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Jeremy Holt and Alex Diotto’s SOUTHERN DOG Is an Indie Hit

Up and coming writer Jeremy Holt and artist Alex Diotto’s Southern Dog, published by Action Lab Entertainment, is seeing great success selling out at major comic retailers, including Toronto’s Silver Snail, London’s Orbital Comics, Burlington, Vermont’s Earth Prime Comics and Midtown Comics in New York City.  Southern Dog has been recognized and recommended by comics websites and writers alike, including writer G. Willow Wilson (Ms. Marvel).

“One of the most interesting reads to come along in the form of a mainstream comic book in quite some time.” -Andy Frisk, Comicbookbin.com

“If there’s one thing that Southern Dog proves, it’s that comic books are a versatile medium open for any subject matter.” – Dustin Cabeal, ComicBastards.com

Southern Dog tackles the complexities of race, love, and what family truly means in the deep south. It’s the story of a small town teen, Jasper, who is bitten by a wolf. On top of dealing with his new curse, he discovers his family’s ties to the Klu Klux Klan making his life more difficult that the teen can handle. If this seems interesting to you, and it is, order Southern Dog with your local comic shop using Diamond Distribution order code: OCT140964.

For those in the state of Vermont, Jeremy Holt will be signing copies of Southern Dog on Saturday, March 28 from 3-5pm at The Vermont Book Shop, 38 Main Street in Middlebury. The event is co sponsored by Shacksbury Cider. southern-dog-signing


Press Release

ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT’S SOUTHERN DOG HITS BIG
The Supernatural tale of Werewolves and racial prejudice sells in huge markets!

PITTSBURGH, P.A- Jeremy Holt is a talented up and coming comics writer, with a growing, loyal fan base and an original voice. This is proven everyday as the reviews for his tale of racism, coming of age and howling at the moon, SOUTHERN DOG continues to sell out in major comic shops internationally. Created and written by Holt with art by the talented italian artist, Alex Diotto (Comix Tribe’s SCAM), Southern Dog is the story of Jasper, a small town teen who, after being bitten by a wolf on a hunting trip becomes cursed. Things get really complicated when he discovers his family’s ties to the Klu Klux Klan. Inspired by such films as Teen Wolf and Ginger Snaps, Southern Dog examines the unique complexities of race, love, and what it truly means to be a family in the Deep South.

The trade paperback has been a complete sell out at Toronto’s Silver Snail comics, London’s Orbital comics, Burlington,Vermont’s Earth Prime Comics and Midtown Comics in New York City. Recommended by writer G. Willow Wilson of Ms. Marvel fame and available for reorder through Diamond Distribution (order code:OCT140964) at your local comic shops, Southern Dog has been called : “one of the most interesting reads to come along in the form of a mainstream comic book in quite some time.-Andy Frisk, Comicbookbin.com” and  “If there’s one thing that Southern Dog proves, it’s that comic books are a versatile medium open for any subject matter. – Dustin Cabeal, ComicBastards.com”.

Jeremy will be signing copies of Southern Dog at The Vermont Book Shop, 38 Main Street Middlebury, VT on Saturday, March 28th from 3-5pm. The event is co sponsored by Shacksbury Cider.

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Rafael Berrios

Rafael Berrios

A New York native trying to make an impact. When not dealing with "norm" life, he spends his time reading comics, writing, gaming, watching movies and TV shows, and enjoys contributing to podcasts whenever the chance presents itself.

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