While we're on the topic of classics, it really doesn't get any better than the comics contained in this stellar 234 page full color volume. "A Christmas for Shacktown" comfortably rests at, or very near, the pinnacle of holiday comics (Those unfamiliar with this classic tale, can get a foretaste, with this PDF preview that includes roughly the first half). The meaning and spirit of Christmas are told in this engaging, entertaining and edifying tale, that can be enjoyed in any era and by all ages. In addition, we have the under-rated masterpiece, "The Golden Helmet", which we feel is...
Oh, happy day! 240 pages of new (to non-Japanese readers) work by the manga master, Jiro Taniguchi, whose one-of-a-kind The Walking Man, is one of our all time favorites here at Copacetic. Of the six stories contained in this volume, all but one deal with variations on the "man vs. nature" theme. The first two, the titular lead off and "White Wilderness", are both derived (although, in the case of the former, it seems possible that the derivation is apocryphal) from the work of Jack London, and take place in the deep Yukon wilderness of a century ago. "Our Mountains" is also a tale of...
A fresh talent with an immediately recognizable style that Copacetic customers have gravitated towards, Jon McNaught continues to produce original, finely crafted work that will appeal to fans of Seth and Chris Ware, as well as – and perhaps more significantly – to those non-comics readers who appreciate an informed aesthetic sensibility but haven't yet been able to find what they are looking for in comics. McNaught came to comics from a print-making background and brings with him a well developed understanding of the strengths of a limited color palette. His solo works, Birchfield...
Please join us this Friday, April 11, from 7pm to 9pm for The Totally Confused Release Party celebrating the release of a clutch of new made-in-Pittsburgh comics:
You Can Did It! #1 by Nils Balls (delayed! Free print instead!)
Top of the Line #6 by Dan McCloskey
It's a Tough Economy by Nate McDonough & Jarrod Shanahan
Andromeda Quarterly #7 edited by Andy Scott
and "hot new prints" by Max Wheeler
How can you say no to a line-up like this?
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