Archaia sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of The Grand Duke by Yann and Romain Hugault that arrives in stores this week.
Award-winning graphic novel publisher Archaia Entertainment and free-to-play video game publisher Meteor Entertainment have teamed up with comiXology to debut four, free exclusive digital preview issues of HAWKEN: GENESIS, a hardcover graphic novel based on the highly anticipated online video game, HAWKEN! Today marks the release of the first exclusive preview throughout comiXology’s revolutionary digital comics platform available across iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, and the Web. This exclusive digital preview includes a special access code for HAWKEN’s third closed beta event, happening November 20th – December 6th 2012. Adhesive and Meteor have been so thankful for the fan feedback in the first two closed betas they couldn’t wait to extend the invite to the graphic novel audience.
Archaia sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week. Take the jump for a look at City in the Desert, Hopeless, Maine, and Tales of the Macabre.
Century Guild, the leading Art Nouveau and Symbolist gallery in the world, is opening a West Coast location with a Grand Opening December 1st with an exhibition celebrating one of the most intricate artists of any century, Jeremy Bastian.
Creators Ben Acker and Ben Blacker have teamed up with Quixotic Transmedia to produce a Kickstarter campaign for The THRILLING ADVENTURE HOUR, the popular stage show and Nerdist Industries podcast. Running from October 8, 2012 to November 7, 2012, the 30-day campaign aspires to usher the hit show into multiple forms of media including a graphic novel, motion comic, web series, and concert film.
If you are going to the New York Comic-Con this week, check out the happenings at the Archaia booth, where they have a number of convention exclusives, creator signings, and a few panels as well.
The Black Axe will rise.
Archaia Entertainment and Skelton Crew Studio are excited to announce an exclusive license agreement for the studio to create a line of prop replicas based on the Eisner Award-winning Mouse Guard, written and drawn by David Petersen.
Award-winning graphic novel publisher Archaia Entertainment, LLC and Diamond Book Distributors (“DBD”) have announced a renewed agreement to distribute the publisher’s library of graphic novels and books to both domestic and international book trade markets, effective as of August 31st, 2012. Included among the catalog are many award-winning backlist titles that have yet to be exposed to an international audience, such as Return of the Dapper Men, Rust, Cow Boy, and Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand, and a lineup of exciting frontlist titles that promise to appeal to readerships worldwide, including Mouse Guard: The Black Axe, Iron: Or, the War After, and Cursed Pirate Girl. This agreement will unify all of Archaia’s print distribution channels under one roof, supplementing their existing agreement with Diamond Comic Distributors for fulfillment within the direct comic market.
Archaia sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Mouse Guard: The Black Axe #5 by David Petersen that arrives in stores this week.
Award-winning graphic novel publisher Archaia Entertainment continues its commitment to Digital First publication, releasing chapters from upcoming books in advance of the print edition through an exclusive partnership with comiXology, the revolutionary digital comics platform with over 75 million comic downloads to date and a selection of more than 25,000 comics and graphic novels. Today, Archaia Entertainment and comiXology announce the debut of two, new, fan-favorite titles debuting digitally in advance of their hardcover collected print editions.
This week, on the Major Spoilers Podcast, Matthew, Rodrigo, and Stephen sit a spell and take a gander at Cow Boy.
“Justice ain’t got no age.”
Nate Cosby (Pigs, Jim Henson’s The Storyteller) and Chris Eliopoulos (Franklin Richards, Misery Loves Sherman) present Cow Boy, the story of a young bounty hunter determined to send his entire outlaw family to jail. He travels the Old West on a horse that ain’t his and won’t stop ’til everyone’a his kin’s in the clink.
Also in this volume are short stories by the likes of Roger Langridge (The Muppet Show comic book), Brian Clevinger, and Scott Wegener (Atomic Robo), Mike Maihack (Cleopatra in Space), and Colleen Coover (Jim Henson’s The Storyteller).
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The 24th Annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards (“The Eisners”) was held last night in the Indigo Ballroom of the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, showcasing the best in comics for 2011, and publisher Archaia is happy to announce it was honored with three awards for its original graphic novel hardcover, Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand.