Wednesday, August 14, 2013

HEY KIDS, COMICS! True-Life Tales From The Spinner Rack

I am proud/thrilled/overjoyed/pick a superlative to announce that Hey Kids, Comics!: True-Life Tales From The Spinner Rack will be published next month by Crazy 8 Press!

As many of you know, this has been a long time coming, and I'm really looking forward to working with the fine folks at Crazy 8 (one of whom is writer/editor Robert Greenberger, who has a story in the book) on making Hey Kids! a reality.

There are some details still to come, like cost and just how and where you can order a copy (Hey Kids! will be available as both a print and e-book). Keep an eye on this space, and that info will be coming soon, as well as details about Hey Kids!-related convention appearances!

I'm also thrilled to finally be able to release the full list of contributors and their stories:
  • Hey Kids...THUD! by Sholly Fisch 
  • Four-Color Timelines by Chris Ryall 
  • Hey Kids, Science! by James Kakalios 
  • I Was A College Comics Reader by Elisabeth Rappe 
  • The Thrill of the Hunt by Robert Greenberger 
  • Portals to Other Dimensions—Ten Cents Each! by J.M. DeMatteis 
  • The Weekly Pilgrimage by Ed Catto 
  • My Encounter by John Zakour 
  • The Catalpa Tree by Steve Skeates 
  • The Black Cat and the Gentleman by Roxanna Meta 
  • Of Sand, Sea Nettles and Surplus Furniture: My Secret Origin by Glen Weldon 
  • Comics Are For Everyone! by Jill Pantozzi 
  • Living A Comic Book Life by Javier Hernandez 
  • Secret Origin by Steve Englehart 
  • Where Creatures Roam by Mike Howlett 
  • Blood The Page! by Richard Harland Smith 
  • Uncle Bob by Tim Schlattmann 
  • In Brightest Day, In Blackest Waaugh! by Kevin Dilmore 
  • Little Stephen and the Mysterious Magazines by Stephen DeStefano 
  • Comics on Infinite Minds by Marc Tyler Nobleman 
  • Comics Don’t Cause Nightmares by Aaron Scott 
  • “An All-Star Collection of the Greatest Super-Stories Ever Published!" by Paul Kupperberg 
  • “Here’s A Superman for That Detective Comics…” by Jim Beard 
  • The Great Wall of Comics by David Galassie 
  • Growing Up On Bash Street by Dan Whitehead 
  • Lost and Found by Erika D. Peterman 
  • The Comic Book Baron of New Jersey by Doug Slack 
  • Secrets of the Big Box by Shaun McLaughlin 
  • The Magic of Comics by Doug Zawisza 
  • Confessions of a Comic Book Thief by Mark Wheaton 
  • Steel-Hard Skin by Evan Narcisse 
  • 1976 - A Christmas Odyssey by Neal Patterson 
  • All in Color for (a Nickel or) a Dime! by Craig Wichman 
  • Spirit of ’74 by David Morefield 
  • Intersecting Panels by Paul Castiglia 
  • The Field by Tim Neenan 
  • Mahalo, Keniki by Alan Brennert   
  • No Careless Product of Wild Imagination… by Chad Nance

Thanks to everyone for their patience and support for this book...I know that once you get a chance to read it, you'll see it was worth the wait!


r duncan said...


Rick L. Phillips said...

Congratulations Rob