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

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

CAKE DEBUT: Thickness #3 edited by Ryan Sands and Michael Deforge

June 13, 2012By NeilDebuts

The third (and final) issue of this erotic comics anthology is a doozy. Edited and published by Ryan Sands and Michael DeForge, the book features 80 pages of new comics, as well as a 16 page mini and pin-up poster… all published in lush/dirty risograph splendor! The book features the following contributors • 30XX by … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Fuck Shits by Box Brown

June 13, 2012By NeilDebuts

Fuck Shits, 32 pages, is two stories about kids pushed to the fringes of their little worlds. Box Brown is a cartoonist and runs Retrofit comics, a small publisher based in Philadelphia. It focuses on frequent publication of quality low priced stapled comics. Visit Box’s website, and pick up Fuck Shits at Table 68 June … Read More