More news and notes from publishers and cartoonists at this Saturday’s Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival. If you are not local, just check out the links for some new and different comics. We had such a fantastic outpouring of info we have ONE MORE post coming later today. It had been a blast going through all these links and finding so many new artists to follow.
If the time you spend at your job compresses your soul to the size of an organic soy bean, your subway ride sucks out the last healthy particle out of your cerebral cortex, and you still think that everything will be alright once you reach that little private box of yours you call home, you’re terribly wrong. Something smells from between the walls.
And a preview of Austin English’s THE DISGUSTING ROOM.
This always top-notch crew is bringing their new anthology “Rabid Rabbit goes to Hell” — 108 pages with a wraparound cover — by the always-awesome Nathan Fox.
The big news is that Josh Cotter will be at the show with his Barbra in the Sky with Neil Diamonds, with a lower price of $29.99. Limited to 99 copies, it;s a collection of newspaper strips that Joshua Cotter created for the Kansas City Star between the years of 2002 and 2007. Each copy is numbered and comes with a matching S&N print.
Featuring CLOSED CAPTION COMICS issue 9, 192 pages, featuring work by Lane Milburn, Conor Stechschulte, Chris Day, Molly Colleen O’Connell, Mollie Goldstrom, Zach Hazard, Erin Womack, Ryan Cecil Smith, Andrew Neyer, Pete Razon, and Noel Freibert.
Tabling at Windy Corner, will have the completed books, “Swell”-the first part of which was nominated for an Ignatz Award, and “Invisible Forces” which I have made over the course of the past year while on a Fulbright Grant in Finland. Also, prints for sale.
is tabling at Sparkplug and brings to the East Coast the mammoth, generation-defining STUDY GROUP 12 #4 anthology.
This DUMBO-based publisher brings SEASONS, from the graphic artist Blexbolex which is one of the 2010 New York Times Best Illustrated Books of the Year. Thy are also bringing the recently reissued James “Jim” Flora classic, The Day the Cow Sneezed, and work by Dutch animator Wouter van Reek, called: Coppernickel, The Invention. Video below!
This small-scale arts publisher from London will bring the first issue of their new anthology Mould Map. It’s being distributed in the US by PictureBox.
Two new books, tabling with Rabid Rabbit:
• Tales to Behold #1
• Journey Into Misery Exclusive Festival Variant Cover Edition
Both are hand-made with special cover paper and rubber-stamp prints. More here.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.