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The Digest Enthusiast #5, new from Larque Press


Not comics but this title features lots of folks who should be familiar to mini-comic and fanzine readers. This issue, for example, contains contributions from Brad W. Foster, Bob Vojtko, Michael Neno, Joe Wehrle, Jr., Clark Dissmeyer, Brian Buniak, Gary Lovisi, Tom Brinkmann and, of course, Richard Krauss.

Check the Larque Press website for more info and back issues.

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Copy This! #34 out now


The December issue’s got a Joseph Tenney cover and interview plus mini-comics news. It looks like the January issue (out any moment now, probably) will be an all-art issue.

For ordering info email D. Blake Werts. You won’t regret it.

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Greg Cook chronicles the career of cartoonist Jef Czekaj at WBUR’s The ARTery

The Somerville artist’s latest children’s picture book is about dogs accidentally, humorously raising a bird as their own puppy.

Source: From Indie Rock To R2-D2: How Somerville’s Jef Czekaj Became A Children’s Book Illustrator | The ARTery

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Warren E. Elliott on Realm #8 (best of Everyman Comics) from Phantasy Press

Check the Database for some background on Everyman Studios and Phantasy Press.

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Origins of Irish fan publishing (pre-UK fanzines)

  In December 1966, 50 years ago now, a 15-year-old Irish teenager called Tony Roche did a remarkable thing. He published the first issue of a comics fanzine called The Merry Marvel Fanzine. W…

Source: Secrets of Ireland’s first-ever comics fanzine, featuring art by young Paul Neary, revealed | downthetubes.net

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Latest mini-comics reviews by Rob Clough

Rob Clough takes a look at minis from Eleanor Davis, Kelly Froh, Sara Lautman, Anuj Shrestha and L. Nichols.

Source: High-Low: Minis: E.Davis, L.Nichols, K.Froh, A.Shrestha, S.Lautman

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Baxter Stock fanzine coming from DC in the 80s


Should be out this month. Keep an eye on the website (or maybe Facebook) for more details.

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Minicomic of the Month Club 2017

The new Minicomic of the Month Club offerings for 2017 are up. Take a peek at some of what Australia and New Zealand have to offer.

An annual subscription to fine minicomics from Australian and New Zealand cartoonists and storytellers. Twelve comics from twelve artists in 2017

Source: Minicomic of the Month Club 2017

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Stitches: The Graphic Navel, new from Cremo Studios