Dave Johnson Headlines an Animation Explosion in Komikwerks Volume 2

Thu, September 4th, 2003 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Founder/Former Owner

Official Press Release

[Komikwerks Volume 2]Boston, MA Komikwerks, a leader in online and digitally

distributed comics, has announced a second print anthology, Komikwerks Volume 2.

The sophomore effort features a host of talented contributors from the comics and

animation fields, including Dave Johnson, best known for his Eisner-Award winning

covers for Vertigo's 100 Bullets, and Mark Millar's Superman: Red Son. Regarding his

enthusiasm for Komikwerks Volume 2, Dave has been quoted as saying "I actually

PAID to be in this book!"

Johnson has also worked in the animation industry, most recently at the WB animation

studio, where he worked with many other contributors to Komikwerks, Volume 2; Glenn

Wong (Justice League, Batman Beyond, and Superman animated series), Ricky

Garduno (Warner Bros and Disney animation), Dennis Woodyard (X-Men: Evolution,

Men in Black, and Gargoyles animated series), Cyrus Voris (Bulletproof Monk

screenplay), S.D. Lara (Batman Beyond), Shannon Denton (Osmosis Jones, Jimmy

Neutron), Steve Jones (Teen Titans, Batman Beyond animated series), Gabe Swarr

(Ren and Stimpy), Derrick Wyatt (Teen Titans animated series), Caroline Hu (Osmosis

Jones), James Baker (Hercules, Mulan, Tarzan, Treasure Planet), Curtis Cim (Baby

Looney Tunes), and Ben Jones (Teen Titans animated series).

Bernie Wrightson, Legendary artist of Stephen King's The Stand, Swamp Thing, and

Batman says that Komikwerks Volume 2 is "Refreshing, funny and fun. A high point for

comics by writers and artists who clearly love what they're doing - making great


Komikwerks Volume 2 can be ordered now in the September issue of Diamond

Previews, and ships in November. The book is 116 pages, color cover with b&w

interiors, digest-sized (approx 8"x5"), and will retail at $9.95 US, $13.95 CAN.

For a sneak preview of Volume 2 visit Komikwerks online at http://www.komikwerks.com/kwvolume2.php

About Komikwerks, LLC

Founded in 2000 by Patrick Coyle and Shannon Denton, Komikwerks is a comic

publisher dedicated to publishing high-quality, professional level, creator-owned

comics through digital and other distribution methods. Komikwerks.com launched in

March of 2001, and has been named a Sci Fi Channel "Cool Site". Contributors to the

Komikwerks site include comic industry veterans from major print publishers such as

Marvel, DC, Image, and Dark Horse. Starting in August of 2003, Komikwerks will

launch a series of printed comic anthologies, beginning with "Komikwerks Volume 1".

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