Don’t worry it’s not an earthquake…

Aftershock is a major new American comic book publisher registering high on the Richter scale of Comics and Graphic Novels movers and shakers, and they are coming to the UK this September in search of talent!


It has been widely reported in the comics press that former Marvel Comics Executive Editor Michael Marts has joined former Marvel Comics writer Joe Pruett and former senior executive at Facebook Michael Richter, to take up the post of Editor In Chief at Aftershock Comics, a brand new comic book company that combines the creative edge of an independent publisher with the strengths of a traditional one.

The fledgling publisher is set to be a major player in the comic book and graphic novels market with Michael Marts having spearheaded several of the industry’s most popular franchises including Batman, the X-Men, and Guardians of the Galaxy within his 20 years of editorial experience.

As well as signing up top talent from the industry the new Editor In Chief will be making an exclusive UK visit to ICE and our sister eevnt Comics Uncovered, in an effort to find talented artists among the many British and European hopefuls attending the conference.

Mike will also be taking part in a special panel on the Saturday introducing UK fans to the new worlds of Aftershock Comics!

As an honoured guest at the conference, Marts will be conducting one to one portfolio reviews with aspiring comic artists as well as taking part in a panel introducing Aftershock Comics to the UK readers.

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