Press Release In a continuing show of the publisherâ€™s dedication to quality and excellence, Archaiaâ€™s Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game by David Petersen and Luke Crane won the Origins Award for Best Roleplaying Game of 2008. The honor was announced this past weekend at the 35th annual Origins Awards, administered by the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design, held at the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio. The ceremony recognized the gaming industryâ€™s top achievements and products released during 2008.
Press Release Exemplifying their commitment to produce sophisticated, intelligent and entertaining science fiction, Archaia and Roddenberry Productions announced the remaining creative teams on Days Missing, a highly anticipated, five-issue, comic book mini-series debuting in August. The talent line-up includes a buzz-worthy mix of industry veterans and notable up-and-comers who will each add their unique interpretation to the Days Missing universe. The previously announced creative team of writer Phil Hester and artist Frazer Irving on issue #1 will return to work on the last issue of the mini-series to provide a fitting bookend to the project.
Press Release In a focused effort to give new readers an opportunity to discover Archaiaâ€™s unique library of titles, the publisher announced today a program to offer one new hardcover every quarter for the recession-friendly price of $9.95. Kicking off the venture will be the Vol. 1 hardcover collection of the acclaimed science-fiction thriller mini-series, The Engineer: Konstrukt, which will be available this August.
The Jim Henson Company and Archaia announced today that they have entered into a partnership that will publish comic books and graphic novels based on popular Henson titles as well as new co-branded original properties.
Press Release With an eye toward recruiting top creators as part of their exclusive partnership, Archaia and Roddenberry Productions have brought on writer Phil Hester (Firebreather, The Darkness, Green Arrow), artist Frazer Irving (forthcoming Batman and Robin arc, Seven Soldiers of Victory) and cover artist Dale Keown (The Incredible Hulk, Pitt) to create the first issue of Days Missing, a new five-issue mini-series continuing Roddenberryâ€™s tradition of producing sophisticated, intelligent and entertaining science fiction. In an effort to give as many readers an opportunity to discover this exciting new mini-series, Archaia will offer the full-length, full-color issue #1 for just…
Archaia has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Mouse Guard: Winter 1152 #6, which arrived in stores this week.Â Some of you may have forgotten about the series as Archaia went through some business restructuring, and having the preview here, should get you back into the swing of things.
Now that the company is back and into the swing of things, Archaia has sent us the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in July 2009.
Archaia, the publisher behind the popular Mouse Guard series,Â has announced it is resuming full time publishing beginning in June. â€œOur number one priority is to show our commitment to publishing by completing the great stories we have already begun to tell,â€ said Publisher Mark Smylie. In June, Archaia will release hardcovers of The Awakening and Some New Kind of Slaughter and has committed to put out at least two hardcover collected editions per month, thereafter, for the rest of the year. Making good on this promise, July will see the hardcover releases of The Engineer (which will be offered…
With the new changes in Diamond’s minimum order amounts, small publishers and indipendent creators need up their marketing tactics if they want their titles to succeed.Â Alex Sheikman has either read my musings on the subject, or really listened to what Chip Mosher and Shannon Wheeler had to say on the recent Marketing 101 podcast, as he took those messages to heart and contacted us about his Atomika series. To relaunch the series, Archaia is printing a double size issue of 64 pages containing the first issue of “For A Few Rubles More”, published back in 2008, and 32 new…