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Mike Gagnon – Comic Artist, & MTM Illustration Program Instructor – Has News: Night Creatures Rushed To Print

Mike Gagnon, comic book and graphic novel writer and illustrator, and Max the Mutt instructor, has  exciting news! His series “Night Creatures” has now been published by Markosia, one of the UK’s leading publishers of graphic novels. An homage to classic horror comics of the 50’s, Night Creatures is a three-issue series that debuted in April 2019 as a digital download mini-series with Amazon-owned comics vendor ComiXology, and concluded in June with its third issue. Thanks to the great response from horror comics fans, the series was rushed to a print collection by Markosia, and was released on August 19th, 2019. While inspired by classic horror comics, the art work in this series takes a unique twist: Mike created it in high-def CGI !

3D comic book illustration by Mike Gagnon

Mike Gagnon has worked in comics for nearly 20 years, has done work for with Dark Horse and Marvel, has published 7 Amazon best selling novels. This is the first time he’s worked with another publisher on one of his creator-owned properties..

“I’ve been a fan of classic monsters since childhood; Frankenstein’s Monster, Wolf Man, Dracula…I still love all of those old movies as much now as I did when I discovered them on late-night TV as a kid.” Gagnon explained. “This is my way of showing my respect to all these things that have inspired me, while also doing it in a unique way that adds my own thumbprint to the genre.” The Night Creatures series is currently available for download from ComiXology and other digital comics vendors. The collected print edition of the series is available from Amazon and other book vendors. For more information, visit Night Creatures, Markosia Entertainment and author Mike Gagnon, at their websites.

For more details, image or interview requests, please contact: 

Harry Markos
Publisher, Markosia Enterprises 

Mike Gagnon
Comic Creator

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