Lunch Break :: April 20, 2011

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Chris “Elio” Eliopoulos is a cartoonist and adjunct professor at Columbia College Chicago. Look out for his latest comic books, Monster Party by Koyama Press and Okie Dokie Donuts from Top Shelf!

Lunch Break is a short round-up of favorite webcomics appearing here each weekday at noon. Here’s something for you to enjoy over your lunch break or whenever. The premise is simple: it’s another day on the internet. Here’s a new or forgotten comic that seems interesting.

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  1. Lunch by Michael Deforge // March 30, 2011
  2. Let’s Explore Space! by Nick Edwards // March 8, 2010
  3. Utz Girl Secret Origin by Lamar Abrams // Date unknown
  4. Chiquita Rates an “A”, artist unkown // 1953
  5. Cheese and Crackers by Kevin Budnik // March 6, 2011

Sarah Morean

Indie Comics Costume Contest : IT’S ON!

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I’m back from APE and have collected an impressive batch of minis for you to win!  I hope some of you have good costumes planned for this weekend, because it’s anyone’s game! CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS


  1. Hand-made silk-screened mini pouch
  2. L.A. Diary by Gabrielle Bell The limited edition release from Uncivilized Books featuring a rare glimpse into Bell’s own sketch book!
  3. Milky Way Shuffle by Elio One to look out for!
  4. Sour Leaves #3 by Brendan Monroe The world’s last known copies of Monroe’s beautiful 2006 mini!
  5. Covered in Confusion by Will Dinski Winner of the 2009 Isotope Award!
  6. Prologue by Kenan The book you unfold to read!
  7. One of the following:

– Sarah Morean

Milky Way Shuffle by Chris Eliopoulos

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Milky Way Shuffle
by Chris Eliopoulos

milkywayshuffleNEWSFLASH: classic nerd woos group of lovely ladies in Chris “Elio” Eliopoulos‘ latest mini-comic Milky Way Shuffle.

“But how?” ask eager, trembling nerds worldwide. “How can I get me some ladies?”

Perhaps it’s Berwyn’s snazzy dance moves.  His cool, appraising stare.  His spray on deodorant.  His heroism.  Whatever the formula, Berwyn  totally transforms from fool to cool in this absolutely adorable book from illustrator and Yo Gabba Gabba! director Elio.

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