CAKE DEBUT: Funeral Pudding Chapter Three by Tyler Boss

May 23, 2015By NeilCAKE, Debuts

Cigarettes, wheel of fortune and smut magazines, the third chapter of the on-going series Funeral Pudding. A twelve page, riso printed pamphlet comic. Tyler Boss was born in America. He makes comics and paintings. Visit Tyler’s website, and pick up Funeral Pudding Chapter Three at Table 15A June 6 & 7th!

CAKE DEBUT: SuperCakes by Kat Leyh

May 21, 2015By NeilCAKE, Debuts

What’s harder than fighting robot aliens and ice monsters? Being in a relationship! SuperCakes follows May and Molly as they learn to live together while still being on-call to battle the next baddie that’s ravaging their city. Kat Leyh’s SuperCakes touches on topics most “capes and tights” comics wouldn’t even fly near. “Kat’s comics shine … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Big Pussy by Gina Wynbrandt

May 20, 2015By NeilCAKE, Debuts

When cats and anime characters are your only guides into adulthood and sexuality, you know you’re in for a funny trip. Big Pussy is new comic by Chicagoan cartoonist and funny-woman, Gina Wynbrandt! Published by 2D Cloud 2DCLOUD is a comics publisher and visual purveyor based in Minneapolis, MN. Founded in 2007 as a loose … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: 3 Books by Blaise Larmee

May 19, 2015By NeilCAKE, Debuts

3 Books is an eclectic and meticulously crafted reproduction of rare and unpublished books: Nudes, a collection of drawings originally released in small editions over several volumes, Amateurs, a photo book produced for the Japanese gray market, and Ice Cream Kisses, the highly anticipated catalogue of paintings. Together the books form a constellation of love … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Qviet by Andy Burkholder

May 18, 2015By NeilCAKE, Debuts

Qviet focuses on the abstractions of sex, of seeing, and the fluid relations between the two. Using the strip, one of the oldest formal modes in comics, as the misleadingly benign container for his explorations, Burkholder challenges the reader to reimagine not only what falls under the purview of this form, but the larger conceptions … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Mox Nox by Joan Cornellà

May 17, 2015By NeilCAKE, Debuts

Spanish cartoonist Joan Cornellà’s viciously funny Mox Nox comic strips have struck such a nerve on social media that his Facebook page has garnered over one million fan followers. A quick glance indicates why. Each single page strip is a wordless, full-color, hand-painted marvel of the comic strip form. That Cornellà’s visually inviting artwork is … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Salz & Pfeffer by Émilie Gleason

May 16, 2015By NeilCAKE, Debuts

Salz & Pfeffer immerses us in Émilie Gleason’s taboo-soaked world of the inane and the intellectual, the profane, profound, and parodic. Abduction, damnation, hell, brainwashing, fart jail, murderous machinations, magical kingdoms are all bandied about as Gleason lets loose across 76 pages of pencil-born sequential art. A gorgeously illustrated funny book bound to inspire laughter … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Fante Bukowski by Noah Van Sciver

May 14, 2015By NeilCAKE, Debuts

Noah Van Sciver’s latest graphic novella drops in on the life of the self-styled, aspiring young writer, Fante Bukowski, as he delusively makes his way to literary fame and fortune, one drink at a time. Living in a cheap hotel, consorting with the debased and downtrodden, searching for that golden idea that will rocket him … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Not Funny Ha-Ha by Leah Hayes

May 13, 2015By NeilCAKE, Debuts

Not Funny Ha-Ha is a bold, slightly wry graphic novel illustrating the lives of two young women from different cultural, family, and financial backgrounds who go through two different abortions (medical and surgical). It does not address the events leading up to the pregnancy, or even the decision-making before choosing abortion as an option. It … Read More