Happy New Year to all of our fans and friends! We want to thank all of you for supporting us through the last year and look forward to sharing our future with you.
We at Forbidden Panel would like to announce that AJ Herrera, our CEO and Founder, is stepping down from his current roll in leadership with the company. He will continue to be a contributor through his writing for the website and the comics as well as hosting our podcast, the PanelCast.
Justin White, previously our Art Director, will now take over as interim CEO. He is the artist for many Forbidden Panel Books including ZKS and is a contributor to Forbidden Tales.
Joey LaBartunek will be taking over as Art Director. His credits include; A Man Called Kraken, Tom Sparks Atomic Detective, and Forbidden Tales.
Daniel Whitfield, a Forbidden Panel artist and creator of The Plagued, will be taking on the roll of Project Manager. His current works include; The Plagued, Forbidden Tales, and many upcoming stories.
Janelle Vendeville, currently a columnist and our website manager/editor, will be expanding her role to include the responsibilities of our new Print and Media Editor.
With these changes in management for the coming year, expect to see some exciting updates to our website and social media sites. Once again, thank you for your years of continued support. We hope you are as excited as we are for the upcoming year!
It’s that time of year again, San Diego Comic-Con. Please join us for Forbidden Panel’s annual company dinner, Wednesday July 19th, 2017 at 8:30 pm. It’s a fun opportunity for our creators, writers, and artists to hang out with friends and fans alike. Every year is full of fun, laughs and questionable conversation.
As in past years, we will be hosting the dinner at the Gaslamp Strip Club in downtown San Diego. The restaurant is 21 and over. This will be a no-host event.
For questions email Andrea at email@example.com
For menu and directions check out http://cohnrestaurants.com, choose Gaslamp Strip Club.
For more information about Forbidden Panel check out our website
That’s right folks, we have a comic convention happening right in our backyard. Comic Con Revolution is in its first year at the Ontario Convention Center and Forbidden Panel will be there with all of your favorite artists, writers and creators. Everyone has been working hard to create new and exciting stories for our fans. This year we are bringing exciting new books, as well as your favorite titles. Come by booth #110 and check us out!
Our newest book “Subject 242″ is from the demented mind of writer AJ Herrera and featuring the creepy art of Daniel Whitfield and answers the question ” How do you kill an immortal man?”.
“The Plagued” , a trade paperback collecting issues #1 and #2 of the popular comic including a new never before seen story. Created by Daniel Whitfield and Camille Alaras.
“A Man Called Kraken”, a colorful, adventurous tale featuring words by Sean Belcher and pictures by Joey LaBartunek.
“Forbidden Tales Vol 2”, a horror anthology featuring 3 different tales from our writers and artists.
We will also have books, prints, and t-shirts available for purchase.
Comic Con Revolution will be held May 13th at the Ontario Convention Center, located at 2000 E Convention Center Way Ontario, California. Doors open at 10 am to 7 pm. You can purchase tickets online at www.comicconrevolution.com
For more information about Forbidden Panel check out www.forbiddenpanel.com
SQUID-HEADED TITAN RAMPAGES ACROSS A SCORCHED LAND
A MAN CALLED KRAKEN NOW AVAILABLE
The Savage and bizarre adventures of Kraken. Half flesh and blood! Half god-thing! All man! Join the vicious meta-hooligan as he wanders the broken back of blasted world in search of the one fella who can set things right. The 58 page, wide-format, full color graphic novel is now available!
Fifty years after the ULTRA WARS wiped out all but the most resilient hypersapians, only the most powerful and resolute survived. Among those, only the most brutal and cunning would lay claim to a funereal world without sunshine or love, a world of demi-gods and Acheronian super-thugs. And among these, none were more tenacious, more danger some, or more savage than a MAN CALLED KRAKEN!
This weird, sci-fantasy tale was created by Sean Belcher (writer) and Joey LaBartunek (artist), and can- maybe- described as somewhere between HP Lovecraft, Master’s of the Universe, and Conan the Barbarian. But that just scratches the surface of a story that is pure visual dynamite guaranteed to blow your eyes balls out of your head and send them bouncing around the room like a little rubber ball filled with nitroglycerin, exploding everything they hit!
For more information and a preview of the book you can check out www.amancalledkraken.com or www.forbiddenpanel.com
Contact Andrea for any press or media related questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject 242 answers the dreaded question “How do you kill an immortal man?”.
From the deeply demented mind of writer AJ Herrera and featuring the creepy art of Daniel Whitfield, Subject 242 was a project created during the 24 hr Comics Day. Both creators were locked inside a comic book store for 24 hours and challenged to write, draw and complete a full 24 page comic book. Here is the finished book.
This book is 24 black and white pages with full color covers and is available wherever Forbidden Panel Comics are sold. It is filled with violent images and not recommended for children.
Please visit www.forbiddenpanel.com for more information.
Think you’ve got what it takes to take on the 24 hour Comics Day Challenge? Visit www.24hourcomicsday.com to find a participating store near you.
To interview the creators or to book a signing or for press information, please email Andrea at email@example.com
Convention season is in full swing and Forbidden Panel is right where we want to be: right in the middle of it! We received a wonderful response from old and new fans welcoming us back to Wonder Con in Anaheim this year. AJ Herrera and crew introduced several new books, as well as creating a new fan base for our existing titles.
On Friday night after a full first day at the convention, we had our annual Wonder Con company dinner. The food was terrific and the company was even better. Our friends and family showed up to hang out, talk about the day, and make plans for the rest of the weekend.
There were many highlights to the first convention of the season that included Forbidden Panel. These included admiring the many, amazing cosplayers wandering around the convention center, meeting and sharing our books with popular celebrities, and for me (Andrea), it was attending the Lucifer Panel on Sunday.
April was a busy month for us that also included our 24-hour Create Something Day. “Create Something Day” has become a way for members of Forbidden Panel, as well as other artists and creators, to come together and work on their projects over a 24-hour period. It’s a fun a way to finish projects, visit with like minded individuals and at times catch up on your favorite movies. Check our Facebook page for the next one!
Stay tuned for our coming events, as May is going to be another exciting month for us. We can’t wait to share it with all of you!
For any additional information about upcoming events or press releases, contact Andrea at firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s true! We are back to WonderCon this year bringing your favorite creators, writers and artists with us. You can find us in the small press area, booth SP-22.
This year we are bringing exciting new books, as well as your favorite titles. Come by and check out!
“A Man Called Kraken“, a colorful, adventurous tale featuring words by Sean Belcher and pictures by Joey LaBartunek.
“The Plagued“, a trade paperback collecting issues #1 and #2 of the popular comic including a new never before seen story. Daniel Whitfield and Camille Alaras.
“Forbidden Tales Vol 2“, a horror anthology featuring 3 different tales from of our writers and artists.
We will have books, prints, and t-shirts available for purchase.
WonderCon is once again being held at the Anaheim Convention Center, March 31st through April 2nd.
Tickets are available at: http://comic-con.org
Forbidden Panel is inviting you to join us for dinner March 31st at 7:30 pm at the Tangerine Grill and Patio inside the Annabelle Hotel in Anaheim. This is a great opportunity to socialize with our creator AJ Herrera, writers and artists as well as recap the first day of Wondercon. You never know where the conversation will lead or the silliness that will in ensue.
Just a reminder this will be a no-host event. You can check out the menu and find directions at www.tangerinegrillandpatio.com
Any questions about this or any of our events, please email Andrea at email@example.com.
Day 2 started out much the same as day one. We headed over to the San Diego Convention Center early, playing Pokemon Go along the way. Friday’s crowds were bigger than Thursday, yet more organized than previous years.
Today started like every year; long lines, people everywhere, and just the right amount of awesome to make it ok.
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