Posts Tagged ‘ self-published ’

Hip-Hop Comics: James Reitano’s Nineteen Eighty-Five

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March 29, 2013
Hip-Hop Comics: James Reitano’s Nineteen Eighty-Five

James Reitano grew up in Santa Cruz, California, and Nineteen Eighty-Five is his semi-autobiographical tale of a teenager attempting to experience and participate in graffiti culture while living in a small seaside town.  It’s a unique kind of historical Hip-Hop fiction, a not-quite-first-person account of searching for a place in the world, seeking out...
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Comic Review Round-Up: The Only Living Boy, Battlepug, Lady Sabre

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August 5, 2012
Comic Review Round-Up: The Only Living Boy, Battlepug, Lady Sabre

The Only Living Boy #1 (Bottled Lightning Comics) The Only Living Boy is an entrancing ballad of a little boy lost, an epic fantasy with an intimate focus.  It conjures a fully-realized environment of mysterious ruins and gladiators and monsters that evokes ‘Planet Hulk‘ and ‘Planet Of The Apes‘ equally; a bountiful feast of...
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MoCCA Festival 2012: The Highlight Reel

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May 9, 2012
MoCCA Festival 2012: The Highlight Reel

On April 28th and 29th, New York’s MoCCA (Museum Of Comics and Cartoon Art) took over the 69th Regiment Armory on Lexington Avenue, to hold their tenth annual festival celebrating the art and culture of american comics.  The main hall of the building was filled with artists and publishers displaying their wares, and two...
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Comic Review: Sacrifice #1 (self-published, 2011)

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December 17, 2011
Comic Review: Sacrifice #1 (self-published, 2011)

  Sacrifice is a new self-published comic from artist Dalton Rose and writer Sam Humphries (recently acclaimed for his work on Our Love Is Real).  It’s the story of a young man who suffers from epilepsy and has a penchant for gothy new wave music.  And one day, he has a seizure and is...
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