Monday, February 23, 2009

Crozonia Issue 1 also available through Haven Distributors.

In addition to Diamond Comic Distributors, retailers can now order Crozonia #1 through Haven Distributors. The Haven order code is: CROZBEA001.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

New York Toy Fair Photos

Here I am, getting ready to leave my office to go to Toy Fair International...
Just kidding, it's actually the Porter Airline lounge, which is pretty swank.
My partner, Marvin Mariano has never been to NYC before, so I'm going to have to put up with all his tourist antics.
Getting ready to go to the Javits Center
One of the first booths we saw, Kridana a toy company creating Hindu themed super heroes. They've got one of the last covers from the late Michael Turner.
The lobby at Toy Fair - HUGE!
Marvin with the world's smallest horse.
Getting to see my artwork on the latest Matchbox toys was a thrill!
Marvin worked on this one...
Hey, they're re-using my artwork. Do I get paid royalties?
Just outside the Hasbro 'Booth' in Times Square. In the past 12 months, we've worked on Tranformers 2, Indiana Jones, Marvel Super Hero Squad, and Transformers/Star Wars.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Back from NYC Toy Fair!

I flew back from NYC Toy Fair last night. Had a great trip meeting lot's of toy companies. Hopefully this will grow the studio's creative services division. My business partner, Marvin Mariano accompanied me. This was his first time in New York, so he took a lot of pictures! We will post to our blog soon!

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Previews World features Crozonia!

Preview World, the website of the Preview Catalog from Diamond Comic Distributors is now running a feature about Crozonia! Check it out:
Preview World Crozonia Feature

Monday, February 09, 2009

Crozonia featured at Creator Owned Blog

Crozonia is now featured at the brand new Creator Owned Blog.
The Creator Owned Blog(COB) is an outlet for independent publishers and creators publishing creator owned material to promote their latest works and where readers and retailers can go to purchase the books.
Check it out:

Good review of Crozonia at Project Fanboy

Some positive reviews are coming in for Crozonia. Here's one from Project Fanboy:

Friday, February 06, 2009

I'm not at New York Comic Con this weekend.

Unfortunately I decided to skip the 2009 NYCC this year for a variety of reasons.
- First and foremost, I made a commitment to go to Toy Fair in New York the following weekend (Feb 15-17). It would have cost too much to do both shows.
- The second reason, I don't have a fourth issue of Crozonia yet.
- And the third, it's February! New York is colder than Toronto this time of the year. I think it's because of the wind tunnel effect in Manhattan. I loved exhibiting last year because my wife and I were able to spend an entire day after the Con just walking around in Central Park.

For the New York Crozonia fans that come by the booth each year to pick up a new issue, I'm so sorry I couldn't make it. I will be back in full force either at the Big Apple Con or the 2010 NYCC. Also, Crozonia #4 will be released in store in October this year.

Best Regards,

Beach CS 2009 Convention Schedule:

March 21-22: Toronto AnimeCON
April 18-19: Toronto ComicCON Fan Appreciation Event
April 25-26 : Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo
May 23-25 : Anime North (Toronto)
June 12-14 : Anime Evolution (Vancouver)
August 6-9 : Wizard World Chicago
August 28-30: Fan Expo Canada (Toronto)
September 27: The Word on The Street (Toronto)
October 10-11: Baltimore Comic-Con

Monday, February 02, 2009

Crozonia featured at

Here is an excellent Crozonia feature currently running for the next three weeks at