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Indie Creator Spotlight: Dom Riggio

messbucketMy name is Dominic Riggio and I’m the writer and creator of The Arcane Awakening graphic novel trilogy. I’m also the owner of Mess Bucket Comics, a self published and Independent company. I travel the Midwest to multiple comic conventions a year. This year I will be attending Wizard World Chicago, Wizard World Pittsburgh, Wizard World Ohio and many others. The ultimate goal of The Arcane Awakening is an animated or live action feature. We’ve been fortunate enough to have some talented artists work on our books. Bill Farmer and Jacob Crippen (Professional credits include DC and Marvel) have contributed colors, inks and pencils to The Arcane Awakening book 1. Keith Grachow who has worked with Disney and Play Along Toys has taken on Inks, and penciling for books 2 and 3.
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Death Sentence: London 1

As martial law and forced abstinence prey on the mind of the London Mayor, the American alphabet agencies are watching the London war zone with interest – and special agent Jeb Mulgrew might be next to be thrown into the fire!

It might just be the dumb American in me, but I’ve always had a hard time caring about England. They’ve had the same queen for like 300 years and they can’t even drive on the right side of the road! And don’t get me started on the metric system. Thankfully, Death Sentence London is not about Backwards Island prospering. In the wake of a massive genocide, all hell breaks loose in London. Lots of people are “G plus” which is basically a form of AIDS that gives its host super powers before death...

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Grimm Fairy Tales: Holiday 2013

The holiday season approaches again which means Krampus is
up to no good.  So, when Robyn gets an
invite to a party being held by Sela, you just know it’s going to be crashed by
Krampus.  Join Sela, Robyn Liesel
VanHelsing and Red Riding Hood for a Christmas party unlike any other, as the
forces of evil are out for blood and their target is one of the guests.  From the cantankerous cranium of Pat Shand, the
2013 Holiday Special shows off Robyn’s true Christmas spirit.
Like most of Zenescope’s holiday specials, this one is
divided up into several smaller stories that revolve around a main one.  And with this being a Christmas tale, you
know Krampus is out for blood.  Although
this time around Krampus is targeting one of the main female protagonists of
the Grimm Universe, I feel ...
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Strange Attractors TPB

A young graduate student discovers that his aging professor has been saving New York City from collapse by a series of “adjustments,” a la the Butterfly Effect, only to be informed that he must be the one to take over keeping the city alive. A grounded sci-fi thriller in the vein of Source Code and The Adjustment Bureau.

Every once in a while you pick up a book with no idea of what you’re getting into and finding yourself hooked really fast.  That certainly ended up being the case for me with Strange Attractors after just a few minutes.  I love a more fictional approach to stories as much as the next guy, but this more reality driven tale was a great new read for me.

Stories like this that sit so close to possible always seem to be that much more interesting, as it reall...

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