Komikwerks Enlists "The Major"

Thu, May 31st, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Boston, MA - Komikwerks LLC, a leader in online comics publishing,

announced today that Brazilian creators' Hector Lima and Irapuan Luiz'

action-packed comic THE MAJOR has joined the online library of weekly

comics at komikwerks.com (AOL Keyword: Komikwerks). THE MAJOR is the

story of a soldier fresh from the Iraqi battlefield; an unstable,

newly assigned special agent who jumps headfirst into a secret mission

inside the dangerous Brazilian slums. His mission: to rescue an

American bank manager from drug lord Mad Matias' private army.

Co-creator/writer Hector Lima describes the comic as "Jack Bauer on

caipirinha (a famous Brazilian drink) in a uniform, unleashed in the

middle of a shadowy political conspiracy full of twists and turns.

Patrick and Shannon at Komikwerks have welcomed us with arms open


"We're psyched that Hector and Irapuan have found a home for THE MAJOR

at Komikwerks," exclaims Patrick Coyle, co-founder of Komikwerks. "The

story is exciting and action packed. The artwork is gorgeous. What

more can any red-blooded comics fan ask for?"

"Internet publishing allows us to work with great creators from around

the world. We're thrilled to be able to help spread the word about

some of Brazil's finest comics," co-founder Shannon Denton adds.

THE MAJOR has begun its weekly updates on komikwerks.com (AOL Keyword:

Komikwerks) and updates each Tuesday.


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