CAKE DEBUT: Midwestrn Cuban Comics No’s 3, 4 & 5 by Odin Cabal

May 21, 2012By NeilDebuts

These three new issues continue THE ADVENTURES OF PITO AND MARIA as they struggle to get some extra bucks to fix their sink; a task which sees them crossing paths with a lone shark and getting Maria’s head accidentally shaved. Also a new ongoing miniseries is introduced, CUBAN THUNDER. CUBAN THUNDER follows ex-con Frank Betancourt … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Year of the Beasts by Cecil Castellucci and Nate Powell

May 18, 2012By NeilDebuts

The Year Of The Beasts, written by Cecil Castellucci (First Day On Earth, Plain Janes) and drawn by Nate Powell (The Silence Of Our Friends, Any Empire, Swallow Me Whole) is a hybrid narrative told with alternating chapters of prose and comics. Sibling rivalry, resentment, loss, sexual awakening, and betrayal hold together parallel worlds and … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Magic Hedge #2 by Marian Runk

May 17, 2012By NeilDebuts

Marian is excited to debut the second installment of her Ignatz Award nominated autobiographical series “The Magic Hedge,” at CAKE. In addition to examining the familiar subjects of bird-watching, family relationships, queer romance and community, much of Issue #2: Firsts, Seconds, and Endings will return to vivid moments of Marian’s childhood growing up in Dallas, … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Injury Comics #4 by Ted May

May 16, 2012By NeilDebuts

Injury Comics #4 It’s the latest in the ongoing series from Ted May in collaboration with Jeff Wilson and Mike Reddy. It features two stories. “A Birdsong Shatters the Still,” (Wilson/May), starts off early one spring morning as a gang of teens congregate outside high school getting high just before going to morning detention. Can … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: RAV #6 by Mickey Zacchilli

May 14, 2012By NeilDebuts

The 6th installment of a comic in which a man named juice is looking for something. this episode contains an erotic exchange, a new outfit, a punching sequence, and a guest bedroom. 75 pages, risograph printed, 3 color cover, 1 color interior. mickey zacchilli was born in 1983 lives in providence ri Visit Mickey’s website, … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Misper by Anthony Meloro

May 9, 2012By NeilDebuts

Police slang for “missing person”, Misper is a new comic from Anthony Meloro that shows brief, dirty glimpses into the lives of two detectives. Taking cues from neo-noir cinema, occult mysticism, and petty offenses, Meloro merges grotesque and banal imagery with criminal acts. The entire comic is screen printed and hand bound. Anthony Meloro is … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Rage of Poseidon by Anders Nilsen

May 8, 2012By NeilDebuts

The Rage of Poseidon is a 48 page limited edition accordian book of short stories re-imagining stories and characters from Greek and Christian religious stories. Included are stories about Prometheus, Isaac and Abraham, Jesus and Aphrodite and the Devil as well as the titular Greek god of the sea, Poseidon. The stories are accompanied by … Read More