Official Press Release
Columbia, SC-Mecca Comics announces the formation of free online comics available on their website at www.meccacomics.com. Listed under the Online Features on their homepage, the first five-page Mecca Mini-Masterpiece features the introduction of Augustus Mendavia and Viana in SPECTACULAR TALES OF ADVENTURE #1. The five-page tale is completely free of charge and offers a great introduction of the Mecca Universe to new readers. The story recounts the first meeting between star crossed lovers Augustus and Viana.
Written by JGB, Publisher of Mecca Comics, with pencils, inks, and colors by Vic Carrabotta, SPECTACULAR TALES OF ADVENTURE launches a regular online feature on the Mecca Comics website. Publisher JGB reported, "We plan to run the free online comics as a regular website feature so that readers can see the quality work being produced by Mecca Comics."
A number of top drawer artists have made the pilgrimage to Mecca Comics; Dick Ayers, Rich Buckler, Vic Carrabotta, Jerome Hinds, and Donald Jackson are the latest group of creators currently working on Mecca projects.
In addition to online comics, Mecca has produced BROTHER DESTINY #1, released in September, as well as MECCA ENSEMBLE #2 (BROTHER DESTINY #2) on sale in November. Mecca Comics will hit the ground running in 2005 with a February release of THE DICK AYERS STORY-a three-part autobiography of Ayer's career, totally illustrated by Dick Ayers. Dick Ayers bio will be followed up by the introduction of CHIPS WILDE, THE WILD ONE in March.