nd - 26th with Archaia)
Monster Mania (Tentative - August 21st - 23rd)
New York Anime Festival (September 25th - 27th in Artist Alley with Jackie Santiago)
Baltimore Comic-Con (October 10th and 11th with Archaia)
Albany Comic-Con (November 1st with Jackie Santiago, Mark Holmes, and Luke Mierisch)
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