Comicraft and Tim Sale Press Release

31 octobre 2007 Non Par Comic Box

blackwhite.jpg[ENGLISH] Los Angeles, CA — October 31, 2007 — Tim Sale, the artist behind the art of Isaac Mendez on the hit show HEROES, now in its second season, and Comicraft, the number one name in comic book fonts, have a lot to offer to fans of Tim, his art, and his font (yes, his own font!). Top of the list is the best news of all — TIM SALE: BLACK AND WHITE is back in print — REVISED AND EXPANDED (December 2007, $39.99, 272-page hardcover, 9” x 12”)! Written and designed with Tim by those awfully nice chaps at Comicraft, and published by Image Comics, TSB&W�
discusses Tim’s life and work in a comprehensive and lavishly illustrated retrospective. This is a new, you guessed it, revised and expanded edition of the original out-of-print TIM SALE: BLACK AND WHITE previously published by Active Images. Look for it in the October 2007 Previews (page 142; Previews #OCT071973).

TIM SALE FONTS $49.95, CD-ROM for Mac and Windows). Comicraft brings you the TIM SALE fonts! Based on Tim’s own hand lettering work in BILLI 99, this CD-ROM features eight complete fonts designed by Tim and John ‘JG’ Roshell and are the very fonts featured on HEROES. Get them at Comicraft’s very own online store, Comicrazy:

TIM SALE ‘BLUES’ SKETCHBOOK (Diamond Code: AUG073285, $20.00, 40 pages). Debuting at San Diego Comic-Con 2007, this 7” x 11” booklet features a selection of high quality ink-and-wash drawings and pencil sketches with notes by Tim and a color cover by Tim and “Superman Confidential” colorist Dave Stewart. Available in all good comic book stores and at

TIM SALE “KITTY” SERIGRAPH (Diamond Code: APR042210, $49.95, signed and numbered). On one of his regular trips to Europe to promote his work in the French market, Tim produced this beautiful “Kitty” illustration for the ALBUM comic book store in Paris. This piece was featured in early episodes of HEROES Season one. A few copies of this large (15.75” x 24.5”) limited edition print are still available in all good comic book stores and at

For more on HEROES and to see Tim’s art as it relates to the series visit

All of these products are available in finer comic book stores and on

Active Images ( is the publishing arm of COMICRAFT, the lettering and design studio founded by President & First Tiger Richard Starkings and Secret Weapon John ‘JG’ Roshell in 1992. Active Images entered the world of print publishing in 2002 with HIP FLASK: UNNATURAL SELECTION and in only a few short years became a publisher of great note, putting out a compelling and eclectic line of graphic novels featuring some of the most talented and up-and-coming creators in the industry, including: SOLSTICE (Steven T. Seagle & Justin Norman), THE SPIRAL CAGE (Al Davison), BALLAST (Joe Kelly & Ilya), TEMPTATION, SKIDMARKS, GUNPOWDER GIRL AND THE OUTLAW SQUAW, THE FLY CHRONICLES, and BRICKMAN BEGINS. Industry legends Dave Sim, Alan Moore and Will Eisner are just a few who have sung the praises of Active Images’s lineup. Active Images’s most recent graphic novels, THE NIGHTMARIST by Duncan Rouleau and KAFKA by Steven T. Seagle and Stefano Gaudiano, have received high praise. While still putting out its own books, Active Images also recently partnered with Image Comics to bring both the highly acclaimed ELEPHANTMEN and David Hine’s STRANGE EMBRACE to readers everywhere.