Sky in Stereo started out life in a series of digest-size, pamphlet comic books which were then collected with additional material as Volume One. Now, at last, we have the long awaited conclusion to (Sacha) Mardou's graphic novel of growing up in a nameless British location (that likely bears more than a passing resemblance to the Manchester of Mardou's own youth).
While all children must cross thesea of adolescence to gain the continent of adulthood, eachmakes their own personal and unique crossing, and while some find this crossingrelatively smooth, others may encounter stormy seas. Here in the pages of the second and final volume ofSky...
One of the very few notable achievements made during the 1980 & 90s in heroic fantasy comics, in Nexus Baron & Rude created a wholly original concept and proceeded to put together one of the most elaborate and fully fleshed out comics universes, one that is both fully engaging on its own terms, but that also allegorically corresponds to the history of the twentieth century in many instances – particularly where totalitarianism is concerned. This 424 page edition collects the rare three issue original black & white run published by the short-lived Capital Comics Imprint, and then the first eleven issues of the full color series,...
Here it is: the best selling work (when combining the sales of its two previous incarnations) in the history of The Copacetic Comics Company has finally been published in a richly deserved, shelf-worthy – and, more to the point, library friendly – permanent edition. This 120 page hardcover is printed on archival white stock and presents the complete original work along with bonus pages documenting its history. Originally self-published in 2001 as Super Monster #14, "Gloriana" was the culmination of Huizenga's development as an artist, knitting together all his strengths as a comics theoretician, cartoonist and graphic explicator to produce...
<<•>> edited by Alex Spiro; introduction by Paul Gravett <<•>> art by Stuart Kolakovic, Mikkel Sommers, Brecht Vandenbroucke, Luke Best, Rob Hunter, Jon McNaught, Ben Newman, Andrew Rae, Luke Pearson, Jack Teagle, Jon Boam, Jakob Hindrichs, Clayton Junior, Daniel Locke, Isabel Greenberg, Mike Bertino, Nick White, Rui Tenreiro, Sean Hudson, Luc Melanson, Katia Fouquet, Yeji Yun, Matthew Lyons & Liesbeth De Stercke <<•>> The fine folks at the London-based NoBrow Ltd. have produced their first anthology, and it's a doozy! Editor, Alex Spiro has assembled twenty-four artists and, with a nod to The Book...
A Western World is the latest collection from the unstoppable, indefatigable Michael DeForge thatcollectsfifteen short comics, some of whichpreviously appeared in recent issues of his one-man anthology,Lose andinBreakdown Press's two(instantly sold out) issues of On Topics,some in anthologies like Kramers Ergot and Island, some were self-published minis, and a few appear here for the first time (right?). DeForge continues to explore his concerns with the Western paradigmthat takes asa given thetechnological domination of nature. These explorations are effected through a series of choreographedcollisions between biological functions and...
First up, on Wednesday, February 5, from 6pm to 8pm, Kurt Ankeny will be in town to promote his new collection, Pleading with Stars and doing double-duty at 3138 Dobson Street: from 6pm to 7pm he will be making a special presentation for the Pittsburgh Comics Salon being held that evening at Kaibur Coffee down on the first floor, and then from 7pm to 8pm he'll be up on the third floor at Copacetic hanging out and signing books.
Then, on Saturday, February 8, also from 6pm to 8pm, Nick Vincenti will be rolling into town from NYC to join Nate McDonough in celebrating the release of their loooong in the making collaboration... Wolfarini!
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Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (map)
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