Wednesday, November 7, 2012

"HVZA" graphic novel features 3 Comics Experience alums!

A new graphic novel, HVZA: Hudson Valley Zombie Apocalypse, has been released by Spirited Comics, and it features work by Comics Experience alums and Creators Workshop members Janine Frederick, Ken Frederick, and Joe Sergi!

The stories in the trade paperback are based in the universe of the HVZA: Hudson Valley Zombie Apocalypse novel, written by Linda Zimmerman. In that novel, an infection spreads through New York's Hudson Valley. We follow the story from the first days of infection to the last days of civilization, as told by Dr. Rebecca Truesdale, aka "Becks."

The graphic novel explores eight separate stories of some of the other characters in the HVZA universe as they struggle to survive.

The book also contains a special illustrated short story, War Dog, as well as the first chapter of the novel.

CE alums contributed to:

  * Life of the Party written by Janine Frederick
  * Deflated with art & lettering by Ken Frederick
  * Survivor written by Joe Sergi
  * War Dog with illustrations by Ken Frederick

The scripts for both Life of the Party and Survivor were workshopped by Janine and Joe on the Creators Workshop.

The HVZA graphic novel is available for sale on both Amazon and Barnes & Noble, so check it out!

Congrats to Janine, Ken, and Joe on the new graphic novel!

If you want to make comics, write, draw, letter, and color comics, or improve as a comics creator, you'll find like-minded friends and colleagues in our online workshops and courses. We hope to see you there!

Posted by Rob Anderson
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