Our authors appearance schedule for San Diego

Here’s our schedule of our authors appearing at our booth #1528 in San Diego next week. We’ll be having Mark Badger and Gerard Jones in to launch Networked: Carabella on the Run hot off the press, Ted Rall, Richard Moore (Boneyard), Rick Geary, and Sean Michael Wilson signing an ashcan of his forthcoming Story of Lee.

  10:30-noon 1-2:30 2:30-4 4-5:30 5:30-7 7-8:30
             
Wednesday           Rall
Thursday Jones Moore Wilson; Rall Jones; Geary Moore  
Friday Moore Badger/Jones Wilson; Geary Rall; Moore Badger/Jones  
Saturday Badger/Jones Wilson Rall; Moore Badger/Jones Moore; Geary  
Sunday Rall Badger/Jones        

 Naomi Nowak was supposed to come all the way from Sweden but unfortunately had to cancel last minute due to personal circumstances, she’ll be missed.

Boneyard in $1.99 comic books on iPhone from Panelfly

Our long-running and popular series BONEYARD by Richard Moore, a wonderfully dark-humored sendup of all things Horror is now featured at Panelfly, our partner in getting our comics on the iPhone (and soon iPad).

They’re presently bringing out 2 comic book issues a week, just as they had appeared in comic book  first (except now in color) for only $1.99 each issue!

A great way to sample this wonderful series and enjoy it bit by bit. The full graphic novels remain available as well, as we advertise on Moore’s page, for 30% less than the print versions.

This is all leading up to our release of the final (for now) volume 7 scheduled for May and presently being solicited for in Diamond’s Previews at comics stores. The entire run of the 28 comic books (collected in seven volumes) will be brought out over the next few months coinciding with vol.7 being released.

Check it out.

NBM in May: the last Boneyard!

Here’s what’s being solicited for at comics shops now from NBM.
Boneyard comes to its conclusion, well, at least for a while:

BONEYARD, Vol. 7
Richard Moore
The final volume, at least for a long while as Moore takes an indefinite break. Michael Paris and Abbey are up against powerful rival armies in the land of Faeries. Michael look helplessly caught but Abbey raises one powerful army of her own! In this grand spectacular finale, even in the midst of action and suspense, Moore mixes his usual irresistible deadpan humor and magic characterization. Collects issues 25-28.
7×10, 96pp, B&W, trade pb., $10.99, ISBN 978-1-56163-583-2

see previews.

AND, of course don’t miss the previous six volumes, the 1st 4 of which are in color. Vol.1 is presently sold out but going back to press.

Meanwhile, back at Eurotica, two goodies coming in May:

Back to press, long unavailable!
BODY HEAT 1
Kevin TAYLOR
This collection brings the best stories Taylor has done all in one juicy volume! Includes stories with Girl, Boy Blue and Marty and many other goodies as well as a number of new ones as yet unseen!
8 1/2 x11, 80pp., B&W, color cover, trade pb.: $11.99,
ISBN 978-1-56163-246-6

Speaking of Taylor, his last chapter of Girl, The Second Coming has been serializing in:

SIZZLE #46
Kristina’s 3rd adventure continues along with Cornnell Clarke’s Peanut Butter, Kevin Taylor’s Girl and Omaha the Cat Dancer plus many more goodies.
81/2x 11, quarterly magazine, 64pp., B&W, $5.95

see previews in Eurotica, click on the Coming Up in May banner

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PAPERCUTZ, our sister co. in kids GN’s has a lot of BIONICLE:

MAKUTA’S GUIDE TO THE UNIVERSE
By Greg Farshtey

Featuring the only map of the BIONICLE Universe ever published, exclusive information, and the inside story from Makuta Teridax himself, “Makuta’s Guide to the Universe” is a great addition to any BIONICLE fan’s collection. As the BIONICLE saga prepares to begin a new chapter, followers of the
series can take a look back at the stories that have thrilled millions!
6 x 9, 96pp., full color paperback, $9.99 ISBN-13: 978-1-59707-203-8

MATA NUI’S GUIDE TO BARA MAGNA
By Greg Farshtey
“Mata Nui’s Guide to Bara Magna” takes BIONICLE fans on a journey of discovery through the villages of Bara Magna, its treacherous sea of sand, and its forbidding Black Spike Mountains. BIONICLE fans will get exclusive information on the Agori, Glatorian, bone hunters and Skrall, and get the inside story of events on this strange world in Mata Nui’s own words. A brand new adventure is about to begin!
6 x 9, 96pp., full color paperback, $9.99 ISBN-13: 978-1-59707-204-5

BIONICLE Vol. 9 “The Fall of Atero”
Greg Farshtey, writer, Pop Mhan, artist.
The BIONICLE Glatorian series begins in this graphic novel taking place on the world of Bara Magna, first introduced to fans in BIONICLE #8 “Legends of Bara Magna”. In this harsh world that contains both deserts and snowy, mountain-like terrain, Glatorian matches much like the gladiator matches of
ancient Rome are used to decide conflicts between rival tribes. The world is overrun by the dangerous Skrall, who decimate everything in their path. Fans of the series will be delighted by the return of Mata Nui, the most powerful hero in the BIONICLE Universe, in a form never before seen. In a world with rules and enemies unlike any of the planets seen in previous BIONICLE graphic novels, “The Fall of Atero” launches an all-new dynamic already a hit with fans.
5 x 7 ½, 96pp, full color paperback, $8.99 ISBN-13: 978-1-59707-193-2

And the last Hardy Boys before a complete revamp this fall!

THE HARDY BOYS  vol. 20 “Deadly Strategy”
By Scott Lobdell. Paulo Henrique, artist.

When A.T.A.C. (American Teens Against Crime) agents across the country are all suddenly pulled into strange and bizarre cases, it’s up to special operatives Joe and Frank Hardy to find out exactly what is going on! But this won’t be easy – whoever is behind these seemingly unrelated cases is throwing A.T.A.C. into chaos. And just to complicate matters further, it appears everyone Joe and Frank, the Undercover Brothers, have encountered in the past are somehow involved! Characters from previous graphic novels such as Lindsay Ryder, the Sisters Noir, Dennis Hogan and many more are all back
in the wildest Hardy Boys case ever!
5 x 7 1/2, 96 pages, full-color Paperback, $8.99,  ISBN-13: 978-1-59707-182-6

Order all of these from your comics store today or you can pre-order from us here.

Boneyard 28 is at press!

A quick post to say Boneyard issue 28 is finally in from Richard Moore and has been rushed to print. It’s a doozie. Gorgeous artwork on this unfortunate swan song of an issue as Richard moves on…

But who knows? Let’s keep our fingers crossed that he’ll come back to it.

This should ship from the printer in a couple weeks and be in stores within a week or two after that.

COMING IN MAY: Bringing Up Father

Coming this May, comics stores now taking orders (as well as us online!):

 

New From Forever Nuts:

George McMANUS’ BRINGING UP FATHER

With an introduction by Bill Blackbeard

In 1904, a young George McManus was hired by Pulitzer’s New York World as a cartoonist. While he was there he created such strips as The Newlyweds which many comics historians consider the first family comic strip. In 1912, William Randolph Hearst hired McManus away to start a comic strip about a guy called Jiggs, a lower class man who came into a lot of money. With their new wealth, Maggie, Jiggs’ wife, wanted to enter the upper crust of society but Jiggs just wanted to hang out with his old friends at the local bar playing cards and pool and eat his simple favorite foods. This is the classic strip Bringing Up Father which became the second longest comic strip of the 20th Century. Now, for the first time, Forever Nuts presents all the dailies of the first two years of this classic comic strip, many of which have not been reprinted since they first appeared over 90 years ago. Discover why McManus became known as one of the greats in the field.

11 x 6 ½, 192pp., B&W jacketed hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-56163-556-6

 

Don’t forget these also from

FOREVER NUTS:
Classic Screwball Strips


The Early Years of MUTT & JEFF
Bud Fisher
One of the most long lasting and popular humor strips in history, Mutt and Jeff had many memorable moments of serious goofiness and irreverence. Here’s a rediscovery of a true oddball classic maybe only outdone by the antic high living of its own creator.
“A real work of art. I love how these knuckleballs are always scrambling for 50 cents so they can get some ham and eggs. I thought Herriman was the greatest till I started reading Fisher’s working-scrub comics. Now I’m not sure.” –Tony Millionaire (in the Comics Journal).
“Ends up being a smart, extremely well-illustrated essay on character development” –The Comics Reporter.

11×61/2, 192pp., B&W, jacketed hardcover, $24.95
ISBN 978-1-56163-502-3

Forever Nuts presents:
HAPPY HOOLIGAN
Frederick Burr Opper
Opper was already a quite successful cartoonist/illustrator for the prestigious Puck magazine when William Randolph Hearst lured him out to create a comic strip for the New York Journal. While a step down from (relatively) high to low brow, Opper jumped at the chance and out came “Happy Hooligan” an un-heroized vagrant who ends up very badly at the end of each strip, no matter how much good he might mean. His perennial demise surely went on to inspire Wile E. Coyote or Mr. O, especially as his own cowardice and unworthiness contributes to his hilarious woes. This second entry in ‘Forever Nuts’, a series in a handsome design showcasing early strips so ingeniously nutty they’re forever fresh and off the wall, presents here a collection of the better early full color Sundays.

“Required reading for anyone who takes comic strips as seriously as they deserve — and likes to laugh, too.” –Andrew “Cap’t. Comics” Smith, Scripps News

“The joy of the strip is in the way Opper sets up his dominoes before knocking them down.” –The Onion.

11×8 , 112pp. full color, clothbound, $24.95
ISBN 978-1-56163-542-9

 

AND ALAS BONEYARD TAKES AN INDEFINITE BREAK…

NEW

BONEYARD #28

Richard Moore

It’s finally…finally…finally here: the last issue of Boneyard! When we last left the gang, Paris’      childhood friend ‘Lita had returned, and turned out to be a faerie… a faerie princess, no less. She’s betrothed to a creepy prince she’d rather not marry… even though the wedding is the only thing that will prevent a war. She needs Michael to save her by marrying her, but royal guards attacked the gang and dragged ‘Lita back to Faerie. Paris followed, and finds himself trying to help his friend single-handed, against two mighty faerie armies. But Abbey’s determined to reach him, and she’s raising an army of her own… Don’t miss the big, super-sized final blowout!

32 pages, B&W, $3.50, UPC 043016042169-28

 

NEW from Eurotica:

SIZZLE #42

Christian Zanier’s outrageous Honey Lickers Sorority concludes while Baldazzini’s tongue-in-cheek Casa Howhard starts up a new story. More Barbarian Chicks,  Ogenki Clinic & Omaha the Cat Dancer. Also discover the all-new erotic fantasy Corinne in Labyrintera.

Quarterly magazine, 8 ½ x 11, 64 pp, B&W, $5.95, UPC 074470753032-42