THE SIXSMITHS Graphic Novel available for Preorder

The new SIXSMITHS original graphic novel, written by Jason Franks with art by J. Marc Schmidt, has now been solicited in Previews for October release: THE SIXSMITHS are a family of suburban Satanists who’ve fallen prey to the global recession. Now their life is in turmoil: Ralf needs to find a new job; the twins, Cain and Lilith, need to survive the public school system; Annie needs to keep them all sane and under budget. Meanwhile, their estranged elder daughter Jezabelle is having her own crisis of the faith. Will the Devil rise to smite their enemies, or will he damn...

McBLACK reviewed at Scaryminds

According to scaryminds.com: “One of the most insanely great graphic novels to be released anywhere in the World in 2010. Check this one out kids, Jason Franks has gone psycho on our arses!” “A tight plot, a lot of imagination, and exceptional writing.” “The panels are clean, crisp, and easy to read making the novel an enjoyable experience both from a reading stance and a visual point of view.” 10 stars. http://www.scaryminds.com/reviews/2010/comic018.php FacebookTwitterTumblrEmail

TANGO 9

A bit late to post it, but Cardigan Comics’ TANGO #9 was launched last Thursday. It’s a big fat beautiful book, more than 300 pages of Australian indie comics goodness, edited by the inimitable Bernard Caleo with covers by Peter Ra. The book contains stories by, among other people, Bruce Mutard, Ed 9mmed Siemienkowicz, J. Marc Schmidt, Bobby N., Mandy Ord, Nicky Greenberg, Owen Heitman, Bernard Caleo, Tom Bonin, Jo Waite, Paul Bedford & Renan L’Hopsum, Jen Breach and Trev Wood, Marita Obst and Luke Pickett, Andrew Fulton, Richard Butler, Daniel Reed, Phillip Bentley, and literally dozens more creators. I’m...