Princess Seppuku Arrives From New Zealand

Princess Seppuku Arrives From New Zealand

New Zealand animator and illustrator Karl Wills has brought his clean lined champion Princess Seppuku to America and Wow Cool has her. The first two comics in the series are available now at a special introductory price while supplies last. Book One: Princess Seppuku and The Hunt for Robot X...

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R.I.P. Keiji Nakazawa

R.I.P. Keiji Nakazawa

Keiji Nakazawa, creator of the semi-autobiographicsl ten volume Hadashi no Gen (Barefoot Gen) manga series about the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and the aftermath has died at 73. I picked up a copy of his shorter I Saw It comic when I was 14. It changed me forever. The entire Barefoot Gen series...

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Joe Strummer Left Us Ten Years Ago Today

Joe Strummer Left Us Ten Years Ago Today

Joe Strummer passed away ten years ago today. He died suddenly, the victim of an undiagnosed congenital heart defect. He would have been sixty years old now had he skipped that one. Hellcat Records recently reissued the three classic releases he made with the Mescaleros. You should track those...

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Alan Moore Knows The Score

I don’t know that I’ve seen all this easily linked to in one place. Dr. & Quinch and Bojeffries Saga creator Alan Moore has been in and about the news just a bit of late. Most significantly: the website JimmysEnd.com has been launched, featuring the first two installments of a...

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William S. Burroughs’ Blade Runner Movie

Shift cut tangle word lines–Word falling–Photo falling–Bill Paxton Taking Tiger Mountain In 1974 Alan E. Nourse – an American physician and author released a science fiction novel called The Bladerunner about black market medical services trading in a future world. Nourse...

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Black Pus – The Wise Toad

Lightning Bolt’s Brian Chippendale has been sneakily posting videos for his other musical project Black Pus on the YouTube for the last year or so. Other goodies are to be found on his channel as well. This track is from the 2008 CD “Black Pus 4, All Aboard The Magic Pus”...

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Help SAW in 2013

HELP OUR MISSION TO SUPPORT AND NURTURE COMICS ARTISTS To do this, we’re asking for your help. Donations, to keep our lights on, to pay our evil landlord (super evil!), to keep our Risograph running. Every donation matters and helps as does every click to help spread the word . No effort is too...

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New Space Face Books Minis in The Shop

New Space Face Books Minis in The Shop

Space Face Books launched an astounding six new publications at BCGF this year. We have all of them, including a new mini by Michael DeForge, Chuck Forsman’s Snake Oil 8 (not actually a mini comic) and Alex Schubert’s Cyber Surfer. Check out all that Space Face has to offer. Cyber...

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The Unseen Blobby Ritual Offerings

The Unseen Blobby Ritual Offerings

Nope, not an unproduced The Middleman episode, we just have a few new titles in the shop that you should know about. These are them: Everything Unseen #3 – Parts 6 & 7 by Drew Beckmeyer – brand new from Revival House Press. Ritual #2: The Reverie by Malachi Ward – also new...

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Jon Lewis’ True Swamp Simple As Easy

Jon Lewis’ True Swamp Simple As Easy

We’ll try to make this as straightforward as possible… Scott McCloud says: “Terrific! Lewis goes places no other cartoonists have gone.” Ed Brubaker says: “True Swamp still stands as one of the most interesting and original worlds created in all of comics.” Dylan Horrocks says...

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James Kochalka’s SuperF***ers Debuts

I thought the censored version might be funnier. You decide. Links to the uncut version are readily available. From the fine Frederators at Cartoon Hangover. Get all your Kochalka goodness right here on Wow Cool, including the dangerously very near to out-of-print (and somewhat similarly themed)...

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New – Kevin Scalzo’s Sugar Booger #3

New – Kevin Scalzo’s Sugar Booger #3

Kevin Scalzo has dropped the third issue of his Sugar Booger series. As with the last one, this issue is even bigger (Issue number one was a mini, this one is around – but not quite – regular comic book size). We predict that issue four will be Life Magazine sized. These are pretty...

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