Friday, May 31, 2013

Moving Day

Greetings and Salutations. If you’re here then you’re probably a regular visitor to the Dillon blog or an occasional visitor. Either way, glad to see you. Thanks for dropping by.

The subject for this last post here? Well, the title of it is “Moving Day” and that is exactly what’s going on today. After today Dillon has a new home which you can find here.

Why is Dillon moving? No reason other than I think Dillon’s information center needed a new look and a streamlining of the various articles, more organized so that you can find whatever it is you’re looking for easier and not have to scroll through a whole bunch of posts you’re not interested in to find the one that you want. This blog has been in existence for three years now and it’s served its purpose very well. But I think that for all cool things that will be happening soon and to come, a new look was called for as well. I think you’ll like it.

Just a few quick words of thanks before I wrap this up:

To Trevor Carrington and Tim Hartin who created the first Dillon logo.

To Joel Jenkins, Josh Reynolds and Russ Anderson. For various reasons too numerous to go into now, Dillon wouldn’t be where he is without their contributions.

To Tom Deja, Percival Constantine, Lucas Garrett, Ron Fortier and Curt Fernlund for simply just being where they were at various times when I needed a word of encouragement to keep me going.

And a very special thanks to Charles Saunders because he showed me by example that it could be done.

Okay, that’s a wrap. Please watch your step as you leave and check to make sure you didn’t leave anything behind. Don’t worry about the lights, I got ‘em.

See you at the new house.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

All-Star Pulp Comics #2

AIRSHIP 27 presents
(Portion of Profits Goes to Boston Red Cross)

Airship 27 Productions has once again teamed with Redbud Studio comics to release the second in their on-going pulp comics anthology.  The first giant issue in this series won the coveted Pulp Ark Award for Best Pulp Comic of 2010.

Volume Two of the series, co-edited by creators Ron Fortier and Rob Davis, is even bigger than that stellar premier issue.  Contained here are eight stories featuring both modern and classic pulp heroes; Ki-Gor the Jungle Lord, the Black Bat, Cain, Robin Hood, Lance Star, Brothers Bones, Dillon and Domino Lady. 

The cover is by Will Meugniot and features Ki-Gor’s lovely mate, Helene, battling back to back with Derrick Ferguson’s modern day adventurer, Dillon.  Other creators represented are Russ Anderson, Fortier, Davis, Ian Watson, Thomas Deja, Michelle Sciuto, Sean Taylor, Aaron Meade, Todd Jones, Lee Oaks, James Gaubatz, Van Plexico, Andrew Salmon and Kelly Everaert. 

The book is available from Indy and part of the proceeds are being donated to the Boston Red Cross.  “We were the last stages of assembling the book,” explains Editor Foriter, “when the Patriots’ Day bombings occurred in Boston.  All of us, like the rest of the country, were in shock and felt helpless to do anything.”  It was writer Van Plexico who contacted Fortier about possibly offering some of the sales proceeds to help those injured in the terror attack.  “The second Van brought up, I knew it was something we had to do,” Fortier continues.  He contacted Davis and all the creators and the decision was made to take all the profits earned by the book during its first six months in print and donate them to the Boston Red Cross.

“We truly hope our fans, when they learn of this idea, will want to rally around a truly good cause and help us put sales over the top,” adds co-editor Rob Davis.  “We really want this to be the best selling title Redbud Studio has ever produced.”

The issue is now on sale at –