The second issue of Now showcases a cover by painter Christian Rex Van Minnen, as well as 120 pages of all new short fiction by a host of established and upcoming comics talent from around the world, including: South American cartoonists Ariel Lopez V. and Fabio Zimbres; Spanish cartoonist Conxita Herrero; acclaimed cartoonist and filmmaker Dash Shaw; Canadian artist and musician Nick Thorburn (of the bands Unicorns and Islands); Finnish cartoonist Tommi Musturi; plus new work by Sammy Harkham (Crickets), Joshua Cotter (Skyscrapers of the Midwest, Nod Away), Graham Chaffee (Good Dog, To Have and To Hold), Anuj Shrestha, Andrice Arp, Joseph Remnant, and other surprises! Now is not just a collection of new comics, it’s a showcase of the diversity of talent in today’s golden age of cartooning.
"Editor Eric Reynolds has assembled a group of cartoonists who are fiercely confident in their unique approaches to comic book storytelling." — The A.V. Club
"Featuring 120 pages of material from an international array of creative talent ... Now #2 is a brilliant and informative stepping stone into the work of boundary-pushing creators." — Broken Frontier
"It’s easy to call Now #2 a bona fide success. ... What proves most exciting for this anthology is that sense of 'now-ness,' a keen interest in what comes next." — Adventures in Poor Taste