Here are the Comic Book Writing Competition Semifinalists
(in alphabetical order based on the project name):
Buckethead, by Josh Sippie
Everyday Magus, by Sean Murphy
Major Thomás, by Omar Morales
Prometheus Unbound, by Lars Gonzalez
Rocket Punch Siouxsie: 4884 A.X., by Robby Melendez
Starfall, by Austin Weeks
The Trenchstalker, by C. Brennan Knight
Undertow, by Josh Sippie
Unrotton, by Daniel D. Calvo
What Binds Us, by Mike Tjaden
This is an 8-bit animation style promo video announcing Major Thomás, produced by Omar Morales and created by Chris Fequiere.
CruZader was published in 2013 and launched via Kickstarter, Diamond Comics Distributors, and ComiXology. CruZader broke the Guinness World Record for Largest Comic Book Published in 2014, bringing international acclaim to the project.
This started as an 9-page short story in the Not Forgotten Anthology, published in 2017 via Kickstarter. The Moon Girl stand-alone story funded as an 88-page graphic novel on Kickstarter, and now it is published as The Lunar Ladies by Scout Comics.
A 100-page script was recently completed for our next project: Major Thomás. It is a coming-of-age tale about an immigrant farm boy that grows up to become a NASA astronaut, then gets lost in space. It is inspired by the real-life story of astronaut Jose Hernandez of Stockton, Calif. The full graphic novel is slated for publication in 2022 and will be pitched to various publishers in the industry.
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