Saturday, April 15, 2017

Free Comic Book Day is just 3 weeks away!

We're only 3 weeks away from the biggest comic book event of the year, Free Comic Book Day! We will have a selection of free comics available to readers on that day. In addition we will have an incredible list of guests who will be here from noon until 2pm to chat with fans, sign books, and help us make this the best Free Comic Book Day ever!

Francesco Francavilla - Francesco, a master illustrator and graphic designer, is best known as the artist of Afterlife With Archie, the acclaimed horror/zombie series set in the Archie Universe, and Will Eisner's The Spirit: The Corpse Makers, a crime noir adventure starring Eisner's most famous creation. Of course, you're also seen his art on hundreds of covers, as well as in the pages of Batman: The Black Mirror, Hawkeye, and other comics. He is also both artist and writer of The Black Beetle, the pulp-inspired hero series that will be returning from Dark Horse in the not-too-distant future. Francesco is kicking off a celebration of ten years in the US comics industry--and we're glad to be the first stop in this gala celebration!

Drew Geraci - Drew is one of the finest inkers in comics, as well as a skilled penciller. His has worked for Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, and more, providing inks and finishes for Birds of Prey, Flash, Green Lantern Corps, WildCATs, 52, SuperPatriot, Route 666, and much more. In addition, Drew is the author of the novels The Demands: Book 1 and The Demands: Book 2, presenting a compelling look inside the music industry.

Joe Pruett - Joe is one of the masterminds behind Aftershock Comics, for which he also writes the acclaimed horror series Black-Eyed KidsJoe broke into the industry working with Bob Burden on Flaming Carrot in 1989. Joe is well known as the writer/co-creator of Dusty Star and Kilroy Is Here. Joe is also the head of Desperado Press, which has published numerous anthologies, comics, and art books, including the Eisner Award-winning The Art of Brian Bolland, The Art of Joe JuskoThe Art of Jeffrey Jonesand The Art of George PĂ©rez. Make sure to stop by on FCBD to get an autograph and speak with Joe about upcoming projects from Aftershock!

Jorge Santiago Jr - Born on the planet El Paso, Texas and has been drawing since childhood. Seeking mastery in the Ways of Comics, Jorge left his home for the planet Georgia, hoping to train at the Savannah College of Art and Design. After achieving mastery in the Comic Arts, Jorge wanders the vastness of space, drawing comics that he hopes will move his readers emotionally. He is best known for his original stories: Curse of the Eel, Requiem Sonata, Rare Drops, and is the artist on the Action Lab series, Spencer and Locke.

Shane Berryhill - a comic book creator/writer, novelist, and screenwriter, and . His work has been praised by Publishers Weekly, Comic Book Resources, NPR, NBC, Wired Magazine, Horror World, and others. He's been a guest and speaker at events ranging from the National Council of English Teachers conference to HeroesCon, Charlotte. Shane’s creator-owned comic with 12-Gauge Comics, SHERWOOD, TEXAS, is available, now.

Julie H. Barclay - Julie is an alumna of Dr. No's, Julie has moved onto bigger and better things by being the colorist for Hero Cats and Hero Cats: Midnight Over Stellar City. With a Graphic Design degree from Florida State University, she makes quick work of bringing the pages to life from their sea of black and white!

Marcel Vann - Based out of Marietta Georgia, Marcel Vann is at the forefront of the premiering Diamond Age of Comics. After over five years of working on his well received webcomic, CREAM(Comics Rule Everything Around Me), Marcel has now forwarded his cartooning career into full comic book stories! With his warmup with the MUGEN fan-fiction comic soon out of the way, this September he aims to release his first of many original comic book series, Swaggerball Z

More to be Announced... SOOOOON!

The Dr. No's Free Comic Book Day Annual Kids (of All Ages) Costume Contest is on again this year! Come into Dr. No's on Free Comic Book Day dressed as your favorite character from Comics, Games, or Movies and enter our costume contest for fun and prizes! The best entries will be featured on our website.

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