Bio: At age 44, Brent Erwin is celebrating a 25-year of working in the Comics Industry, having opened his first Comic Shop in Waco, Texas at age 19. Brent went on to become a Sales Representative for Diamond Comics Distributors, working with Acclaim Comics in New York City. Leaving Diamond Comics Distributors Brent became a Marketing Coordinator for the Direct Market working for Fabian Nicieza at Acclaim Comics.
Brent went on to work 9 years for Wizard Entertainment, Publisher of the leading comics industry magazine Wizard the Comics Magazine, as Senior Advertising Account Manager.
In 2003 Brent along with two business partners founded Ape Entertainment a publishing company devoted to the production of high-quality original graphic novels, comic books, and illustrated fiction. Ape Entertainment is the home to such popular titles as Go-Go Gorilla and the Jungle Crew, Sullengrey, Point Pleaseant, and Horrorwood.
These days Brent is hard at work publishing comics through Ape Entertainment. Brent is also the President and owner of Collected Comics & Games a 4 store chain of Comics, Game and Pop Culture retail stores in the Dallas/Fort Worth Tx area.
Brent has a love for comics and a passion for small press and independent comics, and is happiest selling advertising and maketing knuckle-busting, two-fisted action-adventure comics and comics of ALL kinds.