Where to start? I graduated from Penn State in 1997 with, believe it or not, a degree in Aerospace Engineering. Yes, I'm a rocket scientist, and I have the poor spelling to prove it (if you don't believe that look at all the mistakes on a blue print). I was in Army ROTC but I was downsized just prior to commissioning. My first engineering job was with a company in Blue Bell PA doing design work for plastic extruders. Every time you look at a truck bed liner or a plastic lid think of me. Never got a job in my field and when the price of gas went up (primary component of plastic) I was laid off. I went back to school at Drexel University where I got my Masters in Education and 70,000 more in debt. I taught science and math as a substitute teacher in Philadelphia where lets say my life was threatened everyday, so it was kind of fun (military training really got put to use). Right now I work full time for a place I can’t mention but can say its sports related.
I was always writing and drawing all through what was mentioned above. While I was at Penn State I even put out a sci-fi comic called Saber in the local comic book stores. I linked up with a film school student and started doing anime parodies. Basically you just reedit and re-dub the footage with a usually very adult and silly theme. They were shown at a few conventions. Next we did a live action project called Fan Wars, which was a parody of a certain 6 movie sci-fi classic. That was around when I met the co-founder of IkuZo! Studios Christopher A. Ryons. After Fan Wars, we filmed Merc Force which is the original pilot for MERCS (its on Netflix now), that’s when Mike Pringle joined the crew. It wasn't to bad for a first movie and I take pride that my first was an action movie. Bad special effects yes, but it got distributed. Next I did two horror movies "Death from Beyond', and "Death From Beyond II", also available on Netflix, and distributed by Brain Damage Films. I published my first novel, “TBG To Be A God”, now on Kindle and Nook. MERCS my science fiction television series is now airing on MaddyG TV a ROKU station. Tortured Tales, a Horror Movie anthology I’m working on with Wet Kiss Productions will be available soon.
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Jesus Christ Fundamentalist Christian Slayer
by James Panetta
The second coming didn’t work out exactly the way the Fundamentalists expected. Jesus is back and he’s taking down religious wackos, nut cases and theocratic overlords obsessed with taking the world back to the dark ages. With his new apostles and a butt load of firepower he’ll take down the theocracy. This time you die for your own sins!
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