Official Press Release
State College, PA. July 2013
Ugli Studios is proud to announce the official release of their second anthology; Ugli Studios Presents #2. Ugli Studios Presents #2 contains three stories from artists Jason Lenox, Brian Allen and Joseph Freistuhler. The anthology will be available during the summer of 2013 at select private signings by each of the artists involved and will be making its official release at the Baltimore Comic Con on September 7th and 8th, 2013.
Jason Lenox is an illustrator who specializes in pencil and india ink rendering and sequential artwork. Jason has done pinup work for FUBAR Press, The Aizan Demo Project, Wyrlwynd’s Kantara Comic Issue #4 He has also previously published two books under Ugli Studios; The Art of Jason Lenox Vol. 1 and Ugli Studios Presents #1.
Joseph Freistuhler is a freelance cartographer and illustrator. Joseph has several maps being published in the role-playing game industry. This will be his first story under the Ugli Studios label.
Brian Allen is a freelance artist. Brian’s first graphic novel, The Ends, was voted Best Sci-Fi Webcomic of 2009 by TheDuck Webcomics and has been published as The Ends #1 and #2 by Ugli Studios.
Dave Sharpe is a professional letter who has worked for Marvel, DC and various independent creators. He is the letterer for Batgirl and Green Lantern. Dave will be lettering the anthologies main story, “The Painted Ladies of San Quentin.”
Writer Kevin Truglio of CHEM 19 fame handled co-writing and editorial duties on Painted Ladies of San Quentin.
“Ugli Studios Presents #2 contains three different stories told in three unique styles resulting in one killer anthology”
Lenox – The Painted Ladies of San Quentin
A violent western set in the backdrop of a dangerous Northern California town in 1850 as a land deal gone wrong turns the wheels of violence on the guilty and innocent alike and only one man is willing to stand up for what’s right, Elijah Holman.
Allen - The Courier
A dark but humorous story about a slave’s final attempt to deliver a mysterious package to the heart of an alien ship, and to send the invading creatures back home for good.
Freistuhler – Thirteen
When a serial killer clones himself repeatedly to create the ultimate killing machine he learns an important lesson about natural selection.
About Ugli Studios:
Ugli Studios was founded in 2011 by Jason Lenox and David Paul. Ugli Studios primary focus is on creator owned comics and has become a showcase for several emerging artists and creators. Ugli Studios previous releases are Ugli Studios Present #1, Art of Jason Lenox Vol 1, The Ends #1 and #2 and The Courier.
To learn more about the Ugli Studios and Ugli Studios Presents #2, to set up a pod cast appearance, interview or other fun activity please contact Jason Lenox at:
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