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Shake the Lake Volumes 1-3 by Zach Block, Machi Block, Diego Lopez Mata, and Andrea Lopez Mata. Published by North Air Entertainment

September 25, 2018 in Reviews

Shake the Lake Volumes 1-3 is a 100+ page, full color, alternative, summer wakeboarding, anti-establishment comic and graphic novel created by Zach Block, Machi Block, Diego Lopez Mata, and Andrea Lopez Mata. Published by North Air Entertainment.

A group of bored young people set out on one last summer wakeboarding adventure before entering college or the fulltime workforce. Their quest for wondrous water takes the group of friends to Lake Victoria, Arizona. An oasis in the desert where one of the group’s uncles just happens to live…and he needs help running the family marina for the summer. What follows is a reunion with a little girl that has grown into a stunning young woman, an ambitious plan to save a bullied marina from a snobby yacht club, and clashes with local authorities delight in abusing their power!

This is a tale about coming of age set against the backdrop of summertime fun, relationships, and responsibilities. The writing really develops the main characters in a lot of detail. Throughout the storytelling the characters are further defined and fleshed out as they encounter different situations and make difficult decisions. As the story unfolds the characters’ individual personalities take form and solidify their importance to the tale. The art in Shake the Lake has a very distinct look. The backgrounds are highly detailed and realistic. The settings make you believe the characters are really in a lake town at the height of tourist season. The figure drawing also captures the distinctive features of each character, bringing a consistent realism to them that further grounds the comic in a believable setting.

You can ride the wakes of Shake the Lake at and find more at and

Alien Insects by Adam Yeater and published by The Poopsheet Foundation

September 24, 2018 in Reviews

Alien Insects is an 8-page, red-on-blue cardstock, silent, Risograph-printed mini-comic illustrated by Adam Yeater and published by The Poopsheet Foundation

In this mini Adam Yeater takes us along on a perilous flight as an Alien Insect reconnoiters a strange landscape populated by bizarre creatures!

You can get Alien Insects and many more minis at the and…

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And, you can contact Rick at the Poopsheet at:

Rick Bradford

Poopsheet Foundation

PO Box 343

Bedford, TX 76095-0343 USA

Looking for Trouble by Katia Lara & Brian Nicholas

September 20, 2018 in Reviews

Looking for Trouble is a 36-page, black and white, fantasy mini-comic written and illustrated by Katia Lara, and Brian Nicholas assisting with character creation.

In an abandoned castle the Lizard Wizard’s favorite minion finds itself at the mercy of adventures seeking the Lizard Wizard himself. With no wizard to be found they leave the little minion to fend for itself, assuming it can do no harm. Soon the meek minion proves to be more of a threat than the adventures thought! With the aid of a bounty hunter, a mage, and mushrooms the favored minion realizes what it must do for itself and its minion cohorts!

Katia Lara’s talents as an artist are on full display in this neat little mini-comic. She illustrates a fantasy world full of intriguing characters, interesting backgrounds, and smart page compositions. The story follows a nice arc, sets up entertaining twists, and brings everything to an unexpected but satisfying conclusion. If you’re Looking for Trouble look no further than here and add this delightfully quirky comic to your collection!

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Lili the Demoness #1 by Luis Torres, Brian Brinlee, Ylenia Di Napoli, Josh Southall & C.B. Zane. Published by Codex Entertainment, LLC.

September 19, 2018 in Reviews

Lili the Demoness #1 is a 28-page, standard size, full color, MATURE fantasy comic written and created by Luis Torres with line art by Brian Brinlee, colors by Ylenia Di Napoli, and letters by Josh Southall. Cover art by C.B. Zane and Ylenia Di Napoli. Published by Codex Entertainment, LLC.

Long ago when the angel Lucifer and his followers broke away from god’s realm, the voluptuous Lili Ardat chose to side with Lucifer. As Lucifer’s trusted aid she was tasked to retrieve a very powerful object, however once her task was complete she questioned her actions and her loyalties. Now both Lucifer’s demons and god’s angels are after her! Lili the Demoness must escape to the realm of man, but there she is powerless unless…she consumes the life force of humans through sexual intercourse to regain her strength!

Join Lili the Demoness as she battles the forces of good and evil, and sucks some unwitting dudes dry in the pages of Lili the Demoness #1!

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Larva Pimp by David Miller. Published by The Poopsheet Foundation

September 17, 2018 in Reviews

Larva Pimp is an 8-page, black and white mini-comic written and illustrated by David Miller. Published by The Poopsheet Foundation.

An old larva pimp just isn’t feeling like himself as he navigates the sordid and seedy streets through the bad side of town. Then, just when he finds his back against the wall, an amazing thing happens!

David Miller really delivers a neat story with great, old-school comix art! His detailed line work brings the quirky characters to life and fill the pages with awesome scenes that are a treat for your eyes!

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You can contact Rick at the Poopsheet at:

Rick Bradford

Poopsheet Foundation

PO Box 343

Bedford, TX 76095-0343 USA

Go West #3 by Garrett Gunn, Saint Yak, Sean Forney, and HdE. Published by Alterna Comics

September 14, 2018 in Reviews

Go West #3 is a 36-page, full color, action western comic created and written by Garrett Gunn with interior art and cover pencils by Saint Yak, cover colors by Sean Forney, and lettering by HdE. Published by Alterna Comics.

In the New West old ways die hard. One man sets out to avenge his family after their brutal murder. The man was once one of the deadliest men in the New West, now he’s guided by revenge and won’t stop at anything until he gets it! Motorcycle riding allies and a woman packing a punch aid the man in this all-out, blood splattered battle royale!

Alterna Comics tells another great story thanks to the exceptional talents of the creative team that put this action western together! In this, the third and final issues of the limited series, the pace is fast and brutal. The writing, dialogue, and art all come together to make this one hard-hitting western that really showcases the depth and quality that can be found in independent comics!

You can Go West at and find more from Alterna Comics at

Secret Santas by Ben Grisanti, Lukasz Kowalczuk, and Lukasz Mazur. Published by Hypnotic Dog Comics

September 13, 2018 in Reviews

Secret Santas is a 28-page, full color, Holiday Horror comic written by Ben Grisanti with pencils, inks and additional colors by Lukasz Kowalczuk, and colors and lettering by Lukasz Mazur. Published by Hypnotic Dog Comics.


A bloody handed man tells a tale about holiday shopping and the extreme lengths some will go to get that prized gift. In the case of an ordinary guy named Geoff the gift is a video game for his girlfriend’s demanding son. Going in it seems like a simple task, but Geoff soon finds himself caught in an underground web of wickedness. Secret societies, criminal activities, and base depravities are all woven through this tapestry of immoral turpitude!


Ben Grisanti along with Lukasz Kowalczuk and Lukasz Mazur deliver a darkly entertaining story full of weird situations and anything but conventional characters! The originality of the story is flawlessly matched by the bright and exaggerated art that pops with an underground aesthetic that glues your eyeballs to the page!


You can enjoy this outrageous comic by joining the Kickstarter Campaign at and find more from Hypnotic Dog Comics at

Blood Realm #1 by Robert Geronimo and Thomas Mauer. Published by Alterna Comics

September 11, 2018 in Reviews

Blood Realm #1 is a 24-page, standard size, black and white with spot colors, dark fantasy comic created, written, and illustrated by Robert Geronimo with lettering by Thomas Mauer. Published by Alterna Comics.

Three beings known as the Sisters of Silence must embark on a treacherous quest to stop a bloodthirsty General from obtaining a sacred relic powerful enough to obliterate the last kingdom of men! Goat-Men, Iron Wolves, and an evil Black Heart all factor into this dark tale of supernatural forces and magic!

Robert Geronimo composes each page of Blood Realm with striking imagery and a great use of spot color. He really brings out the fantasy aspect of the story through fantastical renderings of distinctive characters that comfortably fit into the mystical world that is Blood Realm!

You can join the Sisters of Silence at and find more there from Alterna Comics too!

Die When You Die by Veek

September 7, 2018 in Reviews

Die When You Die is a 12-page, full color, digest size comic zine about GG Allin’s micro penis written and illustrated by Veek.

A fan finds GG Allin’s penis listed for sale online. After a quick meeting money exchanges hands and the eager fan gains possession of the prized penis! Soon, to the fans surprise, GG’s dismembered member speaks! It seems the life force of GG still courses through little GG and the tiny fella can talk! True to the spirit of GG, his living micro-penis spews out insults and verbally debases his adoring fan!

If you’re a GG Allin fan, or just like things that are a little different, then this is the zine for you! Explore the weird world of GG Allin’s penis in Die When You Die at

A Projection by Seekan Hui. Published by Avery Hill Publishing

September 6, 2018 in Reviews

A Projection is a 40-page, full color comic written and illustrated by Seekan Hui. Published by Avery Hill Publishing.

In a weird world where some people have three eyes and others have four arms, a photographer with two heads lands a job documenting the lives of two children. In the family’s home the two-headed photographer has to deal with an obsessive mother, a detached father, and the specter of a lost family member.

Seekan Hui tells the story through relationships, memories, and a fantastic graphic style that has a collage look to it. The exaggerated characters, geometric shapes, and bright colors all combine to give this comic a unique look that is captivating!

Find more from Avery Hill Publishing at and visit Seekan Hui at

Doppelgänger #4 by Jordan Hart and Emmanuel Xerx Javier. Published by Alterna Comics

September 5, 2018 in Reviews

Doppelgänger #4 is a 24-page, standard size, full color, MATURE, suspense-horror comic created, written, and colored by Jordan Hart with pencils and inks by Emmanuel Xerx Javier. Published by Alterna Comics.

After a car crash leaves Dennis Zimmann with a concussion and a demon, he has only hours before he is erased from existence and replaced by his Doppelgänger! Can the real Dennis, with the help of his neighbor, defeat the deceptive demon? What peril has the situation placed his wife and daughter in? And exactly how do you kill a doppelgänging demon?!

The story in this series was full of unexpected twists and turns that kept the action moving from beginning to end. The characters were all fully developed and written with unique and believable personalities. The artwork captures a sense of realism that breathes life into each page complete with convincing backgrounds and true to life body types. The pale colors used throughout the series also contributed to the realistic look and subtly muted the action so as not to drive the story over the top.

You can follow Dennis Zimmann’s adventure in Doppelgänger at and find more there from Alterna Comics too!

Copy That! #53 by D. Blake Werts and Creatures of the Deep

July 30, 2018 in Reviews

For Mini-Comic Monday it’s…Copy That! #53! This issue is a 16-page, B&W info/news mini comic zine published by D. Blake Werts.

This issue is totally community news and info featuring the offerings of: Alexander Lay (The Blessed Bo Brimstone); Andrew Goldfarb (Gruesome Globs, Ogner Stump); Andy Nukes (The Andy Nukes Newsletter); Bruce Rosenberger (Dutchy Digest); Colin Upton (Post-Modern Mini-Comics, Self-Indulgent Comics, Colin Cthulhu, Monsters vs The Pop Culture Nihilists, Stuff, Hipster Hitler, Heads I Win: An Autobiographical Horror Romance); Ed Bolman/Poopsheet Foundation (Noble Head Funnies); Gary Fields (Dog Comix, Frankenpoop, Dino Comix); Ian Shires (Time Trvlr); John Porcellino (King-Cat Comics and Stories); J.T. Yost (Thronger Dongers); Keith O’Brien (Fun Enuf); Matt Feazell (The Amazing Cynicalman); Matt Jones (Squad Car); Michael R. Neno (Odysseus Rex); Noah Haynes (Super B, The Dots!); Pam Bliss (The Dream of Gale, Bottlecaps); R. Hendricks (Scenes from the ‘L’ Photographs & Drawings); Richard Krauss (Une Fable Sombre); and Scott Davis (Minis, Digest, Etc.: An Iterative Reference Guide).

And, included with this issue of Copy That! is the mini-comic Creatures of the Deep! This is a 20-page, B&W, single panel mini conceived of by D. Blake Werts and Billy McKay at S.P.A.C.E. 2018, and with art by Bob Corby, Billy McKay, Chelsea Fields, Brian Mitchell, Bruce Chrislip, Matt Feazell, Pam Bliss, Jason Young, Jaime Crespo, Verl Holt Bond, Michael Neno, Andrew Goldfarb, Larz Hillarz, Suzanne Baumann, Marc Myers, Sami Gyekye, and Steve Willis.

To get your hands on Copy That! and for more info contact:

D. Blake Werts

12339 Chesley Drive

Charlotte, NC 28277

or email Blake at: bwerts (at) vnet (dot) net

Noble Head Funnies #6 by Edward Parker Bolman

July 23, 2018 in Reviews

For Mini Comics Monday it’s…Noble Head Funnies #6! This is a 32-page, B&W mini-comic written and illustrated by Edward Parker Bolman for the Poopsheet Foundation’s Monthly Mini-Comics series

In this installment geographic shapes attend a World Fair while a high society cat investigates missing nobs! Meanwhile the Sun and Spittoon play games as Gorilla-men fight Spiders, Satan looks for a little sympathy, and other assorted characters weave their way in and out of the stories pulling the whole thing together into one continuous, superbly drawn yarn that’ll tug at your funny bone!

You can get this mini and many more at the and reach out to the creator of Noble Head Funnies, Edward Parker Bolman, at

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And, you can contact Rick at the Poopsheet at:

Rick Bradford

Poopsheet Foundation

PO Box 343

Bedford, TX 76095-0343 USA

Une Fable Sombre by Richard Krauss

July 11, 2018 in Reviews

Une Fable Sombre is a 32-page, B&W on cream colored paper, text comic with wraparound cover, created by Richard Krauss for Rick Bradford’s Poopsheet Foundation’s Monthly Mini-Comics.

A private detective is hired to find a missing husband and stumbles onto a much larger mystery involving more missing people and a creepy pincher-hand! Richard Krauss tells this story through a series of single page panels with all text contained outside of the panel. Richard’s cartoony style turns a gloomy story about loss into a whimsically dark tale full of exaggerated characters and a much unexpected twist!

Find this mini comic and many other minis at:

And, you can contact Rick at the Poopsheet at:

Rick Bradford

Poopsheet Foundation

PO Box 343

Bedford, TX 76095-0343 USA

Copy That! #52 by D. Blake Werts

July 9, 2018 in Reviews

For Mini-Comic Monday it’s…Copy That! #52! This issue is a 28-page, B&W info/news mini comic zine published by D. Blake Werts. Cover by J.R. Williams.

In this issue Pat Moriarity interviews J.R. Williams. The two former roommates discuss J.R.’s early drawing habits and family influences. They go on to talk about J.R.’s cartoon interests and discovering mini comics and self-publishing via Comix World. Then the conversation turns to the local comics scene, working in animation, moving away from Oregon and returning, painting, retiring from comics, and “bad” movies.

In the community news and info section we’re treated to offerings from: Adam Yeater (The Loner); Andy Nukes (The Andy Nukes Newsletter); Billy McKay (Peculiar Paper People); Carrie McNinch (You Don’t Get There From Here); Charles Brubaker (Ask a Cat; Kat’s Night Out); Poopsheet Foundation (Poopsheet? #2); Robert Pasternak (Going My Way); and Tom Cherry (Grandma Bev).

To get your hands on Copy This! and for more info contact:

Blake Werts

12339 Chesley Drive

Charlotte, NC 28277

or email Blake at: bwerts (at) vnet (dot) net

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