Three Jack Kirby Avengers Panels

Three Jack Kirby Avengers Panels

  I unexpectedly had the chance to catch up on some reading last month and for some unknown reason read the first few issue of the Avengers that were drawn by Jack Kirby. These are screen grabs from the ComiXology editions I read. Note the bright coloring. They looked a lot different from...

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New Comics at Wow Cool August 2, 2017

New Comics at Wow Cool August 2, 2017

There are tons of great new comics in the online and Cupertino Wow Cool shops this week. Apart from recent releases, we’ve also stocked up the bins with some amazing James Stokoe Marvel comics and variants, and assembled a collection of Dave Cooper books in a wide array of shapes and...

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Shannon Wheeler Book Signing at Wow Cool July 29

Shannon Wheeler Book Signing at Wow Cool July 29

Popular New Yorker cartoonist Shannon Wheeler will be making an exclusive Silicon Valley visit to sign his new books Too Much Coffee Man Omnibus Plus and Sh*t My President Says: The Illustrated Tweets of Donald J. Trump at Wow Cool in Cupertino. Fresh from San Diego’s Comic-Con...

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Free Comic Book Day at Wow Cool Alternative Comics

Free Comic Book Day at Wow Cool Alternative Comics

Free Comic Book Day is Saturday May 6th! The Wow Cool® Alternative Comics store in Cupertino is having it’s fourth annual Free Comic Book Day event from 10am-7pm on Saturday, May 6th.  There will be tons of free comics for kids and adults, arts and crafts activities for kids, a lemonade stand...

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Resist! is at Wow Cool in Cupertino

Resist! is at Wow Cool in Cupertino

The Resist! Free newspaper is now available in our Silicon Valley store.  RESIST forces that would divide us. RESIST the normalization of fascism. RESIST! is a free 40-page tabloid newspaper of political comics and graphics by mostly female artists. It is edited by Françoise Mouly, art editor of...

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The 2017 RPM Challenge is open for registration

The 2017 RPM Challenge is open for registration

This is The Challenge – Record an album in 28 days, just because you can. That’s 10 songs or 35 minutes of original material recorded during the month of February.  More information | Register It’s a little like National Novel Writing Month, (NaNoWriMo.org) where writers challenge each...

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Wow Cool Boxing Week Sale

Wow Cool Boxing Week Sale

Wow Cool Alternative Comics is having a big boxing week sale. 20% off everything in the Cupertino and Online Wow Cool shops Every order completed from Noon Monday, December 26 through Midnight Saturday, December 31st will be discounted 20%. Discount is applied when you add items to your cart...

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Watch Me: Where do you draw the line?

Where do you draw the line? (full film) from Where do you draw the line? on Vimeo. Please like/share and support: facebook.com/WDYDTL twitter.com/WordSmithProd wordsmithproductions.co.uk Why is the Ecuadorian government proposing to extract oil in an area frequently classified by ecologists as...

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Wow Cool 20% Off Sale November 25–28 2016

Wow Cool 20% Off Sale November 25–28 2016

In celebration of the Black Friday/Small Business Saturday/Whatever Sunday Is/Cyber Monday buying frenzy, Wow Cool will be holding a 20% off everything in the store sale from November 25–28th online; and, Friday the 25th and Saturday the 26th in our Cupertino store. We will be open the usual...

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Magic Whistle Radio Hour 94

This upload features tracks from KITTY FORD, DICK TRACY, THE SURFSIDERS, VICTOR LUNDBERG, JAY MCSHANN’S ORCHESTRA and more. Things I’ve collected over the years or acquired on mixtapes and comps or gathered from the internet or the library or my parents’ attic. Thus the volume...

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Soy Sauce Control

Soy Sauce Control

I was walking in Campbell California on Sunday night and was happy to see this mysterious local band Soy Sauce Control playing on the sidewalk. Check them out. Soy Sauce Control [EP] by Soy Sauce ControlSoy Sauce Control [EP] by Soy Sauce Control

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Aphex Twin Cheetah EP out in one week

It’s been a pretty good year for new music. Here’s the latest. But it is stranger than you think. Mister Richard D. James is about to drop a new record in all the popular formats (including a limited cassette – 2000 copies). It’s called Cheetah. It’s an Aphex Twin...

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