Official Press Release
Boston, MA – 2004 Eisner Award winner Keith Giffen returns to Komikwerks! Komikwerks Presents: Rockets & Robots is the newest comics anthology collection from Komikwerks, which features creator-owned short stories from such comic pros as Keith Giffen, who co-created and wrote 3 of the 14 stories in the book.
As in the past three Komikwerks collections, the book is filled out by a roster of great comics and animation pros, like Wildstorm artist Eric Canete, Image Comics’ Dawn Brown, Batman and JLA inker Aaron Sowd, Spider-Man penciller and X-Men animated producer Will Meugniot, The Batman storyboard artist Vinton Heuck, Kubert School grads Chris Chua and Matt Jacobs, Image and Marvel artist (and Komikwerks co-founder) Shannon Denton, as well as talented newcomers like Armand Villavert Jr., Eddie Trigueros, Damion Hendricks, and Tim Chupka.
“I know what you’re thinking,” says Patrick Coyle, Komikwerks co-founder and writer/creator of Bixby Grant, Private Eye, “You’re thinking ‘what if I don’t like rockets OR robots? What does this book offer me?’ And the answer to that is ‘Plenty!’ In addition to some sci-fi stories, Rockets and Robots has horror, action, humor, kung fu, and tons of other stuff – it’s like all the Komikwerks anthologies, there’s something in there for everyone!”
Komikwerks Presents: Rockets and Robots can be ordered now through the December issue Diamond Previews (Order # DECO4 2710). The book will ship in February, contains 160 pages, with a color cover and b&w interiors. It is digest-sized (approx 8″x5″), and will retail at $9.95 US, $13.95 CAN.
For a sneak preview of Rockets and Robots, visit Komikwerks online at http://www.komikwerks.com
Copies of Komikwerks Volume 1, Komikwerks Volume 2, and Komikwerks Presents: Nuts and Bolts are also available through Diamond Distributors.
Founded in 2000 by Patrick Coyle and Shannon Denton, and now co-owned by New York base ibooks, 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 name 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.
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