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Action Lab To Release Two Free Comic Book Day Titles
Action Lab Entertainment is excited to announce the solicitation of two separate titles for the next Free Comic Book Day (FCBD), scheduled for May 4, 2013.
The first title is Molly Danger/Princeless, which contains two self-contained, all-new stories. It features Princeless, Action Lab’s Eisner-nominated flagship title, written by series creator Jeremy Whitley, as well as the most anticipated heroine of 2013, Molly Danger, created by fan favorite Jamal Igle. This is a teaser for the full-color premium hardcover that Igle will publish later in 2013.
Action Lab’s second FCBD offering is NFL Rush Zone: Season of the Guardians, which also contains two stories by the series’ regular creative teams–writers Kevin Freeman and Jeremy Whitley and illustrators M. Goodwin and Jerry Gaylord. NFL Rush Zone: Season of the Guardians ALSO FEATURES A BONUS SKYWARD STORY BY JEREMY DALE!
Both books are full-color, 32 pages, will appeal to readers of all ages, and, of course, free.
“We are thrilled to be offering not one, but two separate books for Free Comic Book Day 2013,” said Action Lab president Kevin Freeman. ”We believe both of these titles are of the highest quality, and showcase the type of material that we are capable of creating. Fans and retailers are going to be blown away by both of these titles.”
This is Action Lab’s first venture into creating printed material for Free Comic Book Day. Last year, ALE did Action Lab Confidential, a 200-page digital sampler of all of its existing material at the time.
ABOUT ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
Action Lab Entertainment was founded in 2010 by a group of independent comic creators with the sole intent to bring the world the most action packed, thought-provoking, entertaining comics available, thereby ushering in a new age of world peace under the dominating, yet benign control of the Action Lab. Action Lab Entertainment is the public front for all the activities of the Action Lab and its members. Although most of the Action Lab’s activities remain classified, Action Lab Entertainment can disclose that two of its many functions are the marketing of comic books through various sales outlets, and the expansion of their domination into other mediums.
Action Lab also received two Eisner nominations in 2012 for its critically-acclaimed comic Princeless, and has been praised for its diverse library of titles, including Double Jumpers, Fracture, and The Order of Dagonet. Their website is http://www.actionlabcomics.com.
This is it, SKYWARD fans! The big unveiling of the new SKYWARD series from me, Jeremy Dale, through Action Lab! Stay tuned, there’s some amazing news coming!
Hmm… I think this might give away why yesterday’s Skratchaday was a quick Cyclops sketch. Oh, well. This is a commission for pick-up at this weekend’s FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2012! Speaking of that…
I will be appearing at Acme Comics in Greensboro, NC this Saturday for Free Comic Book Day! This is the very same shop I’ve hit the last 3 years– and ALSO the shop that just had its name CHANGED TO COMIC BOOK CITY, USA! Cheers to the amazing Acme folks.
Also appearing: Cullen Bunn (Sixth Gun), Jacob Chabot (Mighty Skullboy Army), Chris Giarrusso (G-Man), Brian Hurtt (Sixth Gun), Dan Khanna (Transformers), Amanda Rachels (Clown Town), Craig Rousseau (Perhapanauts), Gregg Schigiel (Spongebob), Brian Smith (Intrepid EscapeGoat), Yale Stewart (Little League), and Kelly Yates (Doctor Who)!
Come get free comics, free sketches, free entertainment, and memories you’ll cherish for ages!
For more information, check out http://acmecomics.com/node/2951
Hey! I think I fixed the store! Mostly, anyway– click the banners below to order your Skyward comics in print (w/ free PDF digital copy included)!
- jeremy dale
On with the sketch!
I did probably 25 or so sketches on Free Comic Book Day for the fans, and I gotta say: I wish I could have done more! I hate when people walk away empty-handed, but even the dozen or so artists there at this year’s event at Acme Comics could only draw so much (and when there were at least 2 or 3 other guys that did over THIRTY? yeah)… so at 3:45 or so, they closed the sketch lines, leaving 2-5 sketches per artist to finish before 5.
I cranked these out, but at the end? Yeah, my wrist was wrecked. I was the last man sketching (I was still with the fans as they took down the tent they had us in outside the shop), and I hope those that DID get a sketch from me are pleased with what they got. Hopefully!
- jeremy dale
To be continued…
On with the sketch!
I was stunned that people wanted SKYWARD-related sketches at Free Comic Book Day this year! Mind you, I DID have copies on-hand of the GRAPHITE EDITION #1 and all the original art as well, but consider me surprised.
In fact, the gentleman that requested this sketch also purchased a page of original art from the series! I had the chance to try out my new CUBE for the iPhone, a handy little credit card reader for my cell phone that lets me take credit card payments anywhere I am. QUITE handy at signings and conventions like last weekend’s FCBD!
I also drew a Quinn, a Slog-Rider, and a Jack the dog for other fans. Glad the characters are appealing to the readers!
Note: This is also my favorite sketch of Free Comic Book Day. I just like the grace of how I rendered her. Lots of fun.
- jeremy dale