I’m trying something new! I’ve been jealous of micro-presses like Oily or Youth in Decline that offer bundles or subscriptions. I’ve never had my act together enough to release a “fall line.” But this year is different! I’m releasing three handmade items this September: a comic (Limp Wrist by Scout Wolfcave and Penina Gal), an untitled screen print by Preston Spurlock, and a zine by me (The Tiny Report: Micro-Press Yearbook 2013). I’ve just Kickstarted this, so check it out!
Gee, it’s been a while since I’ve updated. There’s a reason for that: I started a new blog that I update a few times a week called The Tiny Report. I try to track all the micro-pess news I come across. Check in with me there!
A new book has been added to the shop since I last posted. Check out Forward Looking Statement, the latest work by Jess Johnson. Jess uses what he calls “lost and found text” to create sketches and collages that form a unique type of autobiography. This little zine is just $2, you can’t beat that!
Three comics events in three weeks! I need a vacation.
But before that happens, I’ll be a the Brooklyn Zine Fest. Come check it out tomorrow. I’ll be there Saturday, not Sunday.
It’s that time of year again!
Easter Sunday KGB Comix Night
Sunday, April 20, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
KGB Bar, 85 E 4th St, New York
(NOTE: Katie Skelly had to cancel. But we still have five readers!)
Join us for our annual Easter Sunday KGB Comix Night, a free night of live comics readings.
KGB Comix Night is more than just a night of free entertainment—we also have a fun raffle with awesome prizes! A $5 donation will get you a raffle ticket. Raffle proceeds are split between the host and readers.
Hosted by Robyn Chapman
Stephanie Mannheim grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she began self-publishing her own minicomics in high school. She currently resides in New York City, where she is completing her senior year at Barnard College of Columbia University.
Hazel Newlevant is a cartoonist in her senior year at the School of Visual Art. She has drawn and published many minicomics, including the Xeric Award-winning Ci Vediamo. Her work was recently honored with the Prism Comics Queer Press Grant.
Connie Sun is a New York-based cartoonist who draws an autobiographical webcomic every weekday. She is a self-taught cartoonist who works in higher education by day and sleeps at night.
Mike Taylor is a Brooklyn-based artist whose work includes the long-running zine Late Era Clash (started in 1994, and currently in its 25th issue). Mike recently had his first solo-show, NO/FUTURE, at the Booklyn Art Gallery.
Jess Worby is a cartoonist, illustrator, and teacher whose clients include the New York Times, Wired.com, and McSweeney’s (among others). He draws pictures that feel alive and makes stories about how strange it is to be a person.