GHOSTTTHEAD sent Meathaus a package from Spain with a sticker, a Smoking Bacalhau pin, two zines and a postcard that reads:
Here’s the little
zine we made
Kensausage and I…
I included other
small things I made
Thanks for this terrific load, GHOSTTTHEAD. Also thanks to KENSAUSAGE. Amnesia Drawings is a zine in which they mixed ten childhood characters with ten different actions randomly and drew the result, which you can get here. The smoking cat pin is aparently sold out on the GHOSTTTSTORE, but there is other stuff there. OK well there is the Amnesia Drawings zine there. Get into it!
Everett sent Meathaus a package with the latest issue of Mineshaft and a note that says:
Hello Chris & Meathaus,
Here’s a copy of the new Mineshaft #31…
Hope you like it!
best wishes as always,
Thanks again, Everett. Another super ish. Here there is more R. Crumb, Billy Childish, Art Spiegelman sketches, Kim Deitch, Bill Griffith, Jay Lynch and more moremoremore more delightful drawings and dreams. You can get an eyeful of previous Letters to Meathaus from Mineshaft here at the Mineshaft tag, and purchase your own copies of “print media’s last-surviving magazine for sophisticated moderns” at the Mineshaft website.
Check it out, Meathaus got a second package of zines and a letter from George Wylesol, which reads:
“Yo McD/Meathaus people–
How are you? I am in grad skool now at MICA and thought you’d be interested in some zines + stuff I made in the past year or so. Hope all is well on your end.
Sweet, thanks George. George was in one of my illustration classes once, I told the brief story on the last letter we got. George writes short pieces, illustrates them and packages/publishes them into self-contained art zines. I think it’s the greatest way to keep moving and making work so I’m pleased again to see George still in action. How many art school people do you know who just kind of pooped-out after the structure of school was over? I bet a lot. Again (and this is fitting since a whole crop of you are probably about to graduate in a few weeks), you’ve got to band together and create groups, structures and projects to force and motivate yourself to keep creating. What else are you gonna do? Calcify and die? Well yeah, but I mean before then. Back to George. Thanks George! See more of his work like these new pieces I found to be intriguing on his Tumblr, below, and his website.
Daniel Zender sent Meathaus a package with More Mono, Giving In, some postcards and a note that reads:
Just wanted to share some new work that I will be debuting @ MoCCA in April… Enjoy!
Thanks Daniel! More Mono is a b/w zine of mono prints made by Daniel in 2014–2015 using acrylic paint, some glass and paper. Giving In is a full color comic by Daniel about this lady who is out camping with her pals when she sees some sparkly things that lead her into a tree gash portal to a cave world where she meets the naked cave-person of her dreams who teaches her about being naked and naked cuddling. To see more and get your own copies head over to Daniel’s world and check out the previous letters and goodies he has sent Meathaus’s way on the Zender tag.
Check it out, Jason Murphy and Katie Ridley Murphy sent Meathaus a package with Me Nut Nut Nut #0, a sexy limited edition print, and a note that reads:
“hey meat! check out our new small press/shop STiLLLiFE! OK? ok. Stillife is run by me, Jason Murphy, and my wife Katie Ridley Murphy!
Well all right Jason and Katie, thanks much for these items! I love me some Me Nut Nut Nut even if the issue numbers are counting backwards. This must be the secret origin issue. Actually it is more really funny and inventive one panel situations. And now I am absolutely, positively certain that Jason Murphy is scared shitless of spiders. See previous posts about Jason, and get into STiLLLiFE (for real if you’re in Atlanta) and Jason’s tumblr and Katie’s website.
Dave from Revival House Press sent Meathaus a package with two comic books and a letter that reads:
Couple of new ones for ya! I’m confident you’ll enjoy them. Hawd Tales by Devin Flynn is a riotous blast of gangthah/punk rawk excitement whilst Labyrinthectomy/Luncheonette (try saying that 5x fast) is a head-spinner of epoch-shattering proportions. (It’s a flip-book!) Have a great holiday season!
Davey Revival House”
Kick-butt, Davey, and thanks! Devin Flynn‘s book is as expected a book full of hawd men, dirty deeds, soft diarrhea, and gangsta cave-wolves. C. Cilla‘s flip-book is two books, two covers, no back covers, this kind of deal. Not the animated kind, the comic book kind. Many stories intertwine into a central spread with both-ways artwork in a cube shaped arcade/mini-golf building with really cool games. Check out the scans for a little taste and surf over to Revival House Press to secure your copies!
Michael Karpiel sent Meathaus a package with Gossip #1, Gossip #2, Petrified, Smoke Show, a few postcards and a letter that reads:
HERE ARE SOME THINGS
THAT I’VE MADE RECENTLY.
I HOPE YOU ENJOY THEM!
Hey Mikey, man I do enjoy these things, wow. They are very pleasurable to look at and hold. The design is nice, the drawings are nice. The grungy print qualities of your digital duplicator are nice. The stories are nice! I’m really enjoying your Letter to Meathaus. I experienced mixed emotions when I found and opened this package because it was all new discoveries for me having never seen Mikey’s work before and then guilty regret that I had apparently lost this package in the corner for a few months before finding it. See more from Mikey on his illustration website and drawing Tumblr and comics Tumblr and Garbage Press where you can maybe secure some of these items for your own collection.
James Heimer sent Meathaus over a silkscreened postcard with a note and Dirt Work 2 and Noir Bar! They are all sensational. See more on James’s website and Tumblr and check out the previous Heimer posts here.
Fat Ben sent Meathaus another issue of Kleavage and some stickers and a yellow letter that reads:
Hope you are well and busy. I am both. Here is the newest Kleavage. Thank you for describing it as a variety zine. I like the sound of it. People ask what the theme is and there isn’t. Variety works. Thank you for posting and your support. Cheers!
Well all right Fat Ben, thanks for these items! There’s nothing better than drawing, so a drawing zine or zine full of drawings is really high up on the list of the best stuff. I’ve scanned the table of contents page above too so you can investigate some of these contributing artists further if you want to dig into the world of Fat Ben and friends. See more previous letters of Kleavage here.
Lin Shih Chiang sent Meathaus a package from Taipei City with comics and art zines, Roach in My Pants and Monster Movie, a sticker and a letter that reads:
My name is L2C. Artist from Taiwan. I followed Meathaus for a long time, and I like it a lot! These are my zine. I like to share with you please enjoy! Any suggestions please do not hesitate to let me know! Thank you. 2014.10.5 L2C.”
Awesome zines, L2C. Thanks for sending them around the world. The Monster Movie zine has funny paintings of monster situations. My favorite are the men in lab coats eating sushi off of an alien corpse and the buff mermaids. And the cyclops looking for glasses. Roach in My Pants has a lot of one, two and three pager comics and drawings often done in different styles. All of this is weird and funny. See more immediately on Tumblr and blog.