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Hope Springs Eternal: 2007-2019 By Alex Tuttle
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Every year on Opening Day of the Seattle Mariners baseball season, superfan Alex Tuttle sends out an email to his friends and family entitled "Hope Springs Eternal" which meditates on the... More > nature of hope. Tuttle employs inspirational stories from World War II, Greek mythology, presidential races from half a century ago, Amazonian and Antarctic expeditions, but always brings the reader back to the dugout in the end. As Tuttle points out, on Opening Day, every team is tied for first place, and there is always hope that this is the year the Mariners will make it to the World Series. This book collects the first baker's dozen of Tuttle's emails, and is perfect for any baseball fan who can't help root for their home team, even against seemingly insurmountable odds.< Less
Shorts: Phase 7 #022 & #023 By Alec Longstreth
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From 2004 to 2012 Alec Longstreth created a dozen short comics for a variety of anthologies. These hard-to-find comics have now been collected in this volume, along with two all-new shorts.
Night is Nigh By Alec Longstreth & Galen Longstreth
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As night falls, another action-packed day at summer camp draws to a close. Campers sing and play on their way to their tents, settle in for story time, and finally listen to the long, sweet notes of... More > Taps. Lights out! Time for bed.< Less
A Process of Drastically Reducing One's Expectations By Gabby Schulz
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This book collects 392 pages of Gabby Schulz's diary comics drawn from 2013-2016. Below is an excerpt from the author’s introduction: “If these pages have any value it is the voyeuristic... More > thrill of watching a stranger document the implosions of his life in real time, charting all the discrete failures and unutterable, graceless fears that filled the worst years of his life (to date). These pages were drawn during a prolonged period of solitude, nightly drinking and suicidal ideation, as I lost a home, suffered from mysterious debilitating pains, and returned to minimum-wage retail life in a new city mostly famous for segregation, gun violence, police torture, and putting meat juice on sausage.”< Less
Basewood: Phase 7 #005-#009 By Alec Longstreth
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This paperback second edition of Basewood reincorporates the covers, introductions, letters columns and thank you pages from its initial serialization in Alec Longstreth's long-running minicomic,... More > Phase 7. There are also 16 new pages of Basewood "fan art" drawings by various cartoonists.    Basewood tells the story of a young man who wakes up in a mysterious forest with no memory of how he got there. As he discovers more about his forgotten past, he meets an old hermit who lives in a treehouse with his loyal dog, a young woman who fights for what she believes in and a giant wolf-dragon. Basewood is a fantastical story of adventure, love, loss, friendship and growth.< Less
The Ballads and Beards of Basewood: Phase 7 #020 & #021 By Alec Longstreth & Andy Hentz
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The two issues of Phase 7 in this collection act as a companion volume to Alec Longstreth's graphic novel Basewood. Issue #020 includes all of the lyrics from Songs From the Basewood, a rock opera... More > reinterpretation of Basewood by Andy Hentz and Alec Longstreth, as well as “The Making of Basewood.” Issue #021 tells the story of the “Basewood Beard” that Alec grew during the last three and a half years of Basewood’s creation.< Less
Weezer Fan: Phase 7 #017 - #019 By Alec Longstreth
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Alec Longstreth documents his lifelong obsession with his favorite band, weezer. Follow Alec as he listens to The Blue Album on the radio, joins the fan club, sees them live on the Pinkerton tour,... More > meets the band and eventually gets to work for them drawing tour posters! See a video preview of the book here: https://youtu.be/pMqfE3-PwnM< Less
100 Watercolors By Alec Longstreth
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From 2008-2015 Alec Longstreth painted 100 watercolors using the "100 Themes" challenge. This book reprints all 100 paintings and includes a preface about the 100 Themes, and an appendix... More > with information about the tools and process used to create these paintings.< Less
24x7: A Decade of 24-Hour Comics By Alec Longstreth
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On December 19th, 2001 Alec Longstreth drew his first 24-Hour Comic. The experience was so amazing for him, that Alec vowed to draw one a year for the rest of his life. "24x7" collects... More > six of Alec's best 24-Hour Comics from his first ten years on the job. The seventh 24-Hour Comic is the book itself!< Less
Alec's Animal Alphabet By Alec Longstreth
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In 2007 Alec Longstreth painted one animal for each letter of the alphabet. This book collects all twenty-six of these colorful paintings, along with a page showcasing each letter (in uppercase and... More > lowercase) as well as the name of the animal.< Less