Burt’s Way Home by John Martz This incredibly sweet story is aimed at kids, but its emotional depth will satisfy many adults. Burt lives with Lydia in a nondescript apartment at the bottom of a hill, though the reasons for this are unexplained. It’s made obvious that Lydia is not Burt’s parent, but a guardian, […]
I’m ashamed to admit that prior to reading Why Would You Do That? from Hic and Hoc, which will debut at TCAF this weekend, I was completely unfamiliar with Andrea Tsurumi’s work. How does this happen? She’s been in the New York Times, the Nib, plenty of other places. I have no good explanation […]
New comics! SF madness from Zack Soto, boxing fantasy from Neil Kleid, Jake Allen and Frank Reynoso; NYC history from Julia Wertz; a collection from Andrea Tsurumi; an intense Italian micropress; and a controversial kickstarter is finally coming to print.
Whoops a LOT to do tonight! Fire up your Über! These are ALL tonight. A Faintly Lit Light- Group Show at 4:00pm – 7:00pm Right now! HOT DRINKS! The Perfect Nothing Catalog 260 Johnson Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11206 Blaise Larmee / Quintessa Matranga / Lms Sadler / Aidan Koch / Marie Jacotey / Anthony Cudahy / Wiley […]
Hic and Hoc is a micro publisher out of New Jersey with a steady output of smart comics by indie cartoonists, some known some up and coming. They’ve just announced their 2014 line-up and it’s very promising. Mimi and the Wolves Act I by Alabaster First up is Alabaster’s self-published and much-loved Mimi and the […]
Xeno Kaiju is a tabloid newspaper/mini comic by Philly artist Pat Aulisio. It consists of sixteen newsprint pages featuring a single panel on each page. Published by Hic and Hoc, an indie comic publisher based out of New Jersey, the comic has been finished in black and white, with the exception of its cover and […]
From the The Hic & Hoc Illustrated Journal of Humour vol 2: The United Kingdom. Launch party tomorrow at Gosh! in London. For US readers more info here. Lotsa great contributors including >Becky Barnicoat, Gareth Brookes, Stephen Collins, Joe Decie, Luke Pearson and Philippa Rice. English people are funny! It’s true!
As usual, you will need many metro cards or cab fares to get to all the social events surrounding MoCCA, this weekend’s indie comics festival. I’m not sure I have them all so if your event is missing, email me. THURSDAY Kickstarter MoCCA Meetup! 8 pm If you like comics and are in Brooklyn, come […]
Take a look at some excerpts from Liz Hickey’s new comic, JAMMERS, which will be available at the Hic and Hoc table at The Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival tomorrow