Who I am and what I do.

It’s that time again – where I run down what I do and where you can find it.

This part educational and part humble brag. Hey, I’m not proud. Actually, scratch that – I am VERY proud of all of this work that I’m about to run down.

Sit back, get comfy, here we go:

(I am the creator/writer of everything unless otherwise stated.)

Long Gone – a 97-page original graphic novel about the superhuman apocalypse. Illustrated by Ted Pogo and Aaron Viel, published by AAM Markosia. Available at the Markosia site: http://www.markosia.com/titles/long-gone/ or at Comixology: http://www.comixology.com/Long-Gone/comics-series/9774


Breakneck – a 10-issue series, illustrated by James Boulton, about the world’s crappiest supervillain. 4 issues have been published and collected into the first trade paperback. Issue 5 is imminent. Published by 215 Ink. Available at the 215 Ink website: http://www.215ink.com/catalog/breakneck-3.html or at Comixology: http://www.comixology.com/Breakneck-Vol-1-Knives-Out/digital-comic/39968 Or at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Breakneck-1-Mark-Bertolini/dp/0615802729/



Ghost Lines – a 4-issue miniseries about brainwashing, serial killers, and becoming more than human. Illustrated by Carl Yonder. Published by 215 Ink. Available at the 215 Ink site: http://www.215ink.com/catalog/ghost-lines-ogn-pdf.html and very soon to be available at Comixology!

Ghost Lines promo sheet.

Scum of the Earth – a 3-issue miniseries illustrated by Rob Croonenborghs. Described as “Natural Born Killers meets the Predator.” Published by Action Lab Danger Zone. Available very soon…October 30th!

Scum promo Oct 30th


Knowledge – a 6-issue miniseries illustrated by Jerome Eyquem. The world’s smartest basket case vs the only man smarter than he is. To be published by AAM Markosia.

Knowledge Issue 01


Broken – a 3-issue miniseries illustrated by Allen Byrns and Jim Giar. A twisted take on the origin of Batman. Published by 215 Ink. Issue 1 available at Comixology: http://www.comixology.com/Broken/comics-series/10939

Broken Cover Original


El Diablo Rojo – an original graphic novel created by Valentin Ramon, with dialogue by me. A freedom fighter tries to show that the future isn’t for sale. Not published…yet!

diablo rojo


Hell to Pay – a 4-issue miniseries illustrated by Orlando Baez. A bloody story of revenge. Not published…yet.

HELL to PAY #01


Pieces of Hate – a possible webcomic being developed by Valentin Ramon and I. A psychotic, violent trip through a diseased future.

pg 1


Instinct – a 4-issue miniseries, illustrated by Sami Kivelä and Hugo Froes. The story of the world’s most dangerous man forced into action to prevent a tragedy. Not published…yet. You can check out the dedicated Instinct website here: http://instinctcomic.com/ – and there might be some exciting news about Instinct on the horizon!



Old Ghost – a 4-issue miniseries illustrated by Olov Redmalm. The story of an immortal troubleshooter brought out of retirement for one last mission. Soon to be published by 215 Ink.

Absolon Danarad - art by Rolf Lejdegard


Antihero – a 4-issue miniseries illustrated by David Pentecost and K. Michael Russell (first issue). The generational story of the world’s premiere killer of superheroes. Not published…yet.

The King - art by David Pentecost


Apes With Uzis: Arc and Chain, Thugs Electro – a one-shot comic illustrated by Kevin Enhart. Two Apes on a routine mission that suddenly kicks into overdrive. Soon to be published by 215 Ink.

cover final2 (1)


Unit 731 in FUBAR: Empire of the Rising Dead. Illustrated by Carl Yonder. This is the anthology that made Carl and I (and a ton of others) official New York Times bestsellers!



The Legend of Mose the Fireboy in FUBAR: American History Z. Illustrated by Eric Spohn. My second kick at the FUBAR can!

FUBAR American History Z

Ignition vol. 1 – I have 4 short stories in this anthology: Unring the Bell illustrated by Jerome Eyquem. Leo Cosmos illustrated by Carl Yonder. Aches and Pains illustrated by Noel Tuazon. Breakneck: The Last Day of the Ghostwalker illustrated by Michael Tyler. Published by 215 Ink. Available at the 215 Ink site: http://www.215ink.com/catalog/ignition-volume-1.html Or at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Ignition-Anthology-1-Doc-Perkins/dp/0615802699/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1382539177&sr=1-1&keywords=ignition+

Ignition vol.1

Living Dead in the Oxymoron vol. 1 anthology. Illustrated (yet again!) by Carl Yonder. Published by Comixtribe. Available at the Comixtribe site: http://comixtribe.storenvy.com/products/737991-oxymoron-artist-edition-hardcover and at Comixology: http://www.comixology.com/Oxymoron/comics-series/11294 and at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Oxymoron-Jason-Ciaramella/dp/0983068933/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1382539287&sr=1-1&keywords=Oxymoron



Miasma in Weird Zombie Horror. Illustrated by Lee Lightfoot. Published by Black Ship Books. Available on Comixology: http://www.comixology.com/Weird-Zombie-Horror/comics-series/11123

Weird Zombie Horror


I also have a dozen or so projects in various stages of progress. I’d list those off, but there’s a lot of them.

As always, you can follow me on Twitter @mark_bertolini, and if you want to order books straight from me, drop me a line at bertolini.mark@gmail.com.

Until next time, do yourself a favor and listen to Elephant Shell by Tokyo Police Club.


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