Official Press Release
(August 8, 2006) – The Comic-Con exclusive edition of Jason Kruse’s
hysterical fantasy masterpiece “World of Quest,” from publisher
Komikwerks, LLC, sold out completely at the recent event in San Diego.
Convention-goers were clamoring for the limited edition black and
white printing of “World of Quest,” which was prepared exclusively for
the Comic-Con International. By the midday Saturday Kruse was turning
away disappointed fans.
“I had hoped there would be interest at the show but I never expected
to sell out by midday Saturday!” said Kruse, who sold the exclusives
from his outpost in artist’s alley. “It’s just so gratifying to see
the interest in my book after so many years in development. I just
want to say a big thank you to all the great people that purchased a
copy and hope that everyone’ll check out the full-color version when
it’s released in the next few weeks.”
The graphic novel has been called “‘Conan the Barbarian’ by way of
‘Calvin and Hobbes’,” by Eisner award-winning humor writer Keith
Giffen who adds, “Do the comicbook market a favor and support this
“World of Quest” tells a story set in the land of Odyssia, where
former hero Quest unwillingly becomes the bodyguard to Prince Nestor,
a young smart-alec who knows the whereabouts of a mystic dagger that
is the key to ultimate power. Together, they’ll face creatures, bounty
hunters and other evils vying for the weapon. In the meantime, they’ll
have to deal with each other!
The limited edition Comic-Con exclusive may be sold out, but fans can
still pick up the full-color graphic novel at find comic shops
The book is available from Diamond Comics Distributors, from the May
previews catalog, ordering code MAY06 3255! Ask your retailer for it
Komikwerks is a leader in digital publishing of comics online.
Komikwerks is partnered with Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment to publish
a line of premiere Internet comics called Stan Lee’s Sunday Comics on
Komikwerks.com and provides exclusive content to the AOL: RED website.
Komikwerks also publishes ebook versions of creator owned graphic
novels and has published a variety of projects in print and digital
formats featuring Joe Kubert, Ray Bradbury, Bernie Wrightson, Keith
Giffen, Raymond Chandler, Dave Gibbons, Mike Mignola, Michael Lark, P.
Craig Russel, and many more. Komikwerks has been featured in many news
and entertainment periodicals including Variety, USA Today, and Wizard
Komikwerks recently signed an exclusive worldwide distribution
agreement with Publishers Group West, one of the top ten vendors of
books in the country. Publishers Group West represents over 150
independent publishers, who together are publishing some of the most
topical, innovative, literary, and award-winning books available
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