TANGO 9

A bit late to post it, but Cardigan Comics’ TANGO #9 was launched last Thursday. It’s a big fat beautiful book, more than 300 pages of Australian indie comics goodness, edited by the inimitable Bernard Caleo with covers by Peter Ra. The book contains stories by, among other people, Bruce Mutard, Ed 9mmed Siemienkowicz, J. Marc Schmidt, Bobby N., Mandy Ord, Nicky Greenberg, Owen Heitman, Bernard Caleo, Tom Bonin, Jo Waite, Paul Bedford & Renan L’Hopsum, Jen Breach and Trev Wood, Marita Obst and Luke Pickett, Andrew Fulton, Richard Butler, Daniel Reed, Phillip Bentley, and literally dozens more creators. I’m...

In the New York Times

Last year Steven Mangold and I co-wrote a story that was published in BAD-ASS FAERIES 2. The anthology was mentioned in a recent New York Times article about the renewed popularity of modern fairytales in the bookstore: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/08/books/review/Marler-t.html?_r=1 Check out the article! The book has just been reprinted (now under the banner of a different publisher,Mundania Press).  Steve and I are in volume 2: http://www.mundania.com/book.php?title=Bad-Ass+Faeries+2:+Just+Plain+Bad Copies can be purchased from the publisher’s website at the link above. It’s also available as a PDF ebook. Amazon has have sold out of the prior (Marietta Publishing) edition of the book–luckily, the new edition from Mundania Press should be...

KAGEMONO: TOOTH AND CLAW

KAGEMONO: TOOTH AND CLAW is now available from Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/Kagemono-Tooth-Claw-Jason-Franks/dp/0980516730/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1257311865&sr=1-2 It’s also available from the Blackglass Press online shop, which australian consumers may find handier: http://www.blackglasspress.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&category_id=6&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=25&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=2 — JF FacebookTwitterTumblrEmail

KAGEMONO VOL. 2

The new Blackglass Press KAGEMONO horror anthology is shaping up nicely; should be ready for print next month. The book will be an 84 page trade paperback featuring a cover by Nicholas Hunter and work by 12 indie creators: “Trauma Ward”, 8pp, by Percival Constantine and Carl Yonder “Yum yum, it’s the end!”, 5pp, by James Andres and Luke Pickett “The Devil’s Vintner”, 12pp, by Jason Franks and Renan L’Hopsum “Conspicuous Consumption”, 6pp, by Justin Jordan and Yuriko Sekine “The Smart Toilet”, 6pp, by Dino Caruso and Jeff Womack “Blood and Shadow”, 8pp, by Jason Franks and Yuriko Sekine “Seen...

ASSASSIN’S CREED

Way behind and far too tired to go into any detail, but: Last week  received a contract for my short story “XDA Zai: The Wild Hunt”, which will be published in the ASSASSIN’S CREED anthology from Utility Fog Press. This story will be the first published appearance of X-Dimensional Assassin Zai, and it will also most likely be a chapter of the novel I am writing about his camera-toting adventures in travel and work-for-hire murder. More details as I have them. — JF FacebookTwitterTumblrEmail