More 2012 MoCCA and Stumptown Books!

The books just keep a-rolling off the presses in White River Junction, Vermont, so here are some more sneak peeks of books to find this weekend at Stumptown in Portland and MoCCA in NYC!

Nomi Kane (CCS ’11) will have two minis at Stumptown: one split-mini with Colleen Frakes (Kane’s cover above) and one delicious book full of illustrations of adult toys you never want to use called Sex Toy for Masochists.

Meanwhile back in New York City at MoCCA, students are delivering some top notch comics!

Donna Almendrala‘s (CCS ’12) three part series Chimps in Space will be available for purchase. Follow this sentient astronauts throughout the galaxy on the pages of these beautiful black and white comics.

Dakota McFadzean‘s (CCS ’12) Unkindness is only $5 with a beautiful screen-printed cover. The crows returning from migration to a small, prairie town are behaving very strangely. Flip the pages carefully to see the townspeople succomb to their fates. 

And Last Mountain by McFadzean contains three short stories featuring cowboys, high school, immigration, forests, and looming invisible forces.

Mitra Farmand‘s (CCS ’13) Spoiler Alert is 44 pages containing gags, a littleautobio, and one very short story. Perfect for those with a short  attention span. “Now with more Justin Bieber!”

You can also find the brilliant and looooong Leo Geo by Jon Chad at the First Second table. And be sure to look out for the Center for Cartoon Studies newest Hyperion book: Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller by Joe Lambert!

April Malig‘s is bringing her new comic Anything is Anything (seen below) with startling imagery and lovely balance.

And finally, featuring many CCS cartoonists and members of the National Cartoonists Society is the new newspaper anthology called The Cartoon Crier, edited by R. Sikoryak, Cole Closser and James Sturm! Pick a free copy at MoCCA!

Ready to spend your whole paycheck at these comic conventions? I know I am!

Jen Vaughn

Schulz Librarian

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