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    The Black Coat is America's first superspy! Set in New York City in the days before the Revolutionary War, The Black Coat fights against the British and forces of the occult to protect the burgeoning nation. It's action packed fun that Chuck Dixon calls "...my kind of comics!"

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The Black Coat invades Comic-Con

Thursday, June 19th, 2008
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The Black Coat will be set up in the Small Press Pavilion at this year’s San Diego Comic Con International July 23rd – 27th. We’ll be at booth L12 with lots going on. Black Coat artists and writers will be signing books and doing sketches all weekend.  The brand new 52 page special will also [...]

52-page Black Coat special on the way!

Monday, May 12th, 2008
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Good news for Black Coat fans everywhere! Ape Entertainment is pleased to announce the up-coming release of the 52-page Black Coat Special! The Special will contain two unique, self-contained stories that shed some light on the history of Colonial New York’s masked hero. The first story, “Heart of Ice”, is written by Black Coat co-creator [...]

New Black Coat Story available this month!

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008
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Boy, it’s been a while! But I’m (finally) back with some good news! If you pick up this month’s issue of Comics Now Magazine (issue 2), you find a nifty little gem tucked in there. A while back the editor, Bryan, asked me to do a short story for an upcoming issue to go along [...]

“The Black Coat: First Blood” — Sneak Peek!

Monday, October 22nd, 2007
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 It’s getting about time to let the cat out of the bag! Here’s a sneak peek at the upcoming BC one-shot titled “First Blood.” It’s a 14-page backstory that’s set against the Battle of Golden Hill - an armed conflict between colonists and British soldiers that took place in NYC about 5 weeks before the Boston Masacre. And [...]

Want your “Comics Now”?

Sunday, September 30th, 2007
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The Black Coat will be featured in the first issue of a new comic magazine that is sure to take the comic world by storm! Brian Deemer (of Comic Geek Speak fame) and Brent Erwin have created a new magazine called Comics Now (http://www.iwantmycomicsnow.com). The first issue has an article called the “The 22 Page [...]

“…or give me comics?” Yes! They are on the way!

Friday, September 14th, 2007
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We’ll have a more official announcement soon but I thought it was time to put something up on the homepage about it and let everyone know: Yes, the rest of the second series is on it’s way!  Unfortunately, we ran into some scheduling problems this past Spring that set us back a bit, eventually requiring [...]

Comic-Con wrapup!

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007
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Well, it’s come and gone. Five days of hectic, crazy, costume-wearing, book-signing, cell-phone-losing (yes, I lost my cell phone…) comic book goodness are now behind us. It was really a great show (except for the cell phone) and I’d like to thank everyone that stopped by the booth, checked us out, and said ‘hello.’ It was nice to meet [...]

SDCC07 – Black Coat signing schedule

Monday, July 23rd, 2007
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The Ape Booth (2105) is going to be rocking this year. LOTS of creators will be in and out of there so there will be plenty going on. Ben will be at the booth signing books and doing sketches but only for a limited time. You might catch him around the booth during the day, [...]

Getting Ready for Comic-Con!

Friday, July 20th, 2007
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Comic Con is less than a week away and we’re gearing up for a great show! This will be my (Ben’s) second Comic-Con but my first at a booth and I’m pretty excited. I’ll be hanging out with tons of other Ape creators at Ape’s booth (# 2105). There should be lots for all of [...]

Black Coat: “…Or Give me Death” issue 2 Preview pages

Friday, July 20th, 2007
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Hey all, We’ve posted a few preview pages of BC:OGMD issue 2 so swing by and have a look. We’re sorry for the delay, and we’re working as fast and hard as we can to get the books to shops as quickly as possible. Thanks to everyone for their patience and for sticking with us. [...]