Minicomics posts

More Mini-Comics: Smith, Baddeley, Mardou

Posted by on January 8th, 2011 at 6:30 AM

Rob reviews another batch of minicomics, including Anais In Paris, by Sacha Mardou; Silent V #3 by Kyle Baddeley; and Two Eyes Of The Beautiful #2, by Ryan Cecil Smith.

Anais In Paris, by Sacha Mardou.  Mardou has

Mini-Comics Round-Up: Vigneault, Baylis, Fletschinger

Posted by on January 5th, 2011 at 3:47 AM

Rob reviews a variety of mini-comics.  Included are So Buttons Holiday Special #1, by Jonathan Baylis, et al; Beloved by E.J. Fletschinger; and Bird Brain #2-4, by Francois Vigneault.

So Buttons Holiday Special #1, by Jonathan Baylis, Thomas Boatwright,

Minis Monday: ill! & C. Frakes’ Guilty Pleasures / Jon Chad’s Guilty Pleasures

Posted by on December 27th, 2010 at 1:00 PM
In a very tangible if completely happenstance way, ill! and Guilty Pleasures offer a bracing, recapitulating coda — at least for me — at year’s end, a manifested sense that youth and talent and engagement and the medium and the unquenchable sustaineth, baby. Accordingly, we’ll take that cup of kindness yet..

The Comics of Adam Meuse

Posted by on December 25th, 2010 at 5:48 AM
Rob reviews three comics by Adam Meuse: Social Insect, Sad Animals and Some Mayan Glyphs.

Genre Is The New Steady-State III: Funny Aminals 2

Posted by on December 20th, 2010 at 5:35 AM

Rob reviews the second volume of the Funny Aminals anthology, edited by Bryan Stone and Jeff Lok.

The second volume of the underground comix tribute Funny Aminals is a good bit tighter than the first edition.  Not that much of

Genre Is The New Steady-State II: Werewolf!!!

Posted by on December 18th, 2010 at 5:38 AM

Rob reviews the anthology Werewolf!!!, edited by Penina Gal, Josh Rosen, Betsey Swardlick and Nick Patten.

Werewolf!!!, is the third volume from a team of cartoonists from the Center For Cartoon Studies. The first and second volumes of

Genre Is The New Steady-State I: Elf World #1

Posted by on December 15th, 2010 at 6:47 AM

Rob reviews the first of three new alt-genre anthologies: Elf World #1, edited by Francois Vigneault.

Elfworld #1, edited by Francois Vigneault.  The first volume of this anthology was released three years ago, and it was one of the

The Latest From Josh Blair

Posted by on December 13th, 2010 at 6:30 AM

Rob reviews a variety of comics written and/or edited by Josh Blair: Postal, Apartment #307: One Year Later, and Candy Or Medicine #11.

Josh Blair is a prolific writer and editor (and sometimes cartoonist) whose most notable contribution

Short Takes On Gag Comics

Posted by on December 11th, 2010 at 6:16 AM
Rob offers short takes on a number of funny minicomics. Included are Fight Scene, by Eric Knisley; Who is Amy Amoeba?, by Jason Viola; Ninjas In The Breakroom, by Leah Riley; Yo! Burbalino #5 & #6, by Greg Farrell; Kevin, by Max Huffman; Cheep Bilds Whith Blocks, (sic) by Yana Levy; The Regular Man #13-14, by Dina Kelberman; and Cartoon Flophouse Presents Greenblatt The Great! #3, by Michael Aushkenker.

Exploring New Worlds: Minis by Kubby, Lisa McDonnell, and Ansis Purins

Posted by on December 8th, 2010 at 6:29 AM

Rob reviews Clare #1 by Kubby; Zombre #2 by Ansis Purins; and Winter Break 2010: University of Diversity, by Lisa McDonnell.

Clare #1, by Kubby.  This Center for Cartoon Studies graduate has always produced lovely, spontaneous work, usually

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