Acclaimed Cartoonist’s Creator-Owned Comics to be solely Published
Starting In July, with the release of MIND MGMT: BOOTLEG, expect Crime, science Fiction, as well as humor Stories, All told in Startling as well as Untraditional Ways
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Flux home as well as Dark equine Comics
(April 13, 2022) For over 20 years, bestselling cartoonist Matt Kindt has been composing as well as illustrating creator-owned comics that balance action-packed storytelling with a extremely personal innovative vision, with titles like BRZRKR (with Keanu Reeves), Apache shipment Service, BANG! Dept. H, Ether, fear Case, MIND MGMT, Folklords, Revolver, 3 Story, super Spy, as well as Pistolwhip. now the acclaimed cartoonist is working together with Dark equine Comics, his longtime publisher, to introduce Flux House, a new shop imprint that will function the composing (and sometimes) art of Kindt, with crime, science fiction, as well as humor stories, all told as well as provided in startling as well as untraditional ways.
Upcoming Flux home publications will take many develops as well as formats, with each release having a unique presentation including unique trim-sizes with two publications to be magazine-sized as well as special print features (like die-cut as well as fur) as well as a punch-card dust jacket that exposes a trick message . These publications are personally designed by Kindt to be both books as well as art objects.
Flux home will introduce in July with MIND MGMT: BOOTLEG, a new 4-part mini-series by Kindt as well as artists Farel Dalrymple, Jill Thompson, David Rubín, as well as Matt Lesniewski. the latest series in the conspiracy-laden as well as mind-twisting world of MIND MGMT, MIND MGMT: BOOTLEG marks the very first time the series has been illustrated by an artist other than Kindt. The all-new series will include variant covers by Jim Rugg, Marguerite Sauvage, Aron Wiesenfeld, as well as Laura Perez, as well as the polybagged variant versions of MIND MGMT: BOOTLEG will contain a subversive, collectible playing card.
“Flux home is influenced by Fluxus – an avant-garde art motion from the 1950s that was an extension of Surrealists as well as Dadaists,” stated Kindt. “The Fluxus motion focused on the innovative process as well as experimental art forms. Their trademarks include accessibility, absurdism, as well as a sense of humor. If you’ve seen me shed or cut one of my books apart at a signing, you already have a sense of where I’m going with this. Flux home aims to embody all of these elements. It won’t be restricted by traditional develops of books as well as print. as well as the story style will, as the name implies, always be in flux.”
As part of the Flux home contract with Dark Horse, Kindt’s upcoming creator-owned works will all be published by the company. Flux home is the latest in Dark Horse’s growing line of prestige publishing imprints for creator-owned comics, joining Karen Berger’s Berger Books, Brian Michael Bendis’ Jinxworld, as well as Kevin Smith’s trick Stash.
“Matt Kindt is a wise as well as ingenious artist, who wishes to push at the limitations of the comics medium,” stated Mike Richardson, Dark equine Comics president as well as Founder. “Dark equine very first published his work in March 2010, when a super Spy short story appeared on Dark Horse’s Dark equine provides MySpace web comic. When Matt pitched me the concept of a pop-up imprint with books that would be unique, collectible artifacts, I didn’t hesitate to state yes.”
“I promise you that MIND MGMT: BOOTLEG is not a prequel, a studio-driven sequel, or a business re-imagining of that comic you love,” stated Kindt. “It stays weird, paranoid storytelling as well as it was the perfect title to introduce Flux home with.”
In MIND MGMT, a covert government company of psychic super spies fell into oblivion after one of their top agents went rogue. What appeared like the end was only the beginning as a former leader of MIND MGMT explores the darkest parts of the world as well as recruits a team of forgotten agents to rebuild the organization, bend reality, as well as go to war with a contending agency.
“Whether you’ve been complying with Kindt’s career or are new to his storytelling, Flux home will provide compulsively readable stories full of experience as well as intrigue, with some very, extremely strange twists,” stated Dark equine Comics senior Editor Daniel Chabon.
Praise for Matt Kindt:
“Kindt breaks all preconceived notions of what comic books are.”—IGN
“Kindt is a storyteller so completely in manage of his gifts that his graphic novels checked out like quietly compelling arguments for the comics medium’s narrative potential.”—NPR
“One of the most interesting as well as original talents in the business”—The Los Angeles Times
ABOUT MATT KINDT:
Matt Kindt is a new York Times bestselling, Harvey Award-winning writer as well as artist of comics as well as graphic novels. His work includes MIND MGMT, BRZRKR (with Keanu Reeves), Eniac, Revolver, 3 Story, super Spy, 2 Sisters, as well as Pistolwhip. He has been nominated for four Eisner awards as well as three Harvey awards (and won once). His work has been published in French, Spanish, Italian, Korean, as well as German. The author lives in St. Louis, Missouri, with his spouse as well as Dept H. collaborator, the colorist as well as artist Sharlene Kindt.
ABOUT DARK HORSE
Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark equine Comics is an excellent example of exactly how integrity as well as innovation can assist expand a unique storytelling medium as well as transform a business with humble beginnings into an market giant. Over the years, Dark equine has published the work of innovative legends such as Yoshitaka Amano, Margaret Atwood, Paul Chadwick, Geof Darrow, will Eisner, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, belief Erin Hicks, Kazuo Koike, Matt Kindt, Jeff Lemire, Mike Mignola, Frank Miller, Moebius, Chuck Palahniuk, Wendy Pini, Richard Pini, as well as Gerard Way. In addition, Dark equine has a long custom of establishing interesting new innovative skill throughout all of its divisions. The business has likewise set the market basic for high quality licensed comics, graphic novels, collectibles, as well as art books, including complete stranger Things, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The legend of Korra, Minecraft, The legend of Zelda, super Mario, Dragon Age, James Cameron’s Avatar, game of Thrones, Mass Effect, StarCraft, The Witcher, as well as Halo. Today, Dark equine Comics is one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.