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Apama V.2 Kickstarter! You won’t believe your… ears?

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Apama The Undiscovered Animal Volume 2 is more than 160 pages, and is packed with six—YEAH SIX!—complete issues of the mane-man’s never-before-seen adventures! We decided to debut this set like a Netflix series — all at once, and Kickstarter backers get it first! The award winning comic book, which originally[…]

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Movie in Development!

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Creators of Apama The Undiscovered Animal announce new feature film in development for Cleveland’s resident superhero at this year’s Wizard World. Apama is the story of Cleveland-born Hungarian ice cream truck driver Ilyia Zjarsky who discovers an ancient scroll that allows him to gain the powers of the most savage[…]

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THAT’S THE SPIRIT (ANIMAL)!

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That’s the Spirit (Animal)! From Comic Shop News by Cliff Biggers Comics are filled with superheroes whose abilities are inspired by various animals—hawks, bats, wolverines, tigers, even spiders…the list goes on. But Ted Sikora, Milo Miller, & Benito Gallego venture from zoology to cryptozoology for their new series Apama: The[…]

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Apama in Previews World

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We’re honored to announce that Apama The Undiscovered Animal Vol. 1 softcover is going to be distributed Nationally by Diamond, and the November Preview Guide features the Mane Man in a Staff Pick Review! “He moves like Dhalsim from Street Fighter.  He dresses like a barista made his costume out[…]

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New Regina Print

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The psycho-delic mistress of mayhem, Regina, is the subject of a brand new pinup by Ted Sikora. Available now at our Comic Con appearances as an 11X17 print.

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Wizard World Cleveland!

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Come see us at Wizard World Cleveland Feb 20,21,& 22. We’ll be at booth 525, and we’re doing a panel on Apama Sunday the 22nd. 11:30 – 12:15PM  CLEVELAND’S OWN RESIDENT SUPERHERO – APAMA! UMM, WHAT’S AN APAMA? (ROOM 1) Hungarian ice cream truck driver Ilyia Zjarsky goes hiking one[…]

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Apama 3 is available today

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Mankind’s unquenchable thirst for knowledge has awakened a macabre creature so gruesome, so ghastly — well we wouldn’t want to oversell it, but it’s safe to say ‘The Million Year Hunger’ is the most horrifying foe to ever appear in the entirety of comic book history. Full-time ice cream truck[…]

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Apama 2 is available now on Comixology

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    APAMA #2 Ilyia Zjarsky now has the strength, speed, and agility of Apama, the most savage beast that man has ‘never’ known. But what does that get him? He’s still slinging cold treats from the back of a truck, and can’t move out of the ‘friend-zone’ with his[…]

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Apama has Worldwide Distribution with Comixology

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We’re thrilled to announce that the ongoing Apama series will be distributed worldwide through the iTunes of comics – COMIXOLOGY. We’ve also priced the first issue at a mere 99 stinkin’ cents! So please check it out, give it a rating, and help us spread the word. THANK YOU! APAMA[…]

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Apama on the Cover of Scene

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All my life, Cleveland’s Scene Magazine has been the coolest combo of music, theater, movie, and local news. In the early 90s, we would literally rush to the newsstand just to see our band’s name in print with an upcoming show at the Phantasy Night Club, Peabody’s, or Empire. (anyone[…]

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Giant Apama Comic Art Installation

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We had so much fun with this, and huge thanks are in order for everyone who was involved – especially Cleveland Storefront Art. The final install ended up being almost 30 feet high. Somewhere in Pittsburgh our beloved Jocelyn Wrzosek is surely blushing. If you’re in Cleveland please pop on[…]

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Apama Installation Press

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Erin O’Brien just wrote about our Apama installation for Freshwater Cleveland. It’ s great to see Joan Smith getting the credit she deserves. Erin also went more in-depth with Apama and Cleveland history on her amazing blog Thanks Erin!

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Alt-Ohio – Cleveland’s Own Superhero!

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      Thanks to Hallie Witwer for this article on all things Apama.  ALTOHIO Cleveland’s Own Superhero Takes To The Streets! Hallie Witwer I’m sure there are too many people out there who don’t know that Cleveland was the founding city of Superman. And I can guarantee that not[…]

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Christmas Caption Winner

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Congrats to Brian McCann for “Santa tonight, Hero Tomorrow – Happy Christmas from the dirty City.” Brian will be receiving an original art page from issue 2 of Apama. This was a lot of fun. Thanks to everyone who entered. I’m sure we’ll do it again. Thanks also to our[…]

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Apama Christmas Caption Contest

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It started out pretty simple. We asked artist Benito Gallego to create a holiday themed Apama pinup for issue 2. The only direction we gave him was to try and incorporate Cleveland into the background. Once again he blew our doors off and we were utterly speechless. So speechless, in[…]

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First Apama Review

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Thanks to Eric at the Pullbox for this article! BEHOLD – APAMA: THE UNDISCOVERED ANIMAL! Yes, I giggled a little bit too when I said it out loud. But you know what, this FREE online comic is worth a look. It is a Kirby-esque origin story that made me wish[…]

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Apama’s Artist – Benito Gallego

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Apama – The Undiscovered Animal is back on track with the amazing artist Benito Gallego. When our very talented and dear friend Eddy Newell became unavailable to illustrate the series we placed an ad on ConceptArt.org explaining the project and looking for artists. We were completely overwhelmed by about 100[…]

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