The long-awaited book from Jonas of the Cheer the Eff Up zine. Released on Olympia's Sweet Candy Press.
"The Greatest Most Traveling Circus is an anthology of stories about vampires and superheroes, gypsy curses, giant killer robots, psychics, love potions, bar fights over stolen angel wings, imaginary monsters, magical traveling pants and the devil as a red-headed con man...[ continued ]
Some of the world's best zine writers answer the question "Why I get out of bed every morning." The results are beautiful, challenging, and inspiring.
With contributions from: Cindy Crabb (Doris), Tomas Moniz (Rad Dad), Ariel Gore (Hip Mama), Taryn Hipp (SubRosa), Dave Roche (On Subbing), Miss C. Bean, Carrie Colpitts, JC, Norma Krautmeyer, Rebecca Peloquin, Dustin Seelinger, Stacy Russo, and Andréa Sunshine...[ continued ]
Seven long-time zinesters talk about what matters (and wasn't doesn't matter) to them. Along the way there are long lost twins, disposable cameras, radio comics, and all the things still left to write. Jonas, Julia Eff, Adam Gnade, Rust Belt Jessie, Jim Joyce, Alex Nall, and Liz Mason.
40 pages, half-letter size.
Jonas (Cheer the Eff Up) brings us robot prayers, letters, road stories, punk shows, video store stories, A Zinester's Guide to Stupidity, and much more. All the while trying to figure out how to make sense of all the heartbreak and oppression in the world.
64 pages, half-letter size.[ continued ]
Zinesters and musicians explore the question of what gets them out of bed in the morning. What keeps them going, what holds them back, and where they find hope in a messed up world.
With essays from: Jessie Duke, Julia Eff, Amber Garza, Adam Gnade, Marya Errin Jones, Eleni Mandell, John Jughead Pierson, Trace Ramsey, Sarah, Sawyers-Lovett, Sari, Elizabeth Thompson, and Anna Vo.
40 pages, half-letter size, cover colors vary...[ continued ]
Short essays on what it takes to get out of bed in the morning. Words by Alice Bag, Alex Wrekk, Joshua James Amberson, Jim Joyce, Kelli Callis, Jenna Freedman, Art Noose, Jami Sailor, Emma Karin Eriksson, Nyxia Grey, Jennie Hinchcliff, Matthew Moyer, Kendy Paxia, and Aaron Weber.
60 pages, helf-letter size. Cover colors vary.
In this, the first issue of POPs, parents weigh in on the various struggles and joys of raising kids. Within: step parenting, custody battles, images of masculinity, navigating the autism spectrum, and so much more.
With words from Jonas (Cheer the Eff Up), Tomas Moniz (Rad Dad), Kelli Callis (That Girl), Rust Belt Jessie (Reckless Chants), Edward Jenkins Hernandez, Justin Birnholz, and Kristi Nommensen...[ continued ]
In this issue of POPs, Jonas writes a speculative history of pajama stubbornness. Meghan Moyer writes about having a transgender family. Melinda Gonzalez writes about sharing geek culture with her daughter. Alex Nall draws a comic about being a teacher. Eddie Jenkins Hernandez writes about parenting in a world of conflict. And Rhea Tepp interviews openhearted punk legend Alice Bag...[ continued ]