Hello everyone! It’s that special time of year again, when we show our loved ones how much they mean to us by giving them the most precious gift of all – comics! Over the next several weeks we’ll be sharing some of our very favorite things with you. We are sure you and your lucky gift-recievers will love them as much as we do.
2017 Holiday Gift Guide Part Two – Dave & Malachi’s Picks
If you’d like to see the most sad, awkward, and goriest (that’s right) marriage proposal ever, read Screwed Up. -Malachi
TERROR HOUSE #3
Relive the feeling you got when you looked at your first Fangoria. Then superimpose on top of that memory the first time you saw an Easy Rider magazine. All while you’re just hitting your peak zine-making interest. There’s also an excellent photo of Brando that’s worth the price of admission. Lovingly assembled by Super-Fan Sammy. Printed by Riso-Master Johnny. -Dave
LOVERS IN THE GARDEN
The most surprising comic in years. Painted art with the fuss left out used to tell a killer story that you didn’t see coming. Thanks for this book, Anya!
$15 ($10 for Process Zine)
Anders Nilsen’s return to long form storytelling a-la Big Questions (you might even recognize some stuff.) Self-publishing of the highest quality. A handful left of the accompanying process zine, too! -Dave
Willumsen uses the meandering story of a drug addled couple killing time in a semi-dystopia to experiment with comic form and craft in incredible ways. This is for the adventerous reader in your life, whether or not they’re into comics. -Malachi
A solid doc on one of the greatest comic stories ever told, The Incal. Wanna know more? Read this! Jodorowsky and Moebius forever! -Dave
THE SMELL OF STARVING BOYS
Self Made Hero
In 1872, a washed up spirit photographer and a mysterious young farm hand are drawn into an ancient nightmare at the edge of Western civilization. A great mix of pulp and smarts. -Malachi
BLACK HOLE STUDIO EDITION
150 full size, full color reproductions of Charles Burns’ original pages. Anyone that loves Black Hole will love this lavish selection. -Malachi
AKIRA 30th ANNIVERSARY BOX SET
It’s 2,530 pages of the most influential sci-fi manga you will ever read. I wonder if there’s people out there that don’t like Otomo? Kinda like the people that don’t like The Beatles. -Dave
Don’t forget to visit us at Comics Arts LA this weekend! It’s free free free, Saturday and Sunday from 10am – 5pm. We’ll have Michael DeForge signing at our table on Saturday from 3-4pm. More details here.
Stay tuned for part three…