It’s back, because YOU demanded it! Robot Monkey Worx has released the special collected edition of “Scratch9: The Pet Project & Cat Tails” as both a paperback and digital edition. The new collection includes the original, Eisner-nominated graphic novel “Scratch9: The Pet Project” along with 2013’s hit anthology “Scratch9: Cat […]
Publisher: Robot Monkey Worx Publication Date: September 16, 2016 Rob’s Credit: Creator, Writer, additional Other Credits: Jason T. Kruse (cover art, “The Pet Project” artwork, “How to Draw Scratch” feature), Joshua Buchanan (cover art, “Cat Tails” artwork and color), Mike Kunkel (additional art), Shannon Eric Denton (“The Pet Project” special thanks, “D’Argent in […]
Press Release Kevin Eastman Kicks Off New “Scratch9” Series with Variant Cover Eisner-nominated, all-ages title returns in new, feature-length adventure March 18, 2014 – Hermes Press is pleased to announce legendary comics creator Kevin Eastman is lending his considerable talents to the all-ages title “Scratch9”. Eastman is providing a variant […]
In spite of my recent foray into kids comics, the thing I wrote just before Scratch9 was an on over-the-top pulp-style crime book filled with splatter violence and mean-spirited humor called The Revenant. I had so much fun writing it, it stands as one of my favorite works after my […]
Scratch9 drops all-new furry fury on Free Comic Book Day 2014 with a new special issue from Hermes Press. Cat of Nine Worlds – Part 1 The world’s greatest super-hero cat kicks off an all-new, full-length adventure! Scratch’s nemesis Dr. Schrödinger is back and out for revenge, and this time […]
Hermes Press is pleased to announce the deluxe bookshelf hardcover printing of “Scratch9: The Pet Project (Second Life Edition)” , collecting the complete fan-favorite, all-ages title under one cover for the first time. The new collection includes the original, Eisner-nominated graphic novel “Scratch9: The Pet Project” along with this year’s […]
Two bits of good news for me and Scratch9 came down earlier this month. First up, the book got nominated in four categories in the 29th annual Comics Buyer’s Guide Fan Awards! The comic is up for “Favorite Comic Book or Mini Series” and “Favorite Story”. Jason Kruse is up […]
Publisher: Actionopolis Publication Date: April 15, 2011 Rob’s Credit: Author Other Credits: Cover art by Michael Geiger Synopsis: Young street tough Conner Mack must take on the mantle of an ancient hero despite his wishes. In doing so, he’ll inspire his city’s gangs of lost children as he attempts to defeat the supernatural […]
The Scratch9 collected trade paper back edition is due in stores in about a month. Have you ordered yours yet? If not, we’ve got three easy paths to the Scratch9 TPB hookup! Your local comics shop. They’re still your best bet for procuring of feline funnybook. Just be sure […]
LOS ANGELES—- ACTIONOPOLIS, LLC announced today the highly-anticipated sequel Heir to Fire: Zephyr Mesa with a Kindle edition first printing. Rob M. Worley, writer of a diverse range of comics for nearly every publisher and audience, returns readers to the Arizona desert town of Gila Flats, home to invading spiders, […]
I got a nice mention in the Dearborn Press & Guide this week, spotlighting my upcoming appearance at Green Brain Comics supporting Scratch9 and giving a sense of my crooked path into writing comics. Check it out!
[singlepic id=186 w=320 h=240 float=right]This has been ramping up all summer, but the announcement officially came down today: Actionopolis is back! Actionopolis is the book like featuring high-octane, high-adventure prose fiction by a myriad of talented writers from comics, film, video games and the like. The company initially published seven […]
A big, “howdy” to readers of Dearborn Press & Guide who may have discovered this site via the swell article that the paper ran on me this weekend. If you’re interested in the new comic Scratch9, I’d ask you to click onward to Scratch9.com for the most complete and up-to-date […]
The first issue of Scratch9 is due to ship this month and I realize I’ve been a bit remiss in posting about the book here at robworley.com. I have been keeping Scratch9.com current with all the latest and greatest buzz, of if you’ve been visiting there you’re up to speed. […]
Publisher: Actionopolis Publication Date: July 29, 2010 Rob’s Credit: Author Other Credits: Cover art by Mike Dubisch Synopsis: Ryan Morales and the town of Gila Flats are still reeling from the events of the first book. Having harnessed his fire abilities he’s dispatched the spider invaders that threatened to snatch the citizens of […]
Heading out to Comic-Con next week. If you’re on your way there, come see us where we’ll debut Scratch9! Ape and KiZoic will have early editions of Scratch9 #1 available at the show at booth #1703. Jason Kruse and I will be signing at the booth during scheduled periods Thurs-Sun […]
[singlepic id=179 w=320 h=240 float=right] If you’re looking for something to do with the kids tomorrow, bring ’em on over to the Kids Read Comics convention Saturday or Sunday (June 12 & 13)! I’ll be there handing out and autographing free limited edition Scratch9 posters! These are similar to the […]
[singlepic id=172 w=320 h=240 float=right]Scratch9 #1 another super-nice review, this time from The PullBox.com! They say: Scratch9 is a perfect “read-together” comic for both child and parent. Grade: A Click through for the complete review
The last two story books that I authored for Magic Wagon’s Short Tales line focus on the characters of Norse Myth: Loki and Heimdall. They’re available for pre-order now on Amazon for a September release. These books were fun to write. They required a bit of research as I’m not […]
[singlepic id=171 w=320 h=240 float=right]Scratch9 got a sweet review from Fanboy Planet who writes: Scratch9 has a dynamite hook and solid, kid-friendly storytelling that still plays decently for adults — who will be reading it to their kids over and over again. Read the complete review!
[singlepic id=170 w=320 h=240 float=right] Comic Book Resources posted a nice interview with me about my new all-ages comic Scratch9! Even better, the article includes four never-before-seen pages of artwork from the first issue! Click & Read!
[singlepic id=169 w=320 h=240 float=right]The first review of Scratch9 #1 is up at the Comics Waiting Room! Critic Avril Brown writes: “Talking animals, mad scientists and a dash of mysticism, SCRATCH9 delivers a positive message via a mischievously adorable young feline. “ Read the complete review at Comics Waiting Room!
Saturday, May 1 is Free Comic Book Day! That’s the day when comic book shops have tons of comics…for free! There are comics featuring Iron Man, Superman, Archie, Toy Story, The Tick and loads more. We’re partial to to the Shrek book from our friends at Kizoic and Ape Entertainment. […]
Diamond Comics Distributors has announced the launch of a new website and comic shop locator aimed at directing kids and parents to kid-friendly comic shops (the ones that carry Scratch9!!!) across the United States and Canada. The new site at kidscomics.com features a variety of news, info, and fun activities […]
When I was a youngster I loved Aesop’s fables and the wisdom they contained. So it was fun to be able to work on a couple of updated fables of ABDO Publishing’s Short Tales imprint a while back. I just noticed that the books went on sale this week! Everybody […]
So, the cat’s out of the bag…pun most definitely intended! ComicBookResources has the scoop on the new young readers comic book I created called Scratch9! My good buddy Jason T. Kruse is illustrating it. The astonishing Mike Kunkel is providing the covers. It won’t arrive in comic shops until next […]
Welcome interweb travelers who have arrived at RobWorley.com looking for info about D. Kerry Prior’s new movie ‘The Revenant‘ or its sequel. You were probably directed here by Google or some such because this site is positively overflowing with keyword references to “The Revenant”. [singlepic id=4 w=320 h=240 float=right]Well, you’ve […]
Hmmmm…this is interesting news. But what does it have to do with me? Stay tuned… SAN DIEGO, CA – September 28, 2009 – Ape Entertainment today announced the launch of its new imprint, “KiZoic”, which will feature content aimed primarily at younger readers. KiZoic titles will be released as either […]
Three new books I’ve worked on this year have shown up on Amazon.com this week. They are issues of the ‘Boxcar Children‘ series of graphic novels, based on the long-running and immensely popular kids lit series by Gertrude Chandler Warner. I adapted the books into a comic book script, with […]
Here’s me over on WizardUniverse.com talking about working with Keith Giffen and Shannon Eric Denton on THE REVENANT OGN. Read it and weep…