One of the most singularly unusual television shows in the history of the medium, Wild Palms (obliquely referencing the Faulkner novel from which its title is taken) is an ultra-paranoid political thriller that takes place in world clearly reminiscent of David Lynch, whose own unique foray into television, Twin Peaks, concluded its broadcast two years before this was aired in 1993 and was an obvious inspiration for the dream like ambience on display here. It is important to keep Lynch in mind when watching this series, the 6-episode entirety of which is available on this low priced two-disc DVD, to fully appreciate and enjoy...
Well. At long last, after all these years, it's finally here. This one's been in the works for what seems like forever (it was originally scheduled for Spring 2010 release), but the wait is finally over. Nancy and Sluggo are the sine qua non of comics archetypes. As rendered by the inimitable (though many have tried!) Ernie Bushmiller, they have entertained, mesmerized and fascinated generations of comics readers, from the most humble of lonely lunchers to the most erudite of intellectual aficionados. Nancy collapses the cultural divide in a work that is a multiverse unto itself, existing...
SEPTEMBER 24 (Wednesday) Michael DeForge, Simon Hanselmann & Patrick Kyle World Tour, w/ Annie Mok
SEPTEMBER 25 (Thursday) John Porcellino Hospital Suite signing & screening of Root Hog or Die, the John Porcellino / King-Cat Comics documentary film*
*PLEASE NOTE: The John Porcellino event will be held at The Harris Theatre, located at 809 Liberty Avenue, downtown.
BOTH EVENTS BEGIN AT 7:00pm.
Then, as an added bonus, closing out this epic week on Sunday, September 28, it's the 2014 Pittsburgh Zine Fair! Held at The Union Project in Highland Park / East Liberty, it will run from 2:00pm through 8:00pm and will feature a mighty slice of the Pittsburgh small press and self publishing community! There will be more than just comics on hand here, so writers, poets and zinesters of all stripes – including plenty of the comics variety! – will be on hand. Check out the Exhibitor/vendor list, HERE.
Hope to see you there!
Copacetic Comics Co. 3138 Dobson Street Third Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (map) (412) 251-5451
HOURS Mon-Fri: 11am - 5pm Sat: 11am - 7pm Sun: noon - 5pm
3138 Dobson St. 3rd floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
PO Box 301
Pittsburgh, PA 15230
(412) 251 - 5451