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Hembeck Hero Gallery: IN COLOR!

One of the fun things about having your own little stable of characters is that you can “play” with them. By that, I mean that you can interpret them in any darned way you want. I’ve used the Heroes Now anthology series to do just that. Past that, there’s the Hero Gallery. It’ll be aContinue reading “Hembeck Hero Gallery: IN COLOR!”

HAPPYHOLIDAYS = EVERY book free this week!

THE SKINNY: Go to the Phoenix Productions Gumoad shop ( and use the HAPPYHOLIDAYS discount code to get EVERY single book in the Phoenix Productions library for free in PDF format through Christmas Day, December 25, 2022! WHAT HAPPENED: My printer didn’t come through. I was supposed to have HEROES NOW #2 & #3 asContinue reading “HAPPYHOLIDAYS = EVERY book free this week!”

One day left to pre-order Teri S. Wood’s Accelerator Artist Edition

Total price for this package is five dollars, which is the exact same price that Heroes Now #2 will cost including shipping. Pre-ordering basically gets you a free Artist Edition package that will never be printed again! For more on the book and the offer, click on this prior post. To jump straight to theContinue reading “One day left to pre-order Teri S. Wood’s Accelerator Artist Edition”

Accelerator Artist Edition pre-orders open through Sept. 15

Phoenix Productions and Teri Sue Wood invite you to celebrate her return to comic sequential art after 20 years with a special Artist Edition package containing the forthcoming “Accelerator” story in Phoenix’s Heroes Now #2 and signed/numbered Accelerator bookmark.   Teri Sue Wood is the creator, author and illustrator of the acclaimed 21-issue “The Wandering Star”Continue reading “Accelerator Artist Edition pre-orders open through Sept. 15”

HEROES NOW #1 is here!

Just in time for a debut at SPACE (Small Press/Alternative Comics Expo) on May 21-22 in Columbus, Ohio! It’s the premiere issue of the Phoenix Productions hero anthology, bringing the classic 1980s heroes into the modern day! Building upon the stories told in HEROIC: HEROES PAST, HEROES NOW: PATRIOT and HOLOGRAM, this anthology continues theContinue reading “HEROES NOW #1 is here!”

HEROES NOW #1 is at the printer!

Everyone has signed off, the bill has been paid, the files have been uploaded…so it’s time to announce HEROES NOW #1! All along, my goal was to release the HEROIC: HEROES PAST retrospective and then settle in with three regular books: 1) The HOLOGRAM mincomic, 2) The STRANGE TIMES “anything goes” anthology, and 3) HEROESContinue reading “HEROES NOW #1 is at the printer!”

What’s new at Phoenix?

Hey all, I’m back from Spring Break and am a bit more tan, slightly rested (but quickly losing ground on that front from long nights since returning) and am more than ready to get things rolling once again at Phoenix Productions! I thought it wise to share a little of what I’ve been up toContinue reading “What’s new at Phoenix?”

When it rains, it pours (in a good way)

Huge day on the Phoenix Productions front: Tony Lorenz handed in the last three pages of Patriot today. We have a couple pages to clean up, but the book is basically done. 33 pages of story! Alan Groening and I are one page plus a technical correction away from being done with Strange Times #1.Continue reading “When it rains, it pours (in a good way)”

The in-between days

The life of a self-publisher can be streaky. By that, I mean short bursts of lots of visible activity and then long(-ish) stretches of what looks like nothing. I’d say we’re in the latter, but that doesn’t mean nothing is happening. So how about an update? My flagship book, Hologram, is moving along at itsContinue reading “The in-between days”