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Christmas Island comes out tomorrow! We can’t contain the excitement!
The pre-order weird photo contest is still going! Some amazing/creepy entries so far. Make sure you tag your picture with #OnChristmasIsland so we can find yours! The contest will run until a couple days after SideOneDummy let’s us know all the pre-orders have shipped so everyone has a chance. Get weird!
Ben and I have been comics readers since childhood, and although we didn’t know each other then, our taste in comics seemed to follow a similar trajectory. Our mutual love of comics began, as many do, with Jim Lee’s run in Marvel’s X-Men. Following that, our paths led us to Image Comics, Ben with Rob Liefeld’s Bloodstrike, and I with Jim Lee and Brandon Choi’s WildC.A.T.s. Arizona resident Todd McFarlane’s Spawn was a revelation to me, and I managed to hold on to the first issue until the winter of 1995, when I sold the issue to a classmate named Sterling for 12 dollars. Through Spawn I discovered Neil Gaiman’s Sandman and through Sandman I discovered DC’s Vertigo imprint, which traded superheroes for paranormal thrillers like The Books of Magic, Hellblazer, and Preacher (a favorite of Ben Gallaty’s). These books along with Nate Powell’s Swallow Me Whole, and the works of Jim Mahfood and Will Eisner ushered me into adulthood and reinforced in me the belief that comic books are a diverse and beautiful art form.
The comics of S. Steven Struble continue a rich tradition of personal narrative that was pioneered for comics by the likes of Eisner, Pekar, and many others. The beauty of these “everyday, slice-of-life” comics is unique perspective offered by every writer . The emotions shared in these comics are immeasurably human and instantly recognizable, and no one does it better these days than S. Steven Struble’s Little Depressed Boy. It is an honor that our music is a part of this writer’s life, we are very excited to be included in this beautiful piece of art.
THE LI’L DEPRESSED BOY #7 story S. STEVEN STRUBLE art SINA GRACE cover STEVE ROLSTON
September 7 32 PAGES / FC / T $2.99
“WE DIDN’T COME HERE TO ROCK” Having driven hundreds of miles enduring everything that could go wrong, The Li’l Depressed Boy arrives at his intended destination: A concert by Arizona’s ANDREW JACKSON JIHAD. It’s all smooth sailing from here on out, right? Featuring a cover by GHOST PROJEKT artist and second best mustache in comics, STEVE ROLSTON.
From Image Comics. Tell your local comic-shop to order you one, today!
Our new album called Knife Man is up for preorder!!!! here’s a link!
Knife Man, is a record about love, poverty, violence, luck, discrimination, homelessness, and Phoenix, Arizona. Recorded by their longtime engineer jalipaz at audioconfusion, AJJ formed an Arizona all-star band, borrowing members from ROAR, Doth, French Quarter, and Malakai. The Knife Man sessions have yielded Andrew Jackson Jihad’s most cohesive and driving album yet.
Copies are now available for pre-order on both vinyl and CD. There will be 1,000 copies pressed on black vinyl and will never be pressed again! Special packages with exclusive t-shirts (limited to 200) are also being sold! PRE-ORDER HERE!