Steve Mannion’s Fearless Dawn Launches At Asylum

by Jeff

Jan 22, 2009 (Los Angeles) Frank Forte, publisher of Asylum Press, has announced that the first issue of Fearless Dawn, By Steve Mannion, will be released April 2009.

Jet riding good girl FEARLESS DAWN battles her arch nemesis Helga Von Krause in this mini-series from Steve Mannion. Fearless Dawn infiltrates the vaunted “Manitoba Sector” to discover the secret behind Helga’s chemically-induced NAZI MONSTERS. Meanwhile, all is not well back at home base when Fearless Dawn’s boss discovers our hero has broken probation and flown the coop! Join us now as Steve Mannion’s beautifully rendered comic book tale unfolds in full-color glory! Fan’s of Steve Mannion’s The Bomb will love this new action-packed series.

“I am excited to bring Fearless dawn to a full-color series,” says creator Steve Mannion,” this is a dream project and I’m having a blast.”

“This is a great opportunity to showcase one of the great undiscovered comic illustrators of our time,” says publisher Frank Forte. “Steve’s dedication to the medium is unsurpassed. His pages are just a marvel to look at.”

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Steve Mannion’s amazing artwork is a beautiful homage to classic comics of yesteryear, and it brings to mind the timeless styles of artists that include Wally Wood, Will Elder, and Robert Crumb. Page layouts vary in style as well, bringing back memories of old Archie Comics, to stuff you see as recently as Eric Powell’s The Goon!

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Title: Fearless Dawn #1 (of 4)
Publisher: Asylum Press
Format/Price: SC, color $2.95, 32 pages
Item Code: FEB094073

Featured in Diamond Previews February 2009 shipping April 2009
Also carried by Haven Distributors

Asylum Press can be found on the web

Still available from Asylum Press is Steve Mannion’s The Bomb TPB.

This huge compilation features Steve Mannion at his unfiltered best spinning yarns of his favorite creations: Fearless Dawn, Sea Goin’ Lil, Brownhole Jones, Helga Von Krause and Jungle Chick and the Dinosaur.

Title: The Bomb TPB
Publisher: Asylum Press
Format/Price: SC, b&w $14.95
Item Code: JUN083688

Founded in 1999 by Frank Forte, Asylum Press is a unique publishing house specializing in high profile projects from some of the industry’s biggest names. Publishing superhero comics with Warlash: Zombie Mutant Genesis, continuing their tradition of horror with Undead Evil, Satan’s 3-Ring Circus of Hell, the upcoming Asylum of Horrors and Beyond Lovecraft, venturing into dark humor with Billy Boy The Sick Little Fat Kid and The Cletus and Floyd Show, Asylum Press continues to be on the cutting edge of comic and graphic novel publishing. Asylum Press is distributed by Diamond Comics, Haven Distributors and Partners Publishers Group.

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