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ALL STAR PULP COMICS # 2
(Portion of Profits
Goes to Boston
Airship 27 Productions has once again teamed with Redbud
Studio comics to release the second in their on-going pulp comics
anthology. The first giant issue in this
series won the coveted Pulp Ark Award for Best Pulp Comic of 2010.
Volume two of the series, co-edited by creators Ron Fortier
and Rob Davis, is even bigger than that stellar premier issue. Contained here are eight stories featuring
both modern and classic pulp heroes; Ki-Gor the Jungle Lord, the Black Bat,
Cain, Robin Hood, Lance Star, Brothers Bones, Dillon and Domino Lady.
The cover is by Will Meugniot and features Ki-Gor’s lovely
mate, Helene, battling back to back with Derrick Ferguson’s modern day
adventurer, Dillon. Other creators
represented are Russ Anderson, Fortier, Davis,
Ian Watson, Thomas Deja, Michelle Sciuto, Sean Taylor, Aaron Meade, Todd Jones,
Lee Oaks, James Gaubatz, Van Plexico,
Andrew Salmon and Kelly Everaert.
The book is available from Indy Planet.com and part of the
proceeds are being donated to the Boston Red Cross. “We were the last stages of assembling the
book,” explains Editor Foriter, “when the Patriots’ Day bombings occurred in Boston. All of us, like the rest of the country, were
in shock and felt helpless to do anything.”
It was writer Van Plexico who contacted Fortier about possibly offering
some of the sales proceeds to help those injured in the terror attack. “The second Van brought up, I knew it was
something we had to do,” Fortier continues.
He contacted Davis and all the creators and the decision was made to
take all the profits earned by the book during its first six months in print
and donate them to the Boston Red Cross.
“We truly hope our fans, when they learn of this idea, will
want to rally around a truly good cause and help us put sales over the top,”
adds co-editor Rob Davis. “We really
want this to be the best selling title Redbud Studio has ever produced.”
The issue is now on sale at –