Websites: O+Men, cyberdelete.com
Bio: After working for Marvel Comics and DC Comics, comics creator Robert Walker premiered his company Digital Noixe Productions and launched a book called Delete in 2004. It was followed up by the book O+Men in May of 2007.
O+Men features an array of HIV-positive superheroes: Nightcry, a white gay guy ('an edgy Batman'); Burn, a lesbian; K-oss, a black bisexual jock; Precious ('a Paris Hilton type'); Goth, a former drug user; Agony, a black ballerina; Eros, a male model; Slumber, a Dominican man ('a Freddy Krueger type'); and Memory, an Asian female punk rocker.
RECENT PRISM COMICS FEATURES
PLANET BRONX PRODUCTIONS HOSTS STICKY PAGES 3: OSO ORO
[News, Posted 7/30/08]
Planet Bronx Productions—a new publishing imprint and social network that specializes in inclusion of different cultures and mythologies with an urban twist—is holding the third event in their "Sticky Pages" series. Sticky Pages 3: Oso Oro will take place on Saturday, August 2nd at the GLBT Community Center at 208 W. 13th St. in New York City from 8-11pm. The free event will center around figure drawing from live models.
ARIEL SCHRAG! PHIL JIMENEZ! CHELSEA BOYS! STEPHEN SADOWSKI! JOAN HILTY! JOSE VILLARRUBIA! AND MORE! THIS SUNDAY AT NY COMIC CON!
[News, Posted 4/14/08]
On April 20 at Noon, join Ivan Velez, Jr. as he presents the panel, Sticky Pages 2: Super-Queero Edition at New York Comic Con taking place in Conference Room 1E03 at Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Featuring a visit from Special Guest CAPTAIN CONDOM! And “a super-duper big-shot guest you'll never ever believe!”
HIV+ SUPERHEROES! OMEN NEGATIVE ISSUE NOW SOLICITED IN PREVIEWS!
[News, Posted 10/27/06]
Emerging from the pages of Robert Walker’s Delete comes a new comic book series called Omen which follows the adventures of a vigilante superhero team whose members are all HIV-positive. They are the survivors of a secret government scheme to spread HIV--a scheme that killed thousands. Those who lived gained supernatural abilities but found themselves on the run from the government and the public who feared the disease still strong in the veins of these powerful survivors.
PRISM CREATORS TO WATCH THIS SUMMER
[Spectrum, Posted 5/4/06]
Thanks to our pals at Instinct magazine, this list of Prism creators and their upcoming projects is also being featured concurrently on Instinct's website and is excerpted in their May entertainment issue, now on sale!
Marc Andreyko: The writer of DC Comics’ Manhunter, (which features a gay couple as main characters) introduces a villain this summer to appeal to theatre queens everywhere—Sweeney Todd! dccomics.com
Chayne Avery: New Mexico-based Avery and collaborator Russell Garcia…
RECENT OFFSITE FEATURES
VOA NEWS - NEW YORK CARTOONIST FIGHTS STIGMA OF HIV
[Source: VOA News, Added: 7/23/08]
Robert Walker is a cartoon artist. Like most superheroes, Walker's characters have special powers. One can see in the dark, one can lift over 300 tons and another can come back from the dead. And also...
MORE THAN JUST ACTION, 'O+MEN' AIMS FOR AIDS/HIV AWARENESS
[Source: Wizard Universe, Added: 4/16/08]
Someone is making "noixe" in the comics industry, and his name is Robert Walker.
Independent comic book writer and artist Robert Walker has turned to comics as his medium to combat the physical and...