Friday, March 22, 2013

STALAG-X - Announcements

  Start Promoting STALAG-X, the series that I'm working for a few months. I'll post the announcement of the series as my editors are presenting in Internet media (the official press release):

Gestalt Comics are pleased to announce a major new science fiction comic series, STALAG-X, a candid tale of human soldiers struggling to survive in an alien concentration camp.
Written by award-winning author Kevin J. Anderson  in partnership with TV writer/producer Steven L. Sears and illustrated by Mike Ratera (Conan, Bad Legion), Stalag-X reinterprets the ‘prisoner-of-war’ tale with a compelling antihero bent.
In a violent space war against an alien race, one prisoner — to be known only as “Joe Human” — is taken to a harsh P.O.W. camp that is controlled by an alien the captives refer to as “Dr. Mengele.”  Like his namesake, Mengele performs horrific experiments on humans to better understand their nature — ‘Know your enemy’ is the dictum under which he operates, even if it means examining them slice by slice.
But Joe quickly appears to be less than honorable, for he has his own reasons to stay incognito and off Earth. While held prisoner at Stalag-X, he uncovers vital intelligence about the enemy — information that could possibly win the war and save billions of lives…  Of course, that would mean getting involved and, perhaps, caring for something.  Or someone.
New York Times bestselling author Anderson  is the author of more than 115 novels, 52 of which have appeared on US or international bestseller lists, including titles set in the legendary Dune and Star Warsuniverses, along with his own Saga of the Seven Suns series.
Sears is well-known for his work in both film and television — his writing and producing credits include some of the most iconic television series such as SuperboyThe A-TeamSwamp Thing and Xena, Warrior Princessamong many others.
Stalag-X #1 features cover art by fan-favorite Dave Dorman and is slated for digital release on the 1st June 2013

  What I show here is the first cover in the series, made ​​by the great Dave Dorman. I've done one of the alternative covers for Issue # 1 (that soon you can see here).

  For more information, and to see the video teaser trailer-see the STALAG-X website (NEW!) or go to our Facebook page:

    STALAG-X -website 

    STALAG-X -facebook

    GESTALT COMICS -website



    DAVE DORMAN -blog


Saturday, March 9, 2013

GAME OF THRONES - Hardcover Collection

    I have the honor of being one of 12 artists selected to make one of the alternative covers of "GAME OF THRONES" in the Dutch edition by DARK DRAGON BOOKS .
      It will be a total of 12 covers, especially for this Dutch edition of "Game of Thrones" comics series published in US by Dynamite.

        More news soon !

     Tengo el honor de ser uno de los 12 artistas elegidos para hacer una de las portadas alternativas de "GAME OF THRONES" para la edición holandesa de DARK DRAGON BOOKS.
     Se tratará de un total de 12 portadas, especiales para esta edición holandesa de la serie comics "Game of Thrones" editada en US por Dynamite.

           Más news pronto !


KABUR THE RED STAR - Dutch edition

     Besides working in my current series STALAG-X , I am preparing 2 new books with my Dutch publishers DARK DRAGON BOOKS, both for 2014.
     One of these two books will be a new updated and remastered my first french album "KING KABURr, Les Seigneurs Blêmes" published in 2003 by the french publisher Semic.
       For this new version, I'm working on, the book will have 56 pages instead of 46 pages of the first edition. Add 10 extra pages, where I'm working, that will make the album in one shot.
        Jean-Marc Lofficier, the writer of the series, 2003, has made the script for these 10 extra pages.
        The color of the new version is doing Nuria Sayago, following the same color style of the Peru brothers , 2003. This represents a real challenge from the technical point of view, since virtually're doing "digital archeology" recovering color files 10 years old (my big thanks to Thierry Mornet, who was the editor of the first version and whose help has been invaluable to retrieve files from 2003).
         As I show here first preview versions black and white and color (the color of Nuria) of the double page / Album inner guards.      
        The planned release date of the album, with the working title KABUR THE RED STAR is for March 2014. And come out with another book of which I will discuss later.

          Soon more previews !

     Además de trabajar en mi serie actual STALAG-X estoy preparando 2 nuevos libros con mis editores holandeses DARK DRAGON BOOKS, ambos para 2014.
     Uno de estos dos libros va a ser una nueva actualizada y remasterizada de mi primer álbum francés "KING KABUR, Les Seigneurs Blêmes", publicado en 2003 por editorial Semic.
     Para esta edición actual en la que estoy trabajando, el libro pasará a tener 56 páginas en lugar de las 46 páginas de la primera edición. Se añadirán 10 páginas extra, en las que estoy trabajando, que convertirán el álbum en un one shot.
     Jean-Marc Lofficier, el guionista de la serie de 2003, ha realizado el guión de estas 10 páginas extra.
   El color de la nueva versión lo esta haciendo Nuria Sayago, siguiendo el mismo estilo de color de los hermanos Peru, de 2003. Lo que representa un verdadero desafío desde el punto de vista técnico, ya que prácticamente estamos haciendo "arqueología digital" recuperando archivos de color de 10 años de antiguedad ( mi enorme agradecimiento a Thierry Mornet, que fué el editor de la primera versión y cuya ayuda ha sido inestimable para recuperar los archivos de 2003).
    Como primer preview os muestro aquí las versiones blanco y negro y color (el color de Nuria) de la doble página/guardas interiores del álbum.
     La fecha de publicación prevista del álbum, con el título provisional KABUR THE RED STAR, es para marzo 2014. Y saldrá junto con otro libro del que os hablaré más adelante.

          Pronto más previews !