About Michael Dolce

Michael Dolce is a professional Writer, Artist, Colorist, Web Guru and all around Awesome Dude. He created Descendant for Image Comics and The Sire for After Hours Press. He has written for Zenescope and Wizard Magazine and colored projects for Image Comics, Silent Devil and The Force Media. He currently writes for AMNY and Inquistr.com and is hard at work on some brand new comic book and creative projects. Follow him on Twitter: @Michael_Dolce Follow him on Periscope: @Michael_Dolce Follow him on Instagram: @mdolce64 Follow Secrets Of The Sire on Facebook: Facebook.com/SecretsoftheSire

The Sire #8 available for purchase, review or retailer incentive!

Attention bloggers/reviewers/retailers! We're looking for folks who want to review a copy of the latest issue of The Sire #8. Also, any retailer out there that wants to order copies AT COST please contact us at sire@mikebooks.com. Featuring a cover by Talent Caldwell, art by Kris Carter & Steve Hoveke and written by Michael Dolce, [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:54-04:00May 1st, 2013|

News, Reviews & More

Taking a moment to dish on some of the comics out there keeping me warm this holiday season while I'm hard at work on new issues of The Sire, the Sire App, and our daily web comic stream that's coming soon! Amazing Spider-Man Dan Slott is making me jealous. No really, for years I lay [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:54-04:00December 11th, 2012|

Sire #7 Available for Digital Download on Graphicly.com

The Sire returns and is available for digital download at Graphicly! Featuring a stunning cover by renowned artist Dave Johnson! Fast forwarding a few weeks after the last issue ended, the Sire is back in full force, tracking down all those who have been transformed by the same alien energy that gives his costume its [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:54-04:00February 2nd, 2012|

Secrets of the Sire #11: Sire #7 Off To The Presses!

Happy New Year Everyone! As I write this, I'm putting the final touches on the all-new Sire #7 before I send it off to the printer. To say this is a long time coming is an understatement, and I appreciate everyone's patience and support in getting this new issue completed. (Subsequently, all pre-orders will be [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:54-04:00January 11th, 2012|

Blogging while drunk

It's not quite as dangerous as driving...but it's close... No but seriously, I'm watching this god awful Thursday night game (f'real why is Jacksonville on national TV again???) And I'm thinking and blogging and tweeting. The comic book industry is changing much like the music industry has already. I can't help but remember the convention [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:54-04:00December 15th, 2011|

Using References in Comics

For those of us not blessed with the artistic prowess of Jim Lee, we need to resort to little tricks of the trade to make our stuff look...well, professional. Namely: reference. I can spot a million miles away an artist that is either not using reference or using other comic books art AS reference. It [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:54-04:00November 17th, 2011|

Image Comics’ Hack/Slash Trending Upwards; Former Sire Artist Dan Leister at the Artistic Helm

Former Sire artist Dan Leister handles art chores on Image Comics' Hack/Slash. As BleedingCool.com reports, the series has actually risen in sales as the series has progressed, following its move to Image this year. We wish Dan nothing but the best here at Mikebooks.com! You can read the full article here: http://www.bleedingcool.com/2011/03/12/hackslash-trending-upwards

2019-02-20T13:27:54-04:00September 26th, 2011|

Image Comics’ Hack/Slash Trending Upwards; Former Sire Artist Dan Leister at the Artistic Helm

Former Sire artist Dan Leister handles art chores on Image Comics' Hack/Slash. As BleedingCool.com reports, the series has actually risen in sales as the series has progressed, following its move to Image this year. We wish Dan nothing but the best here at Mikebooks.com! You can read the full article here: http://www.bleedingcool.com/2011/03/12/hackslash-trending-upwards

2019-02-20T13:27:54-04:00March 12th, 2011|