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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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Mail Bag: Mörf by Billy McKay and 24 other artists

Have you seen this crazy thing? It’s a full-color jam comic by 25 artists in which each artist only saw the page before theirs. When all the drawings were done Billy McKay wrote a story around them (in rhyming verse even). The other artists are Billy McKay, Marc Palm, Max Clotfelter, Jeff Heidel, Dale Martin, Ryan Holgerson, Micah Liesenfeld, Chad Woody, Henry Knoth, Warren E. Elliott, Jimbo Easter, Nate McDonough, Andrew Goldfarb, Adam Yeater, Jesse Thomas, Oryan McGowan, Joseph Tenney, Pam Bliss, Suzanne Baumann, Carrie McNinch, Jason Young, Bruce Orr, Bob Corby, Tom Cherry and Bob Vojtko. Pretty great list!

You can pick this one up (and other good stuff) in Billy’s Etsy shop.

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Review: Mörf by Billy McKay and various artists

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Mörf https://buff.ly/2m2ybeT is a 28-page, full color, digest size, exquisite corpse style continuous story illustrated by 25 artists. Created, written, and edited by Billy McKay.

This creative comic is the brainchild of Billy McKay. Billy’s vision was to bring 25 artists together and share a single image of his character Mörf with them, one artist at a time. The first artist was to draw their version of the character, changing as the liked, based only on a single image provided to them by Billy. The second artist then received the first artist’s drawing and repeated the process, and the third artist received the second’s and so on, and so on until all 25 artists had drawn and changed Mörf. After all the drawings were done Billy collected them, colored them, and wrote a continuous poetic story that stretched across all versions of Mörf and tied each image into the next! What an impressive undertaking, and what a visually stunning and delightful book!

The talented artists featured in Mörf are: Billy McKay, Marc Palm, Max Clotfelter, Jeff Heidel, Dale Martin, Ryan Holgersen, Micah Liesenfeld, Chad Woody, Henry Knoth, Warren Elliott (that’s me!), Jimbo Easter, Nate McDonough, Andrew Goldfarb, Adam Yeater, Jesse Thomas, O’Ryan McGowan, Joseph Tenney, Pam Bliss, Suzanne Baumann, Carrie McNinch, Jason Young, Bruce Orr, Bob Corby, Tom Cherry, and Bob Vojtko!

You can get your hands on the crazy, colorful comic that is Mörf at https://buff.ly/2m2ybeT