CAKE DEBUT: Unlovable 3 by Esther Pearl Watson

May 6, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts

Summer vacation is here and Tammy Pierce is back with more sometimes ordinary, often humiliating, occasionally poignant, and usually hilarious exploits from the pages of Bust magazine! Published by Fantagraphics Fantagraphics Books is the Publisher of the World’s Greatest Cartoonists. Whether contemporary graphic novels, classic comic strips, European bande dessinee, or groundbreaking underground comics, Fantagraphics … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Acid Ankh by Dawn Aquarius

May 5, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Cyborg romance. Occult gags. Biker gore. Cosmic floozies. Born of the strange seeds of California, Dawn Aquarius draws greasy bikers, slimy skulls and serpents, and occult psychedelia for pleasure and money. Pick up Acid Ankh at Table 9A May 31st & June 1st!

CAKE DEBUT: The Love Bunglers by Jaime Hernandez

May 5, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

The suppression of family history is the initial thread that ties together The Love Bunglers, featuring Hernandez’s longtime Love and Rockets heroine Maggie. Because these secrets can’t be dealt with openly, their lingering effect is even more powerful. But Maggie’s ability to navigate and find meaning in her life — despite losing her culture, her … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: The Ruins: Part One by Amara Leipzig

May 2, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts

An old woman looks back on her life and tells the story of how one day, she seemingly came into existence from nothing. Born into the wilderness, she can find no other life, yet is surrounded by the artifacts of its existence: the ruins. She struggles to survive, make sense of her world, and understand … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Bomb Run and Other Stories by John Severin, Will Elder, Harvey Kurtzman

May 2, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

One of the most fruitful collaborations in the history of comics resulted in 34 taut, gritty war stories — spanning the centuries, emotionally draining and dramatically eloquent — collected here. Published by Fantagraphics Fantagraphics Books is the Publisher of the World’s Greatest Cartoonists. Whether contemporary graphic novels, classic comic strips, European bande dessinee, or groundbreaking … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Sally by Scott Travis

May 1, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts

Sally emerges from her forest dwelling unhappy with her appearance, and goes in search of a cosmetic solution. Scott Travis was born is Michigan, where he received a BFA in printmaking at Grand Valley State University. Since then he has lived in Ireland, Alaska, and currently resides in Seattle. He is continually working on comics … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Midwestrn Cuban Comics #8 by Odin Cabal

April 30, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts

The saga of Pito and Maria continues. As Maria is beginning to settle into her life post pregnancy her estranged brother Monchy arrives to reveal more about her past and future. Plus Pito gets a pet Armadillo and Milwaukee’s real life superhero the Milverine makes an appearance. Midwestrn Cuban Comics are the creator owned work … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: The Amateurs by Conor Stechschulte

April 30, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts

A local medical expert and sheriff are summoned to investigate a strange sighting that sets the stage for Conor Stechschulte’s debut graphic novella: a severed human head that still seems to be talking. We flash back to a pair of butchers who arrive at work one morning to find not only that there is no … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Juvenitive by Jason Murphy

April 29, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts

cautionary tales with no safety tips. Published by Subferior Fine Art Editions Founded by artists Brendan Danielsson and Jason Murphy, Subferior is a risograph-based publisher of comics and fine art prints based in Atlanta, Georgia. Visit Subferior’s website, and pick up Juvenitive at Table 56A May 31st & June 1st!