Friday, October 29, 2010

THE CHAMPION CITY FIRE - Pages 1 to 12 (ADULT LANGUAGE & VIOLENCE)

Writer: TonyDoug Wright
Artist: Joseph Haemmerle

Synopsis: New Ravenwood, Ohio, also known as The Champion City, is full of crooked cops, pushy dames, untouchable crime lords, and gun-wielding vigilantes that can travel time. Two clean cops, Johnny Magnum and Andrea Hammer, are on a mission to put an end to the crime and corruption in The Champion City by enlisting the help of a retired cop and a patient from an insane asylum.


Wednesday, October 13, 2010

CONTACT

Feel free to contact Champion City Comics regarding our webcomics.  We do at times collaborate with other websites on webcomics projects so feel free to contact us.

E-mail: TonyDoug Wright 

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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

ARTWORK FOR SALE

Champion City Comics is now selling original artwork by our artists. If you are a fan of vintage pin-ups, golden age pin-ups, and original comic book character designs then our artwork selection is for you.

The artwork below is currently for sale and be sure to click the name of the artist to contact them in order to inquire on the price or to purchase the art.


CURRENT ARTWORK FOR SALE


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AGATHA BY VICTOR POZZI



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This is an original piece by Victor Pozzi. If you are interested in purchasing this piece, then click here to contact Victor.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

OUR TITLES

CLICK ON THE TITLES TO READ OUR WEBCOMICS!

 

DR. DEATH vs. THE VAMPIRE (ADULT LANGUAGE)














Artist and Letterer: A. Kaviraj


Based on Dr. Death vs. The Vampire by Aaron Schutz which originally appeared in the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.


Genre: Superhero Thriller


A bus travels along a highway in the Eastern Oregon desert. On board is an almost superhero known as Dr. Death, a man who has the power to euthanize terminally ill people and psychopaths. While on the bus, Dr. Death encounters a terminally ill woman who is traveling with a vampire companion that feeds off of her pain and suffering.


Recommended if you like: The Watchmen by Alan Moore


DR DEATH vs. THE ZOMBIE (ADULT LANGUAGE)















Writer: TonyDoug Wright

Artist and Letterer: A. Kaviraj

Dr. Death character based on the story Dr Death vs The Vampire by Aaron Schutz

Champion City Comics is pleased to present the exciting conclusion to Dr Death vs The Vampire. Dr. Death has taken refuge in Las Vegas following a brutal encounter with a vampire clan. However, his refuge is short-lived due to the presence of a zombie that is terrorizing the city.


 Recommended if you like: The Watchmen by Alan Moore


DR DEATH vs. THE ZOMBIE VERSION 2.0 (ADULT LANGUAGE)




Writer: TonyDoug Wright

Artist: A. Kaviraj

Color: Joe Haemmerle

Lettering: Magnus

Dr. Death character based on the story Dr Death vs The Vampire by Aaron Schutz

You are not seeing double. Champion City Comics has decided to relaunch our popular webcomic by creating a second version that is darker and grittier than the first.

Champion City Comics is pleased to present the exciting conclusion to Dr Death vs The Vampire. Dr. Death has taken refuge in Las Vegas following a brutal encounter with a vampire clan. However, his refuge is short-lived due to the presence of a zombie that is terrorizing the city.


 Recommended if you like: The Watchmen by Alan Moore


DR. DEATH vs. THE MASTER MIND (ADULT LANGUAGE & VIOLENCE)














Writer: TonyDougWright

Artist: A. Kaviraj

Letters: MaGnUs 


Color Cover: Kurt Peterson
 
Genre: Superhero thriller

Champion City Comics is pleased to present the third installment of the Doctor Death series which is based on the Doctor Death character created by Aaron Schutz.

Doctor Death has survived a near-death experience with a psychic vampire in the Oregon desert and he has also defeated a murderous zombie in Las Vegas. Wanting to avoid any problems with law enforcement, Doctor Death returns home to his superhero league headquarters where he discovers that someone or something has been stealing the memories of high ranking officials, world class scientists, and a retired Navy SEAL.

Recommended if you like The Watchmen by Alan Moore

THE RED DEVIL














Writer: TonyDoug Wright

Pencils, Ink, and Lettering: Erik Roman and Joe Haemmerle


Genre: Pulp and Action-Adventure



Synopsis: Dublin O'Darby (The Red Devil) is an international crime-fighter who works for Sebastian Coronado, the director of an organization dedicated to combating cartels of evil. Joining The Red Devil is teenage sidekick Charlotte Murphy (Kid Diablo). In the exciting first issue, Red Devil and Kid Diablo track down a dangerous ninja, Silent Noise, who has stolen a mysterious ring which once belonged to a diabolical group of demon worshipers known as the Order of Methalius..

Recommended if you like: Classic pulp stories, action-adventure tales, and Dick Tracy 

GARGOYLE














Story by: German Rojas

Pencils and Letters: Victor Pozzi 

Translation by: Christopher Smith  

Genre: Superhero Horror 

Overview: Thousands of years ago, demons and angels engaged in an epic battle. Fast forward one thousand years and a crime-fighting gargoyle encounters an angel.

AM I AN A-HOLE OR IS IT EVERYBODY ELSE?













Artist and Writer: Bob Toben

Synopsis: This tale follows the day-to-day adventures of Mr. Bob Toben who has been described a curmudgeon, a surly fellow, and a total a-hole. Maybe the people are right or maybe he's just one misunderstood dude. Take a read of the comic below and enjoy. 

Recommended if you like: The works of Harvey Pekar and R. Crumb


URITORCO

Story Concept, Artist, and Letterer: Victor Pozzi

Story: Christopher Smith

Uritorco is a superhero story set in Argentina. The mysterious region of Uritorco is known as a source of mystical powers and a group of supervillains have arrived to steal the energy of Uritorco. However, a group of superheroes have been following the supervillains movements and are ready to do battle at Uritorco!

 COMICS FROM THE EDGE













Artist: Bob Toben

Comic Strip Writers: Bob Toben &; TonyDoug Wright

Synopsis: Comics From The Edge is a daily comic strip that is for fans of one-panel humor strips like The Far Side.

 CREATURE FROM BEYOND INFINITY

Artist and writer: A. Kaviraj



Synopsis: This golden age inspired science-fiction comic book was adapted by A. Kaviraj from the story A Million Years to Conquer. 

Recommended if you like: Golden Age science-fiction stories 

DAY 165 - ISSUE 1 (ADULT LANGUAGE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Writer: TonyDoug Wright

Artist: Giovanni Ballati

Color: Joe Haemmerle 

Genre: War

Private First Class Chris Richland has survived 164 days as a soldier in Afghanistan. But on day 165, his life and the lives of his fellow soldiers will be forever changed by the horrors of war.
Recommended if you like: The 'Nam by Larry Hama 

RAPID CITY #1














Writer: Josh Dahl

Pencils and Inks: A. Kaviraj

Lettering: Magnus

Color Cover: Micah Faulkner

 In this issue, a young hero tries to figure out how to begin a career as a costumed crime fighter. His first challenge, finding a name. 

RAPID CITY #11














Writer: Josh Dahl
 
Pencils, Ink, and Lettering: A. Kaviraj
 
Genre: Superhero
 
Overview: Rapid City is a semi-autobiographical superhero comic book. As writer Josh Dahl faces the challenges of producing a monthly superhero comic book, the character, Kinetic, faces the challenges of becoming a superhero in Rapid City.
In this issue, Kinetic faces the seemingly insurmountable problem of street-crime and finds that his actions have a much greater, and far different, impact than he expected.

Recommended if you like: Old School Marvel


THE HELL FIGHTERS





Writer: TonyDoug Wright

Pencils, Ink, and Lettering: Victor Pozzi
 
Genre: Superhero
 
Overview: Grand Harbor, Michigan has been overrun by criminal elements including the blood-thirsty Savinni crime family and the sadistic crime lord, The Czar. Overwhelmed by the violence, the citizens and local law enforcement ask the government to send protection. Their saviors are a task force trained to eliminate crime by any means necessary. They are THE HELL FIGHTERS.

Recommended if you like: Vertigo and Image titles

NAIRA: ENCOUNTER IN A-1166 

NAIRA 2: RETURN TO A-1166 














Writer: TonyDoug Wright

Artist & Concept: Victor Pozzi

Genre: Classic Science Fiction

Naira, an intergalactic scientist, begins a research project on an undiscovered planet in a galaxy known only as A-1166. To her surprise, the planet is home to a species of plant that has the ability to cure many diseases, but to her horror, the planet is inhabited by a race of violent creatures.
Recommended if you like: Stan Lee and Jack Kirby Marvel titles and classic sci-fi movies


TALES FROM THE FUTURE: A SCI-FI ANTHOLOGY

 












Writers: TonyDoug Wright, A. Kaviraj, and Kurt Peterson


Pencils, Inks, and Lettering: A. Kaviraj, Victor Pozzi, Kurt Peterson, Isaac Weiss, and Earl Geir


Champion City Comics is pleased to present Tales From The Future, a sci-fi anthology inspired by the works of Philip K. Dick and classic golden age comic books!
Recommended if you like: Classic sci-fi tales


THE CHAMPION CITY FIRE (ADULT LANGUAGE & VIOLENCE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Writer: TonyDoug Wright


Artist: Joseph Haemmerle
 
Genre: Crime Noir and Science Fiction

Synopsis: New Ravenwood, Ohio, also known as The Champion City, is full of crooked cops, pushy dames, untouchable crime lords, and gun-wielding vigilantes that can travel time. Two clean cops, Johnny Magnum and Andrea Hammer, are on a mission to put an end to the crime and corruption in The Champion City by enlisting the help of a retired cop and a patient from an insane asylum.

Recommended if you like: 100 Bullets by Brian Azzarello


THE END OF PARADISE (ADULT LANGUAGE & VIOLENCE)














Writer: TonyDoug Wright
 
Pencils, Ink, and Lettering: A. Kaviraj
 
Genre: Crime Noir
 
Overview: Nick Hamilton, a former small-time criminal, is on a serious revenge mission to kill Frankie Paradise, a notorious mob boss responsible for the death of an innocent man and his family. Joining Nick on his mission is Marshall Jackson, a weapons dealer, and The Kid, a teenage prophet and gun for hire. Nick, Marshall, and The Kid must take out Paradise's henchmen in order to get to their main target, Frankie Paradise.

Recommended if you like: Criminal by Ed Brubaker


WESTWOOD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Writer: TonyDoug Wright

Pencils and Lettering: Victor Pozzi
 
Genre: Science Fiction Thriller
 
Seventeen years ago, a college student named Charlie Westwood disappeared while investigating a secret society in his hometown of New Ravenwood, Ohio. A police investigation of Westwood's disappearance led to a dead end but an archivist at a local university later discovered a photograph of Westwood. The photograph pre-dated Westwood's disappearance by nearly sixteen years and the archivist decides to investigate the whereabouts of Westwood and the secret society. 

Recommended if you like: Sci-fi thrillers


GHELDO


 

 

 

 

 

 

Writer and Artist: Giovanni Ballati


Gheldo is a dream-like tale of confusion, loss, fear, and hope.

Recommended if you like: Titles from Top Shelf Productions


THE CAPTIVE














Writer: Victor Pozzi

Genre: Historical Fiction/Western
 
The Captive is based on the 1837 poem, La Cautiva, which tells a chilling tale about the capture and escape of two Argentine settlers, Brian and Maria.

Recommended if you like: Westerns

PHOEBE & EDDIE - ISSUE #1

PHOEBE & EDDIE: ISSUE #2 (THE GUILD)














Writer: TonyDoug Wright


Pencils, Inks, and Lettering: Joe 'Pohgo' Pruitt


Genre: Teen Humor


Phoebe & Eddie are two Midwestern teenagers under the influence of rock & roll, comic books, vintage clothing, late night infomercials, caffeine, video games, John Hughes movies, and bad Chinese food. They claim to be the coolest duo on the planet but unfortunately the world has not received the memo. 

Recommended if you like: Incredibly sarcastic pop culture humor


Saturday, October 9, 2010

HISTORY & STAFF

THE HISTORY:
Champion City Comics, founded by TonyDoug Wright in October of 2009, is a webcomics community fueled by a do-it-yourself philosophy. It has been our goal to provide excellent webcomics to a worldwide community while supporting and developing up-and-coming writers and artists. Currently, we have nine titles that cover various genres from science-fiction to crime noir to teen humor. Our dedicated staff of writers and artists hail from the United States, Argentina, Canada, Brazil, and Italy.



Our webcomics are updated every Wednesday, but every day we feature a hilarious comic strip, Comics From The Edge. We thank you for supporting Champion City Comics. 


WRITERS & ARTISTS:


TONYDOUG WRIGHT: TonyDoug is a lost soul of rock and roll, a proud father, archivist, instructor of history, and a guy that is married to the coolest girl on the planet. TonyDoug Wright is the writer for the following titles, The Champion City Fire, The End of Paradise, Westwood, Day 165, Phoebe and Eddie, Doctor Death vs The Zombie, Naira, and Naira 2. Contact: tonydoug25@msn.com






A. KAVIRAJ: Kav is an artist, teacher, and biologist who lives in Sacramento, California. He is the artist for The End of Paradise, Rapid City,Tales From The Future, and Dr Death vs The Zombie. He is the writer and artist for Dr. Death vs. The Vampire. E-mail: ddkaviraj@aol.com




VICTOR POZZI: Victor is an Argentine artist, an engineer, is married, has two children, and has participated in several workshops in drawing with Ariel Olivetti and Jorge Lucas. Victor is the artist for Westwood, Naira, Naira 2, The Captive, and The Hell Fighters.Contact:
ingpozzi@yahoo.com.ar





BOB TOBEN: Bob Toben is an incredibly mysterious individual-even more mysterious than the enigmatic Fred Hull. Not much is known about him, even by himself. His past is shrouded in mystery, but he does send submissions at odd unpredictable intervals. His stated goal is to be the most unknown man in comics. He has asked us to withold his email address, and we have to respect that. 





GIOVANNI BALLATI: Giovanni is Italian artist and writer with an impressive artistic resume that includes Language of the Etruscan Gods, Don Peppe Diana and ,Il Micco e il Forziere di Gaidoald. Giovanni is the artist for Day 165. He is also the writer and artist for Gheldo.








JOSH DAHL:  By day, Josh Dahl teaches English at a juvenile detention center in Boston, but by night (and by weekend) he writes the semi-autobiographical superhero comic book Rapid City. He lives with his girlfriend and his dog, and takes superheroes very seriously.



JOSEPH HAEMMERLE: This graduate from the Art Institute of Seattle currently resides in Austin, TX. Joe has been the artist for The Champion City Fire and the colorist for Day 165. Currently he is the artist for The Red Devil.



ERIK ROMAN: Erik Roman is an illustrator and cartoonist living in the wilds of Southwest Michigan with his wife, daughter and Betta. Erik discovered comic books on a spinner rack at a grocery store at the ripe young age of 7 and has been drawing superheroes, science fiction and fantasy trying to recreate the wonder and feeling of awe he had when he first opened and read that old issue of Iron Man. Erik works primarily with traditional media such as graphite, charcoal and ink and only uses digital programs such as Photoshop for cleaning up images. A primarily self taught illustrator, Erik's work has appeared in comic books, role playing game books, websites, magazines and newspapers since 2002.



MAGNUS: (Martín A. Pérez) is a Uruguayan writer and letterer. For CCC he letters Dr. Death vs The Zombie, Rapid City, and Tales From The Future. On his own, he's a member of GAS Comics in his country, through which he publishes several comics (mostly in Spanish), as well as penning and lettering stories here and there for other publications. Every Friday; he publishes his webstrip My Life Without A Jetpack, a humorous look at his own life.



KURT PETERSON: Kurt is the writer and artist of Escape, a sci-fi short story featured in Tales From The Future.



CHRISTOPHER SMITH: Christopher Smith was born in London, Ontario to American parents in September of 1979. Married in 2002, children came along shortly thereafter and killed all of his expensive hobbies - though he did manage to support his avid paintball habit for a few years by writing for a nationally distributed paintball magazine. When the paintball writing came to an end, he discovered a love of writing as a hobby, specifically supernatural and fantasy fiction. With a few indie-published short stories as well as a queue of shorts and novels in various stages of editing, writing has filled any void he might have in his free time.



BRIAN CEE: Brian Cee writes away his ever-loving days in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. When not writing, the self-described “redneck Grant Morrison” plunks on his bass, raises a daughter, jaws with his wife or lollygags in the world outside his backdoor. Works-in-progress include PLASTIC and Zombielicious, both with artist Josh Ginter.





MICHAEL KNOLL: Michael Knoll is from Frankfort, Indiana and currently is a student at Ball State University.



BRET KINSEY: Bret is a comic book reader and the author of The Burning Blade, a fantasy comic book set in the Dungeons and Dragons mythos. In his off time, Bret enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and playing guitar. Currently, Bret resides in Muncie, Indiana and works as a heavy truck operator. His favorite comics are Superman, The Walking Dead, Invincible, and The Green Lantern. Contact: bkinsey1978@gmail.com



MICHAEL NEWTON: Hey CCC readers, it is time that I let you know a little about myself. My name’s Michael Newton, and I’m an artist and a writer (more artist than writer, I assure you). I’m a sophomore at Ball State University and I’m studying to be an art teacher (but I’d like to be a comic artist). I read more comics than I should, then I try to write reviews on them for Champion City. If you couldn’t tell, I go to school with Mike Knoll, and we sometimes reference each other in our reviews, so I’m sure he’ll say my art sucks every chance he gets.


MATT LOUDEN: Matthew Louden spent ten years as an undiscovered rock'n'roll icon before deciding to pack up his gear and giving writing comics a shot.  He is married with two (soon to be three) children and lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Matthew is the writer for Cuddle-Puff: Destroyer of the Damned.  He can be seen below making his "writing face." Or he may be thinking about ice cream.





FRED HULL: Fred Hull is an enigmatic figure with several comic artists in his family tree, so it's in his blood. He is best described as "that guy the hero goes to in the movies to get information or some type of new weapon or something. He is never at a loss for this and that is why he is so valued at Champion City Comics. Contact: fhull@cwnet.com






HUGH ORR:Hugh Orr received his BFA from Winthrop University in Graphic Design and Visual Communications. Currently runs a small design firm, ORRNOT LLC[orrnot.com], in Rock Hill, SC. Has a modest collection of comics (3,000) but loves the industry. Remembers the week Superman died. Loves GI Joe and Transformers a bit too much. Has seen every thing Star Trek ever. Sushi and Movie buff. Currently writing two screenplays, and working on Robert Atkins's website (of GI Joe fame).




JOE PRUITT: Joe is an artist and writer from Ohio. Joe has worked for various publishers and has a comic strip titled Brit & Ivy. Joe is the artist for Phoebe and Eddie.


TOM AGNETTI: Tom is an imaginative illustrator, painter, 3d artist and animator who is driven by an incredible passion for self-expression through art. Tom is accomplished in using traditional methods as well as digital and modern technique. His paintings have been featured in galleries and art shows across the state of Delaware. Tom's illustrations have also appeared in numerous books, games and magazines. Tom is responsible for the design of various characters used in animation, film, comic books and the creation of mascots. He is the artist and letterer for Cuddle-Puff: Destroyer of the Damned.




Saturday, October 2, 2010

VIGILANCE - EPISODES 1 - 6

Champion City Comics presents Vigilance an exciting new webcomic from Freestyle Komics.

TO VIEW THE WEBCOMIC PLEASE CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW. YOU MAY ADJUST THE SETTINGS FOR OPTIMAL VIEWING.