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 lives in Evanston with his wife, daughter, and dog and is the chair of the Animation program at DePaul University in Chicago.
Visit Scott’s website, and pick up Star-Spangled Angel at Table 37A May 31st & June 1st!
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 story of Blimpakind. (Learn the ending before the internet does!)
Amos is a solitary adventurer, but he’s not sure why he ended up on such a desolate planet. He finds he is not really alone, and no one is really on his side while everything goes completely wrong. Can he figure out his purpose while also managing a great escape?
A chicago-based independent comic artist, illustrator, and doodle-cook. It’s like a fry-cook but for doodling.
Visit Talya’s website, and pick up the Blimpakind comics at Table 92A May 31st & June 1st!
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, daughter, and dog. Her autobiographical comic, Powdered Milk can be seen at www.keilerroberts.com. She has been a contributor to Mutha Magazine and her minicomic “The Man Who Could Not Read” was nominated for an Ignatz in 2013.
Visit Keiler’s website, and pick up Powdered Milk vol 13 at Table 37B May 31st & June 1st!
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 themes of memory and landscape. This limited edition (edition of 100) is printed on Japanese paper and hand-bound using hemp cord!
Rumi is an illustrator and translator born in Kyoto, Japan. Attracted by the subtropical warmth and palm trees, she spent the last two years studying illustration in Savannah, GA. Her comics and watercolor illustrations sometimes feature friendly monsters and monstrous children. They have been published in America and Japan, and recognized by American Illustration and the Society of Illustrators. She loves bright colors and books and cornbread.
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 publishing behemoth out of Chicago. Our goal is to provide a steady stream of sometimes-humorous, often-reader friendly comics and graphic novels.
Visit Yeti Press’ website, and pick up Well Come at Table 41 May 31st & June 1st!
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 Justin Madson (BREATHERS) begins here.
Justin Madson is the writer/artist of the graphic novel, Breathers, which was listed as a “Notable Comic” in the Best American Comics anthology twice. He is currently working on his next lengthy graphic novel, Carbon, which involves psychics, politics, drugs & a girl with wings
Visit Justin’s website, and pick up Carbon Book 1 at Table 39B May 31st & June 1st!
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 http://kjmartinet.com/#/comics KJ Martinet is a member of Collective Stench
Collective Stench is a group of buds who make a wide selection of things that mostly center around comics and funny stuff. Total printed matter fiends.
Visit Collective Stench’s website, and pick up Islands 06 at Table 1 May 31st & June 1st!
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, from Glamera to the Werewolf! anthology. Penina lives in Bloomington, Indiana with some cats.
Visit Penina’s website, and pick up Limp Wrist at Table 51A May 31st & June 1st!