New publisher Aftershock Comics has revealed the list of creators that are tagging along for the ride. Namely ‘Preacher’ writer Garth Ennis and a whole lot more.
Joining the former Punisher writer in Aftershock Comics are big name creators like Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner (The Pro). Paul Jenkins (Spider-Man, Sentry) is also set to do some ongoing books for the brand.
Other top creators that will be working for AfterShock Comics includes Phil Hester, Justin Jordan, Frank Barbiere and Marguerite Bennett.
Former Marvel Comics executive editor and new AfterShock editor Mike Marts has this to say about the new acquisition:
“When we launched AfterShock, our mission was to attract the best comic book creators in the business, and we’re beyond excited to develop original projects with these industry leaders,”
He also adds:
“But it’s only the beginning.” Added Ennis: “AfterShock looks to be making all the right moves. I’m delighted by the arrival of a new home for independent, creator-owned comics.”
Don’t look now but for their first salvo, AfterShock Comics has also called in Neil Gaiman to do a short story. Gaiman together with Jim Starlin, Amy Chu and Brian Stelfreeze will come up with an anthology book sometime this year and will hopefully get more positive buzz for the publishing company.