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803 Studios annouces 2008's Sequential Suicide Theme!!


           With the release of our first ever themed anthology designed solely to promote new and rising comics talent, we here at 803 Studios are annoucing next year's theme for Sequential Suicide. And that theme is SLOP. All stories submitted for 2008's Sequential Suicide should incorporate, in some way, Remus Filch, a serial-killer pig farmer who's fetish for prostitutes keeps his livestock well fed. For more information about SLOP and Sequential Suicide in general, click here.

 

803 Studios to debut Sequential Suicide: Rottingwood Road at Megacon 2/16/07


            803 Studios wants to give a treat to all Megacon goers.  Their long anticipated 88-page anthology, Sequential Suicide, will debut exclusively at Megacon in Orlando this February.  Sequential Suicide was announced at Wizard World Chicago last year as an open submissions collection of independent talent from 803 Studios.  The submissions were great.  The fan response more than we could have ever dreamed.  And now the book is ready to be released.  This year’s theme centered around a one-car dirt road and the mysteries surrounding it.  Pick up your copy for only $7.00 ($3.00 off the standard cover price) at tables 12 & 13 in Megacon’s Artist Alley.  We will also debut next year’s theme in volume 1 of Sequential Suicide so don’t hesitate.  Get yours there!

 

803 Studios at ComiCon

      We had a great time at Comic-Con in San Diego (those of us who were able to go) and wanted to thank all of the amazing people that stopped by and picked up one of our books. We can't believe we sold out! If you wanted a copy of any of our regular release books, you can buy them at:
http://www.comixpress.com/catalog/index.php?manufacturers_id=34 and http://www.indyplanet.com/catalog/!

     We will be at Wizard World Chicago in a couple weeks. Please drop by and say hi. If you picked up a book, let us know what you thought. If you've yet to get yours, we'll have plenty and we'll be releasing Issue #2 of K.I.P.:Knowledge is Power and Issue #3 of the 803 Anthology!!

803 Studios welcomes new member Eraklis Petmezas!

      803 Studios announces the addition of talented artist/writer/cartoonist Eraklis Petmezas to the fold. A veteran of self-publishing on the books Everday and Mr. Lune, he now brings his ecclectic storytelling wit and wonder to 803. Look for some exciting new stories from him soon!

803 Studios Upcoming Conventions for 2006

803 Studios will be appearing at the following shows this summer

HeroesConin Charlotte, NC June 30-July 2
Comic-Con Internationalin San Diego, CA July 20-23
Wizard World Chicagoin Chicago, IL August 3-6

     Drop by, meet the creators, snag some swag (as the kids say) and check out our latest publications!
803 Antology Volume 1 and 2 available at Comixpress.com

Studio Member Steven Prouse to be featured in "The Ride: SCAD Special"

     12 Gauge Comics has partnered with the Savannah College of Art and Design to produce a version of 12 Gauge's critically-acclaimed anthology "The Ride" as a student-produced project to benefit the Sequential Art Scholarship Fund. 803 Studios' member Steven Prouse co-wrote the script with Doug Wagner of 12 Gauge. Check out the full story and follow the book through its entire production here.

Vive la Revolucion!


     Megacon was a blast. Maybe we’re plagued with idealism, but sitting in Indie Press and Artist Alley felt like sitting at ground zero of an emerging talent explosion where the trend to just get “spotted” at a convention has just been destroyed by the concept that, just maybe, independent publishers can not only hold their own, but can compete with the big boys in talent and production value giving fans something so much more than the standard spandex saves the day stories.

     Thanks to everyone who stopped by and looked at our books and gave us such a great response. And thanks to the almost packed room at the “Self Publishing for Dummies” panel. We can’t thank all the great people we met this weekend enough. It was great catching up with talents such as Andy Lee, Skottie Young, Chuck Dixon, Mark Brooks, Greg Robinson, and Jason Flowers and it was even more exciting meeting the next generation of comics talent. We were blown out of the water this weekend by the likes of Shaun Ward, Greg Hopkins, Rachael Leigh Simmons, Jesse Hansen, and Ariel Burlison (just to name a few). Megacon was overflowing with talent and we were excited to be a part of it.

803 to be at Megacon 2006

     Charlie Brown, Steven Prouse, and new member Rob Hicks will represent 803 Studios at Megacon '06 where the studio will be promoting its third and final anthology issue. 803 will also be sporting convention only preview books of their new titles "K.I.P.: Knowledge is Power" by creator Steven Prouse and "Trenchcoats, Cigarettes, and Shotguns" by creator Charlie Brown as well as some Megacon-only exclusive looks at new titles coming soon from the studio. Come see the studio at their table and be sure to sit in on their "Self-Publishing for Dummies" panel Sunday, Feb 26 from 11am - noon in room 221D!

803 Studios inducts new member

     Rob Hicks, cover artist for Ronin Studios, has joined 803 Studios and is working on the first story arc of creator Steven Prouse's "K.I.P.:Knowledge is Power" as well as his own title "Stasis". Hicks is influenced by Top Cow books and the great Jim Lee. He sat with the studio in Wizard World Chicago '05 and is excited to push his comics career forward with the help of 803.

803 Studios will be at WizardWorld Chicago!

     Come visit us at the WizardWorld Convention in Chicago on August 4-6! This is the Studios' second trip to Chicago and last year was fantastic. Senior Members Steven Prouse and Anthony Hightower will be in attendance as well as frequent contributer Clayton Brown. We hope to see you there!

Previews of 803 #2 Online!

     We have just added Previews of both stories from our newest Anthology.

Click HERE to Check out "Hero Hunters"!
To Check out "K.I.P.:Breaking the Seal", Click HERE !

Cover of 803 #2 now online!

Check out the Publications Page for a First Look!

803 at Mega Con

     Mega Con was a blast. We met some incredible undiscovered talent there and are working hard to expand the boundaries of 803 Studios. It was great seeing all of you out there, and for those of you looking for #2, all we can say is be patient. #2 is on its way. We were noticed by some of the big guys. Can't talk a lot about that's in the works as of yet, but I will say that if the Warped Tour comes anywhere close to Columbia, SC, be looking for us to make a showing there! And, as promised, site updates are coming soon including some pictures from the con!

803 announces upcoming anthology issue #2!

     The hotly anticipated follow-up to 803 Issue #1 is coming soon through Westfield catalog, Cold Cut Distribution, and FM International. Keep checking back for the final release date.

Check out pages from #2 in Orlando and Mega Con 2005 February 25-27!

 

 
 
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