Created on July 9, 2012
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July 9, 2012 — Newburyport, MA — Independent publisher ComixTribe launched via Kickstarter a pre-order campaign for OXYMORON Volume 1, a hardcover graphic novel collection of stories about a contradiction-obsessed supervillain.
The Oxymoron, a popular character from ComixTribe’s maxi-series THE RED TEN by Tyler James and Cesar Feliciano, is being resurrected in this new spin-off anthology, featuring ten stories by hot up-and-coming writers and artists, including Jason Ciaramella (The Cape, Godzilla), Mark Poulton (Savage Hawkman, Avengelyne), Joe Mulvey (SCAM) and more, and is edited by ComixTribe publisher Tyler James.
“I couldn’t be more excited about this book,” said James. “Eight months ago, I reached out to some of the hardest working writers and artists I know in comics to create some killer stories. They delivered, and I’m taking this project to Kickstarter to see to it that the final package is as hideously beautiful as the content.”
The OXYMORON Volume 1 Hardcover will debut at the 2012 New York Comic Con in October, with backers starting to receive the books shortly after. The standard cost for a signed hardcover is $25.00 and includes shipping, but there are a variety of pledge levels available. ComixTribe will also be offering a number of direct-to-retailer incentives, including 55% off the cover price to retailers and brick & mortar exclusivity through 2012.
OXYMORON VOLUME 1 includes:
“Passive Aggressive” written by Jason Ciaramella (The Cape, Godzilla), art by Joe Mulvey (SCAM)
“A Selfless Man” written by John Lees (The Standard), art by Tyler James (The Red Ten)
“Double Standard” written by Steven Forbes (Runners), art by Dave Myers (Warriors of the Dharuk)
“Nearly Perfect” written by Yannick Morin (Mascherata), art by Alex Cormack (Chikara)
“Quiet Riot” written by Paul Allor (Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesClockwork), art by Aaron Houston (Clockwork)
“Act Naturally” written by Rich Douek (Gutter Magic), art by Rafer Roberts (Plastic Farm)
“The Living Dead” written by Mark Bertolini (Breakneck), art by Carl Yonder (Ghostlines)
“Working Holiday” written by Mark Poulton(Savage Hawkman, Avengelyne), art by Jules Rivera (Valkyrie Squadron)
“Alone in a Crowd” written by Ryan K Lindsay (Heist), art by Daniel J Logan (Back in the Day, EXO-1)
Cover by Jonathan Rector (The Standard)
Foreword by Eisner-Nominated Writer Jason Ciaramella.
Pin-ups by artists including CP Wilson, III (Stuff of Legend)
“Same as the First, But a Little Worse” – Epilogue by Tyler James and Cesar Feliciano
Watch Video Trailer on YouTube: http://youtu.be/4LJvjaDwrDo
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