Wednesday, November 30, 2005


Standard comic book size/ 24 pages/ full color covers/ $ 2.95

"Nino" continues the adventures of a young man who was forced to drink a soapy mixture by a gang of thugs, turning him into a super hero. In this issue a new hero is born. Once again it's a street gang, this time robbing an unsuspecting older couple, that produces an unlikely hero.
After his wife is killed in the robbery, Unger Thadius Ensile, puts together a costume from discarded hardware and becomes UTENSIL!
Nino, Jose Mesarina is able to blend drama and light comedy in the same story. Although this issue does not have a lot of comedy.
It seems that both Utensil and TUBLDM are both crime fighters, they may not get along with each other that well, and the cops don't like either of them.
It will be interesting to see where Nino takes this story line.
By the way if you are fortunate enough to see Nino at a comic con, he may be sporting his full Laundry Detergent Man costume! That's right he has a full custom made costume!
To send for the comic, the address is Instant Press Studios 5130 Elston Ave Chicago, IL 60630

Thursday, November 17, 2005

All Comics APA

If you are not familiar with the term APA it stands for amateur Press association. I don't usually review APA news letters, because they are usually just that, a news letter for the members.
But Tim Corrigan has come up with something different as far as APA's go. He has started an All Comics APA. It works like this; each member submits a minimum of two 8 1/2 x 11 pages of continuing comics every two months. All the pages are assembled and a finished comic with a story by each member is returned to the membership. These comics are also available to the public, and feature some great comics by names such as Larry Blake, Michael Neno, Tim Corrigan, and a number of other great cartoonists. ( including myself...Great cartoonist?)
If you would like information on joining the ACA, or purchasing the comics produced ( they are priced at .12 cents per page to the public. Priced by the page due to varying page counts per issue) Contact Tim Corrigan POB 25 Houghton NY 14744

Monday, November 07, 2005

Web ComicsNation

I have started a web page at Web ComicsNation. If you are not familiar with WCN it is a site for continuing comics that is used by quite a few small press creators. I will be doing a weekly up date called " The Propeller Beanie Report " ( News and Commentary from ridiculous Perspective)
Eventually I plan to have this site replace my current web page. It is still under construction, but the basics are there. You can take a look at it by clicking above, or over on the right of this page.
Any feedback would be helpful.