Last week, my new creator-owned series, Shinku, debuted from Image Comics. Short version: it’s a modern-day tale of vampires vs. a lone samurai. The series is intended for mature readers, since I’ve always thought vampires were about sex and violence, not sparkling. The art is by my buddies Lee Moder, Matthew Waite and Mike Atiyeh, with letters by Troy Peteri and edits/design by Phil Smith.

The reception has been gratifying. Reviews have been great, and many of the comic sites have been kind enough to throw some coverage our way. The links below include preview pages, features, reviews and podcasts.

If you’ve taken the plunge and picked up the first issue, thank you. If not … what are you waiting for?


Preview pages:

Feature articles:

  1. Westfield Comics:
  2. MTV:
  3. CBR:
  4. Newsarama:
  5. USA Today:
  6. CBR (again):
  7. Cedar Rapids Examiner:


  1. Rawnzilla blog:
  2. Newsarama:
  3. Comic Attack:
  4. Image Addiction:
  5. Newsarama (again):
  6. Quarter Bin:
  7. MyComicNetwork:
  8. Comic Related:
  9. Popgun Chaos:
  10. Player Affinity:
  11. IGN:
  12. Comic Related/Nerd Girls Eye View:
  13. Comic Buzz:
  14. Daily Blam:


  1. Ideology of Madness:
  2. iFanboy:
  3. Image Addiction:
  4. Retcon Podcast:


  1. Comic Related: