This Friday Night! Comics Readings!

This is happening Friday night 11/5. Its three bucks. Its awesome. You better come!!!! 7pm to Midnite = KICKOFF PARTY / Live Comix Reading with Dean Haspiel, Paul Pope, Jeff Newelt aka JahFurry, Jen Ferguson, Seth Kushner, Joan Hilty & Joe Infurnari. DJ Pulphope (Paul Pope), DJ CrossHatch (Brian Heater) + live performances by Americans UK & Charles Soules Band

I'll be reading Vs. so don't you dare miss this!

Tomorrow! Dumbo Arts Festival!

Tomorrow at 5pm I'll be appearing at the Dumbo Arts Fest Digital Summit Double Feature. After a scintillating talk by Douglas Rushkoff, the Act-i-vate crew will storm the stage to do semi-theatrical readings of their comics. On the bill are Dean Haspiel, Simon Fraser, Seth Kushner with Carlos 'Mare139' Rodriguez, Jeff Newelt and myself. I'll be reading my short story written with Alexis Sottile, Vs. Vs.

Afterwards there will be a party and wine tasting at Brooklyn Oenology of the 2009 Riesling, Friend, featuring label art by Jen Ferguson.

All around it promises to be great way to close out your weekend festivities. I hope to see you there!

SMITH Magazine Honors Vs.

SMITH Magazine, the home for the Next Door Neighbor webcomix series has posted a notice about the recent Eisner nomination. Jeff Newelt, SMITH Magazine Comics Editor, had this to say,

Eisner Nomination for Next-Door Neighbor’s “Vs.”

SMITH Magazine congratulates Joe Infurnari and Alexis Sottile on their Eisner nomination (think Academy Awards for comics) for Best Digital Comic for “Vs.,” their virtuoso contribution to Next-Door Neighbor, SMITH’s truelife webcomic anthology, edited by Dean Haspiel. “Vs.” is the tale of Joe’s nightmarish neighborly encounters, one after another after another after another. Told as an autobiographical monologue written in verse, juxtaposed with rabid remembrances, dizzyingly visualized like a sickedelic melange of EC horror comics, The Twilight Zone, and Universal’s Monster Movies meets Cronenberg and Lynch, “Vs.” has got to be seen to be believed (and you can believe it, because it all happened). (more…)


The above image is my annotation for the page at the top of this post. Now you can read a fully annotated version of Vs. at! If you've read it at SMITH, now read it with all the supplemental information! It's like having the dvd extras for every page! Read my comments for fun factoids and real life anecdotes behind my neighborly misadventures retold in Vs.

If you like Vs. enough, please consider voting for it for the Best Digital Comic Eisner award. You can do so here:

Thanks so much for your vote, support and readership!