If you’re going to be at the Boston Comic Con this weekend, April 21-22, be sure to look around for Joe Martino! He’ll be there promoting Shadowflame, Ripperman, and Curse of the Cortes Stone and showing off his artwork. He’ll be at table AA514, so don’t miss him!
Want to take a look at some of his work? Keep on reading!
TITLE: Curse of the Cortes Stone
Diamond Code: APR12 0788 Genre: Superhero
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The Wraith, Shadowflame and Johnny Saturn spring forth from their own independent series’ for an adventure only the three of them could possibly dare face. Battling against Aztekoth, The Wraith soon encounters an evil unlike any he has ever faced before–Orcus! An evil so pronounced, so powerful, that the fate of not only the world, but all existence is at stake. Soon joined by his fellow heroes, the trio battle as best they can against a galactic threat that will require the gathering of all Earth’s champions to combat. Join our heroes in this rollicking adventure filled with drama, action and excitement in the best tradition of comic book storytelling. A War of the Independents crossover.
Diamond Code: SEP100773 Genre: Superhero Science Fiction
Arcana Title Page: http://arcana.com/view_issue.php?id=377 <– See an extended preview of the book!
When Officer Tom Wyatt’s wife, Janice, was murdered he tried to find solace in his own grief and despair. He attempted to end his own life. Instead he found himself transported to a ship orbiting the Earth. The aliens aboard explained that he could not kill himself for he was the last of a chosen line. A family line which possessed the perfect genetic Imprint to receive the ‘gift of power’ and become a third holy man of lsht. So after hearing the story of Isht and his family, Tom agreed to take the power. In a painful ceremony he was endowed with powers that set him apart from other men. He was now a superman, capable of vast feats of strength, flight, telekinetic force bolts and all the rewards of being a holy man. This gave him not only great powers, but a reason to live.
Diamond Code: AUG110798 Genre: Horror Horror
Arcana Title Page: http://arcana.com/view_issue.php?id=174 <– See an extended preview of the book!
Thrown into a world that he doesn’t understand, he is placed at the feet of a church. Under the teachings of Father Thomas Jacob he will learn the ways of the Lord, but not if the devil has anything to say about it. Find out if the Ripperman remains an instrument of good, or gives in to his demonic side.