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!
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.
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For Mini Comics Monday it’s…Noble Head Funnies #6! This is a 32-page, B&W mini-comic written and illustrated by Edward Parker Bolman for the Poopsheet Foundation’s Monthly Mini-Comics series http://poopsheetshop.com
In this installment geographic shapes attend a World Fair while a high society cat investigates missing nobs! Meanwhile the Sun and Spittoon play games as Gorilla-men fight Spiders, Satan looks for a little sympathy, and other assorted characters weave their way in and out of the stories pulling the whole thing together into one continuous, superbly drawn yarn that’ll tug at your funny bone!
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!
A Nightmare on Egg Streethttps://buff.ly/2t9WKrj is a 28-page, full color, parody comic written, colored, and lettered by Chris Allen and illustrated by Juan Fleites. Published by Swampline Comics.
Eggs get cracked and scrambled when the kids prove they ain’t chicken and dare to nap on Egg Street! In their fowl slumber they meet up with the dagger donning Freggy Krueger and feathers fly as one bird after another gets plucked up! This comical take on a classic horror is choked full of funny frights and absurdities in the form of poultry personalities complete with a Johnny Depp inspired “Glen” transitioning through a few of his most memorable roles!
Metroland #4https://buff.ly/2lhICI7 is a 52-page, Double-Sized, Full Color, Fantasy Comic written by Ricky Miller and illustrated by Julia Scheele and Owen Pomery. Covers by Julia Scheele. Published by Avery Hill Publishing.
This is the final issue of the first arc of the fantasy comic Metroland! Pop stars are dying, the world is coming to an end and everything seems to lead back to a forgotten seventies musician called David Bowie in this fantastical tale of music, friendship, and sadness.
Dog Meat Comic is a 24-page, Black and White, ADULTS ONLY mini comic created by Gabriel C. Rodriguez.
This mini contains seven short stories based on lyrics written by Ice T (T. Marrow) and interpreted and illustrated by Gabriel C. Rodriguez. Each story features classic comic characters engaged in some very out of character activities! First Gabriel treats readers to The Peanuts as they have a run in with the cops and Franklin decides to run! Next a shotgun toting Andy Capp takes matters into his own hands! Then the dark side of Dilbert emerges as he steps into the night with knife in hand! In the middle of all of this we deploy to a combat zone with Beetle Baily and crew! Then Zippy the Pinhead drops in on some unsuspecting kids and Dennis the Menace pisses off the wrong guy! The issue concludes with Hobbes taking a love smitten Calvin for a walk on the seedier side of town!
Everything about this comic is great entertainment! The twisted takes on the characters and the recognizable art styles all come together to take you to unexpected places that’ll leave you wanting more!