August 9th, 2007
Chicago – BOOM! Studios announced the following signings at their booth (#548) during Wizard World Chicago 2007:
Friday 10-11am – TAG & TAG CURSED – Kody Chamberlain and Mike Leib
Friday 1-2pm – ZOMBIE TALES – Chris Moreno
Saturday 10-11am – TAG & TAG CURSED – Kody Chamberlain and Mike Leib
By the end of this summer, BOOM! will be offering a line of trade paperback graphic novels collecting their popular series, including TALENT, HERO SQUARED, DEATH VALLEY, X ISLE, and TAG featuring the illustration work of Kody Chamberlain along with ZOMBIE TALES featuring work by Chris Moreno.
Mike Leib’s TAG: CURSED, a follow-up to the hit Keith Giffen creation TAG, recently completed it’s five issue run.
Bios for the writers and artist signing can be found below:
Kody Chamberlain was born in Thibodaux, Louisiana, two short miles from Alan Moore’s SWAMP THING. Chamberlain is best known for illustrating 30 DAYS OF NIGHT: BLOODSUCKER TALES for IDW Publishing with writer Steve Niles and illustrating Keith Giffen’s TAG for BOOM! Studios. Chamberlain is a versatile artist often inking and coloring his own work. He’s also known to work in a wide variety of styles and techniques including traditional photo collage, which can be seen on his current creator owned project called PUNKS with writer Joshua Fialkov. Chamberlain is also a writer and creator working on a diverse selection of upcoming projects including THE FOUNDATION which was preemptively optioned by Paramount Pictures for film development.
Mike Leib has written numerous projects for major comics publishers including most recently the critically acclaimed horror series TAG: CURSED for BOOM! Studios. In addition to his work on CURSED, Leib’s other credits include the original TAG series with Keith Giffen, currently in development for a feature film at Universal Studios, JEREMIAH HARM with Giffen and Alan Grant, BOOM! ‘s ZOMBIE TALES and WHAT WERE THEY THINKING series, Marvel’s ROMANCE REDUX series and projects for TOKYOPOP. Leib is no stranger to comics having started his career as an Associate Editor at DC COMICS, where he helped to develop the company’s initial online presence.
In addition to contributing to BOOM!’s ZOMBIE TALES anthology, Chris Moreno is the artist on the miniseries, JOHNNY DELGADO IS DEAD from Kompany X. He’s also the artist on PAUL JENKINS’ SIDEKICk for 12 Gauge Comics/Image Comics, and backup artist on WORLD WAR HULK: FRONTLINE for Marvel Comics. His other comics credits include TEDDY SCARES VOL. 2 for Ape Entertainment, DRACULA VS. KING ARTHUR, its sequel, DRACULA VS. CAPONE written by Jim Krueger, The Last Sin of Mark Grimm, with writer M. Sean McManus, and the webcomic SUPER FRAt with long-time collaborator Tony DiGerolamo, and Zenescope Entertainment’s GRIMM FAIRY TALES.