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November 1, 2015

Atomic Books Comics Preview - November 1, 2015

In the weekly Atomic Books Comics Preview, Benn Ray highlights notable new comics, graphic novels, and books.

Benn Ray is the owner of Atomic Books, an independent bookstore in Baltimore. The Mobtown Shank is his blog, and his comic Said What? is syndicated weekly in the Baltimore Sun's B-Paper.

Atomic Books has been named one of BuzzFeed's Great American Bookstores, as well as one of Flavorwire's 10 greatest comic and graphic novel stores in America.

Apocalypse Meow Meow

Apocalypse Meow Meow
by James Proimos Jr. / James Proimos III

The apocalypse has happened and humans are gone. It's cats and dogs, and in this all ages book, the dogs have to get around huge cat that's guarding the Twonkies factory.

Hunter S. Thompson's Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas

Hunter S. Thompson's Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas
by Troy Little

If you've been waiting to experience the insanity of Hunter S. Thompson, this graphic novel screams, "What the hell are you waiting for?"

Junji Ito's Cat Diary: Yon And Mu Volume 1

Junji Ito's Cat Diary: Yon And Mu Volume 1
by Junji Ito

The manga horror master documents his efforts to get his girlfriend's cats to like him. Full of humor. And horror.

Punks Git Cut: A Zine Anthology By Jay Howell

Punks Git Cut: A Zine Anthology By Jay Howell
by Jay Howell

This book compiles a number of Howell's zines and minis into one place. It's page after page of laughs drawn in a raw, skate-punk style.

Stray #1

Stray #1
by Cailin M. / Maureen S.

Stray #1

Stray collects art, photos, essays, and more, all in response to the Columbine massacre (something that, sadly, insists on remaining relevant in our culture). This introductory issue deals with depression and suicide.

Questions, concerns, comments or gripes – e-mail 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.

Atomic Books & Benn Ray links:

Atomic Books website
Atomic Books on Twitter
Atomic Books on Facebook
Benn Ray's blog (The Mobtown Shank)
Benn Ray's comic, Mutant Funnies

also at Largehearted Boy:

other Atomic Books Comics Preview lists (weekly new comics & graphic novel highlights)

Antiheroines (interviews with up and coming female comics artists)
Book Notes (authors create music playlists for their book)
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (weekly new book highlights)

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