AfterShock Comics Ushers in 2019 as “The Year of Reading Dangerously”

Posted on January 3rd, 2019

From Edgy New Titles to Amped Up Marketing, AfterShock Invites Readers to Stop Playing it Safe  (January 3, 2019) Los Angeles, CA – AfterShock Comics, the industry’s fastest growing independent publishing company, is prompting both new and established comics audiences to “Read Dangerously,” claiming 2019 as The Year of Reading Dangerously. Supported by a robust advertising and […]

AfterShock Announces An All-New, Fully Illustrated Tale from the World of ANIMOSITY for Free Comic Book Day 2019

Posted on December 20th, 2018

ANIMOSITY TALES from Creator Marguerite Bennett Debuts on Saturday, May 4th (December 20, 2018) Los Angeles, CA – AfterShock Comics, the industry’s fastest growing independent publishing company, announces the release of an all-new, fully illustrated tale from the critically-acclaimed world of ANIMOSITY, written by title creator Marguerite Bennett (INSEXTS, DC Comics Bombshell, Batwoman) and illustrated […]

The Hollywood Reporter: “Dark Red” is a Vampire Comic with a Twist

Posted on December 18th, 2018

Tim Seeley explains the [AfterShock Comics] series, which centers on a vampire living in rural America. (December 18, 2018)  AfterShock Comics’ upcoming March launch, DARK RED, intends to be a horror comic like none other — on a number of levels. The series, created by Tim Seeley and Corin Howell, centers around Charles “Chip” Ipswich, […]

The Hollywood Reporter: “Oberon” Brings a Dark Fairy Tale to Comics

Posted on November 21st, 2018

The AfterShock Comics series follows the king of the fairies after he’s deposed. (November 15, 2018) As Shakespeare made clear in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the king of the fairies is not to be trusted, and doesn’t take being spurned particularly well — but a new title from AfterShock Comics is going to underscore just […]

The Hollywood Reporter: AfterShock’s “Stronghold” Ties True Love to Fate of the World

Posted on November 2nd, 2018

Phil Hester and Ryan Kelly’s new comic book series starts in February. (November 1, 2018) True love, so it’s said, can conquer all. In AfterShock Comics’ upcoming STRONGHOLD, that “all” includes hidden identities of unspeakably powerful deities, a secret society dedicated to maintaining age-old mysteries and the potential destruction of the Earth itself. But that’s […]

First printing of DARK ARK #1 sold out! What can you do now?

Posted on September 22nd, 2017

Round and round we go! Did you hear the news about DARK ARK #1 first printing selling out? That’s right, all the direct market versions are sold out: covers A, B and C (a free-to-retailers version to show our appreciation). If you missed out, you might be asking yourself “What can I do, AfterShock??”. Well, […]

AfterShock at New York Comic Con 2017

Posted on September 20th, 2017

Headed to New York Comic Con this year? Please join AfterShock as we celebrate the East Coast’s largest pop culture convention and the only one that takes place in New York, the comic book, publishing, media, and licensing capital of the world! Convention Days/Hours: • Thursday, October 5: 10am–7pm • Friday, October 6: 10am–7pm • […]

AfterShock at Baltimore Comic-Con 2017

Posted on August 25th, 2017

Headed to Baltimore Comic-Con this year? AfterShock will be there in full force to celebrate the annual convention which hosts a variety of comic creator guests, retailers, exhibitors, panels, and special events! Convention Days/Hours: • Friday, September 22: 1pm–7pm • Saturday, September 23: 10am-7pm • Sunday, September 24: 10am-5pm Our Booth: 2004 Our Baltimore Comic-Con […]

Exclusive Deal with saldaPress for the Italian Market

Posted on July 6th, 2017

We are proud to announce an exclusive deal between saldaPress and AfterShock Comics and its catalogue for the Italian market. AfterShock Comics was founded in 2015 and immediately made a name as an innovative, interesting and creative publisher. Here is a partial list of some of the creators hired by AfterShock Comics: Brian Azzarello, Garth […]

BABYTEETH #1 giveaway contest for FANS and RETAILERS!

Posted on June 7th, 2017

FOR FANS: A) DAILY WINNER: One of the BABYTEETH #1 retailer variants: B) GRAND PRIZE WINNER: A copy of each BABYTEETH #1 retailer variant, 30 comics total (announced at the end of contest) Any member of our AfterShock Army newsletter list are eligible to win! Not a member? Sign-up for FREE between June 8th and […]

AfterShock at C2E2 2017

Posted on April 11th, 2017

Headed to the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, aka C2E2, this year? AfterShock will be there in full force to celebrate the comic book and pop culture convention spanning the latest and greatest from the world of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games. Convention Days/Hours: • Friday, April 21: 10:00 AM – […]

Limited-time Exclusive Digital Connecting Covers

Posted on March 22nd, 2017

For the first time, AfterShock and comiXology have partnered to provide limited-time exclusive digital connecting covers across several exciting titles. These covers will only be available to add to your digital collection via the comiXology platform until May 11th 2017. Issues included are InSEXts #10 (Marguerite Bennett & Ariela Kristantina), Rough Riders: Riders on the […]

AfterShock at Emerald City Comicon 2017

Posted on February 27th, 2017

Headed to Emerald City Comicon this year? AfterShock will be there in full force to celebrate premier comic book and pop culture convention in the Northwest, taking place in beautiful downtown Seattle, Washington. Convention Days/Hours: • Thursday, March 2: 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM • Friday, March 3: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM • Saturday, […]

AfterShock Comics Set to Expand Titles After Successful 2016; New Series in the Works with Garth Ennis

Posted on January 12th, 2017

(January 12, 2017) Los Angeles, CA – Since its official debut in April 2015, AfterShock Comics has launched 16 titles from some of the world’s most celebrated creators. With hits including Animosity from Marguerite Bennett, Alters from Paul Jenkins, Rough Riders from Adam Glass and Shipwreck from Warren Ellis, AfterShock will debut its second series […]

Animosity #2 sells out too!

Posted on September 22nd, 2016

Well, here we go again! Did you miss out on ANIMOSITY #2 first printing? If you did, you might be asking yourself “What can I do this time, AfterShock??”. Once again, you’ve come to the right place for the answers! For Fans: -Don’t stop telling your retailers to stock more AFTERSHOCK comics so you’ll never […]

AfterShock at New York Comic Con 2016

Posted on September 19th, 2016

Headed to New York Comic Con this year? AfterShock will be there in full force to celebrate the East Coast’s biggest and most exciting pop culture convention! Convention Days/Hours: • Oct 6th, Thursday, 10am – 7pm • Oct 7th, Friday, 10am – 7pm • Oct 8th, Saturday, 10am – 7pm • Oct 9th, Sunday, 10am […]

First & second printings of Animosity #1 sold out! What can you do now? *UPDATED*

Posted on August 12th, 2016

Did you hear the news about ANIMOSITY #1 first AND second printing selling out? If you missed out, you might be asking yourself “What can I do, AfterShock??”. Well, you’ve come to the right place for the answers! First, here’s a special message from Marguerite Bennett, writer and creator of ANIMOSITY: For Fans: -Tell your […]

Guess who’s back?

Posted on July 14th, 2016

SUPERZERO & REPLICA limited-time 99 cents Digital Sale!

Posted on July 11th, 2016

Looking to try out SuperZero or Replica? Well, look no further! We have a limited-time 99 cents digital sale for the first two issues of each title! REPLICA by Paul Jenkins & Andy Clarke #1 – 99-CENTS FOR A LIMITED-TIME! #2 – 99-CENTS FOR A LIMITED-TIME! VOLUME 1 – BUY DIGITAL! SUPERZERO by Amanda Conner, Jimmy […]

Warren Ellis will bring ‘Shipwreck’ to AfterShock Comics

Posted on July 7th, 2016

Warren Ellis has set sail for AfterShock Comics. An English writer known for Transmetropolitan, The Authority, Red and the Extremis storyline in Iron Man comics, Ellis will join artist Phil Hester and colorist Mike Spicer on Shipwreck, a six-issue miniseries that will debut Oct. 5. Ellis previously worked with AfterShock CCO Joe Pruett at Caliber […]