Scratch9 Nominated for an Eisner!

April 9, 2011
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Scratch9 Nominated for an Eisner!

Litterbricks! We still can’t believe the big news from Thursday night! Scratch9 is nominated for an Eisner Award! We’re in the “Best Publication for Kids” category. There are five other great comics nominated in that category too and we’re just proud to be named in the same list as them. Here’s the complete list...
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Interview: Rob talks Scratch9 with Good Comics for Kids

October 26, 2010
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Interview: Rob talks Scratch9 with Good Comics for Kids

Katherine Dacey of the Good Comics For Kids blog at School Library Journal posted a fantastic interview with Scratch9 creator Rob Worley last week.  They talked about early influences, the state of kids comics and the challenges of writing engaging material for young readers. Here’s an excerpt: Another way kids get short-changed is by...
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Scratch9 #1 Sells Out!

October 25, 2010
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Scratch9 #1 Sells Out!

Press Release First Issue of SCRATCH9 Sells Out from Ape Entertainment New All-Ages Title is a Runaway Hit! (San Diego,CA-October 25, 2010) – Ape Entertainment is pleased to announce that the new all-ages comic Scratch9 #1 written and created by Rob M. Worley and illustrated by Jason T. Kruse, has sold out from the...
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Article: Local comics creator starts from ‘Scratch’

October 13, 2010
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Article: Local comics creator starts from ‘Scratch’

C and G Newspapers published a nice profile Rob and the creation of Scratch9 for their various papers covering Oakland County, MI. Rob Worley’s love of comics dates back to a bygone era. As a matter of fact, “back to a time when there were actually vending machines at the grocery store where you...
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Scratch9 @ New York Comic Con – This weekend!

October 7, 2010
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Scratch9 @ New York Comic Con – This weekend!

Who, What: Scratch9 writer and creator Rob M. Worley, artist Jason T. Kruse and publisher Ape Entertainment will be attending the New York Comic Con. We’re at booth #2105! UPDATED 10/5: We’ve just learned that Jason Kruse will not be able to attend New York Comic Con this year. We’re sorry for any inconvenience...
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Video: Rob Chats With Comics Continuum TV

August 31, 2010
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Video: Rob Chats With Comics Continuum TV

Scratch9 and writer/creator Rob M. Worley were featured on the August 21st episode of the Comics Continuum TV show (broadcasting in the Detroit area on MyTV 20, Saturdays at 1:30pm). Host Jordan Trovillion quizzes Robbo about the new comic! Update: We’re told that this episode of Comics Continuum will air on Clear Cable Channel...
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Rob talks cats, comics and Scratch9 with The Oakland Press

August 30, 2010
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Rob talks cats, comics and Scratch9 with The Oakland Press

Scratch9 creator Rob M. Worley spoke to journalist Chuck O’Donnell who wrote a fantastic profile article for The Oakland Press. The piece delves into Robbo’s motivation for creating a comic book for kids featuring a super-powered cat! Here’s an excerpt: But in the end, “Scratch9” comes from Worley’s heart — and his love for...
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Photos: Wizard World Chicago Comic Con

August 29, 2010
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Photos: Wizard World Chicago Comic Con

We had a swell time at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con on the weekend of August 19-22. We were in good company with our publisher Ape Entertainment and their star players Allan Dye and Dave Castelnuovo of Pocket God fame. Thanks to everyone who gave Scratch9 a warm reception leading to our unexpected sell...
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Scratch9 @ Chicago Comic Con This Week!

August 18, 2010
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Scratch9 @ Chicago Comic Con This Week!

Scratch9 creator Rob M. Worley and publisher Ape Entertainment are headed to the windy city for Wizard World’s Chicago Comic Con in Rosemont, IL! The event starts on Thursday, August 19 and continues until Sunday, August 22nd! Stop by BOOTH #117 and say howdy, and pick up an early copy of Scratch9 #1!
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Publisher’s Weekly checks out Scratch9!

August 10, 2010
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Publisher’s Weekly checks out Scratch9!

The esteemed Publisher’s Weekly just posted a swell interview with Scratch9 creator Rob M. Worley in their Comics Week section! Here’s an excerpt: I wanted to make sure kids who read the four issues got to experience as much of the Scratch9  story as they could, which means introducing all nine aspects of the...
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Scratch9 #3 – Cover art and Ordering info!

August 3, 2010
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Scratch9 #3 – Cover art and Ordering info!

Be sure to drop by your comics shop this week and ask them to pre-order you a copy of Scratch9 #3! It’s got a cool cover by Jason T. Kruse depicting six of the nine lives! Here’s the official description: Scratch is deep in the heart of C.R.U.E.L. HQ and determined to rescue his...
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Video: Jason talks Scratch9 at Comic-Con

July 27, 2010
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Video: Jason talks Scratch9 at Comic-Con

The good folks over at Bleeding Cool took a tour of Artists’ Alley at San Diego Comic-Con 2010 and recorded interviews with numerous artists, including our very own Jason T. Kruse! Now it’s on YouTube. The YouTube! Check it out:
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Scratch9 is at Comic-Con!

July 21, 2010
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Scratch9 is at Comic-Con!

Scratch9 writer/creator Rob M. Worley, artist Jason T. Kruse and the publishers from Ape Entertainment are on hand at Comic-Con International in San Diego from July 21-July 25th! Ape and KiZoic will have early editions of Scratch9 #1 available at the show at booth #1703. Rob and Jason will be signing at the booth...
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