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Hotwire Comics Vol. 1 (Hotwire Comix and Capers)

Details for this: Book
Author: edited by Glenn Head
Format: Softcover
Pages: 136
Dimensions: 9" x 12"
Colors: b&w/color
Year: 0
Publisher: Fantagraphics
ISBN-10: 1-56097-728-0
ISBN-13: n/a
Additional Details: with fold-out

Price: $19.95

 


Hotwire Comix is a full-throttle, kick-ass jolt to the nervous system, a return to the glory days of underground/alternative comics. Edited by New York cartoonist Glenn Head (who put together the classic 1990s trilogy of Snake Eyes anthologies), Hotwire Comix is a big, bold, beautiful poke to the old eyeballs featuring short, punchy, hilarious, all-around comics 'n' stories. Head himself, whose work looks like a demented cross between Robert Williams and Crumb, starts the dance with the epic "Switchblade Shenanigans!" Elsewhere, David Lasky relates "The Last Days of Joe Strummer"; Tony (Maakies) Millionaire contributes a "Little Nemo in Wonderland" style dream story; plus new strips by Max (Death and Candy) Andersson, Tim Lane, Matt Madden, Mats!?, Brad Johnson, Danny Hellman, Angry Youth Comix' Johnny "Rolling Stone Cool Cartoonist of the Year" Ryan, Mack White, Judith McNicol, and a six-page-fold-out by Craig (Modern Arf) Yoe. There's also an eye-popping color section, led off by Carol Swain's "Family Circus" (not a reference to the syndicated strip but a character study of two young girls visiting a circus), with new work by Ivan Brunetti, Sam Henderson, Mike Wartella, and Doug Allen. And R. Sikoryak wraps it up with a new installment of his letter-perfect parodies of classic literary works retold as cartoons with "Mephistofield" (the devil as a fat, lasagna-eating cat). All this and a cover by Michael (Tales Designed to Thrizzle Kupperman!

2007 Eisner Award nominee: Best Anthology

2007 Harvey Award nominee: Best Anthology

"A decisive firing across the bow of the indie comix scene... It’s a deliberate throwback to the heady days of the 1980 and early 90s, when anthologies like Snake Eyes (also edited by Head) and Zero Zero ruled the landscape. You can keep your sissy-ass Mome and your artsy-fartsy Kramer’s Ergot fancy boy, Hotwire [is] here to RAWK!" – Chris Mautner, Newsarama



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