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Copy That! #56 by D. Blake Werts, Interview with Jacob Alvarez

For Mini-Comic Monday it’s…Copy That! #56! This issue is a 28-page, B&W info/news mini comic zine published by D. Blake Werts. Cover by Jacob Alvarez.

In this issue of Copy That! Joseph Tenney interviews Jacob Alvarez! Joseph and Jacob talk about connecting with other cartoonist, being a part of Cartoon Loonacy, getting into comics and the underground, painting, doing stand-up and improv, the graphic novel Chinatown Bus, hipster culture, redneck Ghost Rider, inking the Scud way, recommended reading, influences, the future of comics, and more! You can follow Jacob Alvarez on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/hypnospiral_comics/ and on Twitter at @MJacobAlvarez

In the community news and info section we get a few pages featuring the offerings of: Alan Sissom (Comics Link Spotlight); Brian Leonard (Odd Mojo); Charles Brubaker (The Fuzzy Princess); Horsty (multiple titles); Ian Shires (Time Trvlr); Matt Feazell (Leftover Convention Sketchbook, and 5 O’Clock Shadow); Matt Jones (A Trip to Die For, and Trick Or…); and news from RC Harvey!

To get your hands on Copy That! and for more info contact:

Blake Werts

12339 Chesley Drive

Charlotte, NC 28277

or email Blake at: bwerts (at) vnet (dot) net

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Copy That! #53 by D. Blake Werts and Creatures of the Deep

For Mini-Comic Monday it’s…Copy That! #53! This issue is a 16-page, B&W info/news mini comic zine published by D. Blake Werts.

This issue is totally community news and info featuring the offerings of: Alexander Lay (The Blessed Bo Brimstone); Andrew Goldfarb (Gruesome Globs, Ogner Stump); Andy Nukes (The Andy Nukes Newsletter); Bruce Rosenberger (Dutchy Digest); Colin Upton (Post-Modern Mini-Comics, Self-Indulgent Comics, Colin Cthulhu, Monsters vs The Pop Culture Nihilists, Stuff, Hipster Hitler, Heads I Win: An Autobiographical Horror Romance); Ed Bolman/Poopsheet Foundation (Noble Head Funnies); Gary Fields (Dog Comix, Frankenpoop, Dino Comix); Ian Shires (Time Trvlr); John Porcellino (King-Cat Comics and Stories); J.T. Yost (Thronger Dongers); Keith O’Brien (Fun Enuf); Matt Feazell (The Amazing Cynicalman); Matt Jones (Squad Car); Michael R. Neno (Odysseus Rex); Noah Haynes (Super B, The Dots!); Pam Bliss (The Dream of Gale, Bottlecaps); R. Hendricks (Scenes from the ‘L’ Photographs & Drawings); Richard Krauss (Une Fable Sombre); and Scott Davis (Minis, Digest, Etc.: An Iterative Reference Guide).

And, included with this issue of Copy That! is the mini-comic Creatures of the Deep! This is a 20-page, B&W, single panel mini conceived of by D. Blake Werts and Billy McKay at S.P.A.C.E. 2018, and with art by Bob Corby, Billy McKay, Chelsea Fields, Brian Mitchell, Bruce Chrislip, Matt Feazell, Pam Bliss, Jason Young, Jaime Crespo, Verl Holt Bond, Michael Neno, Andrew Goldfarb, Larz Hillarz, Suzanne Baumann, Marc Myers, Sami Gyekye, and Steve Willis.

To get your hands on Copy That! and for more info contact:

D. Blake Werts

12339 Chesley Drive

Charlotte, NC 28277

or email Blake at: bwerts (at) vnet (dot) net

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Copy That! #52 by D. Blake Werts

For Mini-Comic Monday it’s…Copy That! #52! This issue is a 28-page, B&W info/news mini comic zine published by D. Blake Werts. Cover by J.R. Williams.

In this issue Pat Moriarity interviews J.R. Williams. The two former roommates discuss J.R.’s early drawing habits and family influences. They go on to talk about J.R.’s cartoon interests and discovering mini comics and self-publishing via Comix World. Then the conversation turns to the local comics scene, working in animation, moving away from Oregon and returning, painting, retiring from comics, and “bad” movies.

In the community news and info section we’re treated to offerings from: Adam Yeater (The Loner); Andy Nukes (The Andy Nukes Newsletter); Billy McKay (Peculiar Paper People); Carrie McNinch (You Don’t Get There From Here); Charles Brubaker (Ask a Cat; Kat’s Night Out); Poopsheet Foundation (Poopsheet? #2); Robert Pasternak (Going My Way); and Tom Cherry (Grandma Bev).

To get your hands on Copy This! and for more info contact:

Blake Werts

12339 Chesley Drive

Charlotte, NC 28277

or email Blake at: bwerts (at) vnet (dot) net

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Copy That! #51 by D. Blake Werts with We Said What? by D. Blake Werts & Bob Vojtko and Squint #5 by Tom Brinkmann

Copy That 51For Mini-Comic Monday it’s…Copy That! #51! This issue is an 8-page, B&W info/news mini comic zine published by D. Blake Werts.

Change is in the air! Last issue Blake said changes were coming and here they are! First up is the name. Copy This! is now Copy That! Next is the size. This issue is a traditional 8-pager, and there ain’t no interview! Yep, Blake opens with his usual note to readers and then we jump right into the news and info section! Blake does mention that the interviews will continue and a younger group of creators outside the Newave and Obscuro crowd will be the focus! But, that’s not all! Also included with this issue of Copy That! are two minicomics! D. Blake Werts Presents We Said That?, an 8-page mini by Blake and Bob Vojtko, and Tom Brinkmann’s 16-page Squint #5!

In the community news and info section we’re treated to offerings from: Alan Sisson (Sizzo-Link’s Weekly Spotlight); Andy Nukes (The Andy Nukes Newsletter); Bob Vojtko (Butrum Beaver); Charles Brubaker (Ask a Cat); Everett Rand (Mineshaft); George Erling (Cartoon Loonacy); Keith O’Brien (Weekly Hero); Lara (Jungian Shadow Work Applied Towards Futanari Hantai); Matt Jones (Free For A Reason); and Robert Pasternak (Acid Man Society).

To get your hands on Copy This! and for more info contact:

D. Blake Werts

12339 Chesley Drive

Charlotte, NC 28277

or email Blake at: bwerts (at) vnet (dot) net