Saturday, March 7, 2009

Awsome 2: Awesomer

Indie Spinner Rack's Mr. Phil is starting to announce the creators involved with their second anthology, Awesome 2: Awesomer on the ISR forum, and so I suppose it's finally official! I have a story in the book, to be published this May by Top Shelf! Here's the info:

You can't keep a great indie anthology down! The boys at Indie Spinner Rack
have been producing the premiere indie comics podcast for over three years,
and in 2007 produced the aptly-titled AWESOME anthology. Now they're back,
along with a few dozen of their friends and favorite guests... who happen to be
some of the greatest cartoonists in the industry!

A 200+ page 6x9 softcover anthology with bonus mini-comic. $14.95 retail.
Once again half the proceeds will go to a student scholarship to the Center for Cartoon Studies.
On sale May 27, 2009. Pre-order yours today with Diamond code: MAR094431

This contributor list will be updated daily until all the 50+ creators are revealed!

Liz Baillie (My Brain Hurts, Sing Along Forever)
Alex Cahill (Poison the Cure)
J. Chris Campbell (Zig Zag, Attic Bugs)
Chris Duffy (Nickelodeon Magazine editor)
Ryan Dunlavey (Comic Book Comics, Action Philosophers!)
Ulises Farinas (ACT-I-VATE's MOTRO, Popgun)
Sarah Glidden (How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less)
Robert Goodin (The Man Who Loved Breasts, Mome)
Jeff Lemire (The Essex County Trilogy, Vertigo's The Nobody)
MK Reed (Cross Country, Papercutter)
Alex Robinson (Too Cool to Be Forgotten, Tricked, Box Office Poison)
Chris Schweizer (Crogan's Vengeance, Crogan's March)
Zach Taylor (The Miner and the Cave That Ate Time)
Fred Van Lente (Comic Book Comics, Action Philosophers!, Marvel Zombies, X-Men Noir)
Joey Weiser (The Ride Home, Tales of Unusual Circumstance)

Cover art by the legendary Jeff Smith (Bone, Rasl)
Designed once again by Jon Adams (the Eisner nominated Truth Serum)

Edited by Charlito and Mister Phil.

Above is a panel from my story, "Meet My Girlfriend The Hopping Vampire!" Already a little outdated, as Michele and I were recently married, but an enjoyable tale of love, life, and the undead nonetheless!

So, go out to your local comic shop and preorder your copy!


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