CAKE DEBUT: The Star-Spangled Angel Part One by Scott Roberts

May 30, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

An 8” x 10.5” 3-color Risograph psychedelic comic picture book, based on my performance at Brain Frame 14. “The Star-Spangled Angel” tells the tale of two childhood friends, mutation mishaps, personal evolution, and complicated male relationships. Scott Roberts makes experimental comics. His animations, sculptures, and video installations have been shown in galleries and museums. He … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Blimpakind by Talya Modlin

May 30, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Blimpakind: Drinking Buddies The first story of he Blimpakind series. Udell and Chief are close room-mates who visit their semi-friend, Pepin, after his sordid travels. They both find themselves in a thick web of conning, lust and a bad allergy flare up. Blimpakind: The Isles of Amos **This is the secret debut of the current … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Powdered Milk vol.13 by Keiler Roberts

May 30, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

16 pages of life with a three year old – arguments, apologies, education, macaroni and cheese, and first memories. Autobio, b&w. Keiler Roberts studied art at the University of Wisconsin and Northwestern University. She teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and DePaul University and lives in Evanston, Illinois with her husband, … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Poop, Boobs, Poo by Sam Sharpe

May 29, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Cackle, chuckle, chortle, guffaw. This is a list of the things you’ll do when you get your hands on Sam Sharpe’s newest book. Poop, Boobs, Poo assembles all of Sam’s hilarious one-panel strips into one gut-busting compendium. This is truly gag comics at their finest! Published by Yeti Press Sam Sharpe is Chicago based writer/cartoonist/illustrator. … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Borderland by Rumi Hara

May 29, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Rumi is an illustrator living in Savannah, GA. Her new book Borderland combines watercolor illustrations, comics, and photographs to tell a story of the Sea Islands along the Georgia coast. Emphasizing the characteristics of the region as an in-between space of Africa and America, water and land, reality and imagination, the story develops around the … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Well Come by Erik Nebel

May 29, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Yeti Press thinks Erik Nebel is one of today’s most underappreciated artists and they couldn’t be happier publishing a collection of his webcomic Well Come. This truly unique book is a window into a surreal, spiritual world that twists and turns unexpectedly from one emotion to another. Published by Yeti Press Yeti Press is small … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: La viejita y el viejito by Laurie Piña

May 28, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Two siblings in the late ’60s deal with unease and skepticism when they receive visits from a couple of strange house guests. ‘La viejita y el viejito’ is a quiet horror story about how your parents never believed you when you told ’em you experienced something weird as a kid. Laurie Piña is a little … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Carbon – Book 1 by Justin Madson

May 28, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

For years, the city-state of CARBON has been a welcome place for “Seers” (people with psychic abilities) to come and raise families, find work and live mostly normal lives. Now that has all changed, with a newly-elected, power-hungry governor who is out to rid CARBON of any and all “Seers.” The new graphic novel by … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Islands 06 by KJ Martinet

May 28, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Islands is an ongoing story about a woman with no mouth and a man with no eyes and their lives on on a small chain of islands. Parts 1-4 can be read for free online at KJ Martinet is a member of Collective Stench Collective Stench is a group of buds who make a … Read More

Limp Wrist by Scout Wolfcave and Penina Gal

May 27, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Limp Wrist is the story of a woman looking back at her childhood, growing up misgendered and being bullied for acting feminine. 16 pages, print version is b&w, screen printed cover Penina Gal makes a bunch of comics, including The Fire Messenger (a middle grade fantasy story) and has co-created a bunch of weird stuff, … Read More