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Asylum Press Successfully Crowdfunds WARLASH: COLD METAL MAYHEM AND BIOBURDEN on Kickstarter


Asylum Press Successfully Crowdfunds WARLASH: COLD METAL MAYHEM AND BIOBURDEN on Kickstarter

Los Angeles, – Asylum Press announces that it has successfully crowdfunded Warlash: Cold Metal Mayhem #1 (one-shot) and Warlash: Bioburden #1 (one-shot), two forthcoming books from Asylum Press.

Warlash, the armored warrior of the apocalyptic future, is back. These two issues reintroduce Warlash to the comic reading public with six tales of hardboiled crime noir science fiction. 

Warlash :Cold Metal Mayhem #1 (one-shot) and Warlash: Bioburden #1 (one-shot).

 Feature creators Frank Forte (Bob’s Burgers, Heavy Metal), Steve Mannion (Fearless Dawn), Dwayne Harris (Heavy Metal), Homeros Gilani, Andy hall, Edu Menna, Jovan Sekuloski, and Riste Sekulowski.

“I’m excited to get back to writing and drawing Warlash,“ explains creator Frank Forte, “he’s always been a fun character to work on and I hope the comics community will join in on the insanity!”

Warlash: Cold Metal Mayhem #1 (ONE SHOT)
Author(s): Frank Forte, Dwayne Harris,
Artist(s): Frank Forte, Steve Mannion, Dwayne Harris, 
Cover Artist(s): Andy Hall

Warlash, an armored warrior of the apocalyptic future, is back. This issue reintroduces Warlash with three tales of hardboiled science fiction crime noir. “The Generator” Warlash goes on the hunt for a missing girl, only to find she has been kidnapped by a super villain who has activated her mutant powers. And in “Grubbs” Warlash goes into the seedy underground sewer system to chase a mutated monster who is devouring people at will, Illustrated by “Stealthy” Steve Mannion.

Warlash: BioBurden #1 (ONE SHOT)
Author(s): Frank Forte, Jovan Sekuloski, Riste Sekulowski
Artist(s): Frank Forte, Riste Sekulowski, Edu Menna
Cover Artist(s):Homeros Gilani

Warlash, an armored warrior of the apocalyptic future, is back. This issue gives us more tales of hardboiled science fiction crime noir. In “The Superiority Complex” by Jovan Sekuloski and Riste Sekulowski, Warlash gets word there is a new threat to Pittsburgh, a Cyborg who goes by the name of The Superior, and he’s about to prove his namesake.  And in “The Mega Fiend” Warlash is on the hunt for a mutating bio-weapon, what he finds is a beast beyond anyone’s imagination. Illustrated by Edu Menna. In “BioBurden”, written and Illustrated by Frank Forte, Warlash battles a creature who is the product of a genetic experiment gone bad. Is he good or evil? Warlash may not have time to find out, as the bio-creature spreads his contagion.


Founded in 1999 by Frank Forte, Asylum Press is a unique publishing house specializing in high profile projects from some of the industry’s biggest names. Publishing superhero comics with Warlash: Zombie Mutant Genesis, continuing their tradition of horror with Undead Evil, Satan’s 3-Ring Circus of Hell, the upcoming Asylum of Horrors and Beyond Lovecraft, venturing into dark humor with Billy Boy The Sick Little Fat Kid and The Cletus and Floyd Show, Asylum Press continues to be on the cutting edge of comic and graphic novel publishing.

For more information on Asylum Press, check out the official website at


Frank Forte is an accomplished designer, storyboard artist and comic book artist. Frank’s film and TV credits include:Lovecraft Country, Fantasy Island, Solar Opposites, Dreamwork’s 3Below, Bob’s Burgers, Insidious 4, Lego: Guardians of the Galaxy, Despicable Me 2, Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out, The Super Hero Squad Show, Marvel Heroes 4D, and Lego Hero Factory. Frank’s comic book credits include: Heavy Metal Magazine, Bob’s Burgers, Warlash, DTOX, Zombie Terrors and Chicken Soup For Satan among others.

In Frank’s spare time he paints.  Influenced by classic cartoons and comic books, Frank’s paintings are an assemblage of inspiration from what he grew up watching on TV and reading in comic books. Trying to capture the feeling and emotion of a moving cartoon on a flat canvas, Frank’s work incorporates horrific and twisted subjects in disturbingly bizarre situations.  His work has been exhibited at the La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Copro Gallery, Corey Helford Gallery, CASS Contemporary, Dark Art Emporium, Arch Enemy Arts, Phone Booth Gallery, Night Gallery Fine Arts, Cannibal Flower, LTD. Gallery and Hyaena Gallery.

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Brett has been collecting comics for close to 30 years and is passionate about showcasing the amazing stories in Indie Comics and growing the indie community. A marketing and communications professional with a Masters of Nonprofit Management, he founded The Indie Comix Dispatch in 2020. Brett is also a member of the National Writers Union.

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