Jason Martin Power Animals NYC Takeover

Jason Martin Power Animals NYC Takeover

Jason Martin will be presenting Power Animals in a variety of formats at several events in New York City during the next week: Saturday, December 10, 2001 – Power Animals & Rachel Mason at The December Store Monday, December 12, 2001 – Power Animals Videos at Home Sweet Home...

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Smoke Signal 11

Smoke Signal 11

Hey! Peoples in Brooklyn and nearby! Be on the lookout for the eleventh issue of Smoke Signal! You can grab them from Desert Island, 540 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn NY 11211 and elsewhere nearby. They should be showing up soon online exclusively in the Desert Island web store. This issues...

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Poopsheet’s Best of 2011

Austin English’s The Disgusting Room has made it on Poopsheet Foundations’ Best Mini-Comics and Small Press Titles of 2011 list! Also on the list: Sparkplug artist Julia Gfrorer’s Too Dark to See and Sparkplug co-owner Tom Neely’s The Wolf. A bunch of the honorable...

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Kid Kameleon in The Mix

Kid Kameleon in The Mix

It’s always really nice when a thing leads to another thing and you discover a whole other world of awesome music and art that you did not previously know existed. The art and science of discovery is something that drives the marketers wild and makes us passionate ones crazy. Today saw a...

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The Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival

The Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival

The Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival 2011 is happening this Saturday, December third in Brooklyn, New York. The event has become the go-to show for the type of art comics/comics art that we peddle here at Wow Cool, and a great many of the artists whose works we distribute will be at the...

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Passage, Reviewed!

Justin Giampaoli has written a wonderful review of Tessa Brunton’s Passage on his blog Thirteen Minutes: … Her note perfect details in the pencils lend a sense of authenticity to her quirky upbringing. When you start cataloguing the shading technique, the rampant crosshatching, and...

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Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Fest

Emily and Tom will be in charge of the Sparkplug table this weekend at Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Fest. Our special guest star will be Katie Skelly, author of the Nurse Nurse series! Please join us for this super awesome fest! Here’s the scoop, from the BCGF website: BROOKLYN COMICS AND...

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Ninja Tweets of Doom

The latest in a semi-weekly roundup of the most interesting news from comics, art, music, video, games and more that have managed to reach us in the technological backwaters of Cupertino. Dig deep into this roundup of classic video game magazines that are archived online. Via Rock Paper Shotgun...

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Black Friday Free Totebag Explosion

Black Friday Free Totebag Explosion

Be the next person to order any of these three items from the Wow Cool shop and you will receive a custom heavy duty canvas totebag at no additional charge: Holli Hoxxx #1 by Austin Tinius, Adam Tinius & Stefano Cardoselli Parallel Strokes by Ian Lynam Offset Needle Radius Vs. nickname...

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…and that’s it!, Pat and Mat

…and that’s it!, Pat and Mat

Please do watch the above and have your mind gently blown before reading the following. But you might want to wait… I had never heard of the Czech-born International cartoon legends Pat & Mat until today. It’s very likely that you had not either. I discovered them while trying...

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More Random Than Usual Tweet Spew

More Random Than Usual Tweet Spew

Monday was the first day of being somewhat set up in the new Wow Cool offices. Got a record number of orders out the door. Got us on the interwebs. Printer is on the network. Still much to do. I am freaking exhausted. Still way too much interesting stuff going on to not share. Do

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Thanks to Some Extra-Special People

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Review of Flesh and Bone

Attention Deficit Disorderly has done a great review of Flesh and Bone by Julia Gfrorer: “Gfrörer’s intelligence shines through in virtually every particular, from pacing (the excruciatingly interminable sequence in which the bereaved man writhes first in agony then in resigned...

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Mid-Week Mid-Moving Tweetdown

Mid-Week Mid-Moving Tweetdown

Busy day week. Tuesday, November 15th is was the official move-in day to Wow Cool’s new offices in the Monta Vista neighborhood of Cupertino (If you know the area, we’re next to Paul and Eddies) The gallery/bookstore will not be open for a few more weeks yet… aiming for early...

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