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Where’s Darby At? – Fall 2017 Events

Written by Kristine Chester | No Comments | Published on August 1, 2017

Cirque du Geek Who: Jeff Kline (writer of Indestructible and Bruce Lee: The Dragon Rises) & Darby Kline (Company Namesake) What: Cirque du Geek is Waterville Maine’s first convention of the weird and wonderful!  When: Friday September 8th – Saturday, September 9th Where: Waterville Public Library: 73 Elm St., Waterville, ME 04901 Panel: Jeff Kline… Read more

THINGS YOU SHOULDN’T REMEMBER: Meet the Cast – The Handlers

Written by Kristine Chester | No Comments | Published on July 12, 2017

THE HANDLERS First seen in Denver, Colorado PAUL CONWAY Paul, 40 years, was born to an Englishman and an African American woman. He always wears his sunglasses (even in bed) and his suit. Paul is a calm person. He doesn’t speak much, nor does he show any emotion. Not even when he’s killing his victims…. Read more

THINGS YOU SHOULDN’T REMEMBER: Meet the Cast – Travis Tremblay

Written by Kristine Chester | No Comments | Published on July 4, 2017

TRAVIS TREMBLAY First seen in Ocala, Florida 38 years old, born Canadian. An ex-photographer for a travel magazine in Boston, Travis is extremely paranoid, a mind-frame that is highlighted by the amount of drugs he consumes. No one but Travis remembers the Chalucas, a South American tribe who inhabited the Andes and who have completely… Read more

THINGS YOU SHOULDN’T REMEMBER: Meet the Cast – Monica Young

Written by Kristine Chester | No Comments | Published on June 27, 2017

MONICA YOUNG First seen in Fayetteville, Arkansas Monica works as a teacher in a small school in Fayetteville, the town she grew up in and never really left. She is an intelligent, outspoken woman who always has an ace up her sleeve, something that may come in handy when she meets poker player Marc Roister…. Read more

THINGS YOU SHOULDN’T REMEMBER: Meet the Cast – Marc Roister

Written by Kristine Chester | No Comments | Published on June 20, 2017

MARC ROISTER First seen in Fayetteville, Arkansas Marc is a restless type who never manages to establish a life for himself anywhere. Instead, he moves from city to city and makes his living doing odd jobs and playing poker. He currently has problems with the boss of Fayeteville’s local mafia, “Jimmy Ears”. Marc seems to… Read more

Darby Pop Publishing Declares Its Independence Day on July 4th

Written by Kristine Chester | No Comments | Published on May 1, 2017

After four years of editorial autonomy paired with distribution partnerships, Darby Pop Publishing is ready to become truly “indie.”  With a new “direct” deal in place, Darby Pop Publishing’s titles will continue to be available through Diamond Book Distributors and Diamond Comic Distributors, but retailers can now find the publisher’s critically-acclaimed titles listed under Darby… Read more

Where’s Darby At? – Summer 2017 Events

Written by Kristine Chester | No Comments | Published on April 10, 2017

Bangor Comic and Toy Con Who: Jeff Kline (writer of Indestructible and Bruce Lee: The Dragon Rises) When: Friday May 26th-Sunday May 28th Where: Cross Insurance Center: 515 Main St., Bangor, Maine 04401           ComicCONN Who: Jeff Kline (writer of Indestructible and Bruce Lee: The Dragon Rises) and Russell Brettholtz (writer… Read more

DARBY POP PUBLISHING ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 3rd “BREAKING INTO COMICS” CONTEST

Written by Kristine Chester | 1 Comment | Published on March 15, 2017

DARBY POP PUBLISHING ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 3rd “BREAKING INTO COMICS” CONTEST – Winning Writers & Artists to be published in expanded Side-Kicked TPB reprint – Los Angeles, CA (March 15, 2017) – Darby Pop Publishing is pleased to announce the winners of its third “Breaking Into Comics” contest. This year’s victorious scribes are Adam Breen,… Read more

Where’s Darby At? – Spring 2017 Events

Written by Kristine Chester | No Comments | Published on February 27, 2017

Emerald City Comicon Who: Jeff Kline (writer of Indestructible and Bruce Lee: The Dragon Rises), Garth Matthams (writer of The Living Finger, signing at the Darby Pop booth from 2pm-4pm Friday, March 3rd and Saturday, March 4th and 11am-1pm on Sunday, March 5th), and Eric Palicki (writer of Fake Empire, available at Table A-12 and signing… Read more

Darby Pops Off: “Earning Your Four-Colored Stripes” by Forrest C. Helvie

Written by Kristine Chester | No Comments | Published on January 20, 2017

It takes time and dedication to hone your craft, be it behind a camera, in front of a drawing table, or typing away at a keyboard. For many of us putting in the amount of time is difficult while juggling a family, a social life, and another job or two. In this week’s Darby Pops… Read more

Dead Man’s Party Death Wish Coffee Commission Collage

Written by Kristine Chester | No Comments | Published on December 28, 2016

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

Breaking Into Comics #3: Spotlight on SIDE-KICKED

Written by Kristine Chester | 4 Comments | Published on December 26, 2016

It’s not easy to get a foot in the door of the comic book industry — which is why Darby Pop Publishing helps talented creators “break into comics” with an annual competition. After the phenomenal success of both our Indestructible: Stingray and The Women of Darby Pop campaigns, we’re back in 2017 with a new… Read more