Lunch Break :: May 12, 2011

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lunchbreak_graphic_1 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.

  1. Long-Forgotten Fairytale by Luke Pearson // April 2011
  2. Now What? from “The Colorblind Art Teacher” by Mark Teel // July 12, 2010
  3. Owen & Peter 12 from “Disquietville” by Daniel Spottswood // February 22, 2011
  4. The System 490: Feeling Adult by Rosscott // May 6, 2011
  5. News With Your Correspondent Terrence Ross by Tony Millionaire // May 11, 2011

We’d love to have you guest edit Lunch Break! Check out the Contribute page for more information.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

FIVE LUCKY COSTUME CONTEST WINNERS WILL RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING:

  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

The Colorblind Art Teacher #2 by Mark Teel

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The Colorblind Art Teacher #2
by Mark Teel
Self-published

cbateacher2It doesn’t matter what your anxieties or weaknesses are when you’re a parent.  Because once you have kids, you’re the grown-up.  By default.

The Colorblind Art Teacher #2 appears to be an autobiographical story about Mark Teel and his daughter Audrey as he takes her to her first swimming lessons.  The book is mostly straight-forward, but makes a few non-linear escapes to reflect on literature or the past.  Not in the expected, fictional-realism sort of way that some autobio comics skew towards — more like stream-of-consciousness narrative that offers perspective and pleasantly strengthens the conflict.

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