VANCOUVER (Aug 25, 2011) – Arcana Comics, would like to invite you to read about all of our current happenings, including Pre-Orders available through Diamond, App news, Convention Appearances, and more! We’re down to the final days of the August Previews, so if there are any books that look exciting to you, be sure to ask your local stores to carry them. If you are a store, be sure to pick up copies of all of our releases.
If you weren’t aware, Arcana Comics has its own iPad / iPhone App, too! It’s a free download in the iStore and gives you access to the Arcana catalog and exclusive downloads! There are plenty of free books to download as well as new releases added all the time. If you don’t have an iPad or iPhone, don’t worry, there are also Arcana books available through the ComiXology app for Android. DOWNLOAD THE APP FROM THE ISTORE HERE.
Below are books being solicited for pre-order in the latest Diamond Previews Magazine. Take the information below to your stores and ask them to carry Arcana!
AMNESIA TP – AUG110794
By (W/A) Dwayne Harris. One of the most feared terror attack scenarios involves the detonation of a weapon that generates a powerful electromagnetic pulse (EMP) that immediately renders power circuits, computers, even automobiles useless. But what if a weapon was discharged that, in addition to all the above, also erased people’s memories? Would mankind, given a fresh start, continue on its path to self-destruction? Or would it, free of its preconceptions, usher in a new age of peace? This is the first time Amnesia GN has been listed in Previews. SC, 98pgs, FC $14.95
BLOOD SHELLS & ROSES GN – AUG110795
By (W) B. Alex Thompson (A) Andres Guinaldo. Playing their largest concert in their hometown, metal band and reformed monster hunters “Subliminal Torment” and their fans are attacked by the worst creatures they’ve ever faced. After the monsters slaughter the fans in homage to a previous encounter, the band is left to take the fall. In heavy metal, there are dangers that surpass mosh pits and diseased groupies; rap and country ain’t the only music genres that has to live out their lyrics, after all! MATURE THEMES SC, 108pgs, FC $14.95
LIL HELLIONS GN – AUG110797
By (W) Dwight L. MacPherson (A) Mathieu Benoit. A day at the zoo for a group of kids is no cause for alarm — unless those kids are from the bowels of Hell. Join Jim Reaper, Louie, Lucy, and Boog for a trip to the zoo! It doesn’t take long for the trip to turn into bedlam, and it’s up to Jim to save the day — that is, if he can control his bowels long enough.SC, 82pgs, FC $14.95
MIDNIGHT TO DAYLIGHT GN – AUG110800
By (W/A) Ryan Foley. No army has ever marched into battle thinking they were the bad guys. And it is up to the reader to decide who is the hero and who is the villain.MATURE THEMES SC, 80pgs, FC $14.95
RIPPERMAN GN – AUG110798
By (W/A) Joe Martino. This story begins the saga of the Ripperman, Killer of Killers. The birth child of God’s disgust for humanity’s crimes and the Devil’s ambition, the Ripperman was created by both angel and demon. Thrown into a world that he doesn’t understand, he falls under the teachings of Father Thomas Jacob to learn the ways of the Lord — but not if the devil has anything to say about it!SC, 143pgs $14.95
ROVERS GN – AUG110799
By (W) Pat Lesparre (A) Chris Malgrain. In the thirty-first century, three young Earthlings fleeing the tyrannical empire known as the Reix form an uneasy alliance with a human-hating alien whose planet has been destroyed. Can they overcome their differences in time to take on the Reix, or will their own prejudices destroy them even before their enemies do? SC, 80pgs, FC $14.95
Read about some of the places Arcana will be in the coming months.
Fan Expo Canada kicked off today, August 25th, and runs through Sunday the 28th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Sean Patrick O’Reilly, the owner of Arcana Comics, will be appearning at the Harper Collins booth, 220, at 1:00 PM Friday and 2:00 PM Saturday. He’ll be there signing the new Harper Collins printing of The Clockwork Girl (ISBN:9780062080394). If you didn’t know, not only is The Clockwork Girl an amazing graphic novel, it’s being made into a 3D Animated Feature as well! Stop by for an autograph and Sean will be there with free comics! Read more about Fan Expo Canada HERE.
Cola-Con runs on September 2nd at the Columbia Museum of Art in Columbia, SC. The convention is where hip-hop and comic book culture intersect and will be an event of comic book artists, vendors, visual artists, lectures, panels, and music. Stephen Prouse, creator of Coin Operated Boy / Coin Operated Girl will be on hand for the event. Read more about Cola-Con by CLICKING HERE.
Arcana Comics is expanding its convention schedule this year by appearing at the Comikaze Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center on November 5th and 6th. So far, the following Arcana Creators will be appearing at the Convention: Sean Patrick O’Reilly (CLOCKWORK GIRL, KADE), Erik Hendrix (SIDESHOWS), Mike Kalvoda (BANSHEE / STRAW), Scott Milam (KILLING MACHINE), John Barker (DEAD CELL), Siike Donnelly (HEAVEN’S ECHO), B. Alex Thompson (KILLING MACHINE, BLOOD SHELLS & ROSES), Matthew R. Adams (KORD AND HARLEY), Matt Wilson (SCROOGE & SANTA), Josh Kenfield (SCROOGE & SANTA), and more! Be sure to come by, meet the creators, get books signed, and check out many books debuting at the convention! Read more about Comikaze Expo HERE.
Sean Dulaney, creator of 51 Delta will be appearing at Comic City Tennessee, which runs on October 1st and 2nd at the TN State Fairgrounds with over 30,000 square feet of comic goodness. Read more about Comic City TN by CLICKING HERE.
New York Comic Con runs this year from October 13th through the 16th at the Javits Center. Arcana Comics’ Creators will be appearing at the convention in various locations. As the convention approaches, we will give you a list of names! Read more about New York Comic Con HERE.
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Arcana Studios, Inc. is a transmedia company that has aggressively pursued establishing brands through engaging storytelling and compelling art. With a strong foothold in the print publishing world, Arcana continues to be a premier content provider. Arcana owns one of the world’s largest libraries of graphic novels and comics, and has adapted this library into live action feature films, stereoscopic 3D animated features, episodic television series and toys.
Arcana Studios, Inc . remains independent of major entertainment studio affiliation. Arcana Studios is currently in production of the stereoscopic 3D animated feature, The Clockwork Girl. Arcana is also partnered with Gale Ann Hurd (“Terminator”, “Aliens”) on Gearhead, Alexandra Milchan (Sylvestor Stallone’s “Head Shot”) on Blade of Kumori, Hans Rodinoff and Hollywood Media Bridge (“Lost Boys: The Tribe”) on Raise Kane, Scott Milam (“Mother’s Day”) on Gauze, Ben Magid (“Hack/Slash”) on Trout, Jar Productions (“Hidden Howie”) on Philosopher Rex, Terry Dougas (“The Invention of Lying”) on The Tower, Doc Wyatt (“Napoleon Dynamite”) on 100 Girls, JC Spink (“The Hangover”) on Continuum, Adrian Askarieh (“The Hitman”) on Amnesia and also is producing a three slate at Codeblack/Universal for Light’s Out, Ant and Blam!
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