This One Summer is a finely nuanced portrait of pubescents at the dawning of their age of sexuality that will have readers slowing down if not stopping in their tracks to pause and soak up every line ofstunningly good work. The Tamaki cousins enter Hernandez brothers territory here, with their deftly characterized and deeply empathic portraits of each pen & ink participant in the drama that unfolds on these pages. There are echoes, too, of Charles Burns’s Black Hole, in the presentation of the protagonists' stumbling upon detritus strewn outdoor settings that stand as a synecdoche forinnocence’s discoveringthe mysteries of sexual...
Santoro returns to the newspaper format he used to shake up the comics world in 1995 with his vastly influential newspaper comic, Storeyville. Santoro has spent most of the 21st century painting, but has been lured back to comics by a conspiracy of circumstance to produce this unique tri-tone newspaper edition. Anyone interested in seeing comics put to new uses will want to take a look at this piece. With Chimera, we have a work that is striving to achieve a poetics of comics. Drawing on the insights into the symbolic quality of images that he has gained through his years spent concentrating on the practice and study of painting, Santoro...
In this, the twenty-first issue of cartoonist/illustrator/designer Seth's (almost) annual,Palookaville, we have another elegantly designed hardcover volume. Between the two embossed covers – which show Seth moving closer to Deco stylings – readers will find three "sections" containing: the continuation of the fourth installment of Clyde Fans; selections from the seventh and eighth volumes of Seth's "Rubber Stamp Diary", andthe first forty pages of"Nothing Lasts", a tale taken from "Sketchbook 10." It pretty much goes without saying that this is a must for all fans of Seth's work. To anyone yet to sample his wares, all we have to say is,...
Stop the presses! It's a NEW comic by the long-hibernating Kevin Huizenga. Not only is it new, it's limited to a mere 150 copies! Not only is it limited, it sports a cardstock, two-color risograph cover! Not only that, it's only $5! Start off 2016 by rising to the challenge presented by immersing yourself in the perplexing world of Huizengian Structures. You may only have this one chance, don't miss it!
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The concluding volume of Ellsworth's ambitious cartooned deconstruction of the psyche has arrived! This is the third in a matched series of full size, full color, hardcover graphic excursions. Prepare yourself for a trip like no other, as The Understanding Monster turns identity inside-out and then plays out a series of dramas with its component parts... it's pretty difficult to describe actually. Hereis our take on the initial volume in the series. See you on the other side!
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John P. has this to say about his latest creation: "This All-Animals Issue features stories on possums, dogs, cats, Midwestern mountain lions, moths, horses, frogs, toads, and more! Plus Catcalls and Top 40 etc etc. A winner. 40 digest pages, black and white throughout."
The All-Animals Issue! Don't miss it!
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,...
A flipbook collecting all of the comics in the Variations series (on one side) and the Deconstructions series (on the other side) from White's ongoing contributions toComics Workbook. White's work continues to explore the innate formal qualities of comics in intelligent and intriguing ways. Comics readers, students and practitioners will have to really dig to find this kind of work anywhere else, so save yourself the trouble and just buy this. 26 pages. Full color. 8.5 x 11. BACK IN STOCK!
This One Summeris a finely nuanced portrait of pubescents at the dawning of their age of sexuality that will have readers slowing down if not stopping in their tracks to pause and soak up every line of this amazing work. The Tamaki cousins enter Hernandez brothers territory here, with their deftly characterized and deeply empathic portraits of each pen & ink participant in the drama that unfolds on these pages. There are echoes, too, of Charles Burns’sBlack Hole, in the presentation of the protagonists' stumbling upon detritus strewn outdoor settings that stand as a synecdoche forinnocence’s discoveringthe mysteries of sexual...
We are pleased to announce that small press comics pioneer, John Porcellino will return to Copacetic on Friday 13 April 2018, from 6pm to 8pm, as part of his tour to promote his latest D & Q release, From Lone Mountain.
Things will start off downstairs at 6pm at the newly remodeled Kaibur Coffee, with a comics reading, and then move upstairs to the Copacetic Realm at 7pm, for an hour (or more!) of comics and conversation , with John P. at the center. And, of course, copies of From Lone Mountain – along with all the rest of Porcellino's in-print publications – will be on sale, and can be signed by the author.
Mark it on your calendar!
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