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Preview: Adventure Time Sugary Shorts Vol. 4 SC

Adventure Time Sugary Shorts Vol. 4 SC

Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writers: Kat Leyh, Rachel Edidin, Jake Wyatt, Ian McGinty, Colin Andersen, David Scheidt, and more!
Artists: Michael Dialynas, Kat Leyh, Jake Wyatt, Ian McGinty, Colin Andersen, Jess Smart Smiley, and more!
Cover Artist: Asia Kendrick-Horton
Price: $19.99

Collecting stories by comic creators from around the world, Sugary Shorts stars all your favorite Adventure Time characters, from Fionna the Human to Billy the Hero. Includes fantastical tales from Kat Leyh (Lumberjanes), Jake Wyatt (Ms. Marvel), Michael Dialynas (The Woods), Kel McDonald (Misfits of Avalon), and more.

Preview: Amazing Forest #10

Amazing Forest #10

Writers: Erick Freitas & Ulises Farinas
Artists: Adrian Bago, Jack Forbes, Jess Smart Smiley
Price: $0.99
Pages: 20
Rating: 17+

A collection of the greatest stories ever told. Tales for the bold. Ideas for the strange. Wicked concepts that stir the minds of those with darkness in their hearts. A modern anthology that lends itself to a time when stories were short and ugly. Written by Erick Freitas & Ulises Farinas, each comic is drawn by a different amazingly talented artist, each lending their unique talents to bring horrible happiness to the reader’s skulls.

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Small Press Expo announces debut works from Lilli Carre, Keith Knight, Sammy Harkham, Michael DeForge, Adrian Tomine and over 140 others at SPX 2012

The Small Press Expo (SPX) is the preeminent showcase for the exhibition of independent comics, graphic novels, and alternative political cartoons. It’s now wonder then that so many new independent comics will debut at the festival. To find out what to expect, you can head to http://www.spxpo.com/debuts. But, there’s over 140 debuts at this year’s show, the most in show history. They represent a diverse range of cartooning styles, narrative approaches, topics, audiences and cartoonists, from some of the biggest names in the indie comics field.

Here’s a few of the comics you can expect:

Lilli Carre will be back at SPX for the first time in over five years with her new compilation Heads or Tails, from Fantagraphics.

Keith Knight’s social commentary strip K Chronicles, has a new compendium of material not available in other collections, titled The Incredible Cuteness of Being.

Sammy Harkham debuts his new book from Picturebox, Everything Together: Collected Stories.

Adrian Tomine’s New York Drawings from Drawn & Quarterly collects and annotates his illustration work, including drawings for The New Yorker and other magazines.

Michael DeForge series of self-anthologized works continues with the debut of  Lose #4 from Koyama Press.

All of the above creators will be at SPX 2012 to sign their latest works.

The festival features additional debuts from: Carol Tyler, Theo Ellsworth,  Becky Dreistadt and Frank Gibson, Dean Haspiel, Renee French, Ron Rege, Diana Thung, Jess Smart Smiley, Carolyn Belefski, Lamar Abrams, Ethan Rilly, Frank Santoro, Julia Wertz, Michael Bracco and many others.