Vol. 13 cruises with a cover by Rocket USA's (the company responsible for the Futurama robot toys) phenomenal robot artist George Eisner, Rolling Stone artists Rob & Christian Clayton, Washington Post contributors Peter & Maria Hoey, and the return of Time magazine artist Peter Kuper. Also, RAW artist Sue Coe joins BLAB! with the six-page story "Ghost Tiger", and Little Lit illustrator Marc Rosenthal contributes "Une Crise de Style," a tour de-force of two interlocking comic strips. There is also a spotlight on the great Johnson & Smith Novelty ads from the 1940s, which have influenced Chris Ware and others so strongly. Also featuring contributions from Gary Baseman, Drew Friedman, Stephane Blanquet, Spain, Walter Minus, David Goldin, Laura Levine, Christian Northeast and many more of America's best award-winning illustrators.
"With superior printing, an overwide magazine size, a perfect-bound spine, and eclectic content, Blab! pushes the limits of the form." – Print
"Since the demise of Art Spiegelman & Françoise Mouly's RAW, Blab! is the leading showcase for contemporary cartoonists." – Booklist
"Blab! presents work that is multi-layered, not just illustration, and not just comics, but work that crosses both boundaries into a new kind of pictorial art form." – Graphis