Totems by Moriarity

TotemsStopped by Pat Moriarity’s show in the ‘Couv last night and snagged a copy of his new Totems art book, published by Noreah/Brownfield. It’s hot off the press. In fact, this is the first copy sold from a limited edition printing.

Among many other works on display, Pat posted ~10 pages of his graphic novel WIP.

Copy This! #27: Max Clotfelter

Copy This! #27
Copy This! #27

Max Clotfelter turns in a terrific cover for his feature-length interview in Copy This! #27.

The issue also includes news from:
Delicia Williams
Brian Leonard
Jeff Zenick
George Erling
Jeff Clayton
Everett Rand
Carrie McNinch
Joseph Tenney
Mike Toft
Nate McDonough
J.T. Yost
Marc Myers
Marc Van Elburg
Edd Vick
Scott Davis
Artie Romero
Brian Payne
R. Hendricks

Contributors: Larry Tisch, Brian John Mitchell and Nate McDonough

Smeary Soapbox Press-ents#10
Smeary Soapbox Press-ents#10

Bonus Mini Comic: Smeary Soapbox Press-ents#10 by Dale Martin

To join CT! rush your mini comics and/or stamps to:
D. Blake Werts
12339 Chesley Drive
Charlotte, NC 28277

In other news: Matt MacFarland announced Dark Pants #3 will be available at the following venues:
Saturday, June 11 6-9pm
the POP-HOP Books and Print
Highland Park, CA

I will debut Dark Pants #3 and discuss my creative process along with two other fantastic artists whose work lies near the intersection of Contemporary art and cartooning, John Hogan and Lisa Ramsey.

Saturday, July 16 5-7pm
Los Angeles County Store
Silver Lake, CA

I will give a slightly different Dark Pants 3 presentation with two local artists/authors; C.W. Moss and Monica Owen.

Clay Geerdes Tributes and More

Copy This! #26
Copy This! #26

D. Blake Werts and David Miller are back with kind thoughts in memory of Clay Geerdes, journalist, teacher and mini comix publisher.

Landing in mailboxes this week is Copy This! #26, the Clay Geerdes Tribute edition. After Blake’s intro, Clay’s Newave Manifesto is reprinted. Then on to the main event—fond recollections and a little history presented in prose and comics form from R.C. Harvey, Bruce Chrislip, Jim Siergey, Clark Dissmeyer, Jim Valentino, J.R. Williams, Par Holman, George Erling, Jim Ryan, Bob Vojtko, Steve Willis, Brad W. Foster and David Miller.

This 68-page monster mini also includes artwork by Howard Cruse, John Howard, Jim Siergey, Jim Valentino, Clay Geerdes, George Erling, Bob Vojtko, Brad W. Foster, David Miller and Dan W. Taylor.

The cover is by Clay with title work by David Miller.

To join CT! rush your mini comics and/or stamps to:
D. Blake Werts
12339 Chesley Drive
Charlotte, NC 28277

David Miller also announced the addition of two new installments to The Clay Geerdes Archives blog. David’s next project is to focus on Clay’s many photographs of Underground Cartoonists.

Lastly, there is a new humor magazine out with its second issue in development, called The American Bystander. See their Kickstarter Campaign for #2 for who’s in it and what it’s all about.

Fadeaway #48

Fadeaway #48
Fadeaway #48

Arriving in mailboxes earlier this week: Robert Jennings’ strictly off the grid, Fadeaway #48 (April/May 2016).

“Change is Inevitable” by Robert Jennings
“Dan Mcdonagh: The Passing of a Patriot and a Pillar of the Community” by Louis Desy Jr.
“Johnny Red: War Over Russian Skies” by Robert Jennings
“The Annals of Hoosier Fandom” by David B. Williams
“Reader Reaction” with William Breiding, Ed Meskys, Ken Faig, George Phillies, Dale Nelson, Jefferson P. Swycaffer, Brad W. Foster, Rich Lynch, Murray Moore, Darrell Schweitzer, John Purcell, Rich Dengrove, Milt Stevens, Bill Plott, David B. Williams, Tom McGovern and Ray Nelson.

Editor: Robert Jennings
Cover: Tim Dumont
Interior Illos: John Cody, Brad Foster, Jose Sanchez, Marc Schirmeister
8.5” x 11” 44 pages, side stapled

Robert Jennings
29 Whiting Road
Oxford, MA 01540
fabficbks (at) aol (dot) com

Copies are available for a letter of comment, or a print fanzine in trade, or by subscription at a cost of $25 for six issues. LOCs are much preferred. Any person who has not previously received a copy of this fanzine may receive a sample copy of the current issue for free by sending your name and address.