Indiegogo Gift Update!

Hi Friends! Many of you donated to our Indiegogo fundraiser last spring and a lot of you are still waiting for your gift perks to be sent out.  I wanted to let you all know that we are caught up with our printing goals and have been sending out packages as of two weeks ago,

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Double the Steven Cerio in San Francisco Today

Double the Steven Cerio in San Francisco Today

Steven Cerio comes to San Francisco’s Mission today to do an extended signing session at Mission: Comics & Art from 3-6 pm and to screen his film The Magnificent Pigtail Shadow at The Roxie. We just got in copies of the soundtrack CD for the film, which features narration from Kristin...

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Short Run in Seattle!

Sparkplug will be happily tabling at Short Run Small Press Fest this Saturday, from 10:30 to 5:30 at the Vera Project in Seattle!  If you haven’t been to Short Run before, you are in for a treat – last year was a cozy, friendly affair and I’m sure this year will be no...

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What is the Zabriskie Point Of It All

What is the Zabriskie Point Of It All

About 31 minutes into Michelangelo Antonioni’s film Zabriskie Point, our star Mark Frechette walks into Frank’s Liquor in Hawthorne, CA, where he strolls past the awesome array of late 1968 comic books you see above. I can make out The Avengers King-Size Special #2 (Cover date Sept...

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Keep Reaching For The Stars ROM by Josh Bayer

Keep Reaching For The Stars ROM by Josh Bayer

I was cleaning the Wow Cool office today – getting the recycling together – and I was very lucky to find the above original art in a package of comics from Josh Bayer. This gem could have easily gone into the briny deep – unseen, unloved. ROM is back in stock now in our shop...

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The Yes Men Are Revolting

The Yes Men are making a new movie and they need your help to make it happen. Go do that now. The Yes Men Are Revolting is a funny, action-packed adventure. With the environment on the brink of collapse, we ask a pressing question: at a time when corporate forces have bought and sold democracy...

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The Most Massive Linkdown For Some Time

Open publication – Free publishing – More comics My old friend Tom and his wife Leela lost their little girl a few months ago. You may have heard about this. Tom, being Tom, has documented his experience in the heartbreaking comic book tale that is embedded above. Same Hat has...

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Sparkplug at APE

Hello all!  Sparkplug will once again be at APE in San Francisco this weekend.  Please visit Emily and Tom and check out our new books (including Reich #9!) and distro acquisitions.  It should be a great show and we look forward to seeing you. APE takes place October 13th and 14th...

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Magic Whistle: The Movie. October 2012

Magic Whistle: The Movie. October 2012

Sam Henderson does it again. Get all the latest from The Magic Whistle Blog. Look for Sam’s new issue of The Magic Whistle in November. It’s debut will be at The Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival on November 10th. Get all of Sam’s books right here on Wow Cool.

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KIng Cat 73 and Much More New in the Shop

KIng Cat 73 and Much More New in the Shop

John Porcellino’s newest King Cat Comics and Stories has arrived. Issue 73 attempts to clear up some myths about the 13 lined ground squirrel as part of its mission. You need to get on board. Also new to these shores is a limited edition glossy poster for Ted May’s Injury #4; the...

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Gabrielle Bell The Voyeurs + West Coast Tour

Gabrielle Bell The Voyeurs + West Coast Tour

Gabrielle Bell is hitting Skylight Books in Los Angeles this very evening for the start of her Exclusive West Coast Tour. All the details can be found on her blog or by clicking the bear above that was shamelessly pilfered from the same. We’ve just recently added her many fine publications...

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New from Nobrow

New from Nobrow

Nobrow 7 is here. Now! New full color work from Jillian Tamaki, Luke Pearson, Joost Swarte, Tom Gauld, Anders Nilsen, Joseph Lambert, Michael DeForge, Ethan Rilly, Angie Wang and many more. But wait, there’s more! Expanding your consciousness as you unfold it’s pages, there is the...

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