“The Other Dead” writer Joshua Ortega in store on October 23!

Come and meet “Gears of War” and “The Other Dead” writer Joshua Ortega at Brian’s Comics!

Award-winning, best-selling writer of “Gears of War”, Joshua Ortega, will be signing copies of his critically acclaimed comic, “The Other Dead”, on October 23 at 11am at Brian’s Comics in downtown Petaluma!

The signing will begin at 11am, and Joshua will be signing copies of all of his work, including the “Gears of War” comic books and games, “Battlestar Galactica”, “Red Sonja”, “Necromancer”, and more!  “The Other Dead”, his new comic with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles creator Kevin Eastman, has become the most talked-about new horror series since “The Walking Dead”, and the second issue will be released on the day of the signing!


Here are some early reviews for “The Other Dead”:

“How has this brilliant premise not been done yet? Just when we’re inundated with “zombie this, zombie that,” Ortega, Digger, and Eastman come along with a rip-roaring adventure that provides the most unique spin on the zombie apocalypse in years.”

–Cliff Bleszinski

Creator of Gears of War

The Other Dead has the perfect combination of action, emotional impact, and brooding/building horror. I kept turning the pages to run from the impending doom.”

–Kevin J. Anderson

New York Times bestselling author of the Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. series.


“Driven by a beautifully nasty sense of humor and art that sweats and bleeds, one of the things that really stands out is how perfectly paced it is. Felt like somebody was slowly tightening a screw into my brain and oddly enough, I loved it. Astoundingly good.”

–Robert Ferrigno

New York Times bestselling author of Prayers for the Assassin

“Gleefully gory and subversive with snark–the only problem with this book is that I didn’t come up with the idea first!”

–Hugh Sterbakov

Emmy-nominated writer of Robot Chicken, Freshmen, and City Under the Moon


The Other Dead finds space to be itself in a genre where most practitioners stick to the tried and true. Original and genuinely scary.”

–Mike Carey

Eisner Award-winning writer of Unwritten, Suicide Run, and X-Men

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