Cake is a cat on a mission in these preview pages for Adventure Time with Fionna and Cake: Card Wars #4. Don't mistake that aggressive showering and aggressive cereal eating for signs that she's not a morning cat; Cake has a Card Wars Championship to win. If you've ever been in any kind of tournament, you may recognize Cake's mix of grim determination and heart-wrenching anxiety.
Frank Gibson and Becky Dreistadt have established themselves as a creative team who excel at making a lighthearted, adorable comics with their work on Tiny Kitten Teeth and their Little Golden Book-esque publication of Tigerbuttah. In 2013, they were part of a crowdfunding campaign with Benign Kingdom for an art book titled Capture Creatures, which is launching this week as a new comic book series from Boom! Studios.
After giving the first issue a read, I had a quick chat with Frank about the book to learn more about the inspiration and thought behind Capture Creatures.
Koyama Press has unveiled six new books it has coming out this fall, and they run the gamut from avant-garde horror to cultural satire to funny-animal hijinks for all-ages.
Check out the full list of titles from cartoonists Renee French, Patrick Kyle, Michael DeForge, Walter Scott, John Martz, and Britt Wilson, with solicitations, below.
If you expected Adventure Time's protagonist and noted last human on Ooo to adopt better bathing habits just by virtue of getting gender-swapped, you'd better think again. This week's Adventure Time With Fionna & Cake #2 backup by Lucy Knisley demonstrates that not only is Fionna's monster-slaying spirit the equal of her male counterpart Finn's - so too is her stench after failing to prioritize showering. It...
Britt Wilson is both a cartoonist and a painter, and she lends a cartoonist's sensibility to her paintings. Her series of purple, poisonous plants have character without making them anthropomorphic, and she paints delightfully grotesque images of sea monsters with colorful hints of cuteness...