Negro’s novella Almira and the Backward Family –sorta historic, sorta western, all terrifying and all Californian –is now on Amazon to download to your Kindle app or device. It’s only $0.99 too! Tell everyone you know to pick it up and read it!
Who doesn’t like a good revenge story? When nine year-old Almira gets an unreliable hint as to why her family is in grinding poverty in gold rush-era Placer County, she sets out to get revenge in whatever way she can. What is a nine year-old with no education and no supervision capable of doing? You gotta keep reading until the shocking conclusion, if you can handle it.
Click here to get the ebook! Also, a number of paper copies are floating around the Bay Area… seen one lately?
On Free Comic Book Day, Saturday May 2, certain bookstores in the Bay Area (and beyond?) will be giving out a few copies of Negro’s comics FOR FREE, ¡JOLINES! Because free comics rule, and money is weak!
Stay tuned here for a listing of stores. Got a store and want to give out free comics? Inquire at email@example.com, or hit up here, or at Tumblr.
The Micro Grant for Black and Indigenous and Persons of Color is on!! Are you a BIPOC? Do you make zines? Want $100 to help get that next one going?? Sign up now! You’ve got only until 3 April!!
Starship Eden is an excellent comic book by Carlsen Comics (Hamburg) from 1999 by Gerhard Seyfried and Franziska “Ziska” Riemann. I ran into at the bookstore in King Library, cost $2, pendejos!
The leaders of the capitalist West, led by President Pumpkin of the US, build a huge spaceship to carry them and their luxury items to an Earth-like planet, leaving the rest of the world to their own devices. While in Berlin an imperfect but honest anarchism survives a resurgence of fascism, exits the death spiral of systemic scarcity and creates an urban utopia, the presidents and the pope learn that all their wealth can’t protect them from the hardships of space conquest. Check it out on Amazon! Besides, comics are a great way to learn a new language, for those of you who can’t read German.
If you eat meat or like nature, you’d better watch this movie because ranchers have had a private murder agency at their beck and call since the 1960s. Who do your habits support?
Just found out about this dude, he makes excellent corridos! Sonecito, or Sergio Campos, evokes the music style prohibited by the church and authorities in the 18th century because it, and its cousin the copla, was a folk style that criticized the powerful in its time. Check one of his songs out at El Chamuco!