Aftershock Comics was Born Out of the Desire of Former Marvel Comics Editor, Mike Marts, to Capitalize on the Growing Popularity of Independent Comic Book Publishing Companies and Their Wealth of Creator-Owned Content. Now, Aftershock Comics’ List of Contributors Reads Like a Who’s Who Directory of Comic Book Writers and Artists. Here We Present for Sale, a Selection of the Best Comic Books Available from Aftershock Comics Online.
Aftershock Comics launched in April 2015 with a goal that combines the creative edge of an independent comic book publisher with the strengths and experience of a traditional powerhouse. Mike Marts, Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder, Joe Pruett Publisher and Co-Founder, Lee Kramer President and Co-Founder, Mike Zagari Senior Vice President and Jon Kramer Executive Officer and Co-Founder along with Jawad Qureshi, Lisa Y. Wu, Stephan Nilson, and finally Michael Richter head Aftershock Comics up.
Aftershock comics Mike Marts, former Marvel Comics executive editor, stated that he had left his position at Marvel after seeing how well the independent comic-book companies were doing and hoped to capitalize on the growing popularity of creator-owned content. As more and more fans are gravitating towards specific creators and less to specific characters or properties, the need for new companies has never been better.
Aftershock comics boasts a who’s, who in the comic world with heavy hitters Brian Azzarello, Garth Ennis, Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti and Paul Jenkins. Along with the fan-favorite mainstream creators, Aftershock has the best in award-winning indie-style talent and people that straddle both areas: Phil Hester, John Layman, Mirko Colak, Marguerite Bennett, Sam Kieth, and Frank Barbiere along with popular television and film writers such as ‘Supernatural’ executive producer Adam Glass.
Aftershock emphasizes that the publisher’s titles will be a mix of sci-fi, war drama, dark humor, time travel, period pieces and crime, as well as several blends of horror. One of Aftershock’s fist titles will be a “superhero-ish” comic SuperZero, Other great stories coming out of Aftershock are InSeXts, a Victorian-era horror title, Dreaming Eagles a touching and honest look at war from Garth Ennis and Repllica which has a got a definite science fiction flavor to it.
White Dragon Comics is proud to offer all of the great titles available from Aftershock Comics for purchase on our web-site, we encourage you to take your time and browse our pages.