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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Big PLANET HULK breakdown on Variant!

Arris Quinones interviewed me about PLANET HULK for the Variant vidcast. Check it out!

Would you buy a Spanish edition of THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HERSELF?

As a stretch goal for the Kickstarter for THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HERSELF children’s book, we created a digital Spanish language edition with a translation by the great Carlos Mayor! And now we have a big question — if we made this Spanish edition available in print through a Kickstarter or another means, would you buy a copy?

Please take a minute and let us know via this survey if you’d be on board!

And read on to enjoy an eight page preview!

(And if you want to buy the current English language edition, click here!)

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SUPERMAN DOOMED is the #1 DC book on Amazon right now – and on sale for the Kindle!

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Whoa. Just saw that the giant collection of SUPERMAN DOOMED, written by me, Charles Soule, and Scott Lobdell with art by Aaron Kuder, Ken Lashley, Tony Daniel, and many others, is the #1 selling DC graphic novel at Amazon in multiple categories today!

Probably helps that the digital Kindle edition is on sale for $14.99. Check it out!

Jack Kirby’s birthday! #WakeUpAndDraw! Kirby4heroes.com!

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Today’s the birthday of legendary comic book creator Jack Kirby, who would have been 98, which makes it a great day to donate to the Hero Initiative, an amazing non-profit that aids comic book creators who are down on their luck. Check out Kirby4heroes.com for more — they also have a list there of great comic shops which are donating a percentage of their sales today to the Hero Initiative or otherwise helping out.

Aaand check out the #WakeUpAndDraw hashtag on Twitter, where tons of artists are doing Kirby homages today (like my Kamandi musical sketch!).

2015.09.20 – Artist Spotlight on Greg Pak at CAAM Fest San Jose!

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The fine folks at the Center for Asian American Media are having me out to San Jose on September 20 for a special Artist Spotlight event, to be moderated by the great Gene Yang! Get your tickets here!

The official description:

SUN SEPT 20 | 2:30PM | CAMERA 3

CAAMFest is thrilled to spotlight award-winning Korean American filmmaker and comic book writer, Greg Pak. In this rare on-stage conversation, journey through Pak’s remarkable career and hear the behind-the-scenes stories on his creative achievements in comic books (Marvel’s X-MEN, STORM, IRON MAN) and cinema (ROBOT STORIES). Join us for an exclusive peek at his newest comic book featuring a Chinese gunslinger, KINGSWAY WEST. Moderated by acclaimed writer and cartoonist Gene Luen Yang.

2015.08.14 – 08.16 – Greg Pak at the Connecticut Comiconn!

Comics and children’s book writer Greg Pak will attend the Connecticut Comiconn this Friday through Sunday at the Mohegan Sun! He’ll have a table in Artists’ Alley all three days and he’ll be talking about his work in a panel discussion with Paul Di Filippo on Saturday from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Also, if you pre-order Greg’s new Dark Horse series KINGSWAY WEST or his children’s alphabet book ABC DISGUSTING, he’ll give you a free signed comic book!

For more about the convention, visit the official website.

Other awesome Comiconn guests include Pak collaborators Tom Raney (PHANTOM LIMB GHOSTPUNCHER), Ron Garney (SKAAR), and Joe Caramanga (too many Marvel titles to count).

ABC Disgusting now available for pre-order!

If you missed the ABC DISGUSTING children’s alphabet book Kickstarter, have no fear — you can now pre-order the book and many of the other rewards from the Kickstarter via this Backerkit page! Everything’s scheduled to ship in December 2015.

To whet your appetite, here’s a lettered, eight page preview of the book along with a few pages of additional black-and-white art. The artist is Takeshi Miyazawa with colors by Jessica Kholinne and letters by Simon Bowland.

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