Brandon’s great posts on his blog are big enough news to post news about his post on his blog on this blog. Plus in this one he gets sketches from Paul Pope and Fil Barlow.
The Trubble Club‘s new project is The Infinite Corpse which is a constantly expanding surreal comic stip starring Corpsey and drawn by cartoonists everywhere. It is expertly designed, the site functions well, it has already attracted the participation of a list of impressive talent, and is open for contributions from everyone. The one caveat is that it is edited by the Trubble Club to maintain quality control which is essential to make the whole effort worthwhile. The art quality of Trubble Club jam comics is what has always set them apart from your average jam comic, although both tend to feature plenty of mutant dongs.
A load of Meathaus contributors are in the mix. Checkitout.
EDIT: Being a bit loose in my language while writing this post, I wanted to clarify that although the Trubble Club’s own comics output is as filthy as it is funny, The Infinite Corpse is keeping content to a generally “PG-13″-equivalent rating so that it can be enjoyed by a wider audience than just cartoonists (i.e., degenerate perverts).
Dancing for your cash, that is. I was backed up (work wise) and dropped the ball on posting about this when Andy Ristaino had emailed me about it… but anyways, looks like he’s doing pretty good. Check ‘er out. What am I talking about? Andy Ristaino is soliciting your funds to make a book collection of his comics over here. I don’t just post about any old kickstarter, but for an S.O.S. contributor? Well for sure.
EDIT: Are you seeing anything? Every other time this Vine embed is just showing blank space. Might relate to my blown-up-internet problems mentioned in the subsequent post above. I dunno. Maybe Vine’s embed technology just sucks.
EDIT: Andy sent over this image of the project, diggit:
Farel has posted about the Stumptown Comics Fest happening this weekend. Everyone in Portland, OR should go check it out, because Farel has a full case of SOS to sell in addition to all of his stuff and he’s doing a Meathaus reunion panel with Dash, Becky and Brandon which will be a fun time for sure.
Take a look at this sampling of Anya Davidson’s comics that she stashes here including a load of in-progress pages and selections from comics such as Wandering Crust Lord and Safety Tips for Women that you see one page each of above.
Tim Sievert works at the the animation/multimedia company PUNY co-run by Vincent “King Mini” Stall which has branches operating in Minneapolis and Los Angeles. Tim works at the cold one. Tim is a friend of Bigfoot, and a boxer and boxing enthusiast as well as the creator of the ongoing comic The Clandestinauts and more. Check out more on Tim’s website.
When I was talking to Benjamin Marra at the Locust Moon Comics Fest here in Philly a few months ago he mentioned this 10-page Macbeth adaptation he was doing for the Bavarian State Opera. Ben shared some images from his project on his blog, and a few are posted above. Our discussion brought back these intense memories of a comic book adaptation of Macbeth that I had read in 6th grade for school. In a coincidence, I reclaimed some old boxes from my parents basement and found the copy of that Macbeth comic recently. Below are a few scans from the comic book adaptation that I read in 6th grade, published in 1982 by Workman Publishing with illustrations by “Von” complete with generous air brushing and what appears to be marker and gouache. The color illustrations by Von below are primitive in some ways but share a good, brutal energy with Ben’s interpretation of Macbeth above, both fitting for the material.