Merchandising Firm and Prominent Gamer Team Up to Enter the World of Graphic Novels, Revealing GodSlap #2 with New Publishing House, Bad Egg
LOS ANGELES – November 15, 2022 – Exclusive merchandising firm Warren James and leading creative talent management firm Mana Talent Group, together with professional creator MoistCr1TiKaL today announced a new partnership, unveiling the latest issue of the iconic comic book project GodSlap, and their joint publishing venture, Bad Egg.
Taking place in the fictional city of Montpelier, GodSlap tells a story where the mighty rule from on high, while the struggle for survival plays out on the streets below with visceral intensity. The story’s narrative follows the life of protagonist Aius Braun – an impetuous young man whose anger at the world is outstripped only by his untapped potential to change it.
Art by Fico Ossio.
“As a giant fan of both pop and comic book culture, the new collaboration with Warren James we are launching is the realization of a life-long dream dream of mine, and I am proud to be able to finally officially announce the new issue of GodSlap to the world in all of its grisly glory,” said MoistCr1TiKaL. “A huge amount of time and work has gone into creating something the fans are going to enjoy – I just hope they love it as much as we do.”
Further to revealing the latest issue of the new cyberpunk-inspired graphic novel, Warren James and Mana Talent Group announced a new joint publishing venture, Bad Egg, which aims to be an exclusive publishing home to premier talent in digital entertainment, partnering directly with content creators to develop ideas into fully realized worlds.
Working with some of the best writers and artists in the industry to create premium comics, graphic novels, merchandise, and animation for the modern market, Bad Egg’s mission is to create medium-defining stories which resonate with creators’ massive global followings in the most authentic and meaningful way possible.
Art by Brett Booth with Adelso Corona and Andrew Dalhouse
Bad Egg’s publishing team is led by Robert Meyers, a ten-year veteran of the publishing industry who has worked at leading companies including Valiant Entertainment, Take-Two Interactive, and Oni Press. At Valiant, Meyers helped build the award-winning publishing company behind the hit Bloodshot film, based on Valiant's best selling comic. At Bad Egg, Robert leads all creative and editorial initiatives.
The wider executive team at Bad Egg includes Kevin Ramsey, who in addition to founding Warren James leads licensing and product development initiatives, long-time collaborator Matt Phillips leading media expansion, syndication and partner management, and Warren James co-founder Ben Wiedner leading business development and product strategy initiatives.
GodSlap #2, featuring a story by Jackson Clarke and Aubrey Sitterson, art by Ricardo Jaime, and letters from Troy Peteri, with covers by Ricardo Jaime, Justin Mason, and more will be available for purchase on December 7. To find out more about GodSlap please visit www.godslapbook.com.
To learn more about Bad Egg please visit www.badegg.co.