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Originally posted on The Poet and the Flea:
Dear ladies and gentleman:
Here is a much overdue update on myself and The Poet and the Flea:
- SPX (Small Press Expo) is only a few days away! I’m more or less ready — I just have to pack all my zines, prints, etc. into a suitcase. And I am incredibly excited for the two-day event. :)
- I have been making a lot of progress on short film Death Is No Bad Friend with director Mary Lachapelle. For the last few months, we’ve been working on a proposal for a number of grants. And we are almost, almost, almost ready to send out our first one.
- I’ve been continuing to work on The First Reich (thefirstreich.wordpress.com) about the Jewish-Austrian psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich. I’ve penciled in pages 11 through 25, but haven’t had a chance to ink them in yet. I had a really wonderful meeting with writer Shannon…
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Originally posted on Robert Mitchell Jr.:
Now that I’ve had a chance to sit down and actually read the zines I picked up at DC Zinefest last weekend, here are some quick reviews (clockwise from upper left in the photo).
Mt. Olyphant is a graphic novel in eight parts — only the first installment is available just yet — written by Zack Ziemba and illustrated by Christine Skelly. This is the tale of Paul Tomarchio, a mythology scholar who wakes up in a mental hospital only to find that the doctors, patients and staff are all figures from Greek mythology. Is Paul frightfully insane, or is he seeing the machinery behind the curtain of reality? The production value is perfect and professional, the writing is skilled and original, and the artwork is inspired. I was blown away! If the quality holds up until the…
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