Jun 032016


The full graphic novel (all 5 issues combined) of “Bloodthirsty: One Nation Under Water” drops on June 8 at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles. Come out for a signing, talk comics, and meet new friends. Free to attend – bring pals.

About: Bloodthirsty
(W) Mark Landry (A) Ashley Witter and Richard Pace (CA) Nick Runge

Haunted by the catastrophe that tore his city apart ten years ago, Coast Guard veteran Virgil LaFleur struggles with the hardships of a post-Katrina New Orleans. But when his younger brother’s murder leads him into a vortex of intrigue, corruption and violence, Virgil becomes obsessed with bringing the killers to justice and exposing the horrific secret hiding beneath the Mississippi. From screenwriter Mark Landry and artists extraordinaire Ashley Witter and Richard Pace comes this visceral revenge thriller that merges the real-world hopes and horrors of a post-disaster community with an engaging thread of political corruption, class divide and blood-curdling terror!


Bloodthirsty Signing
Wednesday, June 8th at 7pm
Meltdown Comics
7522 Sunset Bl. LA, CALIF 90046

May 022016


Heroes Haven is set in a post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, where scientists are developing a drug — called V-1 — designed to awaken ‘Superhero DNA Code’ in the human body. As V-1 testing commences to enlighten and heal the dregs of LA, the drug begins to ‘synergize,’ awakening gifts like healing, super strength, visions and telekinesis in its subjects.

These gifts, however, come with a price: side effects include madness, acute psychotic episodes, body altering paralysis, degeneration, suicide and insane fits of rage that lead to murders.

In the dark shadows, a secret society is stealing the drug to test on death row inmates and create immortal super soldiers. As the power of this secret society grows, the imminent dangers of tyranny and oppression now face all of mankind. The battle begins to control the drug that will create a new world order.

The only hope to save humanity? The societal outcast test subjects from Heroes Haven who managed to escape the facility and survive the psychotic, emotional and physical altercations, becoming ‘The Awakened Ones.’ It’s up to them to decide if they will ‘Awaken Their Inner Hero’ and fight for the freedom of mankind.

Mario Simone began his writing career on an extensive worldwide expedition, where he hiked through Thailand, Bali, Lombok and the Gigli Islands. He traveled through mystical villages hidden deep within mountains and learned the ancient arts of communication and storytelling. He then hiked the Himalayas through India and Italy, where he slept in dilapidated churches and wrote poetry in attics where famous artists like Michelangelo sculpted. He landed in Spain and then sealed his fate by running with the bulls in Pamplona, vowing that if he can survive this, making movies should be a walk in the park.

Simone founded Gotham City Films in 2009, where he has written and directed awarding-winning films with A-list talent such as Jessica Biel, Slash, Tony Hawk and Hilary Duff.  Simone’s original comic book, Heroes Haven, was published by Gotham City Films and is now available for purchase.

Come by for the signing.
Mario Simone 5/11/7PM
Meltdown Comics
7522 Sunset Bl. LA, CALIF 90046

Apr 302016

Come spend Free Comic Book Day 2016 at Meltdown Comics with the comic book creators of Bob’s Burgers. Saturday, May 7th from 11am- 2pm meet, Frank Forte, Tom Connor, Justin Hook, Brian Hall, Derek Schroder, Ryan Mattos and Marcelo Benavides.

Free Comic Book Day 2016 at Meltdown Comics
7522 Sunset Bl. LA, CALIF 90046


Apr 292016

Come hang out with writer Eric Esquivel and artist Sam Spina of Papercutz’s Sanjay and Craig comics! Plus special guest Sanjay and Craig Graphic Novel Artist James Kaminski!


Free Comic Book Day 2016 at Meltdown Comics
7522 Sunset Bl. LA, CALIF 90046


Apr 282016

Come by say hello, high five, get stuff signed by Heavy Metal, Batman Digital Justice, Epic, Rebel, Eerie, Creepy and so much more… the amazing Pepe Moreno. Free Comic Book Day, Meltdown Comics 11am – 2pm. See you there.


About Pepe Moreno

Pepe Moreno is an accomplished author, artist, designer and entrepreneur with extensive experience in traditional and digital art forms and entertainment media as a whole. He has set trends in the comic book world with his graphic novels and most notably with the first-ever computer generated comic book Batman: Digital Justice, which would become the second most successful book in the fields history. As a pioneer of digital art, Pepe would follow suit at the onset of the video game revolution, originally breaking ground with one of the first ever CD-ROM video games Hellcab. Pepe went on to create the popular game series Beach Head whose brand of titles sold over 1,000,000 copies worldwide and was ranked number one arcade game in the US for three years in a row.

Pepe’s more recent pursuits have included the development of Amusedom.com an international online self-publishing network for independent authors and publishers alike featuring many top designers and talented artists from around the world.

It is Pepe’s unique brew of expertise and experiences that made him uniquely qualified to take on projects that transcended across mediums and technologies and it is from such unique brew of experiences, creative impatience and integrity that he brings about an art ecstatic that’s uniquely his own, both in content and in form.

You can learn more about Pepe’s work at: www.pepemoreno.com