The Proof is Chicago’s free newspaper of comics, illustration, poetry, recipes, fiction that pays every contributor. Issue six comics contributors include Kevin Budnik, Phil McAndrew, Jay Fuller, L Nichols, Flynn Nicholls, Joe List, Tony Breed, and more. Also featuring an article on Estonian saunas, some poetry, and a recipe for fluffernutter pie.
As the world enters the 20th-century, a secret war between factions of industrialist and inventors has broken out. They fight with private armies and cutting edge technology to secure their vision for the future of humanity. Now a young Swiss patent clerk by the name of Albert Einstein finds himself being sucked into this war. More Info »
VERY NEAR MINT, it’s a comic book about a comic book shop! Written and illustrated by Justin Peterson. VNM is the story of Colin and Sam who own the Splash Page, your friendly local neighborhood comic shop. All hell breaks loose as a rival shop opens up across the street, called (naturally) Across the Street More Info »
‘The Binah Comics’ is a collaboration between the illustrator Ian Densford and the writer Ben Malkin, about a teleporter named Binah, who, along with her team of powers (Metamorphosis, The Daughter of Illusions, & Flush), stages five ‘signs from G-d.’ The signs are meant to try & secretly convince her people, the Solilians, that they need to move their home More Info »
“The House” is a wordless, 16 page mini-comic homage to Sunset Riders, an SNES side scroller. The comic explores the cowboy genre, and follows our protagonist as he runs through some typical isometric western settings, shooting up the place as he goes. “The House” is the second comic in ian densford’s “The Estate” series.
Eik is a 52-page saga low on words and high on conflict. The diamond-shaped hero, Eik, struggles with identity within a society where meaning is derived hierarchically from form. Ultimately, Eik must discover what it means to express their true identity when the world has placed them in a box of suffocating wrongness. Action, intrigue, existential More Info »
Hic & Hoc is proud to announce the second volume of an anticipated 196 volume series of the best of funny comics throughout the world, edited by ambulatory laff factories Joe List (The Annotated Weekender, Freak Leap) and Lizz Lunney (Depressed Cat and many other titles forthcoming from Top Shelf Digital). The sophomore volume of More Info »
Satan’s Soldier returns in the latest super epic from Tom Scioli, creator of American Barbarian. The greatest superhero ever fights an endless army of Manichean space gods and techno demons who have joined forces to take him down. The arena for this cosmic battle royale? Planet Earth. The dusky cloaked avenger, D’Ark, and the ring-slinging More Info »
Plastic Farm follows the life of a man named Chester and his slow descent into complete insanity and chronicles how that madness reshapes the world around him. Chester has had a rough childhood, has a magic cowboy that rides a dinosaur living inside of his head, and is now, late in life, sitting in a More Info »