Larva Pimphttp://poopsheetshop.com is an 8-page, black and white mini-comic written and illustrated by David Miller. Published by ThePoopsheet Foundation.
An old larva pimp just isn’t feeling like himself as he navigates the sordid and seedy streets through the bad side of town. Then, just when he finds his back against the wall, an amazing thing happens!
David Miller really delivers a neat story with great, old-school comix art! His detailed line work brings the quirky characters to life and fill the pages with awesome scenes that are a treat for your eyes!
Go West #3https://www.alternacomics.com/gowest is a 36-page, full color, action western comic created and written by Garrett Gunn with interior art and cover pencils by Saint Yak, cover colors by Sean Forney, and lettering by HdE. Published by Alterna Comics.
In the New West old ways die hard. One man sets out to avenge his family after their brutal murder. The man was once one of the deadliest men in the New West, now he’s guided by revenge and won’t stop at anything until he gets it! Motorcycle riding allies and a woman packing a punch aid the man in this all-out, blood splattered battle royale!
Alterna Comics tells another great story thanks to the exceptional talents of the creative team that put this action western together! In this, the third and final issues of the limited series, the pace is fast and brutal. The writing, dialogue, and art all come together to make this one hard-hitting western that really showcases the depth and quality that can be found in independent comics!
A bloody handed man tells a tale about holiday shopping and the extreme lengths some will go to get that prized gift. In the case of an ordinary guy named Geoff the gift is a video game for his girlfriend’s demanding son. Going in it seems like a simple task, but Geoff soon finds himself caught in an underground web of wickedness. Secret societies, criminal activities, and base depravities are all woven through this tapestry of immoral turpitude!
Ben Grisanti along with Lukasz Kowalczuk and Lukasz Mazur deliver a darkly entertaining story full of weird situations and anything but conventional characters! The originality of the story is flawlessly matched by the bright and exaggerated art that pops with an underground aesthetic that glues your eyeballs to the page!
Blood Realm #1http://alternacomics.com is a 24-page, standard size, black and white with spot colors, dark fantasy comic created, written, and illustrated by Robert Geronimo with lettering by Thomas Mauer. Published by Alterna Comics.
Three beings known as the Sisters of Silence must embark on a treacherous quest to stop a bloodthirsty General from obtaining a sacred relic powerful enough to obliterate the last kingdom of men! Goat-Men, Iron Wolves, and an evil Black Heart all factor into this dark tale of supernatural forces and magic!
Robert Geronimo composes each page of Blood Realm with striking imagery and a great use of spot color. He really brings out the fantasy aspect of the story through fantastical renderings of distinctive characters that comfortably fit into the mystical world that is Blood Realm!
Die When You Diehttp://www.veek.rocks.com is a 12-page, full color, digest size comic zine about GG Allin’s micro penis written and illustrated by Veek.
A fan finds GG Allin’s penis listed for sale online. After a quick meeting money exchanges hands and the eager fan gains possession of the prized penis! Soon, to the fans surprise, GG’s dismembered member speaks! It seems the life force of GG still courses through little GG and the tiny fella can talk! True to the spirit of GG, his living micro-penis spews out insults and verbally debases his adoring fan!
If you’re a GG Allin fan, or just like things that are a little different, then this is the zine for you! Explore the weird world of GG Allin’s penis in Die When You Die at http://www.veek.rocks.com
A Projectionhttps://buff.ly/2wO4ccu is a 40-page, full color comic written and illustrated by Seekan Hui. Published by Avery Hill Publishing.
In a weird world where some people have three eyes and others have four arms, a photographer with two heads lands a job documenting the lives of two children. In the family’s home the two-headed photographer has to deal with an obsessive mother, a detached father, and the specter of a lost family member.
Seekan Hui tells the story through relationships, memories, and a fantastic graphic style that has a collage look to it. The exaggerated characters, geometric shapes, and bright colors all combine to give this comic a unique look that is captivating!
Une Fable Sombrehttp://poopsheetfoundation.com is a 32-page, B&W on cream colored paper, text comic with wraparound cover, created by Richard Krauss for Rick Bradford’s Poopsheet Foundation’sMonthly Mini-Comics.
A private detective is hired to find a missing husband and stumbles onto a much larger mystery involving more missing people and a creepy pincher-hand! Richard Krauss tells this story through a series of single page panels with all text contained outside of the panel. Richard’s cartoony style turns a gloomy story about loss into a whimsically dark tale full of exaggerated characters and a much unexpected twist!
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).
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Bearqueft Comix #3http://comix.bearqueft.com is a 52-page, B&W, digest size, comix anthology with bright green cardstock cover created by Charlie Haggard with writing and illustrations by Charlie and various other artists. Printed by Minuteman Press.
This issue of Bearqueft Comix brings us the 2D musings of Charlie Haggard, Br0b0t, LoÏs Dalou, Anastasia Ciudac, Majic Monsters, Derek Woods, Liz Pavlovic, Elisha Rush, Sebastian Gallego, Ben Stevens, Julie Sharpe, Kristen Rehak, Steve Slater, SJ Mitchell, Macartney Greer, Becca Keith, and Taggy G. This creative and talented ensemble treat us to an eclectic mix of short stories and images that touch on such things as: driving too slow in a fast moving life; an alien sex cult; bullying; distractions from work; battling genes; cats; bananas; a cartoon duck worrying about originality; a different take on the human centipede; and Slumcat taking on a bully! All this plus a Mad Lib, a Blankety Blanks word game, plants, fishes, and Frankenstein! Fun for EVERYONE! And, Bearqueft Comix welcomes submissions for future issues!
Here’s a well written and expertly illustrated zine! K.M. Claude and R.E. Hellinger serve up two unique stories that take readers down a dark road. First up is a brief exploration and personal identification to Caravaggio‘s Judith Beheading Holofernes. Next up is a longer piece about two brothers and a family secret. Both tales are interesting and effortlessly hold your attention from start to finish. Accompanying the stories are numerous, beautifully illustrated, grotesque drawings. The artwork in Guillozine is absolutely exquisite!