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Action Lab signs Eisner- and Harvey Award winner Lea Hernandez’s new all-ages vampire yarn The Garlicks and answers the question, “Who are the smart guys publishing all-ages and girl-friendly comics?”
Action Lab is already well-known for its stable of all-ages books, starting with Jeremy Whitley’s Eisner-nominatedPrinceless and continuing through the upcoming Molly Danger from Jamal Igle and Skyward from
Jeremy Dale. Action Lab’s mission is to bring great comics for kids to
the market, and have been actively seeing to expand its offerings to
meet that goal.
From the start, Hernandez’s The Garlicks has been gathering heaps of praise: Neil Gaiman has called her work “terrific” and Astro City writer Kurt Busiek called it “…funny, human, silly, gorgeous, sweet, and smart...
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The new creator-owned series from creator/artist Jeremy Dale
follows the thrilling tale of Quinn, left orphaned by an invasion of his
homeland.  Quinn and the other lost
villagers of his homeland will now run headfirst into a conflict and world that
is much bigger and fantastic than they could possibly ever imagine.  Prepare for a world of fantasy, danger,
adventure and excitement.
With everything I’ve already checked out from Action Lab, it’s
no wonder my next adventure would truly be just that – an adventure.  I’ve always had a soft spot for fantasy
settings that hark back to my early Final Fantasy days.  The story we join within the world of Skyward
is yet another hash mark in that collection.
Although at first it might seem like you’ve found yourself in
another run of ...
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Action Lab: Danger Zone Launch Sells Out At Distributor

Thursday, June 13th
– As of last night, Action Lab was informed by multiple retailers that both of
our two Action Lab: Danger Zone launch titles – “Ehmm Theory #1” and “Ghost
Town #1” – have sold out all copies through Diamond Distribution and all
reorders from retailers are currently being put on hold.
First and foremost, Action
Lab would like to thank all of the retailers and fans who have made the launch
of our new imprint a tremendous success. 
It’s a fantastic problem to face to have such high demand that we’re
struggling to meet it.  It would frankly
be impossible without your support.
On another note, it’s not
over yet.  Action Lab is tapping our
company supply of convention stock to meet all orders through Diamond.  Retailers still have the opportunity to get
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 Longtime Chicago Bears defensive end Israel Idonije knows a
lot about heroics on the football field. Now he’s bringing that sense of
heroism to his first comic project, titled The Protectors, and he has the acclaimed creative team of writer Ron Marz and artist Bart Sears with him.
C2E2, held at Chicago’s McCormick Place April 26-28, will mark the official release of the limited edition The Protectors issue
#0, which is sure to be a collector’s item. Sears has created two
covers for the launch, one featuring the heroes of the Protectors, and
the other an extremely limited sketch cover of Idonije in his #71
jersey. Copies of issue #0 will be available for $10. Known widely for
his charitable efforts, Idonije’s comic project will be no exception.
Athleta Comics is donating a per...
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Bob Larkin Needs Comic Fandom’s Help

From Terry Allen:
Bob Larkin, whose done hundreds of paintings for Marvel, DC, Fleer and numerous others is in desperate need of help. Bob’s wife, Fran, has been battling various forms of cancer for the past 12 years and the endless medical bills has put an incredible financial strain on the family.  Fran is currently recovering from her latest surgery and Bob has become her caregiver 24/7 leaving him unable to take on new work.
I’ve been working with Bob the past few years doing primarily Doc Savage based collectible items with the profits going to Bob and family.I’ve worked with Bob the past couple of years on a sketch book featuring Doc Savage as well as Batman, Stewie, the Shadow , and a whole host of others and it’s finally come back from the printers this week...
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