Tag Archives: Jonathan Banchick

Conventional Attitudes- what I learned about promoting my book at Rhode Island Comic Con

Only have a minute? Here’s the quicky version: Indie sci-fi and fantasy authors can have a great time selling at comic book conventions- if you are willing to have the right attitude, including: 1- Regarding comic cons as a unique opportunity. … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Comic Con Photo-Journal

Well everyone, it’s been over a week since I went to Rhode Island Comic Con, and I’m finally (finally!) putting up my very-tardy photo-journal of this fine event! So here goes! Saturday, November 3, 2012- my day started well before dawn…

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VampCon goes Comic-Con!- Rhode Island, Saturday, November 3!

You have no idea how long I’ve been wanting to use that line! I’ll be joining horror writer Don Franklin and cover artist Jonathan Banchick at RICC in Providence on Saturday November 3. Look for us in the vendor area; find … Continue reading

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The Official Cover Sketch!

Well you’ve seen the rough thumbnails, the first alternative, and second alternative covers, and now here is the finalist, which- I think- really highlights the cover artist’s skill at portraying faces (The sober-looking dude below is VampCon’s protagonist, Jonathan Stoker) … Continue reading

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Another Alternate Cover

Here’s another great alt-cover from the mind of Mr. Banchick. While we ultimately did not go with this one, I really like it because it has a comic-book feel and shows a number of VampCon’s main characters.  

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Early Alternate Cover

Here’s one alternate cover that we didn’t go with. It was based on my suggestion of showing Jonathan running in front of two tall office building that play a prominent role in the story. It didn’t quite work out, but … Continue reading

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VampCon Cover- early sketches

Jonathan Banchick is in the process of completing the VampCon cover. Here are some early sketches:

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Cover Artist- Jonathan Banchick

Hi folks, I realize that I’ve been totally remiss in introducing my cover artist! He is Jonathan Banchick of Weymouth, Massachusetts, which is about 25 minute from my house, and that’s quite a coincidence, actually, because the publisher who bought … Continue reading

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