Official Press Release
LOS ANGELES – Imagine one more comic book company, and imagine this company as awesome.
Founded by a comic industry pro, Lars Canty, and professional screenwriter, Phillip Kelly, Identity Comics isn’t your run of the mill, superheros in spandex, saving the world assembly line. It’s off-beat, violent, eccentric. Lars and Phillip defy genres, and Verge #1 is the dawn of their ideal comic world. With all new original stories by the founders and a handful of extremely talented up-and-coming artists, Verge #1 features four distinct stories:
Concrete Shoes, with a story by Lars and Phillip and art by Penguins vs. Possums’ fame, Sebastian Kadlecik, follows a Private Detective in a neo-noir, cyberpunk world who becomes entangled in a situation involving an ex-mafia hitman, half covered in concrete. This concrete monster has seemingly come back from the dead to wage war against the most dangerous crime family in the US. Brutality and violence drive the story that is less about revenge and redemption and more about might makes right. Continue reading