It’s Comics Day on Substack
Welcoming Grant Morrison and more...
Six months ago, we announced a major investment in comics creators on Substack with the addition of some of the world’s best comics artists and integration with Panels, the leading iOS comic reader. Today, we’re pleased to welcome a new cohort of acclaimed comics creators to Substack, as well as a heap of brand-new art and announcements from the early class of creators who’ve pioneered comics publishing on Substack.
New to Substack
Six new comics creators are debuting on the platform today, bringing with them everything from superheroes to romance to manga.
New releases from Substack’s pioneering comics artists:
3 Worlds / 3 Moons: Jonathan Hickman, Mike del Mundo, and Mike Huddleston’s concept universe shares a new comic, RUINS, along with news of upcoming rewards (like a free print edition for annual and founding subscribers) and more work on the way: THE VALLARS, and THE PATH, an interactive comic for founder–level subscribers.
It's Chip Zdarsky's Newsletter, Okay?: The eponymous artist has made the first issue of his inaugural Substack project, PUBLIC DOMAIN, free to read for everyone.
The Empire of the Tiny Onion: James Tynion IV has released the first chapter of his new graphic novella, THE CLOSET, with art by Gavin Fullerton (for paid subscribers), along with news of an upcoming new series called THE ODDLY PEDESTRIAN LIFE OF CHRISTOPHER CHAOS, and a new anthology series, TRUE WEIRD, with an opening story by James and the legendary Klaus Janson—as well as a major update to his “Onion Club” subscription tier.
Tales From the Farm: Jeff Lemire brings his mega-hit BLACK HAMMER Universe to his Substack, releasing the first chapter of THE LAST DAYS OF BLACK HAMMER, with art by Stefano Simone.
1979 Semi-Finalist: Kelly Thompson unveils the full first issue of her brand-new book, THE BLACK CLOAK, with art by Meredith McClaren.
KLC Press: Donny Cates with and Ryan Stegman release the first chapter of their highly anticipated new book, VANISH, and announce its first spinoff, VANISH: THE GOLDEN WAR by Kenny Porter and Ryan Lee.
In The Telling: Molly Knox Ostertag is sharing cut scenes from her award winning graphic novel bestseller, GIRL FROM THE SEA.
Dark Apocrypha Presents: Rodney Barnes debuts the first issue of his new zombie thriller, 20 DEGREES PAST RIGOR, with art by Maan House.
Our Best Jackett: Scott Snyder announces the opening of a new Founder’s subscription tier, with rewards like Substack-exclusive variant covers, signed comics, invitations to special events, and even a 1-on-1 call with Scott.
BARF: Sophie Campbell releases the first chapter of the follow-up to her critically acclaimed SHADOWEYES: SHADOWEYES FOR GOOD.