DBD Welcomes Aftershock Comics to Roster of Publishers

Launched in April 2015, Aftershock Comics is publisher that combines the creative edge of an independent comic book publisher with the strengths and experience of a traditional powerhouse. Founded by a team of seasoned industry professionals, Aftershock Comics has quickly made its way to the forefront of beloved comics publishers through their impressive roster of talent and their dedication to producing appealing original projects. 

In an interview with PREVIEWSworld, Editor-in-Chief and Co-founder, Mike Marts described Aftershock Comics' mission as based on three major principles: story, quality, and intelligent risk. "Story always comes first," Marts says. "AfterShock looks for the most innovative and challenging stories to tell on a daily basis. Every day we receive new pitches and ideas for projects, and we only greenlight the best." Their eye for quality stories paired with their working relationship with the industry's top talent has quickly pushed Aftershock Comics to be one of the most consistently sold publishers in the comics direct market.

For details on some of Aftershock Comic's best-selling series, see below. To see a list of all current and upcoming titles, check out Diamond's Edelweiss and Edelweiss + Aftershock Comics catalogs.

ANIMOSITY VOLUME ONE
(W): Marguerite Bennett
(A): Rafael de Latorre
ISBN: 978-1-935002-89-5
Price: $14.99
Ages: 16+
AVAILABLE NOW!

One day, for no reason, the Animals woke up. They started thinking. They started talking. They started taking REVENGE. Collecting the first four issues of the best-selling series, plus the special one-shot issue ANIMOSITY: THE RISE. The world is plunged into chaos as the newly-intelligent Animals fight humanity, and simply fight each other, for their own life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness. In the midst of the turmoil is Jesse, an 11-year-old girl, and her dog, Sandor, who is devoted to her and her protection. One year after the incident, Jesse and Sandor begin a cross-country journey to find Jesse's half-brother, Adam, who is living in San Francisco. Don't miss out on this fantastic first collection of the series EVERYONE is talking about! 

 

BLACK EYED KIDS VOLUME ONE
(W): Joe Pruett
(A): Szymon Kurdranski
ISBN: 978-1-935002-95-6
Price: $14.99
Ages: 13+
AVAILABLE NOW!

When the lull of night falls over a sleeping midwestern town, an ancient unimaginable horror creeps violently and purposely through the night. That's when the children come out to play. Children with eyes of solid back, devoid of emotion and remorse, and only asking for one thing... to come inside. But there are some who will not go quietly in the night. Some who will fight back to save not only their own souls, but their own children's. This is their story. Collecting the first five issues of the sleeper hit series from Eisner Award winner Joe Pruett and artist Szymon Kudranski. 

SUPERZERO VOLUME ONE
(W): Amanda Connor, Jimmy Palmiotti
(A): Rafael de Latorre
ISBN: 978-1-935002-96-3
Price: $17.99
Ages: 13+
AVAILABLE 08/03/2017

Meet Dru Dragowski, a nineteen-year-old comic book fan who yearns to escape the normalcy of teenage life. Dreaming to become a real-life superhero for as long as she can remember, Dru recreates the origins of her favorite superheroes in the hope that she too, can become a hero herself. Collecting the first six issues of the hit series SuperZero, from Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti and Rafael De Latorre! 

 

 

ROUGH RIDERS VOLUME ONE
(W): Adam Glass
(A): Pat Olliffe
ISBN: 978-1-935002-92-5
Price: $19.99
Ages: 13+
AVAILABLE 12/28/2017

At the cusp of the 1898 World's Fair, America is poised to become Earth's most industrious nation. When a terrible power emerges from the darkness, a group of unlikely heroes team-up to stop it. A tortured Teddy Roosevelt recruits a struggling Coney Island magician named Harry Houdini: a hard-drinking, gun-slinger, Annie Oakley; a financially strapped and aging Thomas Edison; and a boisterous, womanizing African American boxer with a big chip on his shoulder named Jack Johnson. These legends of old will soon wage a shadow war that will change the course of history for America, and the world. That is of course, if they don't kill one another first.

InSEXts VOLUME ONE
(W): Marguerite Bennett
(A): Ariela Kristantina
ISBN: 978-1-935002-97-0
Price: $19.99
Ages: 13+
AVAILABLE NOW! 

At the dusk of a century, a pair of vengeful Victorian vixens discover a horrifying power that transforms them into rich and strange new creatures. Armed with their dark, evolving forms, they descend into a world of the cultured and occult, with new senses and new sensuality, to forge a life for themselves and the child of their love. Collecting the first seven issues of the hit series Insexts, from writer Marguerite Bennett and artist Ariela Kristantina. 


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