ShiftyLook Lines Up Webcomic Stars For Dig Dug

Bleeding Cool has been following ShiftyLook, the publisher created by Namco Bandai, to recreate arcade classics as webcomics, with an eye to revitalising their brands.

The latest, announced on their podcast, is the game Dig Dug, being reinterpreted by a bunch of webcomic creators, for its 30th anniversary.

Here’s a list of their initial creators on the book;

• Raynato Castro (Buttersafe)
• Jeff “Chamba” Cruz (ShiftyLook’s Sky Kid)
• Javier Charro (Soul & Sword)
• Brian Clevinger (Atomic Robo)
• Mike Costa (Smoke and Mirrors)
• Alex Culang (Buttersafe)
• Omar Dogan (ShiftyLook’s Wonder Momo)
• Joey Esposito (Footprints)
• Greg Fisher (Vivian)
• Dax “D-Gee” Gordine (ShiftyLook’s Bravoman)
• Dean Haspiel (ShiftyLook’s The Five-Dimensional Adventures of Dirk Davies)
• Marko Head (Vivian)
• Jerry Holkins (Penny Arcade)
• JJ Kirby (ShiftyLook title to be announced at London MCM Expo on 26 May)
• Mike Krahulik (Penny Arcade)
• Erik Ko (ShiftyLook’s Wonder Momo)
• Scott Kurtz (PVP)
• Nick Langley (Rocket Llama)
• David Maliki (Wondermark)
• Ben McCool (Pigs, ShiftyLook’s The Five-Dimensional Adventures of Dirk Davies)
• Matt Melvin (Cyanide & Happiness)
• R. K. Milholland (Something Positive)
• Matt Moylan (ShiftyLook’s Bravoman)
• Hoang Nguyen (Carbon Grey)
• Ryan North (Dinosaur Comics)
• Robert “Robaato” Porter (Title to be announced Summer 2012)
• Krishna Sadasivam (PC Weenies)
• Elliott Serrano (Geek to Me)
• Edmund Shern (ShiftyLook’s Scar)
• Kris Staub (chainsawsuit)
• J. Torres (Power Lunch)
• Zach Weiner (Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal)
• J. N. Wiedle (Helvetica)
• Marv Wolfman (ShiftyLook title to be announced at London MCM Expo on 26 May)
• Jim Zub (Skullkickers, ShiftyLook’s Wonder Momo, ShiftyLook’s Sky Kid)

More will be added at a later date… but for now, here’s a sneak peek at the Dig Dug work of one Javier Charro…

 

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