Featuring: Dave Johnson, Frank Page
Cover by Gabe Strine
Back Cover by Frank Page
Design by Matt Bors
Published by Comics Sherpa
It is Saturday morning folks, so a kid’s comic that is just drop dead funny for your entertainment today. This is an anthology comic book featuring some of the hottest writers in 2004, yes it is that old, and yes it is that hard to find, I have only been able to find one place that has it online and that is Amazon, and there are just a couple of copies floating out there. That makes this one of the cooler if harder to find comic books out there.
Being an anthology comic book, all the authors in there at the time were undiscovered, or non-published and running their own comic book web sites trying to gain consumer attention. This has some very early works and some of them went on and were hired by the bigger companies later on. It is interesting to see some of Dave Johnson’s early work in here as he has gone on to become a bigger name in comic books. Other comic writers in the series are still struggling or have given up the pressures of trying to continually produce comics in light of little to no economic gain. The anthology here is very good and shows a light but firm hand at editing making this a very enjoyable comic to read.
Inside is Dead Air by Dave Johnson, Bob the Squirrel by Frank Page, The Zoo by Gabe Shrine, Jack Velvet By Dean Prefest, Spork by T. J. Hamhafey, Idiot Box by Matt Bors, and a couple of other very good comics to sink your teeth into, and it is totally kid safe. Great for Saturday morning comics and much more entertaining than the Television, making this a fun if light anthology of comic book writers. There is also some adult humor in there so that adults who want to read this with their kid will be equally entertained. There is some potty mouth humor here, and most of it is double entendre making you look twice at what you are reading. There are even digs at copyright, life in general, and how to wear your pants.
Overall this was a fun comic anthology to read, reminding me of the Sunday comics section in the newspaper but with less adult supervision. That is what makes this a lot of fun, and well worth picking up if you can find it, again this is a rarer than rare comic book, generally hard to find, but a treasure if you can find it.
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