It was a fantastic Wondercon in a strange different land this year! The Grand Geek Gathering stormed the convention center and made some new friends, We interviewed Bill Sienkiewicz from DC Comics and Joel Gomez, also, from DC Comics.
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Bill Sienkiewicz (pronounced sin-KEV-itch) is an Eisner-winning, Emmy-nominated artist best known for revamping the style of comic and graphic novel illustration from 1980 onward, most notably with Marvel Comic’s Elektra: Assassin and his acclaimed graphic novel Stray Toasters, earning him an international reputation and cult status across media industries.
He created groundbreaking movie promotional art for The Dark Knight, The Grinch, Unforgiven and the hit video gameResident Evil. Sienkiewicz’ character design for the upcoming DreamWorks’ film Alcatraz Versus The Evil Librarians has now opened doors for producing. Sienkiewicz is conceptualizing characters for LionsGate’s supernatural Western The Man With No Name, which he will executive produce with Braxton Pope. He will also jointly produce, write and direct the film of his Stray Toasters with Jeff Renfroe.
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For a well-rounded list of all his work check his entry at comicbookdb.com.
Bill is currently working on Survivors’ Club for Vertigo/DC Comics and Future Quest for DC Comics.
Synopsis for Survivors’ Club:
One was possessed by a poltergeist. Another was trapped in a haunted house. A third had a killer doll. Ever wonder what happened to these children of the 1980s? Find out in SURVIVORS CLUB, a new series cowritten by renowned horror novelist Lauren Beukes and videogame journalist Dave Halverson, with art by Ryan Kelly (NORTHLANDERS).
Having found each other over the internet, six grown-up survivors are drawn together by the horrors they experienced in 1987 when a rash of occult events occurred around the world-with fatal results. Now, there are indications that it may be happening all over again. Is it possible that these six aren’t just survivors-but were chosen for their fates?
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Joel Gomez is a very talented comic book artist and writer that has worked for Top Cow, DC Comics, Wildstorm, and Aspen.
For more info and look at his work follow him on DeviantArt.
Joel Gomez is very proud to announce that he is working on a new series La Muerta published by Coffin Comics. The series was successfully backed on Kickstarter on December 4, 2015. For more information check out their Kickstarter campaign page.
A new breed of criminal stalks the barrios—the Zavalas, part death-worshiping cult, part crime syndicate. The seductive and merciless Gemma Zavala, aka Mama Z, heads the cartel. Anyone she can’t bribe or intimidate ends up paying the ultimate price as a human sacrifice in her Aztec rituals. Ruthless, blood-thirsty with influence far and wide, the Zavalas appear unstoppable.
Until they murder the wrong girl.
Returning home from the military, Maria Diaz was a beautiful young woman with a bright future. She wanted to be a social worker, to give back to the community she loved.
That dream died in a bloody instant.
Days before Dia de los Muertos, Maria’s brother betrayed the Zavalas. The cartel sought retribution and slaughtered the entire Diaz family, committing unthinkable acts of brutality in the process.
Maria, beaten and shot, crawled from the burning ruins of her family home only to succumb to her wounds.
But something brought Maria back. She was too pissed off to stay dead.
Now, under the harsh tutelage of her mentor Faustino, she hunts the Zavala Cartel without mercy. She claims the name Muerta and paints her face in the Mexican calavera style—a hauntingly beautiful skull.
Her weapons: fear, stealth, and cunning.
Her goal: to avenge her family and send the Zavala’s to hell, even at the cost of her own humanity.
In the tradition of Desperado and Death Wish, Muerta is a stylish, Mexi-Noir thriller with ferocious action to burn.
To preorder the first issue from the publishers site, click here.
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