Art book featuring Dan Brereton's creation, the Nocturnals. 176 pages, full color hard cover, with a four page fold out. Nine by twelve inches.
For those who may not know it, the new book hit stores July 23rd! NOCTURNALS: CARNIVAL OF BEASTS is out and its waiting for you! 64 full-color pages, featuring a 35 page painted story by DAN BRERETON with 2 more NEW stories written by Dan.
Dan painted the first, 35-page story, "Beasts" a wicked-cool tale where the Nocs get their hands dirty with a frosty night of Reckoning served hot.
"The Scrimshaw Crown" also penned by Dan, features art by sensational comics newcomer, VIKTOR KALVACHEV, in a story featuring Starfish, a haunted harpoon, and a cursed Leviathan.
Diamond Order Code JUL083628
So I wrote the 2008 Vampirella Quarterly Halloween Special, hitting stores very soon.
As a fan of the magazine as a teen, and someone who turned in their fair share of covers for the comics as an illustrator, having the opportunity to write a Vampi story is a big deal for me.
"Written by Dan Brereton Illustrated by John Heebink
reported by Alan Belfast
see Wizard's coverage of NOCTURNALS: CARNIVAL OF BEASTS here:
WIZARD RECOGNIZING NOCTURNALS MEANS A LOT TO BRERETON
It's been some time since Dan's name or work has seen the inside of Wizard Magazine.
NYCC: Brereton Returns to "Nocturnals," with Friends
by Shaun Manning, Staff Writer
Sat, April 19th, 2008
Brereton's painted art from the extremely limited edition A Nocturnal Alphabet from Olympian Publishing
DAN BRERETON ON RETURNING TO THE NOCTURNALS
HERE'S AN EXCERPT:
The Nocturnals are a strange crew.
And they’re coming back.
Created by Dan Brereton, the Nocturnals are…well, let’s let Brereton describe them from a previous chat with Newsarama:
By Parker, Wieringo, Kesel, Staples & Various
This page should help make the experience of visiting Dan at a show more enjoyable and organized. Many times fans have questions or requests and this page will help set everyone straight.
Remembering these simple points keeps Dan sane and happy and even more fun to talk to all weekend long:
1. NO FREE SKETCHES PLEASE.
Sometimes Dan will make an exception, such as in the case of a sketchbook he is selling or hardcover book. For those who purchase a hardcover or sketchbook, a small sketch is something he does anyway.
March 13, 2008
Dave Stevens, artist, writer, illustrator, comic-book legend and creator of "The Rocketeer" character, died March 10th, after a long illness, (which has recently been revealed to be Hairy Cell Leukemia). We have lost a great talent, but those who were fortunate enough to know him even a little all knew Dave as a charismatic, gentle and quick-witted guy who always seemed years younger than his age.
Mark Evanier has written a piece on Dave you can see here: