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FREE Englishman #1 – AS SEEN ON TV!

You can now get your completely FREE copy of the first issue of ENGLISHMAN from MyDigitalComics.

As featured on UK television’s CHANNEL 4!

We highly recommend trying MDC’s wonderful FlippingBook format.

As with all titles from Eco Comics, this is paperless-exclusive. Cover below:

Englishman #1 cover

Englishman #1 cover

Taster of our titles!

The Green Man in action

The Green Man in action

Art from Green Man #1

Art from Green Man #1

Art from Green Man #1

Art from Green Man #1

Things get heated in Green Man

Things get heated in Green Man

The Green Knight

The Green Knight

Upcoming cover for Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde

Upcoming cover for Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde

Hyde (from Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde)

Hyde (from Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde)

Robin Hood (from Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde)

Robin Hood (from Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde)

Dragon from Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde

Dragon from Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde

Art from Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde

Art from Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde

Poster for Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde

Poster for Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde

Tough Guy cover

Tough Guy cover

Tough Guy by Wolverine co-creator & iconic Hulk artist, Herb Trimpe

Tough Guy by Wolverine co-creator & iconic Hulk artist, Herb Trimpe

Tough Guy story page

Tough Guy story page

Tough Guy in action

Tough Guy in action

Dick Turpin cover

Dick Turpin cover

Dick Turpin cover

Dick Turpin cover

Sublime pencil artwork from Dick Turpin

Sublime pencil artwork from Dick Turpin

Upcoming Dick Turpin cover

Upcoming Dick Turpin cover

Englishman #1 cover

Englishman #1 cover

Englishman

Englishman

Guy Fawkes - appearing in Englishman #1

Guy Fawkes – appearing in Englishman #1

Thor - a VERY English version, as featuring in Englishman #1

Thor – a VERY English version, as featuring in Englishman #1

Scotsman & his Thistle Missiles

Scotsman & his Thistle Missiles

Heroic High cover

Heroic High cover

Story page from Heroic High

Story page from Heroic High

Heroic High

Heroic High

Heroic High story page

Heroic High story page

Heroic High

Heroic High

Heroic High

Heroic High

Upcoming Tough Guy project (ETA 2015)

Upcoming Tough Guy project (ETA 2015)

Top-secret art from undisclosed, upcoming project

Top-secret art from undisclosed, upcoming project

Scotsman appears in EW

The mighty ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY also ran a piece on our new hero Scotsman…

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The announcement of our new hero SCOTSMAN gained some serious headlines (with a big thanks to everyone) – CBR’s Robot 6, Digital Spy, First Comics News, Broken Frontier to name but a few, and even news powerhouse the Guardian

 

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ANOTHER big Scottish surprise!

Come on, what Scottish-themed comic book would be complete without THIS guy?! The legendary ROBERT THE BRUCE (early concept art below) is set to appear alongside our newly announced hero, SCOTSMAN!

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The changing face of Scotland??

While we revealed the amazing new SCOTSMAN art this morning in our previous post, here come some other images – including a look at our hero’s face and helmet in various stages of transformation.

More cool art – and BIG Scot-themed surprises – due here today as we celebrate the historic Scottish independence referendum!

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Scotsman: a Scottish hero is born!

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Above: our new hero SCOTSMAN in action with his feared Thistle Missiles! A world-exclusive unveiling of art to celebrate Scotland’s historic independence referendum today!

 

Scotsman: a Scottish super hero!

Early sneak peek preview art below of our all-new, all-Scottish super hero SCOTSMAN!

We are unveiling him to celebrate Scotland’s historic independence referendum on Thursday 18th September 2014.

Keep checking back here on the run up for more exclusive art (expect some BIG Scottish surprises) – and on the day itself for the official unveiling of amazing, full artwork of SCOTSMAN!

 

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Who?! Well he sure looks familiar!

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Here’s one Eco Comics just couldn’t resist… if imitation really is the sincerest form of flattery then perhaps you should keep your eyes fixed on BBC1 this evening!

Art above taken from our terrific series, DRACULA vs. ROBIN HOOD vs. JEKYLL & HYDE!

 

BBC covers Englishman

p01w64y3The BBC featured ENGLISHMAN today as creator/writer Chris Bunting appeared on BBC Coventry & Warwickshire to discuss the new paperless-exclusive comic book out now from Eco Comics. Chris talked about the powers of the character, his look and costume, and some of the villains.

Our thanks to Sally and Lorna.

We should also remind everyone that the first issue is FREEemail us for your download link.

 

 

 

 

FREE first issue!

Don’t forget you can download our new paperless title Englishman #1 for FREE! Or email us with ‘Englishman’ as the subject line and we’ll send you a download link. Cover below…

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Englishman arrives!

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PRESS RELEASE

ECO COMICS UNVEILS FIRST ALL-ENGLISH SUPER HERO, ENGLISHMAN

The first-ever comic book starring an all-English superhero – Englishman – has been launched with an edgy new series from award-winning publisher Eco Comics.

Englishman #1 – a free digitally-exclusive title written by Chris Bunting and illustrated by Valentin Ramon – tackles issues facing modern-day England, including surveillance, growing population, political correctness, religion, urbanisation, diminishing self-sufficiency and extremism.

In what is thought to be a world-first, Englishman #1 is a script comic book. By combining script and selected full art pages, the series aims to combine the storytelling strengths of comics, illustrated prose, published stage plays and cinema.

Chris Bunting says: “Englishman isn’t just an English Captain America, or the first ever all-English super hero to star in his own comic book series. It is a social commentary – an extrapolation of current social affairs to see what could become of our country in the near future. Expect dark and edgy – perfectly realised by the art of Valentin Ramon.

“It’s a typically eccentric English experiment – entirely apt for Englishman.”

Englishman will face quintessentially English adversaries such as Greenbelt and the Red Lion, plus famous names from England’s rich history and legend, such as Guy Fawkes and the Cerne Giant.

Englishman #1 is a paperless-exclusive digital issue. It is available now via the Eco Comics store www.mohawkmedia.co.uk/ecocomics for free download in various digital formats including iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire and Windows 8. It is available from the publisher directly and its digital partners.

 

 
ABOUT ECO COMICS:
ECO COMICS is a comic book and graphic novel publisher committed to a two-fold approach:

1) producing the most environmentally-friendly titles possible

2) producing the most entertaining stories possible. All titles are of top print quality and format, yet remain exclusively paperless and digital. Eco Comics often gains mainstream press headlines, and recently featured on national UK television (Channel 4)

It has received two major environmental awards, including the gold standard Green Apple Award 2013-2014. A few of its ‘green’ titles include: “Tough Guy”; “Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde”; and official mascot of Eco Comics, the “Green Man”. Further information: blog.mohawkmedia.co.uk/about-eco-comics

 

 

Tough Guy

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If you like sardonic action adventure, be sure to check out our series (and graphic novel), TOUGH GUY!

TOUGH GUY is a throwback action hero, a punch in the eye of two rampant global opponents: faceless terrorist organisation The Code… and political correctness.

Wonderful art above by Beano star, Steve Beckett – with graphic novel cover art by none other than iconic Hulk artist and Wolverine co-creator, HERB TRIMPE!

Like all titles from ECO COMICS it is ‘green’ & paperless-exclusive (digital-only): TOUGH GUY is available now via the Eco Comics online store.

 

Robin Hood!

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Award-winning publisher Eco Comics welcomes yet another global legend to its growing family:

Robin Hood … and his Merry Women!

Nice art, huh? Taken from DRACULA vs. ROBIN HOOD vs. JEKYLL & HYDE! Out now via the Eco Comics online store – with a graphic novel edition coming soon. As with all our titles, this series is green and paperless-exclusive!

 

 

DRACULA VS. ROBIN HOOD VS. JEKYLL & HYDE sneak peek

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Art page from DRACULA VS. ROBIN HOOD VS. JEKYLL & HYDE!

Out now, with graphic novel edition also coming soon – available via the Eco Comics online store.

We’ll be bringing you more sneak peeks from this fantastic series, but don’t just take our word for it:

 

“Its purpose is escapism. The artwork… superb. The suspense… gripping”
-THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS.

 “Delivers on the action and makes these tired old characters relevant again”
-HORRORTALK.

 

 

Before Treebeard, Swamp Thing, and every other humanoid plant creature there was… Green Man!

 

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Centuries before Treebeard (J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings)… Swamp Thing… Man-Thing… Groot… and every other humanoid plant creature there was only… THE GREEN MAN!

Now star of his own comic book series from – and official mascot of – Eco Comics!

Shown above: Green Man in action – art from Green Man #1. Available now as a ‘green’ paperless-exclusive title via our online store.

 

Englishman cometh!

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Expect some big announcements soon regarding our seen-on-TV super hero sensation, ENGLISHMAN!

Front cover art for ENGLISHMAN #1 shown above: Englishman front center, flanked by many other famous English faces!

 

Eco Comics goes green across globe

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PRESS RELEASE

Comixology Announces Digital Distribution Agreement With Eco Comics

 
Award-winning digital-only publisher Eco Comics announced today a digital distribution agreement with comiXology – the revolutionary cloud-based digital comics platform available across the iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and on www.comixology.com.

The move sees the digital-exclusive publisher Eco Comics bringing all its past, present and future titles – including flagship books Green Man, and Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde directly to comiXology’s global-reaching digital comics platform.

“We’re excited to be offering Eco Comics’ great line of environmentally conscious comics that we’re sure that fans everywhere will love,” said comiXology VP of Communications & Marketing, Chip Mosher. “We believe in the green message of Eco Comics and are happy to push their comics farther than ever before through comiXology’s global reach.”

“Eco Comics is proud to have been digital, green and paperless since we began, but joining forces with comiXology – which recently passed two hundred million downloads of comics and graphic novels – is the next big step in our evolution,” said Eco Comics Editor, Stuart Buckley. “It’s an exciting development and the perfect opportunity to provide our bold claim to represent the future of comic books.”

New and current Eco Comics readers will benefit the most from this digital distribution agreement with comiXology as comics fans worldwide are now able to purchase and download Eco Comics through their favorite devices including the iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and even the web at www.comixology.com

Individual issues are priced between 99 cents (60p) and $1.99 (£1.20). Graphic novels are priced $2.99 (£1.80). Preview issues will be distributed for free.

With over 45,000 comics and graphic novels from more than 75 publishers, comiXology offers the widest selection of digital comics in the world. ComiXology’s unique Guided View reading experience is available across the iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and on www.comixology.com – making it the most popular digital platform for comic and graphic novel fans worldwide.

 
About comiXology:
ComiXology has revolutionized the comic book and graphic novel industry by delivering a cloud-based digital comics platform that makes discovering, buying, and reading comics more fun than ever before. ComiXology’s Guided View reading technology transforms the comic book medium into an immersive and cinematic experience, helping comiXology become one of iTunes top grossing iPad apps in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Offering the broadest library of comic book content from the top 75 publishers, and including independent creators as well, comiXology will not stop until everyone on the face of the planet has become a comic book fan. A privately held company, comiXology is based in New York City, with offices in Los Angeles and Paris. For more information, visit www.comixology.com.

About Eco Comics:
ECO COMICS is a comic book and graphic novel publisher committed to a two-fold approach:

1) producing the most environmentally-friendly titles possible.

2) producing the most entertaining stories possible.

All titles are of top print quality and format, yet remain exclusively paperless and digital. Eco Comics often gains mainstream press headlines, and recently featured on national UK television (Channel 4). It has received two major environmental awards, including the gold standard Green Apple Award 2013-2014. A few of its ‘green’ titles include: “Tough Guy”; “Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde”; and official mascot of Eco Comics, the “Green Man”. Further information: blog.mohawkmedia.co.uk/about-eco-comics

History’s first comic book-style character

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Above: the GREEN MAN: legendary mythical character; official mascot and comic book star of Eco Comics; and the world’s first comic book character?

During the 1230s, French artist Villard de Honnecourt drew a number of parchment sketches of the Green Man. Despite their age, to this day these look remarkably like a modern comic book artist’s ‘concept sketches’ (used by comic book creators to define the visual appearance of a character). Indeed, even stylistically these drawings look incredibly fresh and modern.

Influenced by earlier carvings (by the 1230s the character was already firmly established), Villard de Honnecourt’s sketches give the Green Man legitimate claim to being the first comic book-style character in history.

Despite this, in almost 800 years since, we don’t believe that the Green Man has ever been given his own story, let alone comic book – until Eco Comics decided to do so, that is! It is even more remarkable considering that the Green Man influenced Treebeard in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, Puck in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and MANY comic book characters.

Check out the original, real-deal in his own PAPERLESS-exclusive, ‘green’ series out now from Eco Comics!

 

Green Man: the first comic book character?

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Art from the comic book series featuring the legendary (and official mascot of Eco Comics) GREEN MAN!

Out now from Eco Comics, the stunning art is by John-Paul Howard. This mythical creature also has strong claim to being the oldest (and first) comic book-style character in history (due to sketches dating from the 1230s).

Incoming art!

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For your  enjoyment: action art from TOUGH GUY (out now from Eco Comics). A sardonic, sly military mayhem adventure – but layered with appeal for all ages. The fantastic art is by Steve Beckett who has since become the headliner at iconic long-running Brit comic, The Beano: Steve now draws Dennis the Menace!

X-Mas treat: another sneak peek

Hyde!

Hyde!

 

An X-Mas treat: a sneak peek of HYDE… the strongest character in all of comicdom??

From our upcoming paperless-exclusive graphic novel:

DRACULA VS. ROBIN HOOD VS. JEKYLL & HYDE!

 
This is a fantastic story, but don’t just take our word for it:

“Its purpose is escapism. The artwork… superb. The suspense… gripping”
-THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS.

“Delivers on the action and makes these tired old characters relevant again”
-HORRORTALK.

 

 

 

X-Mas treat: Sneak peek

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Another Christmas treat: Story page from our upcoming paperless-exclusive graphic novel:

DRACULA VS. ROBIN HOOD VS. JEKYLL & HYDE!

This is a fantastic story, but don’t just take our word for it:

“Its purpose is escapism. The artwork… superb. The suspense… gripping”
-THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS.

“Delivers on the action and makes these tired old characters relevant again”
-HORRORTALK.

 

 

Eco Comics strikes gold award

ECO COMICS STRIKES GOLD AWARD WITH GREEN APPROACH

Pioneering comic book and graphic novel publisher Eco Comics today announced that it has received its second consecutive Green Apple Award.

 

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The Green Apple Award 2013-2014 (Gold Winner) as presented to Eco Comics

 

Eco Comics was presented with its prestigious trophy during a special award ceremony at the House of Commons, Palace of Westminster in London.

The award – presented by the Green Organisation – recognises, rewards and promotes environmental best practice both in the UK and internationally.

Eco Comics said: “Last year we won bronze, which was fantastic, but this time we have been awarded the gold.

“It is rewarding to receive some recognition for our approach of green, paperless graphic literature.

“Some people initially seemed reluctant to change from print, or to face up to the negative impact of global deforestation caused by paper production. But once they saw the quality of both story and digital presentation, they came round.

“Our mantra is to produce the most entertaining stories possible, in identical format to mainstream print titles. That ours are paperless-exclusive and available on all manner of digital platforms is the icing on the cake.

“Paperless is the future of the medium, and Eco Comics is proud to be leading the way.”

To celebrate its Green Apple Awards, Eco Comics has released a free comic book starring such names as Dracula, Robin Hood, Tough Guy, and official mascot of the publisher, the Green Man.

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Free paperless-exclusive comic book celebrating the Green Apple Awards

The free Green Apple Award celebration comic book is available via the Eco Comics online store.

*ABOUT ECO COMICS:  The award-winning comic book and graphic novel publishing arm of Mohawk Media is committed to producing the most environmentally-friendly and entertaining stories possible. All titles are of top print quality and format, yet remain exclusively paperless and digital. Eco Comics often gains mainstream press headlines and recently featured on national television (Channel 4). Some of the publisher’s green titles include Tough Guy; Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde; and official mascot of Eco Comics, the Green Man. Further information: blog.mohawkmedia.co.uk/about-eco-comics

*ABOUT GREEN APPLE AWARDS:  Since 1994 the Green Apple Awards have become established as the UK’s major recognition for environmental endeavour among companies, councils, communities and countries. The awards are held by the Green Organisation, an independent, non-political, non-activist, non-profit environment group dedicated to recognising and promoting environmental best practice. Judges for the Green Apple Awards are drawn from the Environment Agency, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, the Chartered Institution for Wastes Management and other independent bodies.

 

A tough X-Mas treat: Exclusive sneak peek!

A Christmas treat! A world-exclusive sneak peek at a BIG new Tough Guy project coming 2014!

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Guy Fawkes explodes into graphic novels!

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PRESS RELEASE

5th November 2013

GUY FAWKES EXPLODES INTO GRAPHIC NOVELS

To celebrate Bonfire Night, Eco Comics has announced that Guy Fawkes is joining its roster of comic books and graphic novel stars.

Guy Fawkes has always been held as the public face of the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605. His effigy is still burned every year across England on Bonfire Night, Fifth of November to commemorate the failure of the plot.

This legendary character, with almost unrivalled longevity, will make his comic book debut in the publisher’s upcoming series, Englishman. He will then go on to star in his own title.

Writer Chris Bunting explains: “The predictable approach for a writer in today’s climate would be to portray Guy Fawkes as a terrorist.

“He is as complicated as he is extreme. He’s not a dastardly villain twirling his moustache, but nor is he a hero in the traditional sense – even though he may consider himself to be.

“What Guy has in mind is a plot of epic proportions. Which for an expert in explosives can only spell big trouble.”

The character joins other famous faces at the award-winning ‘green’ publisher such as Robin Hood, Dick Turpin, Englishman, Dracula, Mr. T, Frankenstein, and official mascot, the Green Man.

Exclusive Guy Fawkes preview art is available on blog.mohawkmedia.co.uk and www.facebook.com/official.GuyFawkes

The launch date for the paperless comic book series, Englishman, featuring Guy Fawkes, is set to be announced soon.

ABOUT GUY FAWKES:
Guy Fawkes may have ended up as the national bogeyman, but he and his collaborators almost changed the course of English history. These religious extremists had stacked up thirty-six barrels of gunpowder in the cellar beneath where the king would have been sitting the next day for the opening of Parliament. Fawkes was to ignite the explosive, but was foiled with only hours to go. As a result, even today, the Yeomen of the Guard search the cellars of the Palace of Westminster before the State Opening of Parliament to ensure that there is no repeat of events. Bonfire Night is also commonly referred to as Guy Fawkes Night.

ABOUT ECO COMICS:
The award-winning comic book and graphic novel publishing arm of Mohawk Media is committed to producing the most environmentally-friendly and entertaining stories possible. All titles are digital and are of top print quality, yet remain exclusively paperless. Eco Comics recently featured on national television (Channel 4), and is winner of a 2012-2013 Green Apple Award. Some of the publisher’s green titles include Tough Guy; Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde; and official mascot of Eco Comics, the Green Man. Further information: blog.mohawkmedia.co.uk/about-eco-comics

Dracula, Robin Hood, Jekyll & Hyde in Graphic Novel grudge match

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DRACULA, ROBIN HOOD, JEKYLL & HYDE IN GRAPHIC NOVEL GRUDGE MATCH

Eco Comics has decided to celebrate Halloween by announcing its next graphic novel:

Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde.

Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde is written by Chris Bunting and illustrated by JL Czerniawski.

The graphic novel assembles the first series of the acclaimed comic book of the same name. It will also feature new material, including an exclusive cover by Czerniawski (shown above). As in all titles by the award-winning ‘green’ publisher, it is paperless-exclusive.

Bunting says: “You get three legends for the price of one: A Robin Hood who is anything but a cheesy gallant hero. A Dracula with a lot of skeletons in his closet, and a leviathan Hyde who could smash the Hulk.”

“This story best exemplifies the overall approach of Eco Comics. We are interested in bringing readers entertaining yarns, harking back to the era when comic book showdowns generated as much excitement as any publicity stunt.

“Supernatural, sci-fi, superheroics – and scraps – this story has it all.

“And, courtesy of the numerous horror genre stars, plenty of gore.”

The title also stars other famous faces such as Frankenstein, and a long overlooked character from the Robin Hood ballads.

Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde: the graphic novel will be available to order in various digital formats, including via the Eco Comics store: www.mohawkmedia.co.uk/ecocomics for $2.95 (approximately £1.80). The launch date is set to be announced soon.

*Praise for Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde:

“Full of surprises. For originality this comic gets the highest marks: 5 stars”
-JAZMA ONLINE.

“Its purpose is escapism. The artwork… superb. The suspense… gripping”
-THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS.

“A great adventurous romp”
-PAPER DRAGON INK.

“Delivers on the action and makes these tired old characters relevant again”
-HORRORTALK.

“Fun, with big ideas and over the top action. I was exceptionally impressed by the art”
-SHINY SHELF.

“Pure entertainment. The artwork is once again beautiful”
-THE BEAVER NEWSPAPER: LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS.

“This is a downright fun comic to read… the kind of stuff you want out of comics.
Epic and action-packed.”
-JAMES FERGUSON, HORRORTALK.

Further info: http://blog.mohawkmedia.co.uk & www.facebook.com/Dracula

Eco Comics goes Bizarre

Eco Comics recently featured in an issue of leading UK newsstand magazine, BIZARRE.

The article appears in Bizarre #200 (March 2013), the magazine dedicated to the world of weird. It predominantly features visuals from our new series, and official mascot of Eco Comics, THE GREEN MAN.

Eco Comics has been in the media spotlight a great deal recently, including The Guardian, and appearing on Channel 4.

Here’s a preview of the article, with full-page Green Man art (out now).

With thanks to Bizarre – and to Alix for bringing this to our attention and sending us the piece.

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From world’s first ever eco-story, Green Knight returns with Eco Comics!

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Our recent Green Knight announcement has gained some great press coverage.

It has been reported by outlets based in countries ranging from the UK and US to Italy and New Zealand.

A small selection (with a big thanks to everyone) -

TOLKIEN BRITTA http://tolkienbritta.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/tolkien-inspiration-green-knight-comes.html

SCOOP www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU1306/S00292/green-knight-inspiration-to-tolkien-comes-to-graphic-novels.htm

HORROR NEWS horrornews.net/73359/green-knight-to-hit-new-graphic-novel/

3 MILLION YEARS www.3millionyears.co.uk/2013/06/eco-comics-green-knight-inspiration-to-j-r-r-tolkien-comes-to-graphic-novels/

BROKEN FRONTIER www.brokenfrontier.com/green-knight-inspirati%E2%80%8Bon-to-j-r-r-tolkien-comes-to-graphic-novels/

FIRST COMICS NEWS www.firstcomicsnews.com/?p=75641

THE EXAMINER www.examiner.com/article/indie-comics-news-boom-merges-with-archaia-and-valiant-s-fan-fic-deal

TUTTO SUL MONDO DI J.R.R. TOLKIEN E DINTORNI www.jrrtolkien.it/2013/06/21/anche-il-cavaliere-verde-diventa-un-fumetto/

 

Green Knight ‘inspiration to J.R.R. Tolkien’ comes to graphic novels!

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GREEN KNIGHT ‘INSPIRATION TO J.R.R. TOLKIEN’ COMES TO GRAPHIC NOVELS

Eco Comics has announced that it is bringing the legendary Green Knight to its range of comic books and graphic novels.

The Green Knight first appeared in the famous 14th-century medieval Arthurian tale, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. In it, he confronted King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

He is also notable as he appears to have been highly influential on J.R.R. Tolkien, who translated an edition of the fantasy story before going on to write The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

The character will make his comic book debut in the series featuring the publisher’s other legendary green character, the leafy-headed Green Man.

Writer Chris Bunting explains: “The Green Knight is pure comic book fare. He is a powerful giant green knight, and seems barking mad. He makes the ideal foil for the Green Man.

“Does any association remain with King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table? You will have to keep reading to find out.

“Expect a visually stunning Green Knight, yet one that is respectful to how he was originally intended. A character that clearly inspired J. R. R. Tolkien deserves nothing less.”

The character will join other famous faces at the award-winning ‘green’ publisher, including, among others: Dracula, Robin Hood, Green Man, Dick Turpin, Englishman, and Mr. T.

Eco Comics sees the Green Knight as a perfect fit to this roster, especially as many scholars consider Sir Gawain and the Green Knight as the world’s first eco-poem. He will go on to play a prominent role in the publisher’s plans.

Exclusive Green Knight preview art is available on the publisher’s blog blog.mohawkmedia.co.uk, and the character’s own dedicated Facebook page facebook.com/official.GreenKnight

The Green Man comic book, featuring the Green Knight, is available now from www.mohawkmedia.co.uk/ecocomics

Notes:

    • Review copies, images and interviews available: please email [editor AT mohawkmedia. co. uk]
    • ABOUT THE GREEN KNIGHT:The medieval poem tells how the Green Knight appeared in Camelot at King Arthur’s Round Table and challenged the knights. Arthur’s nephew, Sir Gawain, accepted the challenge in place of the king, and was later put to the test at the knight’s hideout, the Green Chapel.

      J. R. R. Tolkien handled the character in 1925, and even went on to write an original King Arthur tale not long after. A number of elements from the poem appear to have influenced the author’s own fantasy books.

    • ABOUT ECO COMICS:The award-winning comic book and graphic novel publishing arm of Mohawk Media is committed to producing the most environmentally-friendly and entertaining stories possible. All titles are paperless, not “webcomics” or print titles which are later turned digital. Eco Comics regularly attains international press coverage, and recently featured on national television (Channel 4).

      Some of the publisher’s ‘green’ titles include Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde; Tough Guy; and official mascot of Eco Comics, the Green Man.
      Further information: blog.mohawkmedia.co.uk/about-eco-comics

    • ABOUT THE AUTHOR AND ARTIST:Chris Bunting is recognised for making literary and cultural giants accessible to a new generation, while simultaneously pleasing established fans. Such legendary names on his CV include Dracula, Action Man, Robin Hood, Mr. T, and Jekyll & Hyde. He is also responsible for many original titles and is currently writing his first novel.

      Artist John-Paul Howard, a relative newcomer on the comic book scene, has quickly progressed to high-profile graphic novels and commercial illustration. However, it is the Green Man comic book that sees him illustrate his first legendary characters.

Englishman on Channel 4

Screenshot from 10 0’Clock Live as David Mitchell, Jimmy Carr, Lauren Laverne & Charlie Brooker discuss our new comic book series, ENGLISHMAN (cover art on their screen in background).

Broadcast on Channel 4.

Watch it again on 4oD.

Channel 4 broadcasts Englishman live!

Channel 4 featured ENGLISHMAN last night (24 April 2013) on its live topical satire show, 10 O’Clock Live.

David Mitchell, Jimmy Carr, Lauren Laverne & Charlie Brooker gave their thoughts on our latest character while the Englishman cover art graced the screen behind them.

We hope to bring you video and screenshots when we can – meantime you can still watch the show here on 4oD.

Englishman is here! [UPDATED]

ENGLISHMAN has already been making something of a splash (cover preview in the post below)! Thanks to everyone who’s reported on this so far… here’s just a few…

10 0′Clock Live (Channel 4 TV show – broadcast 24 April 2013 and still available to watch on 4oD)

The Guardian

First Comic News

3 Million Years

Digital Spy

And don’t forget to keep an eye on his official Facebook page (facebook.com/official.Englishman) for exclusive previews!

Eco Comics unveils ENGLISHMAN to celebrate St. George’s Day!

ECO COMICS UNVEILS NEW SUPER HERO, ENGLISHMAN

Eco Comics has decided to celebrate St. George’s Day by announcing its next comic book series, Englishman.

Englishman #1 is written by Chris Bunting and illustrated by Valentin Ramon.

It will be a paperless-exclusive title from the award-winning ‘green’ publisher.

Bunting says: “I often feel quite envious of the patriotism that so many other countries display, but ‘England’ has almost become a forgotten, even a dirty, word.

“To paraphrase the historian David Starkey, we should celebrate, and not be ashamed of, England.

“To help address this, just as the US has its Captain America, I realised that England needed its own patriotic super hero: enter Englishman.

“This is the most ambitious, dark and controversial title that I’ve yet written. But expect fun, fireworks, and my usual irreverence.

“Also expect plenty of famous English faces to appear in comic book form for the first time – the cover preview reveals some of them. Plus, there are brand new, quintessentially English characters, including Greenbelt and Dry Stone Wall.”

The publisher has made available the cover art to the first issue, including on its blog and the official Englishman Facebook page.

Further details on the Englishman project are due to be announced. The publisher states that the first issue will be in a new format previously unseen in comic books and free to download.

Notes:

  • ABOUT ENGLISHMAN:
    Eco Comics believe Englishman to be the first English comic book hero to receive his own series. It seems that characters such as Captain Britain cannot be classed as patriotic: there is, of course, no such country as ‘Britain’.
  • ABOUT ECO COMICS:
    The comic book and graphic novel publishing arm of Mohawk Media holds to a simple philosophy: to produce the most environmentally-friendly titles possible. Eco Comics places precedence on stories that entertain over those that attempt to be gritty and dark alone.
    The publisher is committed to producing the highest quality stories: not “webcomics” or print titles which are later turned digital. Beginning to end product, each title is structured exactly like any top quality comic book, but without detrimental impact on environment and wildlife.
    The publisher’s environmental endeavours have resulted in it receiving a 2012-2013 Green Apple Award.
    Some of the publisher’s ‘green’ titles so far include Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde; Dick Turpin; Tough Guy; and official mascot of Eco Comics, the Green Man.
    Further information: http://blog.mohawkmedia.co.uk/about-eco-comics
  • ABOUT THE CREATOR:
    Chris Bunting is recognised for making literary and cultural giants accessible to a new generation, while simultaneously pleasing established fans. Such legendary names on his CV include Mr. T, Action Man, Dracula, Robin Hood and Jekyll & Hyde. He is also responsible for many original titles and is currently writing his first novel.

Showcasing artwork

For the next week we’re going to be showcasing art from our range of paperless comic books and graphic novels, including some world-exclusive sneak peeks at upcoming titles, ONLY on the official Eco Comics Facebook page!

Eco Comics wins award!

ECO COMICS WINS AWARD

Eco Comics has today announced that it is a winner of a Green Apple Award.

The award was presented to the comic book and graphic novel publisher during a carbon-neutral ceremony at the House of Commons, Palace of Westminster in London.

The publisher said: “Global deforestation by paper production continues to have a major negative impact on the eco-system. Therefore Eco Comics takes advantage of the emerging digital technologies to produce exclusively in the new frontier of the paperless format.

“The publishing industry, and readers, must realise that wildlife, such as tigers and gorillas, is likely to pay the ultimate price of deforestation: extinction. Even sustainable forestry is not a magic cure-all, shown by the criticism received from leading environmental organisations.

“Our titles are designed to the same physical format as leading print titles, but are kept paperless. The digital platforms also allow the reader an even greater interactive experience. There is no excuse for deforestation due to comic book production.”

In a continuing bid to raise awareness through various initiatives, the publisher recently brought the legendary Green Man to comic books, with the character also becoming its official mascot.

Eco Comics competed against more than 500 other nominations at the awards ceremony.

“That our achievements have already been recognised by the prestigious Green Apple Awards has given us added faith that we are trailblazing the future direction of this industry, and it will help show that paperless is best for both readers and the ecosystem.”


  • FURTHER INFORMATION:
    A donation on the publisher’s behalf has been made to the Green Earth Appeal, whose plantings contribute to the Billion Tree Campaign initiative facilitated by the United Nations Environment Programme.
  • ABOUT GREEN APPLE AWARDS:
    Since 1994 the Green Apple Awards have become established as the UK’s major recognition for environmental endeavour among companies, councils, communities and countries. The awards are held by The Green Organisation, an independent, non-political, non-activist, non-profit environment group dedicated to recognising and promoting environmental best practice.
    Judges for the Green Apple Awards are drawn from the Environment Agency, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, the Chartered Institution for Wastes Management and other independent bodies.
  • ABOUT ECO COMICS:
    The comic book and graphic novel publishing arm of Mohawk Media holds to a simple philosophy: to produce the most environmentally-friendly titles possible. Eco Comics places precedence on stories that entertain over those that attempt to be gritty and dark alone.
    The publisher is committed to producing the highest quality stories: not “webcomics” or print titles which are later turned digital. Beginning to end product, each title is structured exactly like any top quality comic book, but without detrimental impact on environment and wildlife.
    Some of its ‘green’ titles so far include Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde; Dick Turpin; Tough Guy; and Green Man.
    To celebrate its Green Apple Award, Eco Comics has released a free comic book showcasing a number of its titles in a variety of digital formats (cover shown above). www.mohawkmedia.co.uk/ecocomics & www.facebook.com/EcoComics

Green Man news

Our new Green Man comic book is making headlines:

Don’t forget a FREE preview edition of Green Man #1 (cover below) is available here

Legendary Green Man grown into super hero

PRESS RELEASE

LEGENDARY GREEN MAN GROWN INTO SUPER HERO BY ECO COMICS

Publisher Eco Comics has today announced the launch of a comic book series featuring one of the most iconic and prolific characters from myth and legend, the Green Man.

For over a millennium carvings of the Green Man have spread throughout churches, abbeys and cathedrals across the UK and Europe, and can also be found in the USA and Canada.

The publisher says: “Green Man has come to represent the environmental movement and our endangered eco-system, and so has more relevance now than ever. It is therefore fitting that his comic book debut will be entirely paperless and published by Eco Comics”.

Eco Comics has released the first issue exclusively on a variety of digital formats in order to have minimal negative impact on the environment and wildlife.

Green Man #1 is by the British team of writer Chris Bunting and artist John-Paul Howard.

Bunting says: “I’ve written a number of cultural heavyweights but the Green Man is extra special. The mystery surrounding him makes him very intriguing, while an artist’s sketches dating from the 1230s could make him the first comic book-style character in history.

“Yet in almost 800 years since, I don’t believe that he has ever been given his own story, let alone comic book – until now.

“It is even more remarkable considering that the Green Man influenced Treebeard in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, Puck in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and so many comic book characters.”

Shrouded in mystery, this ancient leafy-headed mythical being is often considered to be of pre-Christian or ‘pagan’ origin. However the publisher states that the in-depth historical investigation that accompanies the story reveals startling conclusions.

Bunting adds: “I won’t give much away about the story itself with its amazing art, but the Green Man’s return is prompted by a threat to the last woodland in England. And when another legendary character turns up, all hell breaks loose.”

Green Man #1 is an exclusive ‘green’ paperless, digital 69-page issue. This includes historical article, Green Man: Unearthing the Facts. It is available to order now in various digital formats via the Eco Comics store: www.mohawkmedia.co.uk/ecocomics for $1.95 (approximately £1.20).

A free preview edition of Green Man #1 is also available.

Notes:

-Preview art and images: http://blog.mohawkmedia.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/official.GreenMan

-Click here to order Green Man #1 or for the free preview edition

-Green Man is also set to become official mascot of Eco Comics as it undertakes various initiatives to help promote the need to protect the environment and wildlife.

-About the Green Man:
Often carved from wood or stone the Green Man is a face seen to be spewing, sprouting, surrounded by, or composed from, shrubbery. He can be found throughout Great Britain and Europe, especially in old churches, abbeys and cathedrals. He dates back for a millennium, but more likely two or more. He has evolved many diverse incarnations, including human, beast, feline, and perhaps his most iconic variety, the “leaf head”.
Today he is regarded as an ecological emblem. This constant reinvention has seen Green Man carvings continually produced, making him perhaps the longest reigning character of myth and pop culture. Yet much of what is thought to be known about him is often assumption and guesswork. We invite you to read Green Man: Unearthing the Facts (included in Green Man #1) for one of the most comprehensive and exhaustive historical investigations ever written.

-Green Man: the first comic book character?
During the 1230s, French artist Villard de Honnecourt drew a number of parchment sketches of the Green Man. Despite their age, these look remarkably like a modern comic book artist’s ‘concept sketches’ (used by comic book creators to define the visual appearance of a character). Indeed, even stylistically these drawings look incredibly fresh and modern.
Influenced by earlier carvings (by the 1230s the character was already firmly established), the sketches give the Green Man legitimate claim to being the first comic book-style character in history.

-About Eco Comics:
Mohawk Media’s publishing arm, Eco Comics, produces paperless comic books and graphic novels specifically designed to have minimal carbon footprint. Aware of the negative environmental impact of paper production, even sustainable forestry, it is probably the first publisher to take this stance. It also argues that digital comic books offer a bright future for the genre by providing a more ‘immersive’ reading experience.
Titles from the ‘home of green graphic fiction’ range from Dick Turpin to the recent Tough Guy graphic novel (featuring art by Wolverine co-creator Herb Trimpe), as well as upcoming graphic novel Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde.
Further information: http://blog.mohawkmedia.co.uk/about-eco-comics

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Frankenstein enters Eco Comics!

FRANKENSTEIN ENTERS FRAY IN DRACULA VS. ROBIN HOOD VS. JEKYLL & HYDE

Publisher Mohawk Media has announced that classic literature and horror monster, Frankenstein, is to star in its comic book series, Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde.

The series has already seen surprise guest stars, including the comeback of Robin Hood’s original love interest, Clorinda, and the historical archetype of all vampires, Dracula the Impaler.

British writer Chris Bunting says: “Frankenstein’s Monster will play a pivotal role, not just in this series, but in a subplot bubbling away that will encompass many other titles from Eco Comics.”

Frankenstein will first appear in Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde #3.

Bunting adds: “You will see Frankenstein in a way never portrayed. And this monster is not this issue’s only legendary guest star, as a colossal character from the Robin Hood myth is also introduced.”

Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde is produced via the publisher’s range of Eco Comics, entirely paperless titles, designed to have minimal negative impact on the environment and wildlife.

Editor Stuart Buckley explains: “Digital is the future of comic books, without a doubt. The strong reviews that this series is receiving shows that it is more than giving print comics a run for their money.

“Ironically, without paper production we can reduce cover prices, giving readers extra value with the added satisfaction of knowing that the environment hasn’t suffered as a result.

“This series embodies our aim is to bring back fighting and fun to comic books.”

Each issue of Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde is twenty-pages, and available to download in various digital formats via the Eco Comics store: www.mohawkmedia.co.uk/ecocomics at a cover price of $1.95 (approximately £1.25).

Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde will initially be a three-issue monthly series available exclusively via Eco Comics. Further instalments of the series, and other “versus” titles, are to be announced.

To order Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde #1-3: www.mohawkmedia.co.uk/ecocomics

Praise of Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde:

“Full of surprises. For originality this comic gets the highest marks: 5 stars”

-JAZMA ONLINE.

“Its purpose is escapism. The artwork… superb. The suspense… gripping”

-THE BEAVER NEWSPAPER (LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS).

“A great adventurous romp”

-PAPER DRAGON INK.

“Delivers on the action and makes these tired old characters relevant again”

-HORRORTALK.

Artist interview

Artist of Supplanter, Matthew Weldon, is interviewed by JAZMA ONLINE here.

Matthew is an outstanding talent and is one to watch.

Supplanter is unique on many levels. It deals with dark subject matter, but unlike so many comics that do, this one retains a balance with humanity and warmth. It also features what may be the first ever war criminal hunter in comic books.

You can order the ‘pilot episode’ (issue #1) of Supplanter at the Eco Comics store.

Mr. T goes from gold to green!

MR. T GOES FROM GOLD TO GREEN

Publisher Mohawk Media has launched its Mr. T series through its range of environmentally-friendly, paperless Eco Comics.

Mr. T joins other famous names at Eco Comics including Dracula, Robin Hood, Dick Turpin, and Tough Guy.

The Hollywood hard man, renowned for his image of Mohawk haircut, gold chains and catchphrases, previously appeared in print in the publisher’s graphic novels.

Editor Stuart Buckley says: “It was always our intention to release the Mr. T graphic novel as a comic book series. Each chapter was intentionally structured to be the same length as a comic book.

“However, we’ve had to adjust to market demands. The graphic novel has sold out. The digital titles of Eco Comics have no print run, and so will never sell out, meaning every T fan can order a copy. The added satisfaction is that the environment hasn’t suffered as a result of paper production.

“The clean cut art of JL Czerniawski makes this series a joy to behold in any format.”

“This is great, and I am truly humbled,” is how Mr. T describes becoming the star of a comic book in the foreword. And in the world exclusive interviews throughout the series, he goes further, including stating why he is an even tougher comic book hero than Wolverine.

Series writer Chris Bunting adds: “I’ve gone to great lengths to do things never attempted, such as making T as close to a super hero as possible while retaining his classic persona. After over twenty-five years of fame, this action icon finally gets a rogues’ gallery, and even a new catchphrase. Old and new T fans can expect plenty of other surprises too.

“Plus the amazing formats offered by Eco Comics really help bring this classic character into the digital age.”

The first five issues of Mr. T are available to order now in various digital formats via the Eco Comics store: www.mohawkmedia.co.uk/ecocomics The US dollar cover price is 0.99 for the first issue, and 1.95 for subsequent issues.

Notes:

  • To order Mr. T issues #1-5: www.mohawkmedia.co.uk/ecocomics
  • ABOUT MR. T:
    Star of The A-Team, Rocky III, and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs has – for over quarter-of-a-century – been one of Hollywood’s most recognisable faces across the globe. His BBC series, World’s Craziest Fools, will return for a second season and is one of BBC3’s most watched shows on iPlayer. The first ever Mr. T graphic novel was released by Mohawk Media in 2008. He has also appeared in The Simpsons, Wrestlemania, and is a former bodyguard. In a case of art imitating life, the comic book Mr. T is the Greatest Bodyguard in the World.
  • ABOUT MOHAWK MEDIA:
    Mohawk Media launched with the top-selling graphic novel adventures of Mr. T. It has recently released such titles as Dick Turpin, Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde, and with a cover by art legend Herb Trimpe, Tough Guy. The publisher has also released its first super hero title, Heroic High. Further information: www.mohawkmedia.co.uk & www.facebook.com/MohawkMedia
  • ABOUT ECO COMICS:
    A new range of paperless comic books designed with the specific purpose of having a minimal carbon footprint, making Mohawk Media probably the first publisher to take such a groundbreaking, affirmative approach. Eco Comics titles are also available via digital platforms Graphicly and MyDigitalComics. Further information: http://blog.mohawkmedia.co.uk/about-eco-comics/ & www.facebook.com/ecocomics
  • ABOUT THE WRITER & ARTISTS:
    British writer Chris Bunting is becoming widely known for making literary and cultural giants accessible to a new generation, while simultaneously pleasing established fans. Such legendary names on his résumé include Action Man, Dick Turpin, Dracula, Robin Hood, Jekyll & Hyde, and of course, Mr. T.
    Artist JL Czerniawski has worked on an eclectic range of titles in both the fantasy art and comic book industries. He has teamed up again with Mr. T writer Chris Bunting on Mohawk Media’s new title, Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde.


Writer interview

Jazma Online has interviewed Chris Bunting, originator & writer of many of our titles.

You can read the full interview here:

http://forums.jazmaonline.com/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4340

Trimpe does some Tough talking

Jazma Online talks to art legend Herb Trimpe – including about his work on Mohawk Media’s new graphic novel, TOUGH GUY!

Herb is known for his work on the Hulk, arguably defining the public image of the character more than any artist. It was during this run that Wolverine made his first ever appearance. Herb’s time at Marvel saw him illustrate the writings of Stan Lee, and with writer Chris Claremont, Trimpe created Captain Britain.

Click here for the full interview.

More famous faces for Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll and Hyde

PRESS RELEASE

MORE FAMOUS FACES FOR DRACULA VS. ROBIN HOOD VS. JEKYLL & HYDE

Publisher Mohawk Media is promising surprise guest stars throughout its new series, Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde.

Not content with the title’s legendary headliners, the second issue sees a long forgotten character from the Robin Hood legend make a comeback. Plus it features two of history’s most twisted tyrants.

British writer Chris Bunting says: “Each guest star will play a vital role in this series. The third issue will bare witness to that with the arrival of a famous horror monster.”

Released via the publisher’s paperless range of Eco Comics, editor Stuart Buckley explains: “Expect a top quality print comic book in everything but physical format. In fact, not many print comic books look this good.

“The aim of this comic is to give fans lots of fighting and fun. It may not get an Eisner, but this series is already getting rave reviews.”

Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde #1 and #2 are twenty-page issues, and available to order now in various digital formats via the Eco Comics store: www.mohawkmedia.co.uk/ecocomics at a cover price of $1.95 (approximately £1.20).

Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde will initially be a three-issue monthly series available exclusively via the publisher’s groundbreaking line of ECO COMICS, designed to have minimal negative impact on the environment.

Further instalments of the series, and other “versus” titles, are set to be announced.

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Notes to the Editor:

  • Preview art and images: http://blog.mohawkmedia.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/Dracula
  • For review copies, interviews, images, and further information: Stuart Buckley: editor@mohawkmedia.co.uk
  • To order Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde: www.mohawkmedia.co.uk/ecocomics/
  • Praise of Dracula vs. Robin Hood vs. Jekyll & Hyde:

    “Full of surprises. For originality this comic gets the highest marks: 5 stars”

    – JAZMA ONLINE.

    “Its purpose is escapism. The artwork… superb. The suspense… gripping”
    – THE BEAVER NEWSPAPER (LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS).

    “A great adventurous romp”
    – PAPER DRAGON INK.

    “Delivers on the action and makes these tired old characters relevant again”
    – HORRORTALK.

  • ABOUT MOHAWK MEDIA:
    Mohawk Media launched in 2008 with the top-selling graphic novel adventures of one of Hollywood’s most instantly recognisable stars, Mr. T. The publisher followed up with a range of new titles including Heroic High and, with a cover by Herb Trimpe, Tough Guy. Further information: www.mohawkmedia.co.uk & www.facebook.com/MohawkMedia
  • ABOUT ECO COMICS:
    A new range of paperless comic books designed with the specific purpose of having a minimal carbon footprint, making Mohawk Media probably the first publisher to take such a groundbreaking, affirmative approach. Eco Comics titles are also available via digital platforms Graphicly and MyDigitalComics. Further information: http://blog.mohawkmedia.co.uk/about-eco-comics/ & www.facebook.com/ecocomics
  • ABOUT THE WRITER & ARTIST:
    British writer Chris Bunting is becoming widely known for making literary and cultural giants accessible to a new generation, while simultaneously pleasing established fans. Such legendary names on his résumé include Action Man, Dick Turpin, Mr. T, and of course, Dracula, Robin Hood and Jekyll & Hyde.
    Artist JL Czerniawski has worked on an eclectic range of titles in both the fantasy art and comic book industries. He was artist of the Mr. T graphic novels, and his other comic book work includes Transformers, Night of the Living Dead, and with the movie’s director, Smokin’ Aces.