July/August 2012

“Comics”

edited by Alvin Buenaventura

“Comics” is a two-page spread of assorted comics published exclusively in the print edition of the Believer. Below is a rundown of this issue’s comics and contributors.

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Needle Point by Jonathan Bennett
Jonathan Bennett is a cartoonist and book designer who lives in Brooklyn, New York, with wife Amy, their son Elliot, and three goldfish.

P.E.A.C.E. by Jessica Ciocci
Jessica Ciocci lives in Los Angeles and likes to paint and draw! :D Thanks!
jessicaciocci.com

Bureau of Indisputed Truths by Domitille Collardey
Domitille is French and lives in Brooklyn with her husband amidst piles of things.
domitille-collardey.com

Titters and Comics masthead by Michael Deforge
Michael Deforge lives in Toronto and draws the comic book Lose.
kingtrash.com

Anemone by Lilli Carré
Lilli Carré is a cartoonist and animator living in Chicago. Her most recent book is called Nine Ways to Disappear.
lillicarre.com

Boy’s Club by Matt Furie
Matt Furie likes to draw creepy weird stuff. Issue #4 of Boy’s Club, his comic of the same name, is now available.
mattfurie.com

Footnotes by Tom Gauld
Tom Gauld is an illustrator and cartoonist. He lives in London. His latest book is Goliath.
tomgauld.com

Giorgio & Dimitrius by Leif Goldberg
Leif Goldberg started a collaborative jam fold-out poster series for 2011.
explodeHEADview.org

I Have No Idea by Lisa Hanawalt
Lisa Hanawalt lives in Brooklyn. Find a copy of her comic book series I Want You.
lisahanawalt.com

Race Murdock by Eric Haven
Eric Haven is the creator of The Aviatrix and Tales To Demolish.
tinyurl.com/mxh72d

Goof Ballz by Andrew Jeffrey Wright
Andrew Jeffrey Wright lives in Philadelphia and is 100% artist. He believes art, science, and love can save the world.

We hope you enjoy this excerpt.

To read the full piece, please purchase a copy of the magazine from The McSweeney’s Store.

Alvin Buenaventura occasionally publishes comics and books with Pigeon Press. He is also the editor for the recently released monograph The Art of Daniel Clowes: Modern Cartoonist.

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