It's on -- I'm touring the US in July in support of Ménage
Bughouse, my 408-page collection of my bugs-playing-jazz opus. CO2 is publishing this career watershed book.
The campaign also offers rewards such as original sketches and art to backers.
is the story of Jimmy Watts and his band of jazz playing bugs. The
character driven story is set in a stylish “insect-noir” world,
invoking an indigo-toned Manhattan of the early 1950s. Be-bop is
king, and the alluring substance “bug juice” threatens to destroy
the players against a backdrop of romance and intrigue.
11, Ada Books, Providence, RI
12, MoCCA, New York City
14, Locust Moon Comics, Philadelphia, PA
17, Boxcar Books, Bloomington IN
18, Daydream Comics, Iowa City, IA
20, Time Warp Comics, Boulder, CO
25, Cartoon Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
28, Cosmic Monkey Comics, Portland, OR
See you out there on Route 66!
Lafler is a master cartoonist and his work is in a class by itself;
an unpredictable amalgam of fun, intelligence, breeziness and
glorious strangeness that keeps your eyes fed and your synapses
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