2011 marked the culmination of a decades-spanning career arc as Frank Santoro found his art at the center of the 2011 Pittsburgh Biennial at The Carnegie Museum of Art, where he attended studio art classes as a youth. We are excited to at last be able to offer for sale copies of his 16-page tabloid newspaper comics work that was the highlight of that exhibit. In a signature Santoro move, Blast Furnace Funnies is a work of "High" (i.e., museum quality) art executed in the lowest of the "Low" art forms (a disposable newspaper); employing ephemerality to evoke eternity, he has here worked (in a form that often...
The second issue in this captivating series about navigating the mixed-up years of late adolescence as they segue into early adulthood has arrived. As we have written previously, Mardou has the rare gift of making pen and ink people come alive on the page. Her stories turn the pockets of days inside out and dig through the detritus to search for their emotional content, which she then arranges, just so. Knowing just which moments to share, and when and where to place them in the narrative, her deceptively simple and straightforward representations capture key moments on the page, connecting them...
Here and There Are Everywhere: a Placeless Sense of Space in Dash Shaw’s New School and 3 New Stories
We just located a small stack of this 2003 Sparkplug Comic Book featuring the book-length, inverted-comicbook-consciousness, house-of-mirrors, epic, "I Killed Dan Clowes." Don't miss it!
BACK IN STOCK! WAREHOUSE FIND.
Head on up to Copacetic HQ on Saturday, August 8 to join us in welcoming Pittsburgh area comics creator – and publisher – JEREMY BAUM, to celebrate the release of his new graphic novel, DÖRFLER, just published by Fantagraphics books. Jeremy has created an exclusive poster especially for this event that will be FREE with any book purchase, AND will be bringing along a substantial selection of original art that he will be offering for sale. 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Hope to see you there!
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