60 hours left on the yz5ks clock.
After “Four illustrations of how a new idea confounds a person not prepared for it” by Daniil Kharms, 1933.
A translation by yours truly:
—I am a writer. —And I think you’re sh…t!
—I am a painter. —And I think you’re sh…t!
—I am a composer. —And I think you’re sh…t!
—I am a chemist. —And I think you’re sh…t!
And here’s #15 from the Blue Notebook, a rather short piece that I will gladly steal as a mission statement if pressed:
(15) Today I wrote nothing. That’s not important.
And that’s the only earnest autobio strip in Yellow Zine 5. In case you’re wondering, my encounters with racism aren’t limited to things written on walls, and for that very reason I’d rather obsess over specific wording of bad things rather than the bad things themselves.
YZ5 got funded today, thanks to everyone who contributed and/or helped to spread the word! Still 23 days to pledge if you want a free drawing and other exciting items.
A modest preorder for my new comics collection along with linoprints, boozy notebooks, sketches, sofas and more.
As usual, the digital version is only $1, all physical copies ($15+) come with a free original.
Number Five will explore the strange realm of smalltalk in comics, noncomics, dances and other forms.
Praise for previous Yellow Zines
"smart and funny" Comics & Cola
"stunningly surreal" It’s Nice That
“purposefully frustrating” the Comics Reporter
“funny, weird, and strangely heartfelt” Biblioklept
"wonderfully unsettling" Illustration Age
Constraint: took a 24-word sentence from the beginning of Fielding’s Tom Jones, drew 24 dancing figures impersonating each word, then halved and quartered the sentence, drawing a new dance for corresponding castrations.
This will be in Yellow Zine 5 which I should soonishly start kickstarting for SPX/zinefest, so watch this space-place.
TCAF! I could afford your table, but your airplanes are much too much and yes, other raisins abound.
That said, my table will remain: manned by Sophia & Georgia with excellent zines of their own, including Material Use, an anthology of furniture illustration featuring the aboveposted picture and many other drawings by people you know.
For further furniture needs: A Very Comfy Sofa, my minimalist 28-pager about a very comfy sofa. Lovingly handmade, risographed, 50 numbered copies.
This exciting little sex scene is from my new love story (yes, really) called “Lauren Ipsum.” The first doublepage is in the Spring issue of Maisonneuve, the following three installments will be published there quarterly following the narrative in real time.