Tini Howard and Eryk Donovan bring “Fair Trade” to ComiXology
If the words “magic mafia” intrigue you, then I think I have the perfect comic for you. As part of ComiXology’s line of original comics, Tini Howard and Eryk Donovan are coming together for Fair Trade, a book about a magic mafia... among other things. I really like that ComiXology is opening itself up to publishing original content, as the more comic availability there is the better, and fun ideas like this will get a chance to reach readers. Check out the details below.
ComiXology Originals & Comix AF Reunite for New Series Fair Trade by Creators Tini Howard & Eryk Donovan
Eryk Donovan to sign exclusive limited edition Fair Trade posters atcomiXology Artist Alley table during New York Comic Con 2018
Free to read for Amazon Prime members upon release in 2019
September 27th, 2018 New York, NY ComiXology, Amazon’s premier digital comics service, reunites with Comix AF to announce the newest addition to the comiXology Originals lineup: Fair Trade. Debuting spring of 2019, Fair Tradeis written by Tini Howard (Magdalena: Seventh Sacrament, Poseidon IX, The Secret Loves of Geek Girls, Oath Anthology) and illustrated by Eryk Donovan (MEMETIC, The House in the Wall, The Super Mario Bros. 2, In the Dark Anthology).
To celebrate this announcement, Eryk Donovan will be at New York Comic Con signing limited quantities of the exclusive Fair Trade poster at the comiXology Artist Alley table #1B5. He will also appear in two comiXology-hosted panels: The New Comics Publishing Frontier and The Voices of ComiXology Originals. For the full panel and signing schedule, check out comiXology on Twitter and Tumblr.
Writer Tini Howard says, "Set in a city where inspiration is the black market du jour, muses who call themselves the Moonfly Mafia have the power to inspire humans...and the wisdom to never give a good thing away for free. And when our hero Margot steps on their turf, she starts learning a few things, too. This is a book for magical girls-gone-bad."
Fair TradeA series for magical girls-gone-bad!
From creators Tini Howard and Eryk Donovan, Fair Trade is a classic mafia-style story of a blooming prodigy with more skill than good sense, set in a city where inspiration is the trade and magic colors outside the lines.
Written by Tini Howard with art by Eryk Donovan
- 5-issue miniseries will be available on Kindle and comiXology individual release dates forthcoming
- Free to read for members of Amazon Prime, Kindle Unlimited and comiXology Unlimited
- Print collected edition will be available via Print-on-Demand exclusively on Amazon.com
“Fair Trade is a fresh concept from one of the most exciting new voices working in the comic book industry today,” said Comix AF co-founder Daniel Alter. “Working with Tini Howard and Eryk Donovan, whose beautiful illustrations are bringing this to life, has been an absolute pleasure for us.” Fair Trade is the latest release from Daniel Alter and Jeff Forsyth’s new company Comix AF.
“We’re excited to be teaming up with Comix AF, Tini, and Eryk to bring the all-new genre bending Fair Trade to a huge audience!,” said Chip Mosher, comiXology’s Head of Content. “ComiXology Originals expands the reach of exciting new stories like Fair Trade by making it free to read on the day of release for Amazon Prime, comiXology Unlimited, or Kindle Unlimited members.”
Earlier this year, on July 18, comiXology and Comix AF debuted the exciting horror/spy mashup series Grave Danger on Kindle and comiXology, featuring a slew of monsters by Tim Seeley (Grayson, Revival) and artist Mike Norton (Revival).
Customers can read comiXology Originals for free with their Prime Reading, Kindle Unlimited, and comiXology Unlimited membership. Prime Reading offers Amazon Prime members a rotating selection of over a thousand top Kindle books, magazines, short works, comic books, children’s books, and more all at no additional cost. Kindle Unlimited offers over 1 million titles, thousands of audiobooks, and select current issues of popular magazines for just $9.99 a month with a 30-day free trial at amazon.com/kindleunlimited. ComiXology Unlimited now offers over 15,000 comics, graphic novels and manga for just $5.99 a month with a 30-day free trial at comixology.com/unlimited. All titles are also available as individual purchases on Kindle and comiXology.
Fair Trade will be available spring 2019.