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  • Breaking Into Comics #3: Spotlight on SIDE-KICKED

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  • Dead Man's Party Death Wish Coffee Commission Collage

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  • Darby Bites #12: The Turbo Tongue's New Gig

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  • Side-Kicked

    Own the complete first arc of the hilarious and heartfelt Kickstarter sensation that also kicks off a brand spanking new partnership between Darby Pop Publishing and Magnetic Press! It should come as no surprise to learn that within the superhero "community," egos run rampant. But how does all that free-flowing narcissism impact those just outside the spotlight? Chicago finds out when five of the city's most loyal Sidekicks finally grow tired of being disrespected by both the prima donnas they work with and the citizenry they strive to protect. And it's not like the Windy City needs yet another labor upheaval... Read More

  • Darby Bites #11: Cat and Mouse

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  • Darby Pops Off: "Economics of Digital Comics" by Jeff Kline

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  • Bruce Lee: The Dragon Rises

    Bruce Lee never died. And he hasn't aged. But, he has no idea who he is, what's happened in the world in the past 40+ years, or why so many "thugs" want a piece of him. With the help of a fly BFF from the '70s – Joe Toomey, P.I. – and a pair of precocious Teens, Bruce will piece together a mystery more insidious than ever imagined, and find himself forced to do battle with both an enigmatic Villain and his very own conscience. In other words, the Dragon rises... and "walks on" once more! Read More

  • Sweet Lullaby

    Lullaby is a strong-willed, 2nd-generation covert assassin, viewing the world through a black and white lens. Now, Lullaby is mired in a "gray area"; she must choose whether to remain a government-sanctioned killer or walk away for love. Read More

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Miguel Mendonca

Cover Artist: Side-Kicked

Miguel Mendonça graduated in Design and has been doing mostly design related work. This Portuguese artist has always had a special bond with the world of illustration, the comics and art in general. He is now working more and more with comics and doing several projects in this field. His pencils can be found in Zenescope’s Grimm Fairy Tales, Oz, Warlord of Oz, and The Little Mermaid. Read more

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Russell Brettholtz

Writer: Side-Kicked

Russell Brettholtz started reading comic books at the age of eight, when his grandmother gave him an Archie. At twelve he graduated to the X-Men which he collected for over twenty years. Russell’s road to writing comics began with X-Men fan-fiction in high school and college, and finally a story submission to Marvel (it was not published). When he realized that finding an artist and self-publishing were realistic possibilities thanks to the internet, Russell put serious effort into creating his own comic book. Sidekicks is his first full length comic book with original characters. Russell lives in New York’s capital region with his wife and two daughters. Read more

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Dead Man’s Party Death Wish Coffee Commission Collage

Hi, everyone- Scott Barnett, artist/co-creator of Dead Man’s Party, here! Well… I’ve finally finished! Finished what, you might be asking? Earlier this year, Darby Pop Publishing ran a contest sponsored by Death Wish Coffee- if you retweeted or shared our contest entry post after the release of the trade paperback of Dead Man’s Party, you were… Read more

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