Publications

TLoWillEisner cover frontTHE LOST WORK OF WILL EISNER

Format: Hardcover, 72 pages, B&W
Publisher: Locust Moon Press (September 7, 2016)
ISBN: 9780997372908
Price: $24.99

Unearthed in a collection of pre-WWII newspaper printing plates, the mid-1930s comic strips UNCLE OTTO and HARRY KARRY represent the earliest known cartooning of the great comics and sequential art pioneer Will Eisner. In these never-before-seen strips you see the young Eisner’s imagination expanding, as he experiments with the possibilities of serialized storytelling and works through his numerous influences. Contextualized with an exhaustive introduction by Denis Kitchen, these comics document the genesis of one of the most iconic and brilliant cartoonists of all time. Funded by Kickstarter!
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Nemo_frontcoverEISNER winnerLITTLE NEMO: DREAM ANOTHER DREAM

Format: 16″ x 21″ Hardcover, 144 pages, color
Publisher: Locust Moon Press (October 25, 2014)
ISBN: 9780989907699
Price: ~$124.99

Over 100 of today’s best cartoonists pay tribute to comics’ greatest innovator, Winsor McCay, in one giant book. In this 144-page, 16” x 21” hardcover, they’ve dreamed up new Little Nemo in Slumberland strips, following their own voices down paths lit by McCay.
Taking on that same giant, broadsheet newspaper-sized canvas, artists such as Michael Allred, Paul Pope, Yuko Shimizu, J.H. Williams III, Charles Vess, David Mack, J.G. Jones, Craig Thompson, Paolo Rivera, Carla Speed McNeil, Bill Sienkiewicz, P. Craig Russell, Ronald Wimberly, Denis Kitchen, Jill Thompson, Stephen R. Bissette, Gabriel Bá & Fábio Moon, Farel Dalrymple, John Cassaday, Peter Bagge, Cliff Chiang, and over a hundred more have all done some of the very best work of their illustrious careers.
This is a love song for Winsor McCay, Little Nemo, and the infinite possibility of comics. Read more about our crowd-funded, industry-rallying undertaking here.
Winner of TWO 2015 Eisner Awards: Best Anthology & Best Publication Design (by Jim Rugg)!
Winner of the Special Award for Excellence in Presentation in the 2015 Harvey Awards, also nominated for Best Anthology.
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LittleNemo_Toon_CoverLITTLE NEMO’S BIG NEW DREAMS

Format: Hardcover, 72 pages, color
Publisher: Toon Books (September 1, 2015)
ISBN: 9781935179870
Price: $16.95

Winsor McCay’s legendary comic strip, Little Nemo in Slumberland, has inspired today’s foremost cartoonists to craft their own dreamlands. From the original broadsheet-sized edition, TOON Books’ Françoise Mouly has selected more than thirty glorious, unforgettable, or even silly dreams. Join Nemo on his journey out of 1905 and, dream by dream, explore the wild and wonderful world of today’s most imaginative dreamers! Includes a new, illustrated forward by Art Spiegelman. Perfect for young kids and libraries.
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Locust Moon’s online store
Toon Books’ online store
Amazon
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Things From Another World

cover - DH3bharvey-logo-nomineeONCE UPON A TIME MACHINE (official site)

Format: Paperback, 432 pages, color
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics (October 10, 2012)
ISBN: 9781616550400
Price: $24.99

Fairy tales have fueled our dreams and fired our imaginations for centuries. Step inside a time machine built by a collection of today’s finest storytellers, and enter a range of futures where familiar tales are reimagined in an astonishing variety of styles. Editor Andrew Carl and Producer Chris Stevens bring you the next wave of leading writers and illustrators, working alongside superstar creators like Farel Dalrymple (Pop Gun War), Ryan Ottley (Invincible), Khoi Pham (Daredevil), and Brandon Graham (King City) to deliver a reading experience that will delight generations young, old, and yet to come.
Get it online at:
Locust Moon’s online store
Amazon
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Things From Another World
Dark Horse Digital (preview the first story for free)
Comixology (digital)
Find reviews and press for Once Upon a Time Machine here.

Shaman_Vol1_coverSHAMAN

Format: Paperback, 132 pages, color
Publisher: Locust Moon Press (October 14, 2015)
ISBN: 9780989907682
Price: $17.99

Made by Ben Kahn and Bruno Hidalgo, cover by Farel Dalrymple, additional art by J.G. Jones, Alice Meichi Li, Rob Woods, James Comey, and Jim Rugg.
In the never-ending battle between good and evil, not even death is permanent. The Shaman, a mysterious mage with a trick permanently up his sleeve and the ability to restore life, has tasked himself with raising those on both sides of the battle from the grave.
Working alongside a foul-mouthed teenage sorceress and a retired superhero bored with the life in tights, the Shaman and his adoptive family fight monsters, demons, and even the odd astronaut or two if that’s what gets the job done.
Get it online here:
Locust Moon’s online store
Comixology (digital)

36Lessons_frontcover36 LESSONS IN SELF-DESTRUCTION [The Depressed Punx Collection]

Format: Paperback, 136 pages, B&W
Publisher: Locust Moon Press (October 5, 2013)
ISBN: 9780989907606
Price: $15.00

Made by Rob Woods.
Introduction by Josh O’Neill.
Collecting all four issues of the brilliant Depressed Punx mini-comic, along with over 30 new pages. A book filled with heart-wrenching comedy and hilarious tragedy, a lot of sadness and a jagged edge of hope. Rob’s characters may be laying in the gutter, but they are looking at the stars.
Praise for 36 Lessons:
“Rob’s work evokes memories of the early RAW magazine experiments, blending expressive, heart-felt and honest narratives with avant-garde design and layout. Compelling, revealing, and ultimately, optimistic.” – PAUL POPE
“Some of the best comics I have read in recent years…I don’t see anyone else doing anything like this.” – FAREL DALRYMPLE
Get it from our online store or digital comics store this very second.

Prometheus Eternal Cover frontPROMETHEUS ETERNAL

Format: 26 pages, color
Publisher: Locust Moon Press & Philadelphia Museum of Art (September 12, 2015)
ISBN: 9780989907675
Price: $5.99

Grant Morrison. Paul Pope. Dave McKean. Bill Sienkiewicz. Farel Dalrymple. Yuko Shimizu. David Mack. Legendary artists through the ages have interpreted the timeless tale of Prometheus’ gift of fire, creating a powerful visual tapestry that spans centuries. In this landmark collaboration between the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Eisner-winning minds behind Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream, the torch has been passed to these visionary creators, who together explore the gift of creation and price of defiance. Created and included as part of the the PMA’s Fall 2015 “Wrath of the Gods” exhibition.
Order your copy now:
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Comixology (digital)

Locust Moon Comic front cover - Farel Dalrymple

THE LOCUST MOON COMIC

Format: 24 pages, color
Publisher: Locust Moon Press, in celebration of our grand re-opening in early 2012.
Price: $5.00

Made by James Comey, Farel Dalrymple, Rob Woods, Chris Stevens, and Josh O’Neill.
Two of our favorite young customers share an adventure through their own imaginations as they wait for us to open our damn store back up.
Get it from our online store for print comics or our digital comics store!

QUARTER MOON

Our quarterly comics and illustration magazine. #1-5 available now in our online store and digital comics store.

Quarter Moon 1 coverQuarter Moon #1: “SILENCE”
Format: 60 pages, color and B&W
Publisher: Locust Moon Press (July 19, 2013)
Price: $6.00

Spotlights wordless comics from Charles Fetherolf, Alex Eckman-Lawn, Sophia Wiedeman, Jeremy Baum, Alexandra Beguez, Chris Stevens and Rob Woods — from paper routes to treasure hunts to alien ravings. Sketch pages by Farel Dalrymple.  Wraparound cover by Jeremy Baum.

QM2_cover_150Quarter Moon #2: “LOCUST MAN VS. MONSTER”
Format: 52 pages, color and B&W
Publisher: Locust Moon Press (October 11, 2013)
Price: $6.00

Wizards, dreams, musical skeletons, and the world’s first(?) “lobster noir” are all parts of the second issue’s puzzle. The theme? No theme. Featuring comics by Bodie Chewning, Daryl Seitchik, James Comey, Steve Lafler, Kate Farquhar, and Dave Proch. Illustrations by Steven Bradshaw and Lindsey Wavrek, sketch pages by Farel Dalrymple. Cover by Ulises Farinas & Skuds Mckinley.

QM3_TobyCypressQuarter Moon #3: “THE END OF THE NIGHT”
Format: 60 pages, color and B&W
Publisher: Locust Moon Press (February 14, 2014)
Price: $6.00

The third issue of Locust Moon’s quarterly comics & illustration anthology, shining the spotlight where the sun don’t shine. Get weird and erotic with comics from Alexandra Beguez, Keren Katz, Maggie Eighteen & Annie Mok, Charles Fetherolf, Rob Woods, and James Comey, escort ads from the mind of Caitlin McCormack, and illustrations by Lindsey Wavrek and JG Jones. Covers by Toby Cypress and Benjamin Marra.

QM4_00_frontcoverQuarter Moon #4: “WATERS”
Format: 44 pages, blue & white
Publisher: Locust Moon Press (September 3, 2014)
Price: $6.00

The fourth issue – and the wettest, wildest one yet – of our quarterly anthology magazine plumbs the mysteries of the deep, from the ocean floor to the neighborhood pool. Rob Woods debuts Philly’s greatest new undersea superhero, Fishboy, right here. He’s joined by Andrea Tsurumi, Mike Sgier, Daniel Elisii, and Dave Proch on aquatic comics, as well as Farel Dalrymple for a new sketchbook entry. Front & back covers by Steve Mardo.

QM5_00a_coverQuarter Moon #5: “REVENGE”
Format: 60 pages, black & white
Publisher: Locust Moon Press (April 11, 2015)
Price: $6.00

We have been wronged. But we will have revenge. Indulge your darkest fantasies of righteousness with eleven stories by Daryl Seitchik, Rob Woods, Eamon Dougherty, Holly Simple, Meghan Turbitt, James Heimer, Ed & Andre Krayewski, James Comey, and Dave Proch. Cover by Denis Kitchen.

QM6_coverQuarter Moon #6: “IMPRACTICAL CATS”
Format: 60 pages, black & white
Publisher: Locust Moon Press (November 7, 2015)
Price: $6.00

A tribute to Locust Moon’s loyal cats, Inky and Rooster, and all the enigmatic creatures who slink and prowl through our messy little lives. Includes stories by the likes of Farel Dalrymple, Jennifer Doyle & S.M. Vidaurri, Matt Huynh, Tia McClelland, Rob Woods, Kelly Phillips, Mike Sgier, Chris Stevens & Dave Proch, Dave Proch, Lisk Feng, Caitlin McCormack, and Josh O’Neill & Jim Comey; illustrations by Gregory Benton, David Mack, Ronald Wimberly, David Zissou, J.G. Jones, Bill Sienkiewicz, Dean Haspiel, Christa Cassano, Jeremy Baum, and Paul Pope. Cover by Lisk Feng.

UPCOMING WORKS

Once Upon a Time Machine vol. II

Greek myths come back from the future.

American Monster Buffet

Made by Chris Stevens and James Comey.
Try blending urban grit, starry-eyed mythology, and General Tso’s chicken…and you still won’t see what’s coming.

Dream Compass

A book of lyrical short stories written by Chris Stevens and illustrated by a host of comics luminaries like Arthur Adams, Jae Lee, Farel Dalrymple, and James Jean.

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