Here they are, at last under one cover: the tales of extreme alienation and deeply seated paranoia, of emotions replaced by systems and humanity crushed by its own technology, all leading to the inevitable crumbling of civilization, that ran in MOME between 2007 and 2011, including the masterful "Million Year Boom," about which we enthused on the occasion of its original release in MOME 11, "(It) will knock your socks off. It is probably the first wholly successful translation of the Ballardian (as in J.G. Ballard) narrative approach to science fiction yet achieved in comics form. This deeply...
Despondent fans of the long gone and largely forgotten comics that focused on mysteries and legends, like Adventures into The Unknown, House of Mystery, House of Secrets, Journey into Mystery, Mysteries of Unexplained Worlds, Strange Tales, Tales of Suspense, Tales to Astonish, Unknown Worlds, and the many others that were for decades a central part of the comics firmament finally have a reason to rejoice! Unknown Origins & Untimely Ends is an awe-inspiring anthology jam-packed with tales of the inexplicable. The 32 stories by as many creators that fill this 180 page volume are each...
In glorious full color at last, here are the first four years of this wildly original series of Sunday comics pages – that were also collected in comic book form by Timely (Marvel, back when) Comics. These are the strips that inspired us to write the following upon the occasion of their reprinting in black and white a few years back under Greg Theakston's Pure Imagination imprint: "You want a gorgeously drawn, action packed, golden age super hero comic book, that centers on the adventures of an occasionally costume-clad heroine that's written and drawn by a woman and that, while it doesn't shy away from...
You want funny? Look no further: This book will make you laugh. Like Peter Bagge's Hate, but smarter and more brutal in its judgments on this dysfunctional society of ours, and with a distinctive flavor all its own, this is a comic for people who see past the façade as a matter of course. Hey, Mister takes sarcasm to new heights. It makes us think of the Monty Python episode, the "Piranha Brothers," in which a fearful and trembling thug played by Michael Palin relates how Doug Piranha was the most terrifying gangster he had ever encountered because of the deft manner in which, "he...
Please join us this Friday, April 11, from 7pm to 9pm for The Totally Confused Release Party celebrating the release of a clutch of new made-in-Pittsburgh comics:
You Can Did It! #1 by Nils Balls (delayed! Free print instead!)
Top of the Line #6 by Dan McCloskey
It's a Tough Economy by Nate McDonough & Jarrod Shanahan
Andromeda Quarterly #7 edited by Andy Scott
and "hot new prints" by Max Wheeler
How can you say no to a line-up like this?
FaceBookers can learn more at:
Copacetic Comics Co. 3138 Dobson Street Third Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (map) (412) 251-5451
HOURS Mon-Fri: 11am - 5pm Sat: 11am - 7pm Sun: noon - 5pm
3138 Dobson St. 3rd floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
PO Box 301
Pittsburgh, PA 15230
(412) 251 - 5451