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Top Shelf Titles ‘Wizzywig,’ ‘From Hell’ And ‘March Book One’ Are A Steal In New Humble Bundle

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Image Comics' Humble Bundle offer, which ended about two weeks ago, was a notable success with tens of thousands of readers naming their price for contemporary comics. Top Shelf Productions is part of the site's newest book offer, which will benefit Doctors Without Borders and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.

Buyers can snag three Top Shelf books through the site: March Book One by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell; From Hell by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell and Ed Piskor's Wizzywig.

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Ed Piskor Recreates Famous Rob Liefeld/Spike Lee Levi’s Commercial In The Style Of Rob Liefeld And It Is A Thing Of Glorious Majesty

Brain Rot: The Infamous Rob Liefeld Levis Commercial, by Ed Piskor

If you've ever wanted to see the entirety of culture in the early 1990s captured in 35 seconds, then you could do a lot worse than to watch the famous Levi's Button Fly Jeans commercial starring Rob Liefeld, directed by Spike Lee. It's a testament to the overwhelming popularity of comics in general and Liefeld in particular during that era, but more than that, it's a snapshot of the time in pop culture.

Now, cartoonist Ed Piskor has recreated it in the form of a comic strip, depicting Rob Liefeld in the style of Rob Liefeld, and it is one of the most amazing things I have ever seen.

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Link Ink: More ‘Arkham Knight’ Images, Hip Hop Family Graffiti And New Pumpkin Bombs

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Start your week off right with today's links.

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Best Art Ever (This Week): DC Princesses, Taxi Driver, The Wire & More

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We make a regular practice at ComicsAlliance of spotlighting particular artists or specific bodies of work, but because cartoonists, illustrators and their fans share countless numbers of great images on sites like Flickr, Tumblr, DeviantArt and seemingly infinite art blogs that we’ve created Best Art Ever (This Week), a weekly depository for just some of the pieces of especially compelling artwork that we come across in our regular travels across the Web. Some of it’s new, some of it’s old, some of it’s created by working professionals, some of it’s created by future stars, some of it’s created by talented fans, and some of it’s endearingly silly. All of it’s awesome.

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Cartoonist Ed Piskor On ‘Hip Hop Family Tree’ And The Importance Of Creative Freedom [Interview]

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Ed Piskor has been having a good year. His hacker culture graphic novel telling the story of Kevin "Boingthump" Phenicle, Wizzywig, was nominated for an Eisner Award for the cartoonist's distinctive book design, and was recently translated into a handsome French-language edition from Dargaud. Piskor also became the second recipient of the Columbus Museum of Art and Thurber House 2013 Graphic Novelist Residency. On November 2, Fantagraphics will release the first print edition in a series collecting the artist's widely-read webcomic, Hip Hop Family Tree, which chronicles the history of Hip Hop's most influential artists. ComicsAlliance contributor Tom Scioli got in touch with the artist to discuss his work, his approach to creating comics and more. You can read the full interview, after the jump.

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Link Ink: Girl Scouts Make Mini-Comics, Sonic Vs. Mega Man And More ‘Marvel Heroes’ Info

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Kids: Some awesome minicomics were made by the Junior Girl Scouts of America Gables Elementary Troop 1320 when they visited the Cartoon Library this week as part of an effort to "learn about comics, self-publishing, and to earn their Drawing Badge!" Congrats on the badges, Troop 1320!

Gaming: Brian

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Link Ink: A Basement Sale, A Marvel Vs. Capcom Barbecue And Zombie Gelatin

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Video: Julie Sokolow chronicles Ed Piskor, Jim Rugg, Tom Scioli and Jasen Lex's trip to the bi-annual basement sale at New Dimension Comics.

Shopping: A permanent One Piece store has opened in Tokyo, selling more than 10,000 different licensed products based on Eiichiro Oda's manga/anime.

Video: Just in time for the recent release

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Ed Piskor’s ‘Wizzywig: Portrait of a Serial Hacker’ Offers Chapters of a Varied Life [Review]

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The subtitle of Ed Piskor's new Top Shelf graphic novel, Wizzywig, is a bit of a cheat.

In classic TV-movie-of-the-week style, we're told the book is a "Portrait of a Serial Hacker," but protagonist Kevin "Boingthump" Phenicle's story is only about computer hacking in part, though that's certainly what he becomes infamous for. It's also a familiar story about a bullied kid who bu

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Link Ink: Pikachu Toast, ‘Iron Man 3′ Gets a Villain and Angie Wang’s ‘Girl Apocalypse’

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Art: A Japanese toast artist by the moniker of Kummy burns a mean slice of Pikachu for breakfast.

Movies: Variety reports that James Badge Dale has been cast as the Iron Man 3 as Eric Savin/Coldblood.

Digital: In an interview with ICv2, Image Publis

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Link Ink: ‘Age of Apocalypse’ #1 Coming in March, NES Nostalgia, Banning ‘The Brick Bible’

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Upcoming: Spinning out of Uncanny X-Force is David Lapham and Roberto De La Torre's Age of Apocalypse #1, coming in March 2012.

Lego: Wal-Mart's Sams Club has pulled Brendan Powell Smith's Lego-filled book, The Brick Bible, from its shelves due to what it considers "mature content."

Contests: If you've ever wanted to be drawn into a vampire com

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