County, CA –The Christian Comic Arts Society (CCAS) is excited to
welcome Jay Johnson, the group’s 1000th member. In celebration of
CCAS’ achievement of this milestone, Johnson will receive a signed,
limited edition print signed from the award-winning, best-selling Action Bible
by Sergio Cariello and courtesy of publisher David C Cook. Johnson is a
fan of Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Grant Morrison, Jae Lee, Greg Rucka, and
Brian Michael Bendis.
CCAS member Mike Shields also won a copy of the print through the group’s Facebook and Twitter contest inviting members
to help the group to surpass the 1000th member mark. Shields has also
been accepted into the 2011 Comic-Con International Independent Film
Festival taking place during the Comic-Con International: San Diego
(Comic-Con), the world’s largest convention of its kind.
The Action Bible: God’s Redemptive Story features all-new illustrations from renowned Marvel and DC Comics artist Sergio Cariello.
It boasts over 750 pages depicting 215 Bible stories in chronological
order, and is the most comprehensive picture Bible on the market.
who has drawn Spider-Man, Superman, Batman and dozens more iconic
characters for Marvel and DC Comics, labored for three years on new
illustrations for The Action Bible, which is published by David C Cook.
Cariello comments, “I’ve worked on many comics that I’m proud of but there is nothing
like doing a relevant story with eternal value. All those other characters and stories will
someday end, but the stories and impact of The Action Bible will last forever. It is a
privilege and the honor of a lifetime for a Christian cartoonist to get to draw and bring
to life God’s own stories.”
The Christian Comic Arts Society (CCAS) exists to connect fans and professionals who
share a passion for the comic book medium and a love for their Christian faith. It sponsors Alpha Omega, the APA of Christian comics
and Christian comic displays at various comic conventions across the
country. The goal and purpose of CCAS is to support Christians who are
industry professionals, hopefuls and enthusiasts within the Comic Book
and related industries, accomplishing that by providing opportunities
for the following: 1. The sharing of the Christian message and our
Christian faith, primarily within and through the comic book industry
and art form. 2. Mentoring, training, friendship and networking. 3. The
collaboration on and creation of visual storytelling. The Christian
Comic Arts Society social network can be found on the web at ChristianComicArts.com, on Facebook at Facebook.com/ChristianComicArts, and on Twitter at Twitter.com/ChristianComics.