Friday, October 30, 2009

Relic & Ego #3 Starts Production

Relic & Ego #2 is done and will hit the printers next month and without a bump in the road Matias moves right into issue #3. Here are some designs for both Relic and Ego.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Relic & Ego Pencils By Matias Lopez

Relic & Ego #2 will be available next month and I wanted to give you a little taste of what the interior pages will look like. Here is a penciled page done by Matias Lopez.

Friday, October 2, 2009

Inked Relic Pin-Up!

Here is the final inks on the pin-up for Relic. Th pencils and inks are done by Jimmy Reyes and the colors are being worked on as we speak by Hai-Na-Nu Saulque. I really cannot wait for the final product.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Relic Pin-Up by Jimmy Reyes

ECV Press is starting to provide more than just the amazing comics we have been. Starting soon we will also have shirts and prints for sale. Here is a look at one of the prints with pencils by Jimmy Reyes.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

The Hunters #3 is will underway! The story of Unit TF and the Alien Incursion continues under the scripting of Jennifer Schwartz and art of Ismael Canales! Here is a design sketch for issue 3. Sam and Marisa have been seen in both issues so far but we will get to know them and Mr. Anthony in this next issue.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Boss Danas From Triad

The triplets criminal father drawn by Alejandro Salazar. Alejandro worked on a Relic & Egostory to appear in The Continuum #2 and this is a design from his Triad story to appear in The Continuum #3.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Lost Japanese Girl

In Relic & Ego #2 the enigmatic duo come across a small Japanese girl who could use a little help. This is just a small side story in the issue but I loved the design sketch by Matias Lopez so much I wanted to show you all.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

'Nuff Said!

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Triad Page 13 Colored

Here is the final colors on the Joel Cotejar Pencils and inks. This great color is delivered by Gonzalo Duarte. Just wait till you see the full book, his colors are amazing!

Friday, June 12, 2009

Triad #1 Goes To Print!

Triad #1 IS DONE and on its way to the printers. Relic & Ego #1 and The Continuum Universe #2 go out next week. This should give us a nice display for San Diego Con.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Goro and his Magic Emporium

Designs of Goro and his magic shop by Matias Soto for Relic & Ego #2. We wanted to bring out a Japanese look but also twist it a little to blend in with the etheral world that ECV Press is creating. I will post the page with the shop soon so you can see the final result.

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Triad #1 Inks

Triad #1 will be out soon! Here is an inked page by Joel Cotejar.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

The Continuum Universe #2! A page from the Relic & Ego section, only 1/4 of the action. This will be available by San Diego Con! Come by and say hi!

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Strange Light Artist for The Continuum Universe #2

We have unfortunately changed artists for Strange Light. Our new artist is Mark Santiago. Here are a couple concept designs he did to give us an idea of how he planned on handling the characters. I love the noir feel he brings to the story.

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Jimmy Reyes is doing the cover for THE CONTINUUM UNIVERSE #2! Here is a layout of what he has planned. It will include alll of the players in that issue. Some are new and some you will recognize.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Final Design Pic For Bolt!

Here is a Final pic for The leader of Thunderground to appear in the F.I.S.T. 1-Shot.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

F.I.S.T. Baddies

Here is a group design shot by Mike Dorman for the F.I.S.T. 1-Shot that we are working on. All the characters in this picture are new for the story except Recon who has a new design. For more info on Recon and F.I.S.T. please check out The Continuum Universe #1 and our webcomic for Spades.

Spades Webcomic

Monday, March 23, 2009

F.I.S.T redesigns for upcoming 1-Shot!

Myself and Mike Dorman have begun working on a F.I.S.T. 1-shot. here are some redesigns Mike whipped up for the story. Look forward to this story as it is going to rock!

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Strangelight Panel from The Continuum Universe #2

Here is a great penciled panel by Strangelight artist Jimmy Reyes. You will get a glimpse into the Strangelight world on this weeks webcomic. It will be up as soon as we get some issues worked out with the domain provider. I think you will be impressed by the art and writing behind this story.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Wondercon Is Over But The Con Season Has Just Begun!

We made it through Wondercon 2009! We had 5 books for sale this time and we got not only a great response from first time viewers but our returning customers as well. Thank you to everyone! I'd also like to thank my booth mates who made the con as much fun as it was. Jennifer Schwartz, Hai-Na-Nu Saulque, Richard Curtze and Craig Glenn were on fire! The next convention you can come by and say hi will be Sac Con, Sunday March 8th. See you all there and please keep spreading the word!

Ben Schwartz

Thursday, February 26, 2009

BOOTH AA82 Wondercon 2009

If you are attending Wondercon this weekend, Feb 27 - Mar 1, then stop by the ECV Press booth to say hi. BOOTH AA82 in Artist Alley!

Enemi-Haven Distribution & ECV Press

With Diamond doing their best to thin the herd of Indy comics a new Distributor has risen up to take that place. Enemi Entertainment & Haven Distribution are working hard to make sure that Indy books do not get axed from your local comic store. Please check out their sites and let your retailer know that they need to give this company a try.

In the March 2009 edition, available now, you can see ECV Press and our 1st 3 issues being distributed nationwide! Check out page 54 and make sure you let your comic shop know that you want to see these issues on their shelf. We also have a special incentive where retailers can receive 3 free issues!

Monday, February 23, 2009

Relic & Ego In The Continuum #2

The Continuum #2 is on the way! Here is a sample of the Relic & Ego portion written by Ben Schwartz and penciled by Richard Curtze. This adventure takes place in a desolate mountain region with Jung from the webcomic THE SYNERGIST. Take a look...

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

The Continuum Universe's STRANGELIGHT 12 pager!

Here is a rough layout for the 12 page STRANGELIGHT comic that will appear in THE CONTINUUM UNIVERSE #2! You can also check out a webcomic lead-in that will start on our website March 10th. Mark your calendars!

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

The Continuum Universe #2 Spades Pg1

Here is the final page to that layout I showed you a few weeks back. I am very happy with the way this story is shaping up and can't wait for you to read the whole thing in the next Continuum Universe.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

The Hunters #2 Prelim Sketches by Isamael Canales

I came across this early sketch by Ismael and had to post. Even when he is laying out or sketching his pages are amazing! Here is Luis from The Hunters.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Pytor from The Continuum's Strangelight 12 pager

A design by Mark Roberts for Pyotr, a character to appear in the upcoming STRANGELIGHT webcomic. You will also see more of STRANGELIGHT in the 2nd issue of THE CONTINUUM out later 2nd quarter 2009.

Thursday, January 15, 2009

New Colorist for RELIC & EGO #1

We are happy to welcome our new colorist for RELIC & EGO on board! Cammie did some amazing samples as you can see and I cannot wait to see the rest of the book completed.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

First Look!

The final story in THE CONTINUUM UNIVERSE #2 will be written and drawn by 2 ECV Press newcomers. Cameron Brewer writes this horror/fantasy tale and the art is provided by Jimmy Reyes. Here is a first look at one of the two main characters, Mozart.

Friday, January 2, 2009

The Continuum Universe #2

We have been showing you previews for the SPADES segment of THE CONTINUUM UNIVERSE #2 so we thought we'd show you a look at one of the other stories. Longtime ECV Press artist Santiago Espina returns to give us a 12 pager around one of our new Superhero Trio...I mean TRIAD!