November 1, 2015
In the weekly Atomic Books Comics Preview, Benn Ray highlights notable new comics, graphic novels, and books.
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
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
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
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
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.
by Cailin M. / Maureen S.
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 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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Book Notes (authors create music playlists for their book)
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
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)