Official Press Release
Boston, MA Komikwerks, a leader in online and digitally distributed comics, has announced a second print anthology, Komikwerks Volume 2. The sophomore effort features a host of talented contributors from the comics and animation fields, including Dave Johnson, best known for his Eisner-Award winning covers for Vertigo's 100 Bullets, and Mark Millar's Superman: Red Son. Regarding his enthusiasm for Komikwerks Volume 2, Dave has been quoted as saying "I actually PAID to be in this book!"
Johnson has also worked in the animation industry, most recently at the WB animation studio, where he worked with many other contributors to Komikwerks, Volume 2; Glenn Wong (Justice League, Batman Beyond, and Superman animated series), Ricky Garduno (Warner Bros and Disney animation), Dennis Woodyard (X-Men: Evolution, Men in Black, and Gargoyles animated series), Cyrus Voris (Bulletproof Monk screenplay), S.D. Lara (Batman Beyond), Shannon Denton (Osmosis Jones, Jimmy Neutron), Steve Jones (Teen Titans, Batman Beyond animated series), Gabe Swarr (Ren and Stimpy), Derrick Wyatt (Teen Titans animated series), Caroline Hu (Osmosis Jones), James Baker (Hercules, Mulan, Tarzan, Treasure Planet), Curtis Cim (Baby Looney Tunes), and Ben Jones (Teen Titans animated series).
Bernie Wrightson, Legendary artist of Stephen King's The Stand, Swamp Thing, and Batman says that Komikwerks Volume 2 is "Refreshing, funny and fun. A high point for comics by writers and artists who clearly love what they're doing - making great comics!"
Komikwerks Volume 2 can be ordered now in the September issue of Diamond Previews, and ships in November. The book is 116 pages, color cover with b&w interiors, digest-sized (approx 8"x5"), and will retail at $9.95 US, $13.95 CAN.
For a sneak preview of Volume 2 visit Komikwerks online at http://www.komikwerks.com/kwvolume2.php
About Komikwerks, LLC
Founded in 2000 by Patrick Coyle and Shannon Denton, Komikwerks 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, and has been named a Sci Fi Channel "Cool Site". Contributors to the Komikwerks site include comic industry veterans from major print publishers such as Marvel, DC, Image, and Dark Horse. Starting in August of 2003, Komikwerks will launch a series of printed comic anthologies, beginning with "Komikwerks Volume 1".