CAKE DEBUT: Apostrophe to the Ocean by Rebecca Grady Mir

June 15, 2012By NeilDebuts

Apostrophe to the Ocean is a much belated follow up to Rebecca’s earlier mini-comic I was born to be an explorer. It trails the explorer from her wanderings on the ice to the sea floor, as she encounters sea creatures of all kinds, and finds Amelia Earhart and her lost plane. Offset color cover with … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Futurdog by Roxanne Palmer

June 15, 2012By NeilDebuts

Futurdog is a science-fiction comic about a dog making his way from a weird, depressing wasteland into a weird, overwhelming metropolis. 24 pages, black and white. Roxanne Palmer draws comics about leopard slug sex, murder, and other sorts of things under the not-really-pseudonym of Roxy Drew. By day, she’s a mild…ish-mannered science journalist, with works … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Stonewall: Book One by Sasha Steinberg

June 15, 2012By NeilDebuts

Stonewall (Book One) is the first of a ten-part comics series, which dramatizes the events of the 1969 “Stonewall Riots” in Manhattan (the spontaneous and violent uprisings that spearheaded the LGBT rights movement). This ongoing series will present the same historical events from three different perspectives, each one drawn in a classic comics style. In … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Jumbly Junkery #11 by L. Nichols

June 15, 2012By NeilDebuts

Now firmly in the double digits with #11, the latest issue of Jumbly Junkery contains a suite of whimsical and sad musings on loss. Stories include an oyster shucker who hears songs in his seafood, to a man lost in the desert, determined to move forward. As the pages progress, Jumbly Junkery #11’s drawings evolve … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Lollygag from Yam Books

June 15, 2012By NeilDebuts

Lark Pien and Rina Ayuyang have collaborated to present Yam Book’s first release of 2012. Lollygag, a revealing anthology edited by cartoonist and artist Lark Pien, collects the compulsive doodles from the sketchbooks of some of the most dynamic and inventive minds in art and comics. Contributors include Trevor Alixopulos, Rina Ayuyang, Nick Bertozzi, Lille … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Skids #1 by Sally Carson

June 15, 2012By NeilDebuts

Come ride with Sally on her auto-biographical adventure! The Skids is about Sally’s days as a New York City bike messenger just after 9/11. Issue 1 of the series will debut at CAKE. Sally will also have some minis that she made at Center for Cartoon Studies’ workshops. Come rap with her about bikes, mushroom … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Upgrade Soul by Ezra Claytan Daniels

June 14, 2012By NeilDebuts

UPGRADE SOUL is an immersive science fiction graphic novel written and illustrated by Ezra Claytan Daniels. Featuring an original score by Alexis Gideon and interactive design by Erik Loyer. Upgrade Soul will be released for iPad in Summer, 2012 from Opertoon. UPGRADE SOUL is the story of an elderly couple who become the guinea pigs … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: High Score from 2D Cloud

June 14, 2012By NeilDebuts

Debuting at CAKE is a limited edition microcomic companion to Rusel DeMaria’s upcoming 3rd edition of High Score: An Illustrated History of Electronic Games. Artists included in the volume are: Toby Jones: Toby Jones currently resides in Los Angeles, California. He is responsible for the comics “Memory Foam” and “Arthur Turnkey”. He is currently working … Read More

Brain Trubble Kicks Off the Weekend for CAKE!

June 14, 2012By NeilCAKE, Programming

You may have heard CAKE is this weekend, and you are invited to the opening night soirée! Get pumped, and settle in for an intense comics convention by attending this intense comics performance, brought to you by Trubble Club and Brain Frame. Trubble Club will interpret a number of comics from the Trubble Club oeuvre, … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Hot Dog Beach 2 by Lale Westvind

June 13, 2012By NeilDebuts

Hot Dog Beach 2 wants to rip your eyes out and cradle them in inky muck and half tone dots .This sequel to the first chaotic romp introduces new characters, new energy and new absurdities. Behold the vehicular love child of the flesh woman! Cry at the fall of Dinky the Jerk, follow Mop and … Read More