Deadline: “Trust Fall” – First Look At New Heist Tale With a Super-Powered Twist

Posted on April 8th, 2019

(March 12, 2019)  The majority of American comic books published each month follow a fairly conventional approach to artwork — they follow the superhero traditions on display at every convention. Some comics do veer off into other directions, however, and the new AfterShock Comics series TRUST FALL is in that maverick category. The 32-page first issue of TRUST […]

AfterShock at C2E2 2019

Posted on March 11th, 2019

Headed to the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, aka C2E2, this year? AfterShock will be there in full force to meet and greet the fans that have made us the fastest growing independent comics publisher in the business! Hope to see you at Booth #309! Convention Days/Hours: • Friday, March 22: 10:00 AM – 7:00 […]

Deadline: “Descendent” First Look

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AfterShock Comics Series Digs Into “National Treasure” Turf. (February 19, 2019) Today, a special exclusive preview of DESCENDENT a previously unannounced title from AfterShock Comics and the creative team of Stephanie Phillips (Devil Within, Kicking Ice), artist Evgeniy Bornyakov, and colorist Lauren Affe. Asked to describe the plot, Phillips resorted to a bit of screen-franchise mathematics to sum […]

The Hollywood Reporter: “Killer Groove” Brings a Different Kind of Hit to the Music Industry

Posted on February 11th, 2019

An unlucky musician finds success as a contract killer in the upcoming AfterShock Comics series. (February 11, 2019)  The music business is a killer — and that’s never been more true than in KILLER GROOVE, a new AfterShock Comics series launching in May, from the creative team of Ollie Masters and Eoin Marron. Described by […]

The Hollywood Reporter: “Mary Shelley: Monster Hunter” Turns “Frankenstein” Author Into Action Hero

Posted on February 10th, 2019

The new AfterShock Comics series launches in April. (January 25, 2019)  The discovery of the secret memoir belonging to the creator of one of the most iconic fictional characters of all time changes everything, in the latest launch from independent comic book publisher AfterShock Comics, which works from the basic question of, “What if Frankenstein was […]

The Hollywood Reporter: “Orphan Age” Imagines a World Where All Adults Have Died

Posted on February 9th, 2019

The new comic book series from AfterShock is a Western that picks up two decades after a generational genocide. (January 22, 2019)  The end of the world was just the beginning for AfterShock Comics’ new series ORPHAN AGE, which explores a world two decades after all adults died as the result of a mysterious global event, […]

The Hollywood Reporter: Family Tragedy Turns to Horror in “The Replacer”

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The new AfterShock title will be released in April. (January 15, 2019)  After his father suffers a debilitating stroke, one young boy struggles to come to terms with what’s happened — not least of all because he’s convinced that what happened has a particularly demonic influence, even if no one else realizes it. Welcome to […]

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, […]