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by Don Lomax is now available.
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We can’t tell you how happy we are to be able to present an all new adventure of one of the biggest heroes to grace the CO2 Comics site!
If you have not ventured far from the realm of political correctness in some time, treating yourself to a heaping portion of Don Lomax’s morbidly obese superhero, Captain Obese, will have the PC Police hot on your tail!
If you have missed the main course, you can read 102 pages of The Heavy Adventures of Captain Obese right here: If you really love the the comic we know you will want to own your own copy in either paperback or hardback edition so here is a handy link for your convenience.
Now it’s time for dessert! So far the exploits of the rotund hero have been available only in black-and-white which gives us all the opportunity to devour the incredible line art that pours from Don Lomax’s creative hand but Don is now presenting a real treat beefing up the art of a new Captain Obese short story with all pages in full-color!
The new story will be serialized on a weekly basis with new pages available each Monday.
Besides the Heavy Adventures of Captain Obese be sure to view Don’s other great works:
Attila the Frog which was Don’s first published work that appeared in a 1979 edition of Heavy Metal magazine.
and Tales of ISHMAR that features four Incredible Stories Heavy Metal Actually Rejected!:
There is not much more that can be said beyond what we already have about how much we appreciate the tremendous talents of Don Lomax here at CO2 Comics. Not just for his incredible skill as a fantastic comic creator but also the faith he has put in us to present his work since 2010.
If you missed these previous posts that boldly toot Don’s horn and exhibit extensive peeks into Don’s long and influential career pleased be encouraged to take a gander now!
Santa has something special for that growing number of fans out there that are building their complete set of David Anthony Kraft’s COMICS INTERVIEW: The Complete Collection.
VOLUME THREE is ON SALE NOW!!
VOLUME THREE, like the two volumes, before is packed with over 650 pages if incredible interviews from members of all aspects of the comics community! Though every interview is an amazing slice of comics history, who could pass on reading interviews these included industry giants: Jack Kirby, Frank Frazetta, Archie Goodwin, Walt &Louise Simonson, Frank Miller, Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson, Steve Gerber, and many more!
Remember, It is never too late to jump on the bandwagon and start your collection of any CO2 Comics product from David Anthony Kraft’s COMICS INTERVIEW: The Complete Collection to any of our great graphic novels and t-shirts because they are all available on-demand any day of the year!
For your convenience, here is a complete list of all available product:
COMICS INTERVIEW the Complete Collection Volume 1 by David Anthony Kraft – 680 pages
COMICS INTERVIEW the Complete Collection Volume 2 by David Anthony Kraft – 688 pages
COMICS INTERVIEW the Complete Collection Volume 3 by David Anthony Kraft – 656 pages
“The Greatest Collection of Interviews in the History of Comic Books!” these are the first three volumes of an eleven volume set that compiles the entire 150 issue run of David Anthony Kraft’s celebrated Comics Interview Magazine. Featuring interviews with nearly one hundred comic book professionals and fans, many of which are legends in the industry, this volume has 680 black-and-white pages of incredible photos, illustrations and text that will dazzle your eyes and remind you, page after page, why comics are special to you. A must-have reference work for every comics library, collector and researcher COMICS INTERVIEW accesses the heart and soul of the comics industry which has given the world 70 years of comic book art, literature, and tradition.
If you love comics — you will love COMICS INTERVIEW: The Complete Collection!
All volumes are available in both Premier and Standard editions featuring your choice of Classic or traditional COMICS INTERVIEW logos!
Doggie Style – The Complete Dog Boy by Steve Lafler – 488 pages
Imagine an enthusiastic, ambitious young artist of the 1980s who happens to have an enormous golden retriever head on a human body. Given to flights of fancy and the odd meditation on the truly mundane, this Dog Boy searches for meaning, all too often via a six pack of Rainer Ale pounders!
Steve Lafler sat down from 1882 to 1988 and drew nearly 500 pages of Dog Boy. Most of the time, he drew with no script, and in fact looked to emptying his mind before putting pencil to bristol board.
The entire results are collected here in in the 488 page omnibus, DOGGIE STYLE The Complete DOG BOY! Now you can pay witness to the genius that flowed from Steve’s streaming consciousness as he created one of the most truly independent comic works of all time!
NOTE: Content intended for MATURE readers.
Heaven and the Dead City by Raine Szramski – 64 pages
There is nothing alive anymore in the Dead City – or is there? Two cities: one dead… …the other, vibrant and alive. But for Palus, the supposedly enlightened city of Zivvon was dead in a different way. Their intolerance of earth magick in favor of the intangible church-sanctioned magic of heaven weighed heavily on him. After all, Palus had been born a witch. Two cities: one beautiful and flourishing… …the other, not quite as dead as it would seem. Yaira knows this as well as anyone. It wasn’t safe to linger within the walls of Tac. Her mother had made that mistake and paid the price for it. Her father had warned her – Get in, get what we need and get out! But Yaira had inherited her mother’s curiosity. And now something in the Dead City was growing curious of her.
Ménage à BUGHOUSE by Steve Lafler – 408 pages
Ménage à BUGHOUSE collects the funky jazz noir BUGHOUSE trilogy by Steve Lafler in one volume.
Tenor saxophone maestro, Jimmy Watts, leads his talented band of bugs from the swing era into the uncharted maelstrom of Bop. And as he and his band mates claw their way to the top of the jazz world, they must fight the temptation to be consumed by addiction to a substance known as “Bug Juice”.
NON by Chris Kalnick - 52 pages
This collection of the comic strip NON, The Transcendental Extraterrestrial by Chris Kalnick will tickle your soul. NON’s unique perspective of our humanity is a window through which we gain profound insight through the sheer simplicity of his observations. This little alien is a teacher and his thoughts are inspiring. NON’s epilog, A Sensory Neuron’s Quandary, will redefine life’s purpose for those seeking a pointed answer.
52 pages of powerfully, humorous, light-hearted introspection that is beautifully drawn by Kalnick will satisfy your need to be one with the universe but will have you begging for more NON adventures.
This 98 page graphic novel is created by John Workman, whose extensive experience in the comic book field is evident in every panel. Workman introduces us to ROMA, a woman of mystery…even to herself… as she finds life, death , love, and perhaps mankind’s final redemption in this fantasy/science fiction graphic novel. ROMA is the story of a girl who is so much more than merely super-human!
Beautiful art, compelling story and haunting questions make ROMA irresistible.
The Heavy Adventures of Captain Obese by Don Lomax – 108 pages
The Heavy Adventures of CAPTAIN OBESE. Originally published by WARP GRAPHICS in the late 1980s. The comic has always been near and dear to Don’s heart since looking at CAPTAIN OBESE for him is like looking in a mirror. The comic collected some flack from the whining politically correct crowd back when it was first published but who other than a morbidly obese artist should depict a morbidly obese super hero? That was back in the days when everybody was thin. Today? CAPTAIN OBESE is the norm.
T-Shirts – $19.99 each
COMICS INTERVIEW T-Shirts featuring retro and Platinum COMICS INTERVIEW Logos.
Death Fatigue T’s- The syndrome that is gripping the readers of comic books all across the nation. Is there no end to the carnage that is being brought upon our favorite heroes by the editorial staffs of the biggest publishers in the comic industry?
Now is your chance to put together your wish list for Santa or get that special gift for the comic fan or historian in your life.
Independent Comics Day is upon us and this year, as usual, Bill Cucinotta and I celebrate our Independence as comic publishers on the anniversary of our July 4, 2009 launch of CO2 Comics!
It is hard to believe that it has been five years since we began posting comics on the web and a lot has happened in that brief time! We have since posted thousands of pages of comics created by dozens of creators. Those serialized comics and our weekly blog, together, have generated 22.5 million hits!
Beyond the web, we have published, in print, two massive volumes of David Anthony Kraft’s COMICS INTERVIEW: The Complete Collection and six graphic albums that we are very proud of:
Don Lomax’s The Heavy Adventures of Captain Obese,
Raine Szramski’s Heaven and the Dead City,
Chris Kalnick’s NON and
John Workman’s The Adventures of ROMA!
Collectively, between digital content on the web and books in print, CO2 Comics has already generated about six thousand pages of content for our readers’ enjoyment, yet we remain one of the Comics Industry’s best kept secrets!
This is fine by us because we know that true independence is earned by commitment, patience, hard work, perseverance and a belief in what we stand for. We know that there is value in flying under the radar, waiting for the moment when opportunity arrises.
Until then we continue to grow in strength and numbers, allying with creators that also appreciate the value of Independent Comics publishing to expand our content offerings!
This Independent Comics Day we are thrilled to announce six new projects that are in the works with impending release dates!
David Anthony Kraft’s COMICS INTERVIEW: The Complete Collection Volume 3 is nearing completion as we continue the fulfillment of the monumental 11 volume set!
Our relationship with DAK which has extended over thirty years and continues to grow as we now take on the formidable task of collecting two popular series formerly published under the COMICS INTERVIEW imprint.
The 36 issue run of SOUTHERN KNIGHTS is intended to be collected in a giant two volume set with well over a thousand pages of adventures of the “greatest superhero team in the South!”
The Complete X-THIEVES, more accurately known as the Aristocratic Xtraterrestrial Time Traveling Thieves, will collect over 300 pages of the group’s intergalactic hijinks! Way too much fun to be packed between two covers!
Working closely with DAK and creators, Henry Vogel, David Willis and Mark Propst both of these features will finally be collected in handsomely condensed omnibus formats that will represent an an incredible library brought together by the joint efforts of the CO2 Comics and COMICS INTERVIEW families!
Not all of our product, however, will be massive collections that will buckle a bookshelf!
Raine Szramski’s HEAVEN AND THE DEAD CITY which continues its weekly serialization on our site is rolling into a a second volume for print! This beautifully painted work is a testament to Raines’ talent and long history in the medium.
Long time friends and free lance comic talents Bill Anderson and Rick McCollum have teamed with us to package their feature, SCREAMING MASKS! We cut our teeth in the indy comic market with these journeymen creators and are excited to publish them, together on one of their own unique projects.
Finally, my SLAUGHTERMAN title will be collected in a single book after all these years. This seminal title which was significant in the launching of both Comico and CO2 Comics is due an archival packaging.
Yup! We have a lot on our plate and a lot for our readers to look forward to!
Please stay tuned for notifications of release dates and extended product descriptions as each product is rolled out in the coming weeks and months! We plan to charge into the next five years of CO2 Comics as dedicated to independent publishing and the creative rights of comic creators as we have ever been and we cannot wait to see what the future holds!
Happy Independent Comics Day!
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