In the ever-evolving world of indie comics and publishing, Konkret Comics is stretching its wings and reaching new heights of innovation and empowerment. Konkret Comics believes in fostering community and uplifting emerging artists and creatives. Our very own Lonzo Starr, founder of Konkret Comics and creator of the legendary Akolyte, has launched an exciting new video series that takes this commitment of connection and empowerment to a whole new level.
Through Konkret Approved, Starr shines a spotlight on highly recommended creators and leaders who are making significant strides and contributions within the comic world and beyond. If you ever wished for a comic version of Oprah's curated list of noteworthy book club reads, this is it. Tune in for exclusive interviews with some of your Konkret favorites, fall in love with hidden gems, and support emerging talents you don’t want to miss.
This new segment not only provides a platform for artists to share their stories, but it also serves as a source of inspiration for aspiring creators. With every episode, Starr introduces us to a diverse range of voices, each sharing their unique behind-the-scenes glimpse into their creative process, inspirations, their challenges and successes.
Konkret Approved has even landed among the stars, featuring notable names like, Deric Augustine from the hit CW series All-American. Augustine is the author and creator of the upcoming graphic novel The 25th Dynasty: Rise of the Nubian Pharaoh, an epic work being described as 300 meets Black Panther. Watch the tenth episode of Konkret Approved for more and support the campaign to launch this powerful epic on Kickstarter.
You may also recognize more Konkret Approved guests, Daniel Wu, from the popular series Into the Badlands and the highly acclaimed author and artist, Sean Chen who are collaborating on what Chen calls his most ambitious work yet. In their interview with Lonzo Starr, they discuss their upcoming passion project, Evermind, a compelling sci-fi saga. Intrigued?
Support their Kickstarter campaign, which ends tomorrow, October 19, 2023.
Whether you are an established comic enthusiast or a newcomer to the genre, Konkret Approved offers a unique opportunity to discover top-tier content and creators, witness extraordinary conversations, and gain a deeper understanding of the comic and the diverse creative world at large. Make Konkret Approved your favorite source for recommended comic reads and creative inspiration.
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