Comics with soul
Seeing double Darren Rawlings and AJ Lieberman team up to launch Doppelgänger Publishing
After starting his career at DC Comics, AJ Lieberman wanted to create his own comics and books. On the way to forming Doppelgänger Publishing, he met artist Darren Rawlings to visualise his ideas.
It was while working on their first graphic novel for Scholastic, The Silver Six, that AJ and Darren realised they could publish their own books. “Being your own boss and creating the things you want to create is in the heart of every artist,” Darren says. “It takes hard work, dedication and an ability to stay creative when you feel nothing’s left. The trick is pressing forward through those creative struggles and sticking to your vision.”
Deep Soul is the first book to be released by Doppelgänger. The story, which was drafted by Darren and completed by Tom Rhodes, follows a man struggling to revive his comatose wife. Their second book, Graveyard Wars, is already underway.
Doppelgänger is accepting story ideas, so send in your tales and buy Deep Soul at
Doppelgänger finally gives Darren and AJ the creative control they’ve always craved in their work. Deep Soul is Doppelgänger’s first graphic novel.
The Silver Six was made by Darren and
AJ for Scholastic.