By Jack Barnes
Renowned comic book writer David Tischman (Batman, Batman/Superman, Justice League, Cable) today announced the launch of HEROINE CHIC – an original digital comic series, set in the world of high fashion. It’s the first time the high-flying world of superheroes has focused on the cutthroat world of haute couture. The series is carried on LINE Webtoon, a leading digital comics service with worldwide distribution and over 17 million unique visitors a month.
The first 3 chapters of the series are LIVE now, available on the LINE Webtoon siteor by downloading the official LINE Webtoon app. for smartphones. New chapters of the 130-page series will roll out each week.
HEROINE CHIC was created and written by Tischman and features groundbreaking artwork by new comics sensation, Audrey Mok.
Set in a New York City filled with superheroes, HEROINE CHIC’s main character is Zoe Porter, 24, a recent design school graduate who gets a dream job working for Dyna Cuff, the top designer of superhero costumes. Dyna is a fashion genius but a difficult boss, and her superhero clients are vain and insecure.
The idea hit Tischman one day when he saw a woman wearing Koral shiny leggings and a sports bra. “I write comic books,” Tischman said. “That’s a superhero costume.”
About David Tischman
David Tischman is a New York Times bestselling comic book author, film and TV producer and journalist, best known for writing smart female characters as well as for successfully converting popular pop culture film and TV properties into comic format, including HBO’s TRUE BLOOD, MTV’s TEEN WOLF, ANGEL, STAR TREK, STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION and AEON FLUX. His work can also be read in such popular titles as SUPERMAN/BATMAN, LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT, BITE CLUB, and GREEN LANTERN: EVIL’S MIGHT for DC as well as CABLE and MUTANT X for Marvel. Tischman also created LUKE MC BAIN, an original comic book idea for country superstar Trace Adkins. HEROINE CHIC is his first serial for LINE Webtoon.
About Audrey Mok
Audrey Mok was born in Hong Kong in the 1990s and was influenced by Japanese manga and American animation in her early years. After high school, she went abroad to further her career, spending time in Tokyo drawing comics and attending industry conventions. She is now based in Hong Kong as a freelance illustrator and comic artist, currently working with writer David Tischman on HEROINE CHIC. In addition to HEROINE CHIC, her work can be seen here: http://temariart.tumblr.com
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