Archive | September, 2013

Dreary Cover Artist, Alex Sanchez, also at NYCC!!

First off, less than two weeks until New York Comic Con!!! I am getting psyched!

But more importantly, Alex Sanchez, the amazing artist behind the cover art of The Devil is Due in Dreary will also be attending NYCC. Be sure to check out his table while you’re there!

In the meantime, head on over to his website to see more of his incredible work. His comic, Katana, is available for digital download here.


Release Party Update

We have a date and time set for our official Dreary release party!

Join us in Midtown Manhattan (exact location TBD – stay tuned) on Saturday, October 12th, 2013 7:00pm – 10:00pm.

Celebrate with us and get your copy of The Devil is Due in Dreary signed by creator David Parkin!

Birds inverted


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Where Did The Figure Come From?

One of the most intriguing aspects of Dreary is the Figure. 

He is the ominous beginning to the story and his threatening presence is always felt. But what is he? Devil? God? Hand of Fate?

Earlier this month in an interview for SPACES, I got to ask Dave about the character. Here’s the excerpt from the interview:

Kelley:  I really love the visual style of the whole piece. The entire world is really easy to fall into. One of my favorite characters is the Devil character. He has this amazing flowing coat that’s full of holes and this wonderful hat and of course the bandana across his face and his glowing red eyes. How did he come into existence? How did he materialize like that?

Dave:  One thing that I love to do is to sit down and think of the craziest, weirdest stuff I can. In the script he’s called “The Figure”. I’d always had a vision in my head of an old dead cow carcass coming to life, and the movie kind of wrapped itself around that. I think that’s originally where he came from. I could hear the sounds he makes and the way he grunts in my head way before I wrote the first word.

The Figure


You can read the whole interview here.

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More Featured Kickstarter Backers

The Devil is Due in Dreary continues to be the success that it is because of endless support of our fans. Thank you to all who have been with us every step of the way, and a big shout out to our Kickstarter fans, from both the first and second campaigns.

Here are a few more images of people who were drawn into the comic book and given a line to speak (one of our Kickstarter perks)!

Charles Sarratt



Shout Out To Arcana

Just wanted to give a big thank you to Arcana, our wonderful publisher for the trade paperback.

Arcana has been avidly supporting us on Facebook, so make sure you like their Facebook page as well!

Also, here’s the banner we will have on display at NYCC next month.



Look for us in Artist Alley, table #V17.

Sneak Peek: A Note From The Creator!

In the back of the Trade Paperback is a beautiful note from David Parkin. We wanted to give you a glimpse into his inspiration for Dreary and passion about the world he has so beautifully created.

Be sure to pick up a copy of the Trade Paperback when it hits stores in October, or at New York Comic Con. Speaking of which, only 19 days left until NYCC!!

Note from David Parkin