Something Good To Read on a Sunday

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There is now a BoJack HorseApp

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VCV Open-source (as in FREE) virtual Eurorack DAW for Mac, Windows or Linux with source code and a manual, even. (via Disquiet)

Video

It’s Elevator: Source the motion picture.

Inside Radiohead’s “Lift” Video: Director Oscar Hudson on Planting Easter Eggs for Diehard Fans (Pitchfork)

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Chocolate industry drives rainforest disaster in Ivory Coast. As global demand for chocolate booms, ‘dirty’ beans from deforested national parks have entered big business supply chains. (Guardian)

EU report on Roundup weedkiller safety copied text from Monsanto study. (Guardian)

The Stupid Pages 42: You Will Never Stop Me

The Stupid Pages 41: You Should Have Drawn The Box Larger

Shannon Wheeler on the AltComics Podcast

At long last, the debut episode is here. AltComics talks to Too Much Coffee Man creator Shannon Wheeler about his new book Sh*T My President Says and what it takes to become a New Yorker Cartoonist. The soundtrack music is by Zoltar’s Fortune. alt.comics.shannonwheeler

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Wow Cool Has New Signs in Cupertino

Indie comics just got a whole lot easier to find in Silicon Valley. The Wow Cool Alternative Comics shop in Cupertino has some excellent new signs featuring art by Emmy Award winning Adventure Time artist Andy Ristaino. We are at 21607B Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, CA 95014, in the same parking lot as Paul & Eddie’s way around the back of the Share World building on the ground floor. We are open Tuesday, Friday–Sunday noon–6pm and Wednesdays and Thursday from noon until 7pm. map.

Something Good To Read on a Sunday

Art

San Diego Comic-Con is giving away a special 60 page PDF edition of the Jack Kirby section of their 2017 Souvenir book.

Ghost World and Eightball creator Daniel Clowes has a new website.

Fantagraphics Books is publishing a collection of Benjamin Marra‘s Night Business at the end of the year.

The Spanish publisher of the book, Autsaider Cómics is developing a video game to promote the book.

The great American illustrator Marshall Arisman is interviewed at Vice by Nicholas Gazin. Arisman’s classes at NYC’s School of Visual Arts have been a huge influence on many artists, including myself.

Music

The Shaggs played a reunion show. All you need to know about them previously is also in the New Yorker with an illustration by the great Jaime Hernandez.


Neurosis has released a remastered version of their amazing Word As Law album. Sadly it does not contain the bonus tracks from the CD edition.

Listen to Neil Young’s Lost 1976 Album Hitchhiker.

What does Discogs cracking down on bootlegs mean to you?

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Someone made a film about Jawbreaker. It’s called Don’t Break Down.

I have no freaking idea if this works all the way through, but here is a YouTube playlist in 187 parts that might just be all of the crazy Thundarr The Barbarian cartoons from the 1980s by Steve Gerber, Jack Kirby and company.

Games


Hiveswap is a new point and click episodic adventure game that is a spinoff from the wildly successful webcomic experience Homestuck by Andrew Hussie. Act 1 has been announced for launch September 14th, 2017. More news at Rock, Paper, Shotgun.

Discussing Neopaganism With Your Cat

Abandoned States: Places In Idyllic 1960s Postcards Have Transformed Into Scenes Of Abandonment.

The Princess and the Frog


The Princess and the Frog

The Exploding Briefcase Weeps in Silence

Godspeed Richard Anderson

New Books at Wow Cool August 30 2017

A buncha old stuff and a buncha new stuff landed at Wow Cool this week. We also just had the Kirby Centenary celebration a few days ago. Only a small fraction of those books are in the online shop. Visit us in Cupertino to grab most of those books from the 60s ’til just this week. We have all of the $1.00 Kirby True Believers titles from Marvel.

Hilo: The Great Big Boom by Judd Winnick
Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties by Dav Pilkey
2023: A Trilogy by The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu
The Bloody Cardinal by Richard Sala
Calamity Jane: The Calamitous Life of Martha Jane Cannary
Cosplayers Perfect Collection by Dash Shaw
Home Time by Campbell Whyte
Mighty Jack and the Goblin King by Ben Hatke
My Little Pony: The Movie Prequel
Providence Act 3 by Alan Moore & Jacen Burrows
Saga #46 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

and many more….

altcomics podcast trailer

Here it is! Enjoy the trailer. Hopefully all will go well and the debut full episode will go out on Tuesday, August 29th as planned.

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