Other Sites of Interest
You can find out about all things Will Eisner at
the official website for the late master of the comics medium.
Will was Batton's teacher at the School of Visual Arts, and Jackie is administrator of the
Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards,
so they are delighted that all things Eisner can be found at this site,
including a gallery of Will's work and updates on "The Spirit" movie.
Batton always likes to start his day by reading Mark Evanier's "News
from ME" on the witty writer's website,
Point of View.
Mr. Monster's pappy has a spiffy website all his own:
is your one-stop destination for all things by and about writer/artist/comics historian
Michael T. Gilbert!
Batton and Jackie are huge supporters of first amendment rights and are
members of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, which helps fund cases in
which the First Amendment rights of comics retailers and creators have been
has just added a lively message board.
Exhibit A art assistant extraordinaire Melissa Uran has a number of her fantasy
pieces on display on her Deviant Art
page. Check out what she really does for a living!
The Horror of It All:
Karswell's terrific blog is "A Celebration and
Appreciation of '50s Pre-Code Comic Book Horror & More!" Go to it for great
horror comics (most unseen for decades), news, and esoteric items about Batton's
favorite era of horror!
Lee Hester, of Lee's Comics (in Mountain View and San Mateo, CA), is one of the
snappiest dressers you'll find among comics retailers. We highly recommend his entertaining
blog, "Let's Level with Lee," where he talks about all sorts of topics in addition to comics.
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Chuck McCann! A website devoted to the great Chuck McCann,
entertainer . . . and it's about time! Batton recalls Chuck's New York kid shows
during the 1960s with great fondness!
Jim Pascoe: Musings from the writer of ToykoPop's Undertown and many other
works. Pascoe is also the inspiration for Mavis's erstwhile boyfriend, Toby
Bascoe, so you could imagine what to expect!
"Mary Perkins: On Stage" returns! The classic newspaper strips are being
Classic Comics Press.
Daniel Davis brings you Monster Art Haiku! You have to see it to believe it! And
don't miss Daniel's delightfully weird webcomic Caught
Bill Martinez is a cartoonist, teacher, and publisher of Neko Press.
He's the creator of "Kick Ass Girl" and a regular contributor to Heavy
Metal magazine. His cool pinup of Mavis was featured in Exhibit A's
Mavis #3. Be sure to check out all the cool stuff at the
Neko Press site.
Artist Scott Bieser, along with creators Mike Baron, Andie Tong, L.
Neil Smith, and Gabe Eltaeb have banded together for an exciting new anthology
of provocative comics strictly for the web! Check them out at Big Head Press--it's all
Ronn Sutton has been a comics professional for over 25 years, most recently
as a regular artist on Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, for Claypool. Check out his
versatile work at his
Craving some true wackiness? Then you might want to try Randall Kirby's
site for some oddball cartoons.
Craig Boldman, one of the mainstay writers for Archie Comics these
days, has started a new weekly online strip,
which he writes and draws.
Want to visit the
Vampire Bed and Breakfast?
Sure you do. Discover the witty strips that cartoonist Elena Steier has to offer.
You'll find tons of interesting info and cool stuff at cartoonist
Fred Hembeck's website.
Batton enjoys Fred's blog entries on everything from comics to the Beatles to his everyday life.
artist on Go Girl! and whose charming pinup appeared in
Mavis #4, has revamped her website.
Ron Kasman, whose pinup appears in Supernatural Law #38, has had a
fascinating career, which you can read about at
The wonderful world of legendary cartoonist Sergio Aragonés can be found at
Sergio contributed a pinup to Supernatural Law #36.
special guest artist for Supernatural Law #37, is best known for his comic
strip Liberty Meadows, now a comic book from Image. His upcoming projects
include a Shana the She-Devil miniseries for Marvel.
Monte Wolverton, whose work is featured in Supernatural Law #37, is
the son of the late Basil Wolverton, known for his distinctive art style. Monte
has carried on his father's tradition, as can be seen on his
'Nuff Said'-- Ken Gale's ground breaking WBAI radio show devoted to comics
can be visited at:
You'll find lots of interesting articles and reviews related to comics and
pop culture at
The Deadman Gallery offers dozens of artists' versions of the classic DC
character. Among the many contributors are Dan Brereton, Bob Burden, Gary
Gianni, Stephanie Gladden, Fred Hembeck, Michael Kaluta, David Lapham, Steve
Rude, Bill Sienkiewicz, Jill Thompson, Bruce Timm, and of course,
The pinup of Chase Hawkins in Supernatural Law #30 is by the
great Hanther. You can check out his work at
Exhibit A is one of the hundreds of exhibitors and artists who "hang
out" at Rick Veitch and Steve Conley's
It's a virtual comic convention online—check it out!
Heidi MacDonald and Jen Contino's
is a must-read every day here at Exhibit A.
We also make a point of checking out Jonah Weiland's
on a regular basis. Along with comics news and interviews,
you'll get plenty of regular columns from comics industry insiders.
all about Donna Barr's
"drawn books" and online strips featuring Stinz and The Desert
Peach at her website.
Ray Friesen's comic RQW, published by
Don't Eat Any Bugs Productions is much
fun. Ray contributed a cartoon to Supernatural Law #37 and is our woderfull web
has produced a number of fascinating books on the history of fandom--check out his site!
Curious about comics lettering? For tutorials and a wide array of fonts,
visit Richard Starkings' Comicraft site.
Johanna Draper Carlson is a discerning comics reviewer who really gets behind
the titles she likes at
Comics Worth Reading.
We love our printers, Morgan Printing in Grafton, ND,. Ask for Gary Grindy,
and tell them Batton and Jackie sent you!
Check back often for more new links!