Komikwerks, a leader in digital distribution of creator-owned comics, and Circle of Confusion, a management and production company, have announced a strategic alliance to manage, co-produce and develop comic-book properties to film, TV, video games.
Circle of Confusion manages such diverse talent as the Wachowski Bros., the Reign of Fire writers Gregg Chabot and Kevin Peterka, and comic-book creator Brian Michael Bendis. Under the terms, Circle of Confusion will represent Komikwerks and its contributors in a management capacity, as well as a producing partner on some selected ventures.
â€œCircle of Confusion has an impressive roster of clients, and a track record of working with great comic talent; itâ€™s an honor to be working with them,â€ says Komikwerks co-founder Shannon Denton.
â€œThis arrangement continues to extend our original goal as a publisher, which is to allow independent creators access to resources that are usually only available to the larger publishers. Weâ€™re thrilled about this partnership,â€ added Komikwerks co-founder Patrick Coyle.
Founded in 2000 by Patrick Coyle and Shannon Denton, Komikwerks is a comic publisher dedicated to publishing high-quality, professional level, creator-owned comics through digital and other distribution methods. Komikwerks.com launched in March of 2001, and has been name a Sci Fi Channel â€œCool Siteâ€.
Contributors to the Komikwerks site include comic industry veterans from major print publishers such as Marvel, DC, Image, and Dark Horse. Starting in August of 2003, Komikwerks will launch a series of printed comic anthologies, beginning with â€œKomikwerks Volume 1â€.
Patrick Coyle, Co-Founder, Komikwerks, LLC
Shannon Denton, Co-Founder, Komikwerks, LLC