This is the first book cover I made for the Apocalypse Weird series (also designed the brand logo).
The Red King is available now on Amazon, FOR FREE so go get it!
The next five books in the series which I'm doing covers for drop on Feb 23rd. All at once for a huge launch of the series. Which its a really cool project that you can read a little about here.
A brief excerpt on what exactly Apocalypse Weird is:
"Imagine a vast world, highly imaginative, dangerous, epic, and with a
multitude of story lines, characters and plots. Now imagine this world
created not by one single author but by fifteen of them. Each story has
its own arc within the parameters of this world. Each author has the
freedom to create his or her own story leading up to a specific point…
where they meet. From then on, readers decide which characters advance,
fight the ultimate fight, and participate in the end game, the final
chapter in Apocalypse Weird. There will be crossovers and
so-called Easter Eggs — points of connection between the stories. The
Easter Eggs, together with the multitude of story lines all become the
fabric of a greater tapestry that is Apocalypse Weird. There will be room for other authors to develop stories and side characters within the already created sandbox. Hell, Apocalypse Weird
will even have its own WIKI! Imagine the MARVEL universe but with books
rather than comics. The scope of the project is as vast and boundless
as the imagination of each author and the world itself."
I got to both illustrate the cover and some interior illustrations.
Since I work on so many book covers I rarely take the time to read the actual book, as thats just not practical, but in this case I did so I could have a better idea for how the interior illustrations should look. And I have to say the story is quite fun, I look forward to when my daughter gets a bit older and I can read it to her. The author was a pleasure to work with too (here's hoping there's a sequel)
Today's the day! My first ever self-published work with my good buddy Orrin Grey.
The perfect gift for any discerning individual who likes spooky things this time of year.
In this 32-page chapbook, you'll find 13 ominous domiciles, each with a suitably haunted history, including tales of witchcraft, hidden fortunes, accusations of vampirism, demonic portraits, a haunted chair, and several experiments of a "most unusual nature." Pictures by M. S. Corley, words by Orrin Grey.