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‘Knuckleheads’ goes to Monkeybrain; to be released on comiXology

by Matthew Price Modified: April 22, 2013 at 4:56 pm •  Published: April 1, 2013

The comic book “Knuckleheads,” by Oklahoma City’s Brian Winkeler and former Oklahoman Robert Wilson IV, will be released digitally on comiXology this Wednesday.    The comic will be published by Monkeybrain Comics.

The series is set for 12 issues at 99 cents each.  Winkeler and Wilson released a limited print edition of the first issue in black-and-white in Oklahoma shops in 2010; the new digital edition is colored by Jordan Boyd.

Robert Wilson IV, left, and Brian Winkeler.
Robert Wilson IV, left, and Brian Winkeler.

The series stars Trevor Trevinski, a man who is given a powerful alien artifact, but who doesn’t appear to be a terribly heroic type.

“Since it’s more a sitcom kind of feel, (it’s) like the early ’80s ‘Justice League,’ the funny ‘Justice League’ with Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis, and maybe even Ty Templeton’s ‘Legion of Substitute Heroes’ stuff, which is brilliant, and ‘Stig’s Inferno,’ and Kyle Baker — that kind of comedic comic stuff,” Winkeler said in a 2010 interview with The Oklahoman.

Comic Book Resources has a preview of “Knuckleheads” No. 1.

- Matt Price

 

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by Matthew Price
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Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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