November 14, 2012
In the weekly Atomic Books Comics Preview, Benn Ray highlights notable new comics and graphic novels.
Atomic Books has been named one of Bizarre Magazine's 51 geekiest places on the planet, as well as one of Flavorwire's 10 greatest comic and graphic novel stores in America.
17 x 23 Showcase Volume 1
This classy UK comics anthology gives a group of up-and-coming comics talent 10 pages to tell their respective story. This inaugural volume features Isaac Lenkiewicz, Kyle Platts, Henry McCauseland, Nick Sheehy, and Joe Kessler.
Forney mines her own bipolar disorder for a glimpse into how a mood disorder effects an artists work. Dark, funny, honest and revealing.
Tune: Vanishing Point
by Derek Kirk Kim
It's a sci-fi comedy where Andy's pursuit of a post-art school job leads him to become an exhibit in a zoo run by aliens.
Questions, concerns, comments or gripes – e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. If there’s a comic I should know about, send it my way at Atomic, c/o Atomic Books 3620 Falls Rd., Baltimore, MD 21211.
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other Atomic Books Comics Preview lists (weekly new comics & graphic novel highlights)
52 Books, 52 Weeks
Antiheroines (interviews with up and coming female comics artists)
Book Notes (authors create music playlists for their book)
guest book reviews
Largehearted Word (weekly new book highlights)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)