Lees and Rector set “The Standard” for Super-hero comics for 2013.

Scottish writer John Lees and artist Jonathon Rector bring their indie hit, THE STANDARD, to America.

THE STANDARD #1 (NOV121047)is in the November Previews, and will be on sale in JANUARY.

PRICE: 3.99
RATING: Teen + Up
FORMAT: 32 pages, color (1 of 6 mini-series, bi-monthly)

THE STANDARD is the story of two different men from two different eras who share the same heroic legacy. In the past, The Standard was the world’s greatest superhero. Today, he is a celebrity with his own reality TV show. But when a catastrophic event brings the two generations into collision, The Standard is forced to ask if superheroes still have a place in today’s cynical world.
THE STANDARD is a six-part superhero miniseries written by John Lees and drawn by Jonathan Rector. Lees is the winner of the Scottish Independent Comic Book Award for Best Writer 2012 for his work on THE STANDARD.

About ComixTribe
ComixTribe is a publisher of creator-owned comics, including SCAM, The Red Ten, The Standard, and more.  In addition to being a publishing imprint, ComixTribe is also an online community, with the mission statement: Creators helping creators make better comics. ComixTribe also sponsors the annual 30 Characters Challenge, an online art event where participants challenge themselves to create 30 brand new characters in just 30 days, one for every day of November. Visit ComixTribe.com or email publisher Tyler James (tyler.james@comixtribe.com) to learn more.

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