Sex Death Revolution #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Everyone has a story. Esperanza’s is being rewritten. And she must figure out what is going on before her whole world falls apart, and she becomes someone else entirely. That’s the set up for the latest Black Mask Studios series, Sex Death Revolution. After her coven falls apart, Esperanza is trying to…Read moreRead more

Black Mask Studio Releases THE WILDS by Vita Ayala & Emily Pearson on 2/28

By Staff Reports Black Mask sent over the info on their next big release, THE WILDS, in stores 2.28.18. From next-big-thing writer Vita Ayala (BITCH PLANET: TRIPLE FEATURE, WONDER WOMAN ANNUAL), your next favorite artist Emily Pearson, rising star colorist Marissa Louise (SPELL ON WHEELS), and indie sensation cover artist Natasha Alterici (HEATHEN) comes an…Read moreRead more

Valentine’s Day NCBD: the Mad Science Sweethearts of QUANTUM TEENS ARE GO

By Staff Reports This week, we are excited to bring you the collected trade paperback of QUANTUM TEENS ARE GO, which was recently nominated for a 2018 GLAAD AWARD! QUANTUM TEENS ARE GO was written and illustrated by Magdalene Visaggio (Kim & Kim, upcoming Eternity Girl from Young Animal) and illustrated by Eryk Donovan (Memetic, Cognetic, Eugenic)….Read moreRead more

Black Mask Studios February Solicits Brings New Series, New Collection

By Nolan P. Smith February brings lots of great books from one of my favorite publishers, Black Mask Studios. Check out the solicit info they sent, and make sure to preorder!

Beautiful Canvas #1 Review: The Art of Killing

Beautiful Canvas

Black Mask starts a master class in killing with Beautiful Canvas By Nolan P. Smith It’s no secret: I have been a fan of Black Mask Studio since their inception. From Space Riders to We Can Never Go Home, Black Mask has created a number of astounding and creative titles. With their latest title, Beautiful…Read moreRead more

In Stores This Week: A hero with no future. THE DREGS returns with issue 3

Black Mask continues to roll out its shocking yet addicting title, The Dregs, as issue #3 hits this new comic book day! Check out a preview below, and get ready for more jaw dropping panels and disturbing storylines. THE DREGS #3 Written by: Lonnie Nadler & Zac Thompson Illustrated by: Eric Zawadzki Colored by: Dee Cunniffe In Stores:…Read moreRead more

Space Riders Sold Out! Reprint coming for Galaxy Of Brutality #1

Space Riders

Black Mask to release second print with new cover for Space Riders: Galaxy of Brutality #1 By Staff Reports Hold on to your butts! Space Riders: Galaxy Of Brutality #1 has sold out and is coming back for more! In shops on May 17, this reprint arrives with a brain-sizzling cover by Vlad Legostaev! Shove…Read moreRead more

Space Riders: Galaxy of Brutality #1 Review: Let’s Ride

Black Mask Reenlists the Space Riders for a New Series By Nolan P. Smith Black Mask Studios has created some of the most intriguing, original comics I have read in quite some time. One of my favorite series from the publisher has to be Space Riders. A mature, brash romp through a dangerous galaxy in…Read moreRead more

Black Mask @ Emerald City Comic Con: Panels & Special Guests & Exclusives

Black Mask Emerald City Comic Con

Black Mask Announces Their Emerald City Comic Con Exclusives By Staff Reports All of us here at Black Mask are excited to once again be supporting creators throughout Artist Alley and also to be running an official Black Mask booth on the ECCC showfloor for the first time!

CALEXIT is Coming- A Provocative, New Comic Book from Black Mask

CALEXIT

Black Mask Tackles A Massive Issue with their new series, CALEXIT By Staff Reports (Los Angeles)– What if a fascist, autocratic President took over the United States? And what if that President lost California, the sixth largest economy on Earth, by nearly 2-to-1…a margin of almost 3 1/2 million votes? What if the day after that President…Read moreRead more

Quantum Teens Are Go! Robots, muscle cars, & skater punks!

Black Mask Brings the Adventure with Quantum Teens Are Go! By Staff Reports On February 22nd, Black Mask brings next kickass teenage-misfit adventure Quantum Teens Are Go!

We Can Never Go Home Writer Patrick Kindlon Inks 3-book Deal with Black Mask

Patrick Kindlon

Three Book Deal for Patrick Kindlon Starts with There’s Nothing There By Staff Reports As reported in The Hollywood Reporter, Black Mask Studios has signed a three-book deal with comic writer Patrick Kindlon (SHIELD: Quake), whose creator-owned comic book We Can Never Go Home was a breakout hit for the company.

Preview: The Dregs #1: A smart & unique horror tale of celebrity, gentrification, & cannibalism-In stores Jan 25

Black Mask set to release The Dregs #1 on Jan 25th By Staff Reports Heading your way on January 25th, Black Mask is proud to present THE DREGS, a 4-issue smart and unique horror comic book mini-series written by new voices Lonnie Nadler and Zac Thompson with evocative artwork by Eric Zawadzki (Last Born) and…Read moreRead more

No Angel #1 Review: Do You Believe?

Adrianne Palicki Comes to the World of Comics with No Angel By Nolan P. Smith Black Mask Studio has released some of the most diverse comic series out there. From a psychedelic space faring adventure, to a super powered tragedy filled with romance and danger, to four kids planning on how to rob a bank,…Read moreRead more

Godkiller Book One Review: A Haunting Nightmare

Godkiller is a Rated-R Nightmare in Sequential Form (that’s a good thing) By Nolan P. Smith Godkiller Book One collects the eight issues of the first Godkiller series from Black Mask Studio, all in a beautiful hardcover collection (in a regular version or the variant cover version pictured above, which was available as a part…Read moreRead more

Preview: The Skeptics Hits Stores Oct 26th

Black Mask Brings The Skeptics to Shelves Oct 26 By Staff Reports Coming October 26th from your friends at Black Mask Studios, The Skeptics is a sharp new series about teenage grifters who trick all sides at the height of the Cold War. Think the adolescent political mischief of Wargames meets the 60s style and…Read moreRead more

4 Kids Walk Into a Bank #2 Review- Business Picked Up

4 Kids Walk Into a Bank

4 Kids Walk Into a Bank Continues to Walk with Greatness Review by Nolan P. Smith With the sophomore issue for Black Mask Studios’ 4 Kids Walk Into a Bank, we get more superb characterization, dialogue, and some major occurrences that put this book passed the speed limit before you know it. From writer Matthew…Read moreRead more

4 Kids Walk Into a Bank #1 Review

Black Mask’s Class of 2016 Kicks off with 4 Kids Walk into a Bank By Nolan P. Smith One of last year’s best comic mini series is easily Black Mask Studio’s We Can Never Go Home. Well, writer of that series, Matthew Rosenberg, is back and this time brings us a tale of 4 junior…Read moreRead more

Clandestino #2 Hits Comic Shops This Wednesday

The highly anticipated second issue for Black Mask’s Clandestino Drops This Week (By Staff Reports)– Sex, guns, and revolution return next week in CLANDESTINO #2. Written, drawn, colored, and lettered by Chilean born artist Amancay Nahuelpan, this book is the culmination of 7 years of work. The resulting story of a quiet man forced into the role…Read moreRead more

Space Riders Volumen Uno Review: Cruising to Greatness

Review by Nolan P. Smith For Mature Readers (Victor Valley)— Space. It’s been the setting for so many iconic stories throughout the years; all with their own takes on the vast emptiness that is deep space. Star Wars showed us the cool, adventurous nature of going from planet to planet, Guardians of the Galaxy showed…Read moreRead more

X’ed #1 Review: Mind Bending Bliss

Review by Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—We all have those times in our mind that we would love to forget. Those people who, at some point you cared deeply for, now only bring back a resonating pain when you reminisce. What if you could get rid of those memories permanently? X’ed takes that concept and…Read moreRead more

Black Mask Studios This Week: SPACE RIDERS gets collected, WE CAN NEVER GO HOME ends as X’ED begins

By Nolan P. Smith This is a good week for fans of Black Mask Studios- one book is collected, one comes to an end as another crazy adventure begins. First off, Space Riders is being collected! All four issues will be wrapped up with an intro by Book of Life director Jorge R. Gutierrez, a…Read moreRead more

Black Mask Debuts YouTube Multi-channel Network for New 'Tubecomics' Format

By Staff Reports Publishing and production company Black Mask Studios debuted its latest tech-entertainment innovations in today’s New York Times: tubecomics, a new digital comics format, and Blackmask.tv, a YouTube multi-channel network that will serve as tubecomics’ home. The format/platform duo are designed to encourage ad-supported binge-viewing of comics, a project developed by Black Mask…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Comic Review: Ballistic #1

Review by Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation Writer: Adam Egypt Mortimer Artist: Darick Robertson Publisher: Black Mask Studios Released: July 2013 Website: http://blackmaskstudios.com FOR MATURE READERS A demon infested future with winged cars, talking guns, cloned human meat on the menu, and drugged out people doing eight balls of Syphilis: sound crazy enough for you? Welcome…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Comic Book Review: 12 Reasons To Die #1

Review by: Christopher Guzman- Pastrami Nation Created by: Ghostface Killah and Adrian Younge Writer: Mathew Rosenberg and Patrick Kindlon Artist: Breno Tamura, Gus Storms Guest Illustrators: Kyle Strahm and Joe Infurnari Publisher: Black Mask Studio in association with Soul Temple Entertainment Website: http://blackmaskstudios.com/ Hot off of their inaugural release of Occupy Comics, Black Mask Studios…Read moreRead more