Number and ZED #5 Solicit
in February's Previews
upcoming book, Odd
Numbers, as well as the latest
installment of my comic series, ZED
#5, are currently soliciting
in February's Previews.
for those who aren't familiar with it, is a
giant monthly catalog previewing all the comics,
graphic novels and pop culture merchandise
available from your local comic book specialty
retailer, approximately two months in advance.
browsing through the new issue, I was delighted
to find a nice little article on page nine
called "Gagné Gets
Jazzed in New Book".
can find Odd
Numbers on page 391 and ZED
#5 on page 300. Both solicitations
are accompanied by half-page ads.
#5 Reviewed at TheFourthRail.com
been a long time since we saw an issue of Zed,
but I'm glad to see it return, as this quirky,
all-ages read remains a great deal of fun." (Read
More...) -- Randy Lander
the past couple of weeks, I've had major problems
with my computer. Because of massive viral infection,
I had to save everything on CD-ROMs and reformat
my entire drive. This whole ordeal meant that
I was disconnected from the internet for about
first, I was very disturbed to be cut off from
the cyber world. I was literally going through
withdrawals. But then, I started realizing that
I was getting a lot more work done. Now that
I'm reconnected, I need to stop spending so much
time on the friggin' internet.
I've got a lot of big projects in the works;
many announcements coming soon.
the meantime, here are two interviews with Kazu
Kibuishi about the upcoming Flight Volume
Two (see last update). Both interviews
feature a lot of artworks from some of the other
here's my first plug of the year. I'd like to bring
some attention to a wonderful anthology published
by Image Comics called Flight.
The first volume premiered at San Diego Comic Con
last summer and was a runaway hit. Now the time
has come for the second volume and let me tell
you, it's absolutely fantastic.
year, Kazu Kibuishi (the
editor of the project) invited me to contribute
a story for the second installment. I was honored
by the invitation and doodled a 17-page story.
Some of you will recognize the main character from
one of my previous book. Click
here to read my entire story.
Volume 2 is currently soliciting in
this month's Previews (page
146) and will be in stores at the end of March
2005. Artists who contributed include: Ben Hatke
- Don Hertzfeldt - Doug Holgate - Doug TenNapel
- Giuseppe Ferrario - Herval - Hope Larson -
Jake Parker - Jeff Smith - Johane Matte - Justin
Ridge - Kazu Kibuishi - Kean Soo - Khang Le -
Matt Rhodes - Matthew Woodson - Michel Gagné -
Rad Sechrist - Rodolphe Guenoden - Ryan Sias
- Sonny Liew.
you want to see some truly beautiful and cutting
edge graphic storytelling, pick this one up.
here to visit the official "Flight" website.