Official Press Release
Boston, MA – The high seas adventures of Captain Bloodbath Barty,
Spider Tom, and the rest of their crew debut on Komikwerks.com today,
in “Pieces of Eight”, a rollicking new comic that follows dastardly
pirates as they seek out shiny rewards!
Writer/creator Jeffrey Marvin and artist Ian Glaubinger tell the
spirited tale of the Captains Anger, a ship whose crew seek cursed
treasure, storm the Governor’s quarters, and ransack the Queens’
troops – nothing will stop these pirates of fortune!
“‘Pieces of Eight’ is a great comic – first of all, who doesn’t love
pirates?” comments Patrick Coyle, co-founder of Komikwerks. “Secondly,
Jeffrey and Ian tell their story with such verve, energy and high
spirits that it’s just a lot of fun to read. That’s why we started
Komikwerks – to deliver well told, fun comics to readers around the
“Jeff and I are extremely honored to be welcomed to the Komikwerks
family. We have been long time fans of their work and what they do for
the industry. We feel our brand of ‘animated’ adventure comics will
fit right in here and all of the future issues to come.”
“Pieces of Eight” launched this week on Komikwerks.com, and will update weekly.
Komikwerks LLC was co-founded in 2000 by Patrick Coyle, and is a comic
publisher dedicated to publishing high-quality, professional level,
creator-owned comics through digital and other distribution methods.
Komikwerks.com launched in March of 2001, partnered with Stan Lee
Media, provided content to AOL: RED, received coverage by media such
as USA Today, Flaunt Magazine, and Wizard, and has been named a Sci Fi
Channel “Cool Site”. Contributors to the Komikwerks site and series
of print anthologies include comic industry veterans from major print
publishers such as Marvel, DC, Image, and Dark Horse.