Miss WonderCon? No worries! Here’s our WonderCon panel wrap up! At our first ever WonderCon panel, we were excited to take the stage and talk about the monumental first year we’ve had with our titles GUNSUITS, BROKEN MOON, PROJECT NEMESIS, MONSTER WORLD, and the more recent success in IRWIN ALLEN’S LOST IN SPACE: THE LOST ADVENTURES.
Our discussion then focused on the upcoming action title KILLBOX, with writer Tom Riordan and artist Nathan Gooden on hand to talk about the process and the decision to keep the comic in black and white. We then revealed the cover of the upcoming third issue (see below). The comic drops April 20, 2016.
After KILLBOX, our conversation switched to LOST IN SPACE, with discussion of both the current story arc “The Curious Galactics” and the upcoming “Malice in Wonderland” (LOST IN SPACE #4-6). We then announced that colorist and cover artist Patrick McEvoy will be taking over art duties for the second arc.
The discussion then focused on the upcoming TALES FROM THE ACKERMANSION Kickstarter launching in May. To celebrate Forrest J Ackerman’s 100th birthday later this year, Famous Monsters of Filmland is putting together a graphic anthology to honor our founder. The list of contributors so far includes Kirk Hammett, Ray Fawkes, John 5, Richard Christian Matheson, Dan DiDio, Matt Frank, Christian DiBari, Charlie Benante, Juan Ferreyra, Darick Robertson, Bob Eggleton, Ben Meares, David Weiner, Holly Interlandi, Joe Moe, Adam Egypt Mortimer, Travis Williams, Dave Kelly, Trevor Goring, Buzz Dixon, Mark L. Miller, Jim Terry, Jonathan La Mantia, Lara Antal, Victoria Lau, and Patrick McEvoy.
Looking towards the future, the cover for ISLAND 731 by Jeremy Robinson and Kane Gilmour was then debuted, illustrated by Jeff Zornow. The first issue solicits in May 2016.
GUNSUITS will return later this year with GUNSUITS: ALIX, a one-shot with Philip Kim, Holly Interlandi, and Dennis Calero as the creative team.
Finally, we announced that BROKEN MOON will also be returning, with Nat Jones returning on art duties. The cover was shown, featuring a sinister looking Gill-Creature.
See you all at Comic-Con for more exciting announcements!