Alternative Comics

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(Mostly) Wordless
  • (Mostly) Wordless
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Jed Alexander
  • Art By: Jed Alexander
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: April 23rd, 2014
  • Rated Kids (ages 5+)
As its title suggests, (Mostly) Wordless is a mostly wordless all-ages book filled with stories, short vignettes and character sketches told with either no, or few words. The book begins with the wordless mini-epic, “Ella and The Pirates,” an enchanting tale about a little gi...
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Alternative Comics Vol #4
  • Alternative Comics Vol #4
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Alex Schubert, Allison Cole, Andy Ristaino, Craig Thompson, David Lasky, Grant Snider, James Kochalka, Marc Arsenault, Noah Van Sciver, Robin McConnell, Sam Alden, Sam Henderson, Theo Ellsworth
  • Art By: Alex Schubert, Allison Cole, Andy Ristaino, Craig Thompson, David Lasky, Grant Snider, James Kochalka, Marc Arsenault, Mike Bertino, Noah Van Sciver, Sam Alden, Sam Henderson, Steven Cerio, Theo Ellsworth
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Mature (ages 16+)
Alternative Comics' flagship anthology returns with more pages showcasing the best indie, web and zine artists of today's underground. Cover art by Mike Bertino (Trigger). Comics by Theo Ellsworth (The Understanding Monster) & Craig Thompson (Blankets, Habibi), Sam Alden (Eighth ...
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Big Feminist BUT: Comics About Women
  • Big Feminist BUT: Comics About Women
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Shannon O'Leary , Various
  • Art By: Gabrielle Bell , Joan Reilly , Various
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: April 9th, 2014
  • Rated Mature (ages 16+)
The Big Feminist BUT: Comics about Women, Men and the IFs, ANDs & BUTs of Feminism is a comics anthology that asks: What do we really mean when we say, “I’m not a feminist, BUT…” or “I am 100 Edited by Shannon O’Leary and Joan Reilly Writer(s): Shannon O'Leary, ...
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Cat Suit
  • Cat Suit
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Steve Lafler
  • Art By: Steve Lafler
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 26th, 2014
  • Rated Mature (ages 16+)
What kind of whack job would put on a mask and a skin-tight suit and head out into the city after midnight? I mean, what is this guy really up to? What pathology, what perverse proclivity are we dealing with here? Is he fighting crime? Of course not, he’s just going clubbing—...
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Failure
  • Failure
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Karl Stevens
  • Art By: Karl Stevens
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Mature (ages 16+)
The new book from the acclaimed author of Guilty, Whatever and The Lodger. Failure collects Karl Stevens' beautifully rendered humorous comic strips from The Boston Phoenix. His slice of life vignettes and surreal anthropomorphic experiments are revealing sketches of urban Americ...
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Humor Can Be Funny
  • Humor Can Be Funny
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Sam Henderson
  • Art By: Sam Henderson
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Mature (ages 16+)
Sam Henderson's 1996 collection of his early mini-comics is revised and available once again. See what his work looked like back when he was poor(er). Henderson's drawing is intentionally crude, but it has the same kind of energy you see in the work of today's best gag cartoonist...
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Magic Whistle #4
  • Magic Whistle #4
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Sam Henderson
  • Art By: Dean Haspiel, Dyna Moe, Sam Henderson
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Mature (ages 16+)
The Summer Fun Issue! Sam Henderson returns with another hilarious Magic Whistle. Dirty Danny, The Brube, 'He Aims To Please' and all your favorites are back, plus a bonus strip drawn by Dean Haspiel. Features an 'alternate' cover by Dyna Moe. One of the funniest people in comi...
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Magic Whistle #7
  • Magic Whistle #7
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Sam Henderson
  • Art By: Sam Henderson
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Mature (ages 16+)
Harvey Award nominated four years in a row for Special Award for Humor, this is the funniest issue yet! This time you can read Sam Henderson's epic "Paul Purd: The Man With the Biggest P*nis In the World" (don't worry, it's not dirty), plus The Brube, Gunther Bumpus, and more of ...
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Magic Whistle #9
  • Magic Whistle #9
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Sam Henderson
  • Art By: Sam Henderson
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Mature (ages 16+)
The latest issue of the Magic Whistle comic series is actually in a larger, graphic novel format. Sam Henderson comes out of seclusion with the new "annual" format for his long-running, always funny series. He's added a few sketchbook pages and some longer pieces such as the full...
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Magic Whistle #12
  • Magic Whistle #12
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Sam Henderson
  • Art By: Sam Henderson
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Mature (ages 16+)
Sam Henderson's one-man funnybook returns to comic book size for the all-new twelfth issue. Featuring Dirty Danny, Lonely Robot Duckling, Monroe Simmons, and a cast of asses. Stories: "This Was Woodstock", "More of the Same", and miscellaneous gags. Guest strips by James Kochalka...
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Magic Whistle #13
  • Magic Whistle #13
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Lizz Hickey, Sam Henderson
  • Art By: Lizz Hickey, Sam Henderson
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Mature (ages 16+)
Sam Henderson's funny book celebrates it's 20th anniversary by returning to bi-annual publication! Stories this issue include 'Three Little Fishies', 'The Half Plus Seven Rule' and 'The Origin of Dirty Danny!' Added to Sam's regular hilarity are guest-artists Lizz Hickey and Davi...
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More Mundane
  • More Mundane
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Noah Van Sciver
  • Art By: Noah Van Sciver
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Teen/Young Adults (ages 13+)
More Mundane began one late September morning with a tiny sketchbook and an impulse. Noah Van Sciver then proceeded to transform the struggles and victories of daily life into a series of quietly poignant revelations interspersed with comedy. More Mundane was originally printed b...
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Peanutbutter & Jeremy's Best Book Ever
  • Peanutbutter & Jeremy's Best Book Ever
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: James Kochalka
  • Art By: James Kochalka
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Mature (ages 16+)
Peanutbutter is a cute little kitty who thinks she works in an office. She wears her little hat and tie and often falls asleep on the reams of paper overflowing her inbox. Jeremy is the crafty crow who lives in the tree outside of Peanutbutter’s window. Jeremy tries to trick Pe...
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Pie
  • Pie
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Steven Cerio
  • Art By: Steven Cerio
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Teen/Young Adults (ages 13+)
"A cryptic pilgrimage to the nucleus of joy" "Steven Cerio is the artist that can best be described as suffering dark influences while still being carried by his pregnant mother who unfortunately witnessed a runaway truck full of raw calamari run through the wall of a toothpick ...
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Queen’s Day
  • Queen’s Day
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Leela Corman
  • Art By: Leela Corman
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Teen/Young Adults (ages 13+)
A quiet stroll through the lives of three girls on the verge of something big, drawn in a loose calligraphic style. Three tales of hiking, Russian forest witches, and Dutch people. A collection of unconnected stories about girls in ephemeral landscapes - one dreaming, one grievin...
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Red Eye, Black Eye
  • Red Eye, Black Eye
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: K. Thor Jensen
  • Art By: K. Thor Jensen
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Mature (ages 16+)
In the days after September 11th, with the ruins of his job, relationship, and city crumbling around him, cartoonist and roustabout K. Thor Jensen packed a backpack, bought a bus pass and took to the open road. His 60-day, 10,000-mile journey is chronicled in this ragtag romance....
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Strum and Drang #1
  • Strum and Drang #1
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Joel Orff
  • Art By: Joel Orff
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Teen/Young Adults (ages 13+)
Alternative Comics presents the digitally re-mastered edition of Joel Orff's 1993 self-published Strum And Drang #1. In his signature dark and dreamy style, Orff delivers tender stories of self-realization from the antics of childhood memories to the misremembered senility of the...
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Strum and Drang: Great Moments in Rock 'n' Roll
Great moments in rock 'n' roll. Everyone has at least one. For three years, Joel Orff collected people's stories, illustrated them, and posted them on his web site. Though several of these comics feature well-known musicians, they aren't necessarily about music. They may be life-...
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Subway Series
  • Subway Series
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Leela Corman
  • Art By: Leela Corman
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Mature (ages 16+)
The debut graphic novel from the creator of Unterzakhn. Leela Corman's September 2002 graphic novel Subway Series follows the exploits of Tina, a frustrated sixteen-year-old city girl whose affections are divided between two guys. The problem is, one has an out of town girlfriend...
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Sugar Booger #1
  • Sugar Booger #1
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Kevin Scalzo
  • Art By: Kevin Scalzo
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Kids (ages 5+)
Kids shouldn't talk to strangers, but they can’t talk when their mouths are filled with candy! Snot, kids and candy in a special world of magic and bodily fluids, with a big runny-nosed blue bear as your guide. Part one of a three issue series. Diamond Previews Certified Cool. ...
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Sugar Booger #2
  • Sugar Booger #2
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Kevin Scalzo
  • Art By: Kevin Scalzo
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: April 23rd, 2014
  • Rated Kids (ages 5+)
Your favorite candy booger makin’, candy booger eatin’ bear is back! This time around he’s distraught over the environment! That’s right, something is polluting his beloved countryside, and he’s dismayed to find out: It’s his own candy boogers that are stinking and li...
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Sunbeam on the Astronaut
  • Sunbeam on the Astronaut
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Steven Cerio
  • Art By: Steven Cerio
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: May 13th, 2014
  • Rated Mature (ages 16+)
A long awaited book of all-new, never before published short comics and art by Steven Cerio. Included in Sunbeam on The Astronaut are comic book adventures of Cerio's characters from his various films with top-hatted, eyeball-performance greats The Residents; a dozen short narrat...
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The Lodger
  • The Lodger
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Karl Stevens
  • Art By: Karl Stevens
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Mature (ages 16+)
After losing his girlfriend and hip Boston apartment, Karl Stevens moves into a spare room in his painting professor's home, where his bohemian adventures in sex and boozing converge with the rituals of life with a family and an unruly beagle named Cookie. In a series of humorous...
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The Outliers #1
  • The Outliers #1
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Erik T. Johnson
  • Art By: Erik T. Johnson
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Teen/Young Adults (ages 13+)
A school bus is forced off a cliff by a vehicle in pursuit of a legendary woodland giant. Secrets are revealed when it's young passenger, a boy known for his inability to speak, commands the giant to in an unknown language. Exposed as link between our world and another, the boy m...
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The Vagabonds #1
  • The Vagabonds #1
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Josh Neufeld
  • Art By: Josh Neufeld
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Adult (ages 18+)
In The Vagabonds, Josh Neufeld uses gentle humor and a keen eye for revelatory detail to explore religion, global politics and the mysteries of everyday life, in locales as diverse as the Thai countryside, San Francisco and New York City. Stranded in a remote corner of Thailand, ...
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Thunderhead Underground Falls
  • Thunderhead Underground Falls
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Joel Orff
  • Art By: Joel Orff
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Teen/Young Adults (ages 13+)
One of Booklist's Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2008, Joel Orff’s graphic novel Thunderhead Underground Falls tells the story of Jack, a young army reservist who has one weekend left before shipping out for combat in the Middle East. He and a friend find themselves behind the wheel ...
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Waterwise
  • Waterwise
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Joel Orff
  • Art By: Joel Orff
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Teen/Young Adults (ages 13+)
Imagine a cross between American Splendor and Alice in Wonderland...or imagine a cross between Carl Barks and Carlos Castaneda... In Joel Orff's new graphic novel Waterwise he explores these concepts and many more. This is the story of two old friends who are reunited for one nig...
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Whatever
  • Whatever
  • Publisher: Alternative Comics
  • Written By: Karl Stevens
  • Art By: Karl Stevens
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: March 5th, 2014
  • Rated Mature (ages 16+)
Set in the world of young artists, dreamers, drinkers, layabouts and dime-store deep thinkers of bohemian Allston, Massachusetts, Whatever – originally published serially in The Phoenix, Boston’s leading alternative weekly – are revealing snapshots of real-life urban Americ...
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